Organizing Committee

Nissim Benvenisty, MD, PhD
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD
University of California San Francisco, USA

Yukiko Gotoh, PhD
University of Tokyo, Japan

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD
Stanford University, USA

Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD
Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Malin Parmar, PhD
Lund University, Sweden

Takanori Takebe, MD, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA/Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Yokohama City University, Japan

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD
Gladstone Institutes, USA and Center for iPS Cell Research & Application, Kyoto University, Japan

 

 



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Full Program


Wednesday, 27 October (all times in JST)

09:00 - 09:15 | Welcome Remarks
Hideyuki Okano, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 
Keith Alm, CEO, International Society for Stem Cell Research, USA

09:15 - 10:45 | Stem Cells and Development
Chair: Joshua Currie, Wake Forest University, USA
Speakers
:
- Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, University of Cambridge, USA

- Ritsuko Morita, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan
Atsushi Asakura, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA,
Yukiko Gotoh, University of Tokyo, Japan

11:15 - 12:45 | Advanced Technologies of Stem Cell Biology
Chair
: Yukiko Gotoh, University of Tokyo, Japan
Speakers:
- Atsushi Miyawaki, RIKEN Center for Brain Science & RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan
Yosuke Yoneyama, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan 
Shintaro Watanuki, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan 
- Barbara Treutlein, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

13:15 - 14:15 | Opening Keynote
Chair: Hideyuki Okano, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 
Speaker: Shinya Yamanaka, Gladstone Institutes, USA and Center for iPS Cell Research & Application, Kyoto University, Japan

14:15 - 15:15 | Poster Session

Thursday, 28 October (all times in JST)

09:00 - 11:00 | Organoids: from Basic Biology to Clinical Translation
Chair
: Shiro Yui, Tokyo Dental and Medical University, Japan
Speakers:
- Sergiu Pasca, Stanford University, USA 
Kent Imaizumi, Keio University, Japan
Yonatan Lewis Israeli, Michigan State University, USA
- Takanori Takebe, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan and Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA 
- Misao Fujita, CiRA Kyoto University, Japan 

11:30 - 13:00 | Stem Cell-Based Disease Modelling and Drug Development
Chair
: Robert Blelloch, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Speakers:
- Fred H. Gage, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA 
Rie Ouchi, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Roni Sarel Gallily, The Hebrew University, Israel 
- Hideyuki Okano, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 

13:30 - 15:30 | Tissue Engineering
Chair
: Nissim Benvenisty, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Speakers:
- Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Stanford University, USA
Ge Guo, University of Exeter, UK
Svetlan Vassilev, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore 

- Yoshimi Yashiro, Kanagawa University of Human Services, Japan
-
Matthias Lutolf, EPFL, Switzerland

15:30 - 16:30 | Poster Session

Friday, 29 October (all times in JST)

08:00 - 09:00 | Closing Keynote

Chair: Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Stanford University, USA
Speaker: Carl June, University of Pennsylvania, USA

09:00 - 10:30 | Gene Therapy and Genome Editing
Chair
: Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Stanford University, USA
Speakers:
- Katherine High, AskBio, USA
Sho Yoshimatsu, Kyushu University, Japan 
-
Miki Ando, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan 
-
Le Cong, Stanford University, USA
- Erica Jonlin, University of Washington, USA

11:30 - 13:30 | Junior Investigator Event
- Aiko Sada, Kumamoto University, Japan
Joshua Currie, Wake Forest University, USA
Kyoko Miura, Kumamoto University, Japan
Laura Pellegrini, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
- Shiro Yui, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
-
Simon Mendez-Ferrer, University of Cambridge, UK

13:30 - 15:30 | Stem Cell-Based Therapies
Chair
: Yoshiki Sawa, Osaka University, Japan
Speakers:
- Masayo Takahashi, Vision Care Inc., Japan 
Jing Fan, Hopstem Bioengineering, China 
Koji Eto, Kyoto University, Japan 
- Malin Parmar, Lund University, Sweden 

16:00 - 17:00 | Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Hurdles of Bringing Stem Cell Products to Market
Moderator
: Takanori Takebe, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan and Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA
Panelists
:
- Masayo Takahashi, Vision Care Inc., Japan 
- Malin Parmar, Lund University, Sweden 
- Hideyuki Okano, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 

17:00 | Closing Remarks
Takanori Takebe, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan and Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA