Poster Awards

Each year at the annual meeting, the ISSCR presents Poster Awards to six Trainee members selected from over 700 eligible posters. The winners receive a $250.00 stipend, a one-year subscription to Cell Stem Cell and Current Protocols in Stem Cell Research,and complimentary registration to ISSCR's annual meeting the following year. 

Current Winner

  • 2017 Poster Awards

    Ole Wiskow 

    Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology Department, Harvard University, U.S. 
    IDENTIFICATION OF ALS DISEASE GENE EXPRESSION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNATURES IN SINGLE MOTOR NEURONS USING PATCH-SEQ.

    Diego Balboa Alonso 
    Biomedicum Stem Cell Center, University of Helsinki, Finland
    MODELING OF ER-STRESS IN BETA CELLS USING GENOME EDITED PATIENT-DERIVED iPSC CARRYING INSULIN MUTATIONS. 

    Ino Karemaker
    Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Netherlands
    ZBTB2 CAN REGULATE GENE EXPRESSION FROM UNMETHYLATED CPG ISLAND PROMOTERS. 
     
    Wenqian Song 
    Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, China
    HORMONE INDUCE TRANSDIFFERENTIATION OF MAMMARY LUMINAL CELLS TO BASAL STEM CELLS

Past Winners

  • 2016 Poster Awards

    Semir Beyaz 
    Harvard Medical School, USA 
    HIGH FAT DIET ENHANCES STEMNESS AND TUMORIGENICITY OF INTESTINAL PROGENITORS. 

    Di Chen 
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA 
    PRIMED HUMAN PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS CONTRIBUTE TO THE GERMLINE MORE EFFICIENTLY THAN NAÏVE PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS 

    Tomoki Otani 
    Wellcome Trust / Gurdon Institute, U.K. 
    CELLULAR AND GENETIC MECHANISMS UNDERLYING VARIATIONS IN PRIMATE CEREBRAL CORTEX SIZE 

    Guangdun Peng 
    Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology/CAS, China
    SPATIAL TRANSCRIPTOME OF MID-GASTRULA MOUSE EMBRYO: MOLECULAR ANNOTATION OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL ACTIVITY, LINEAGE FATES AND CELL IDENTITY

    Giorgia Quadrato 
    Harvard University, USA 

    LARGE-SCALE SINGLE CELL RNA-SEQ RESOLVES CELLULAR HETEROGENEITY IN LONG-TERM CULTURES OF HUMAN CEREBRAL ORGANOIDS

    Kento Onishi 
    University of California, Berkeley, USA
    DISEASE-SPECIFIC INTEGRATED MICROPHYSIOLOGICAL HUMAN TISSUE MODELS
     
  • 2015 Poster Awards

    Jiho Choi
    Harvard University, USA
    GLOBAL TRANSCRIPTIONAL AND EPIGENETIC PATTERNS IN ESCS AND EGCS ARE DRIVEN BY SEX RATHER THAN CELL TYPE

    Hannah Litwin
    Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    NANOSCALE SPATIAL REGULATION OF NOTCH SIGNALING IN NEURAL STEM CELLS

    Stephanie Protze
    McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Canada
    SINOATRIAL NODE PACEMAKER CELLS GENERATED FROM HUMAN PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS CAN FUNCTION AS BIOLOGICAL PACEMAKER

    Tammy Ryan
    University of Guelph, Canada
    TRANSMISSION OF MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION FROM DISEASED CELLS TO HEALTHY CELLS IN AN ISOGENIC STEM CELL MODEL OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    Julius Steinbeck
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
    OPTOGENETIC CONTROL IN A FUNCTIONAL HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELL-DERIVED NEURO-MUSCULAR CO-CULTURE SYSTEM