2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Perspectives in Tissue Repair and Regeneration
Alexander Hoachlandr-Hobby (Temple University, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Fiona Doetsch (Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland) "Stem Cells and Their Niche in the Adult Brain"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stem Cells in Tissue Repair and Regeneration
Irene de Lazaro (The University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Hozana Castillo (Monash University, Australia) "Identification of the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Zebrafish Spinal Cord Regeneration"
7:45 pm - 7:55 pm
7:55 pm - 8:10 pm
Syeda Nayab Abidi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA) "The Gene Brain Tumor Regulates Patterning and Regenerative Growth in
Drosophila Imaginal Discs"
8:10 pm - 8:15 pm
8:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Young Chan Kang (University of New South Wales, Australia) "Identification of Novel Embryonic Vascular Stem-Like Cells and Their Role in Coronary Vascular Development and Repair"
8:30 pm - 8:40 pm
8:40 pm - 8:55 pm
Brian Kwee (Harvard University, USA) "T-Cell Phenotype Impacts Angiogenesis and Myogenesis
In Vitro and In Vivo During Ischemic Injury"
8:55 pm - 9:05 pm
9:05 pm - 9:20 pm
Avani Yeola (University of New South Wales, Australia) "Generating Multipotent Stem Cells from Primary Human Adipocytes"
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mechanisms and Targets in Tissue Repair and Regeneration
Richard Gieseck (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, USA)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Carlos Escudero (University of Toronto, Canada) "Integrated microRNA-mRNA Analysis Reveals Transcriptomic Signatures of Abnormal Muscle Repair in Patients with ICU-Acquired Weakness"
9:15 am - 9:25 am
9:25 am - 9:40 am
Manuel Metzger (University of Cologne, Germany) "Towards Understanding the Genetics Underlying Perfect Regeneration of Cutaneous Wounds in Adult Zebrafish"
9:40 am - 9:45 am
9:45 am - 10:00 am
Rosario Sanchez-Gonzalez (Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany) "Tissue Scaring - The Dark Side of Immune Response"
10:00 am - 10:10 am
10:10 am - 10:25 am
Guak Kim Tan (Shriners Hospitals for Children, USA) "Differentiated Tenocytes Revert to a Progenitor-Like State in Mice with Targeted Disruption of TGF-Beta Type II Receptor"
10:25 am - 10:35 am
10:35 am - 10:50 am
Nina Jordan (Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, United Kingdom) "Preventing Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition by Enhancing miR126-3p Expression"
10:50 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Career Panel
Understanding the challenges, developing essential and transferrable skills, and transitioning into independency.
Roshini Prakash (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Hour to a Greater Career Achievement in Regeneration and Repair
Fiona Doetsch (Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland)
Boris Hinz (University of Toronto, Canada)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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