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Program

Wednesday, 23 September

   
10:00 - 11:00 Registration and welcome coffee
  Opening
11:00 - 11:10 Welcome adress
11:10 - 11:20 Greeting address 
11:20 - 11:30 GSCN Annual Conference 2020
Hartmut Geiger, President GSCN
11:30 - 12:15 Keynote lecture I
K1 - tba
Shahragim Tajbakhsh, Institute Pasteur, Paris, FR
(Chair: Heiko Lickert)
12:15 - 13:00 Keynote lecture II
K2 - tba
Bertie Göttgens, University of Cambridge, UK
(Chair: Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid)
13:00 - 14:30 Break time / Industry exhibition
14:30 - 16:00 Concurrent scientific working group session I
  Stem cells in disease modeling and drug development 1
(Chairs: Oliver Brüstle / Bert Klebl)
  Somatic stem cells and development
(Chairs: Thomas Braun / Ana Martin-Villalba)
Special keynote: Steeve Boulant, DKFZ, Heidelberg
  Computational stem cell biology
(Chairs: Georg Fuellen / Carsten Marr)
Special keynote: Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum, Munich
16:00 - 16:30
 
Break time / Industry exhibition
16:30 - 17:30 GSCN General Membership Meeting
GSCN Executive Board
17:30 - 19:30 Poster session
 
19:45 - 20:30 Keynote lecture III
K3 - tba
Jonathan Kimmelman, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
(Chair: Sara Gerke)

 
 
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Thursday, 24 September
 

09:00 - 10:30 Concurrent scientific working group session II
  Organoids: new models for diseases
(Chairs: Alexander Kleger / Stefan Liebau)
Special keynote: Sina Bartfeld, University Würzburg
  Stem cells in regenerative therapies: mesenchymal stromal cells
(Chairs: Richard Schäfer / Wolfgang Wagner)
Special keynote: Richard Schäfer, DRK-Blutspendedienst Baden-Württemberg-Hessen, Frankfurt
  Stem cells in disease: cancer stem cells
(Chairs: Thomas Brabletz / Andreas Trumpp)
Special keynote: Rene Jackstadt, HI-STEM Heidelberg
10:30 - 11:00
 
Break time / Industry exhibition
11:00 - 12:30

Industry session: "Technologies from GSCN industry partners"

  Gold supporter
(Chair: Federico Calegari / Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid)
  Silver Supporter I
(Chair: Frank Buchholz / Michael Cross)
  Silver Supporter II
(Chair: Alexander Kleger / Claudia Waskow)

 
Bronze Supporter
(Chair: Andreas Kurtz / Marieke Essers)

 
ELSA Symposium
(Chairs: Tobias Cantz / Sara Gerke)
12:30 - 14:00
 
Industry exhibition
 
13:00 - 13:45 Meet-the-expert tables (limited to 10 participants)
14:00 - 16:15 Presidential Symposium
Chair: Hartmut Geiger
14:00 - 14:45 Presidential Invite
PS1 - tbd
Meritxell Huch, MPI-CBG, Dresden
14:45 - 15:15 GSCN 2020 Young Investigator Award
PS2 - tbd
15:15 - 15:45 GSCN 2020 Female Scientist Award
PS3 - tbd
15:45 - 16:15 GSCN Publication of the Year 2019/20 Award
PS4 - tbd
16:15 - 16:30 Break Time / Industry exhibition
 
16:30 - 18:30 Poster session
   
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Friday, 25 September
 

09:00 - 10:30 Concurrent scientific working group session III
  Pluripotency and reprograming
(Chairs: Hans Schöler / Mathias Treier)
Special Keynote: Derk ten Berge (Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL)
  Stem cells in regenerative therapies
(Chairs: Ulrich Martin / Michael Cross)
  Hematopoietic stem cells
(Chairs: Timm Schroeder / Claudia Waskow)
Special keynote: Marieke Essers, HI-STEM, Heidelberg
10:30 - 11:00
 
 Break Time/ Industry exhibition
11:00 - 12:30

Concurrent scientific working group session

  Clinical trials and regulatory affairs
(Chairs: Zoltan Ivics / Andreas Kurtz)
Presentations:
Peter Bader, University Hospital Frankfurt
Nuria Montserrat, IBEC, Barcelona, ES
  Career development
(Chairs: Marieke Essers / Insa Schroeder)
  Technologies in stem cell research
(Chairs: Andreas Bosio / Sebastian Diecke)
Presentations:
Simon Haas, DKFZ, Heidelberg
Nikolaos Karaiskos, MDC/BIMSB, Berlin
Mats Nilsson, Stockholm University, SE
12:30 - 14:00
 
 Break Time / Industry exhibition
 
13:15 - 14:00 Meet-the-expert tables (limited to 10 participants)
13:15 - 14:00

Point of discussion: Sars-CoV-2 / COVID-19 and approaches with stem cells
Breif statement: Christine Mummery, Leiden, NL
(Chairs: Ira Herrmann / Richard Schäfer)

15:15 - 16:00 Keynote lecture V
Christine Mummery, Leiden University Medical Center, NL
(Chair: Alexander Kleger)
16:00 - 16:45 Keynote lecture VI
Marius Wernig, Stanford University, US
(Chair: Stefan Liebau)
16:45 - 17:05 Poster award ceremony
Daniel Besser
17:05 - 17:15 Closing remarks by the incoming GSCN president
Hans Schöler
  End of GSCN Annual Conference 2020

 
 
   
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Keynote Speakers


Bertie Göttgens 
(Cambridge, UK)


Jonathan Kimmelman 
(Montreal, CAN)


Christine Mummery 
(Leiden, NL)


Shahragim Tajbakhsh 
(Paris, FR)


Marius Wernig 
(Stanford, US)

Speakers & Session Chairs

Daniel Besser (Berlin)
Andreas Bosio (Bergisch Gladbach)
Oliver Brüstle (Bonn)
Federico Calegari (Dresden)
Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid (Freiburg)
Tobias Cantz (Hannover)
Michael Cross (Leipzig)
Micha Drukker (Munich)
Marieke Essers (Heidelberg)
Georg Fuellen (Rostock)
Hartmut Geiger (Ulm)
Sara Gerke (Cambridge/US)
Ira Herrmann (Bonn)
Zoltán Ivics (Langen)
Alexander Kleger (Ulm)
Karl-Ludwig Laugwitz (München)
Stefan Liebau (Tübingen)
Heiko Lickert (Munich)
Ulrich Martin (Hannover)  
Ana Martin-Villalba (Heidelberg)
Michael Rieger (Frankfurt a.M.)
Ingo Roeder (Dresden)
Richard Schäfer (Frankfurt)
Insa Schröder (Darmstadt)
Hans Schöler (Münster)
Torsten Tonn (Dresden)
Mathias Treier (Berlin)  
Andreas Trumpp (Heidelberg)
Wolfgang Wagner (Aachen)
Claudia Waskow (Jena)

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