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Engineered Cells and Tissues as Platforms for Discovery and Therapy (K1)


Date
Mar 09, 2017 - 07:30 PM - Mar 12, 11:30 PM
Organizer
keystonesymposia
Location
The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel 138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116,

Boston,
MA ,
US,
ZIP: 02116
Phone: +1 970-262-2690

Engineered Cells and Tissues as Platforms for Discovery and Therapy (K1)

Scientific Organizers: Laura E. Niklason, Milica Radisic and Nenad Bursac

 

March 9—12, 2017

Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 

Sponsored by Editas Medicine, Inc., Juno Therapeutics and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

 
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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 9, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 9, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 13, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 13, 2017 [details]

Click here to view Cancellation Policy

Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Editas Medicine, Inc. Juno Therapeutics
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


Click here to view more of these organizations
 

Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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Agenda


The meeting will begin on Thursday, March 9 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Sunday, March 12 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Monday, March 13 in order to fully experience the meeting.

THURSDAY, MARCH 9
 
16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration
 
Lobby
 
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.
Venetian Room
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 10
 
07:30—08:30
Breakfast
 
Venetian Room
 
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
Christopher P. Austin, National Institutes of Health, USA
Catalyzing Translational Innovation
 
09:30—12:15
Biologically-Based Microsystems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
Jeffrey Beekman, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
Epithelial Organoids as Tools for Discovery in Cystic Fibrosis
 
Coffee Break
 
Takanori Takebe, Yokohama City University, Japan
Engineering Complex Organ Buds
 
Todd C. McDevitt, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Complex Cellular Models of Embryonic Development
 
Eduardo Marban, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Self-Assembling Cardiac Microtissues and their Progeny in Clinical Therapeutics
 
12:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch
 
 
 
12:15—13:00
Poster Setup
 
Venetian Room
 
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing
 
Venetian Room
 
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Human iPS Cells in Disease Modeling
 
Oval Room
 
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts
 
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available
 
Venetian Room
 
17:00—19:00
Engineered Organoids for Biological Discovery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
Anjelica Leticia Gonzalez, Yale University, USA
Engineered Microvascular Interfaces in Disease States
 
Nenad Bursac, Duke University, USA
Micro-Tissues for Studies of Muscle Physiology and Disease
 
Uwe Marx, TissUse GmbH and Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany
Multi-Organ On-Chip Systems
 
Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts
 
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.
Venetian Room
 
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1
 
Venetian Room
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 11
 
07:30—08:30
Breakfast
 
Venetian Room
 
08:30—11:30
Cell-Based Platforms for Drug Screening
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
Gary A. Gintant, AbbVie, USA
Development of an In Vitro Pro-Arrhythmia Assay
 
Sharon Presnell, Organovo, Inc., USA
Bioprinting of Liver Organoids
 
Coffee Break
 
Milica Radisic, University of Toronto, Canada
Evaluation of Cardiotoxicity Using Biowires
 
Karl-Heinz Krause, University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
Engineered Neural Tissues for Human Disease Models, Toxicology, and Drug Screening
 
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts
 
11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch
 
 
 
11:30—13:00
Poster Setup
 
Venetian Room
 
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing
 
Venetian Room
 
14:30—16:30
Career Advisory Session
 
 
 
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available
 
Venetian Room
 
17:00—19:00
Engineered Tissues in Cancer
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
Biju Parekkadan, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Engineered Cancer-Stroma Microenvironments
 
Jordan S. Miller, Rice University, USA
Microvascular in vitro Models of Cancer Invasion and Metastasis
 
Speaker to be Announced
 
Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts
 
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.
Venetian Room
 
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2
 
Venetian Room
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 12
 
07:30—08:30
Breakfast
 
Venetian Room
 
08:30—11:30
The Current Wave – Cells as Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
Joanne Kurtzberg, Duke University, USA
Game Changers: Using Cord Blood to Help the Brain
 
Kevin A. D'Amour, ViaCyte, Inc., USA
Cell-Material Composites for Type I Diabetes
 
Coffee Break
 
Gordana V. Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University, USA
Engineered Tissues for Therapeutic Applications: Heart, Lung and Bone
 
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts
 
11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch
 
 
 
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Exosomes for Therapeutic Applications
 
Oval Room
 
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts
 
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available
 
Venetian Room
 
17:00—18:45
The Next Wave – Cells as Building Blocks
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
May Griffith, Linkoping University, Sweden
Engineered Corneal Tissues as Treatment for Blindness
 
Daniela Franco Bueno, Institute of Teaching and Research of Sirio Libanes Hospital, Brazil
Alveolar Bone Engineering for Cleft Lip and Palate
 
Laura E. Niklason, Yale University, USA
Engineered Arteries in Renal Failure and Arteriosclerosis
 
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/09/2017
 
Oval Room
 
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.
Venetian Room
 
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.
Venetian Room
 
MONDAY, MARCH 13
 
 
Departure

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