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/University of Tokyo, Japan 

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

Malin Parmar, PhD
Lund University, Sweden

Takanori Takebe, MD
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 (Tentative)


Wednesday, 27 October (all times in JST)

09:00 - 09:15 | Welcome Remarks
Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 

09:15 - 10:45 | Stem Cells and Development
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, PhD, University of Cambridge, UK and California Technical Institute, USA
Yukiko Gotoh, PhD, University of Tokyo, Japan

11:15 - 12:45 | Advanced Technologies of Stem Cell Biology
Atsushi Miyawaki, MD, PhD, RIKEN Center for Brain Science & RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan
Barbara Treutlein, PhD, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

13:15 - 14:15 | Opening Keynote
Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, 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
Sergiu Pasca, MD, Stanford University, USA 
Takanori Takebe, MD, PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan and Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA 
Misao Fujita, MPH, PhD, CiRA Kyoto University, Japan 

11:30 - 13:00 | Stem Cell-Based Disease Modelling and Drug Development
Fred H. Gage, PhD, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA 
Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 

13:30 - 15:30 | Tissue Engineering
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD, Stanford University, USA
Matthias Lutolf, PhD, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland 

Yoshimi Yashiro, PhD, Kanagawa University of Human Services, Japan

15:30 - 16:30 | Poster Session

Friday, 29 October (all times in JST)

08:00 - 09:00 | Closing Keynote
Carl June, MD, University of Pennsylvania, USA

09:00 - 10:30 | Gene Therapy and Genome Editing
Le Cong, PhD, Stanford University, USA
Katherine High, MD, AskBio, USA

11:30 - 13:30 | Junior Investigator Event, TBA

13:30 - 15:30 | Stem Cell-Based Therapies

Masayo Takahashi, MD, PhD, Vision Care Inc., Japan 
Malin Parmar, PhD, Lund University, Sweden 

16:00 - 17:00 | Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Hurdles of Bringing Stem Cell Products to Market
Masayo Takahashi, MD, PhD, Vision Care Inc., Japan 
Malin Parmar, PhD, Lund University, Sweden 
Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan 

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