|1:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||Keynote Lecture|
|Discussion leader: Dunja Knapp (Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden, Germany)|
|3:45 pm - 4:20 pm||Keynote Speaker: Hideyuki Okano (Keio University, Japan)
"The iPS cells-based CNS regeneration and investigation of neurological disorders"
|4:20 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session I|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||Trends in tissue repair and regeneration: basic models and mechanisms|
|Discussion Leaders: Alex Gould (National Institute for Medical Research, UK) and Mathieu Levesque (John Hopkins University, USA)|
|7:30 pm - 7:45 pm||George Eisenhoffer (University of Utah, USA)
"A cell and molecular toolbox to study epithelia regeneration in zebrafish"
|7:45 pm - 7:54 pm||Discussion|
|7:54 pm - 8:09 pm||Sirisha Burra (MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA)
"An ex vivo Vegf-dependent hemocyte spreading assay reveals Yorkie as a novel epidermal wound closure gene"
|8:09 pm - 8:18 pm||Discussion|
|8:18 pm - 8:33 pm||Paul Hiebert (University Of British Columbia, Canada)|
"Granzyme B degrades extracellular matrix and contributes to delayed tissue repair In Apolipoprotein E knockout mice"
|8:33 pm - 8:42 pm||Discussion|
|8:42 pm - 8:57 pm||Martis Cowles (San Diego State University, USA)|
"Planarians as a model to investigate factors regulating adult neurogenesis"
|8:57 pm - 9:06 pm||Discussion|
|9:06 pm - 9:21 pm||Gurpreet Baht (Hospital For Sick Children, Canada)
"Rejuvenating bone through modulation of β-catenin"
|9:21 pm - 9:30 pm||Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||Engineering tissue repair and regeneration: clinical and therapeutic perspectives|
|Discussion Leaders: Hideyuki Okano (Keio University, Tokyo) and Febriyani Damanik (University of Twente, Netherlands)|
|9:00 am - 9:15 am||Alexander Golberg (Harvard Medical School, USA)
"Irreversible electroporation and scarless regeneration of rat skin"
|9:15 am - 9:24 am||Discussion|
|9:24 am - 9:39 am||Trupti Vardam (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA)
"Generation of functionally competent blood vessels from healthy and diseased patients' induced pluripotent stem cells"
|9:39 am - 9:48 am||Discussion|
|9:48 am - 10:03 am||Anwar Azad Palakkan (Tissue Culture Lab, SCMIST, India)
"In vitro differentiation of rat bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells to hepatic lineage for treating liver failure"
|10:03 am - 10:12 am||Discussion|
|10:12 am - 10:27 am||Ema Ciucurel (University of Toronto, Canada)
"Using Del-1 to tip the angiogenic balance in endothelial cells and to increase vascular density in tissue engineered implants containing endothelial cells and adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cells"
|10:27 am - 10:36 am||Discussion|
|10:36 am - 10:51 am||Nilesh Talele (University of Toronto, Canada)
"Extracellular matrix stiffness reversibly governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells in a pro-fibrotic microenvironment"
|10:51 am - 11:00 am||Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session II|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Panel discussion on career development|
|Discussion Leader: Tanuja Harshani Peiris (University of California, Merced, USA)|
- Enrique Amaya (University of Manchester, UK)
- Louisa DiPietro (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
- Sabine Eming (University of Cologne, Germany)
- Alex Gould (National Institute for Medical Research, UK)
- Hideyuki Okano (Keio University, Japan)
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill out GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|