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June 20-21, 2011


  • Renee Reijo Pera (Stanford University)
  • Richard Tasca (NICHD/NIH)
  • Stuart Moss (NICHD/NIH)


Monday, June 20, 2011

8:00 a.m.

Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Stuart Moss, Ph.D.

8:05 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
NICHD Director, NIH

Louis DePaolo, Ph.D.
Chief, Reproductive Sciences Branch, CPR, NICHD, NIH

8:25 a.m.

Keynote Address: Developmental and Reproductive Biology as the Foundations of Stem Cell Research
Virginia Papaioannou , Ph.D.
Columbia University

9:10 a.m.

Human Embryology, Assisted Reproduction, and Stem Cells
Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D.
Stanford University

9:50 a.m.

Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESCs) and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)
Konrad Hochedlinger, M.D.
Harvard University

10:30 a.m.


Topic: Oocyte Reprogramming Factors, Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer, Spermatogonial Stem Cells, and Embryo Cell Lineages

10:50 a.m. 

Oocyte Reprogramming factors and Stem Cells
Jose Cibelli, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Michigan State University

11:30 a.m.

Genetic Regulation of Stem Cells in the Drosophila Testis Niche
Erika Matunis, Ph.D..
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


12:10 p.m.


1:10 p.m.

Spermatogonial Stem Cells in Mice, Monkeys, and Men
Kyle Orwig, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1:50 p.m.

Embryonic Stem Cells as a Model To Study Regulatory Circuitry of Human Embryonic Development
Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Topic: Regenerative Medicine

2:30 p.m.

Injury Signals, Stem Cells, and Regeneration in Salamanders
Elly Tanaka, Ph.D.
Center for Regenerative Therapies, Dresden, Germany

3:10 p.m.


3:35 p.m.

Regenerative Medicine for Skeletal Muscle
Amy Wagers, Ph.D.
Harvard University

4:15 p.m.

Digit Regeneration in Mice as a Model for Human Regeneration
Ken Muneoka, Ph.D.
Tulane University

4:55 p.m.

Origin of Uterine (Endometrial) Stem Cells in a Human and Non Human
Primate Model of Bone Marrow Chimerism

Erin Wolff, M.D.

5:40 p.m.


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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Topic: Animal Models of Human Disease and Patient-specific Stem Cell Lines

9:00 a.m.

Human ESC/iPSC Based in vitro Modeling of Parkinson's Disease
Frank Soldner, M.D.
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

9:40 a.m.

A Stem Cell Model of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Allison Ebert, Ph.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

An iPSC model of Angelman Syndrome To Study Genomic Imprinting at Human Chromosome 15q11‐q13
Stormy J. Chamberlain, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut Stem Cell Institute

11:25 a.m.

Keynote and Summary Introduction
Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
NICHD Director, NIH

11:30 a.m.

Where We Are and Where We Need To Go
Alan Trounson, Ph.D.
California Institute of Regenerative Medicine

12:10 p.m.


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