Organizing Committee

Nissim Benvenisty
Hebrew University, Israel

Helen Blau
Stanford University, USA

Robert Blelloch
University of California San Francisco, USA

Haifan Lin
Yale University, USA

Duanqing Pei
Westlake University, China

Kathrin Plath
University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Austin Smith
University of Exeter, UK

Yi Arial Zeng
Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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New International Symposium Program Dates 12-14 January, 2022 | Virtual

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The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), together with ShanghaiTech University and Guangzhou Regenerative Medicine and Health Guangdong Laboratory, are pleased to announce that Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine will be held 12-14 January 2022 virtually.

This meeting will highlight topics from cell fate and pluripotency to disease modeling and clinical translation of cell therapies, dissecting the role of stem cells in basic biology and therapeutics alike. Join us for this exciting three-day meeting and hear from global leaders in stem cell research.

Keynote Speakers

Christine Mummery, PhD
Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
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Michele De Luca, MD
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Tentative Speakers & Topics

Advances in Technology, Disease Modeling, and Drug Discovery
Nissim Benvenisty, MD, PhD, Hebrew University, Israel
In-Hyun Park, PhD, Yale University, USA
Samantha Morris, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Tannishtha Reya, PhD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Yi Sun, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Cell Fate and Potency
Danwei Huangfu, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Kathrin Plath, PhD, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
Jinsong Li, PhD, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ying Jin, MD, PhD, Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Duanqing Pei, PhD, Westlake University, China

Cell Therapies
Tobias Deus, MD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Malin Parmar, PhD, Lund University, Sweden

Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ge Guo, PhD, University of Exeter, UK
Xiaohua Shen, PhD, Tsinghua University, China

Reprogramming, Regeneration, and Repair
Helen Blau, PhD, Stanford University, USA
Christopher Antos, PhD, School of Life Sciences and Technology ShanghaiTech University, China
Anthony Oro, MD, PhD, Stanford University, USA
Hongkui Deng, PhD, Peking University, China

Tissue Stem Cells and the Niche and Cancer
Valentina Greco, PhD, Yale University, USA
Lijian Hui, PhD, Shanghai Institute  of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Linheng Li, PhD, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA
Yi Arial Zeng, PhD, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, SIBS, CAS, China

What to Expect

The ISSCR has created our International Symposia to delve into current stem cell topics through exciting scientific programs in an engaging, intimate atmosphere.

Learn about the latest science from a slate of global speakers
Present your research in an abstract-selected talk or a poster presentation
Connect with colleagues through numerous networking opportunities



Who Should Attend?

Academic, industry, and clinical researchers interested in stem cell biology and its therapeutic applications are encouraged to attend and share your latest research and findings. Attendees will hear from leaders in the field and benefit from the convivial atmosphere and open exchange of ideas found at this symposium.



What Sets the International Symposia Apart?

ISSCR International Symposia are where the world's leading minds are building the future of stem cell science. They are focused meetings that bring together approximately 400 attendees,100 poster presentations, and exhibitors with innovative technologies. The goal is to expand ISSCR's educational reach, making it more accessible for stem cell scientists in regions around the world.