Speakers & Topics

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Featured Speakers

Sekar Kathiresan

Sekar Kathiresan, Verve Therapeutics, USA
Keynote Address

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Alta Charo, University of Wisconsin, USA
Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture

Brian Wainger

Brian Wainger, Harvard University, USA
John McNeish Memorial Lecture

Presidential Symposium

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Fiona Watt, King's College London, UK
Ernest McCulloch Memorial Lecture

Eric Olson

Eric Olson, University of Texas Southwestern, USA

Casey Atkins

Aviv Regev, Broad Institute, USA


Plenary Sessions and Speakers

Plenary I: Presidential Symposium

  • Ernest McCulloch Lecture:  Fiona Watt, King's College London, UK
  • Steven Finkbeiner, Gladstone Institutes, USA
  • Eric Olson, University of Texas Southwestern, USA
  • Aviv Regev, Broad Institute, USA

Plenary II: Machine Learning and Computation

  • Trey Ideker, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, USA
  • Hiroaki Kitano, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Plenary III: Embryological & Developmental Regulation

  • Benoit Bruneau, Gladstone Institutes, USA
  • Elaine Fuchs, HHMI, Rockefeller University, USA
  • Ken Zaret, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
  • Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, University of Cambridge, UK

Plenary IV: Aging

  • Margaret Goodell, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
  • Guanghui Liu, Institute of Biophysics, CAS, China
  • Emi Nishimura, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
  • Beth Stevens, Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Plenary V: Organogenesis

  • Miki Ebisuya, EMBL Barcelona, Spain
  • Madeline Lancaster, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
  • Henrik Semb, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Plenary VI: Reprogramming and Regeneration

  • Anne McLaren Lecture: Alta Charo, University of Wisconsin USA
  • Botond Roska, Friedrich Miescher Institute, Switzerland
  • Shinya Yamanaka, Center for iPS Cell Research & Application, Japan

Plenary VII: Gene Editing and Clinical Innovation

  • John McNeish Lecture: Brian Wainger, Harvard University, USA
  • Katherine High, Spark Therapeutics, USA
  • Michel Sadelain, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Keynote Address: Sekar Kathiresan, Verve Therapeutics, USA

Concurrent Speakers

 

  • Alessandro Aiuti, San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
  • Robert Blelloch, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Magdalena Goetz, HelmholtzZentrum Muenchen, Germany
  • Shangqin Guo, Yale University, USA
  • Richard Harvey, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
  • Tim Hoey, Tenaya Therapeutics, USA
  • Lijian Hui, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, China
  • Justin Ichida, University of Southern California, USA
  • Masaki Ieda, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Haruhisa Inoue, CiRA, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Sten-Eirik Jacobsen, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • Josephine Johnston , Hastings Center, USA
  • Carla Kim, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
  • Steve McCarroll, Harvard Medical School and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA
  • Megan Munsie, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Kathy Niakan, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
  • Malin Parmar, Lund University, Sweden

 

 

  • Martin Pera, The Jackson Labs, USA
  • Matthew Porteus, Stanford Medical School, USA
  • Stephanie Protze, McEwen Stem Cell Institute, University Health Network, Canada
  • Li Qian, University of N Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
  • Milica Radisic, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Shahin Rafii, Cornell Medical College, USA
  • Kristy Red-Horse, Stanford University, USA
  • Thomas Reh, University of Washington, USA
  • Alejandro Schinder, Leloir Institute, Argentina
  • Judith Shizuru, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
  • Hans Snoeck, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
  • Fuchou Tang, Peking University, China
  • Giuseppe Testa, University of Milan, Italy
  • Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, USA
  • Claudia Waskow, Leibniz Institute on Aging- FLI, Germany
  • Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University, USA
  • Richard Young, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA