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The 3rd International Collaborative Symposium on Stem Cell Research

April 29-30, 2011
JW Marriott, Seoul, Korea

Day 1 . April 29, Friday

time program
8:00-8:40  Registration
8:40-9:00 Opening
9:00-11:00 Session 1. Regulation
 

Ying Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
An Early Differentiation Switching Signaling Circuitry in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells and Embryogenesis

 

Kyung-Sun Kang (Seoul National University, Korea)
Histone Deacetylase Regulates High Mobility Group A2-Targeting Micrornas in Adult Stem Cell Aging

 

Seong-Jin Kim (CHA University, Korea)
TGF-β-Induced Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Acquisition of Stemness in Human Cancer

 

Victoria V. Lunyak (Buck Institute for Age Research, U.S.A.)
Mesenchymal Stem Cells - New Age of Stromal Cells

11:00 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 13:10 Session 2. Differentiation
 

Takayuki Asahara (Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation, Japan)Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Organogenesis

 

Shin-Ichi Nishikawa (RIKEN, Japan)Development of Hematopoietic Stem Cells Explained

 

Hideyuki Okano (Keio University, Japan)Strategies toward Regeneration of Damaged CNS Using iPS Cells

13:10-14:40 Lunch (Poster Session)
14:40-16:10 Session 3. Reprogramming
 

Kwang-Soo Kim (Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.)Protein-Based Reprogramming for Personalized Medicine

 

Hans R. Schöler (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany) Induction of Pluripotency in Germline and Somatic Cells

 

Marius Wernig (Stanford University, U.S.A.) Direct Conversion of Fibroblasts to Functional Neurons by Defined Factors

16:10-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:50 Session 4. Cell-Based Therapies
 

Hal E. Broxmeyer (Indiana University, U.S.A.) Biology of Cord Blood Transplantation and Means to Enhance Engraftment of Cord Blood Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells

 

Robert Lanza (ACT Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., U.S.A.)The First Human Embryonic Stem Cell Trials

 

Johannes Schwarz (University of Leipzig, Germany)Stable Expansion of Human Neural Progenitor Cells

Day 2 . April 30, Saturday

time program
8:00-9:00  Registration
9:00-11:00

Session 5. Enabling Technologies

 

Michael F. Clarke (Stanford University, U.S.A.)Clinical Implications of Regulators of Self Renewal in Cancer

 

Jin-Soo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea) Genome Engineering in Human Cells via Zinc Finger Nucleases

 

KiBum Lee (The State University of New Jersey, U.S.A.)Nanotechnology Approaches for Identifying Microenvironmental Cues Regulating Stem Cell Fate

 

Huck Hui Ng (National University of Singapore, Singapore) The Molecular Basis for Pluripotency

11:00-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-13:10

Session 6. Cellular Disease Models

  Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, U.S.A.)Recapitulation of Human Premature Aging by Using iPSCs from Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
  Kenneth R. Chien (Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.)Driving Pluripotent Stem Cells towards a Ventriculogenic Fate : Epigenetic and Modifed RNA Pathways
  Dong-Wook Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)Disease-Specific iPSCs as Models of Neurological Disorders
  Ihor R. Lemischka (Mount Sinai Medical Center, U.S.A.)Pursuing Pluripotency
13:10-14:40 Lunch (Poster Session)
14:40-16:40

Session 7. Drug Discovery

  Sheng Ding (University of California San Francisco, U.S.A.)A Chemical Approach to Controlling Cell Fate
 

Thierry Dorval (IP-K Institut Pasteur Korea, Korea) Screening Stem Cells

 

Jeanne F. Loring (The Scripps Research Institute, U.S.A.)High Information-Content Molecular Profiling for Validating hESCs and iPSCs

 

Christine Mummery (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands)Cardiovascular Derivatives of Embryonic Stem Cells in Cardiac Repair and Drug Discovery

16:40 - 16:50 Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:10 Poster Awards
17l10 - 17:20 Closing