Keynote Speakers


Hans Clevers, PhD
Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands


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Jürgen Knoblich, PhD
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA), Austria


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Research using organoids is pushing the boundaries of stem cell science. Join your global colleagues for three days of in-depth scientific presentations and discussions exploring this ground breaking technique.

The ISSCR International Symposia are a series of conferences designed to delve into focused topics in stem cell research. These meetings take place throughout the world, and offer the latest in stem cell science to scientific communities.

Abstract Submission and Early Registration open 15 August 2018. Receive a reminder via email.

Program Highlights

Stem Cells & Organoids in Disease & Development offers three days of insightful presentations and conversations around a research topic at the forefront of our field. Renowned keynote speakers Hans Clevers and Jurgen Knoblich will give the opening and closing talks; in between, hear from invited experts from around the globe, and abstract-selected speakers presenting their latest research. 

Session Topics

  • Recapitulating developmental processes
  • Organoid and tissue regeneration
  • Modeling disease
  • Modeling cell interactions
  • Tissue engineering


Preliminary Program

Wednesday, 20 February
Thursday, 21 February
Friday, 22 February

Exhibit & Sponsor

ISSCR International Symposia provide unique opportunities for companies to reach a highly engaged, highly targeted audience in an intimate environment. Join us in Amsterdam as an Exhibitor to network directly with attendees. Associate your brand with leading research, as well as the ISSCR, the preeminent global organization dedicated to all aspects of stem cell research.