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Exosomes/Microvesicles: Heterogeneity, Biogenesis, Function and Therapeutic Developments (E2)

Scientific Organizers: Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey and David Lyden


June 4—8, 2018

Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA


Supported by Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 6, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 6, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 6, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 10, 2018 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-E2 "Exosomes/Microvesicles: Heterogeneity, Biogenesis, Function and Therapeutic Developments" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On February 6, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 6, 2018 until May 3, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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February 6, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 10, 2018 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 10, 2018 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 10, 2018 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 10, 2018 795.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 6, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is March 6, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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Scholarship Deadline: February 6, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is February 6, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 10, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Monday, June 4 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Friday, June 8 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Saturday, June 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, JUNE 4

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Foyer
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Foyer

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Summit Gallery
8:00—8:30 AM
Poster Setup

Breckenridge Ballroom
8:30 AM—5:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Breckenridge Ballroom
8:30—11:45 AM
EV Cargo and Delivery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
* Xandra O. Breakefield, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Functional Delivery by EVs

Dolores Di Vizio, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Oncosomes in Prostate Cancer

Coffee Break

Bruno Costa-Silva, Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal
Population Analysis of Exosomes

Stephen J. Gould, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Mapping Exosome/Microvesicle Trafficking in vivo

Andrew M. Leidal, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Short Talk: The Autophagy Conjugation Machinery Specifies the Loading of RNA-Binding Proteins into Extracellular Microvesicles

Michael Hantak, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Enhancers and Suppressors of EV - Mediated Intercellular Cargo Transfer

11:45 AM—12:30 PM
Lunch

Breckenridge Ballroom
12:00—2:30 PM
Poster Session 1

Breckenridge Ballroom
2:30—4:30 PM
Panel: Meet the Editors

Colorado Ballroom
* David Lyden, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

Gemma Kathleen Alderton, Science Magazine, UK

Alexia-Ileana Zaromytidou, Nature Cell Biology, UK

Simona Fiorani, Nature Communications, UK

Elisabetta Argenzio, EMBO Journal, Germany

Petra Gross, Journal of Cell Science, UK

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
5:00—7:15 PM
EVs and Regulation of the Immune Response
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
* Marca H.M. Wauben, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands
Cross-Organism Communication: The Immune Regulatory Role of Breast Milk Extracellular Vesicles

Susanne Gabrielsson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Potentiating Immune Responses to Exosomes for Cancer Therapy

Olga V. Volpert, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
The Dichotomy of the Innate Immune Response to Cancer Exosomes

Simon Heidegger, Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Germany
Short Talk: Targeting Tumor-Intrinsic RIG-I Signaling Initiates the Release of Immunogenic Extracellular Vesicles that Mediate T Cell-Based Antitumor Immunity

Jessy S. Deshane, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Short Talk: Extracellular Vesicles from Airways of Asthmatics Promote Th2 and Th17 Polarization

7:15 PM
On Own for Dinner


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Summit Gallery
8:30—11:45 AM
EVs and Cancer I (Tumor Growth and Dissemination)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
James Clancy, University of Notre Dame, USA
Regulated Cargo Delivery to Tumor Microvesicles: How Do Cells Put their Messages in a Bottle?

* Richard A. Cerione, Cornell University, USA
Probing the Mechanisms of Extracellular Vesicle Biogenesis and Function in Cancer and Development

Coffee Break

Raghu Kalluri, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Generation and Testing of Clinical-Grade Engineered Exosomes to Facilitate Therapeutic Targeting of Oncogenic KRAS in Pancreatic Cancer

Clotilde Théry, Institut Curie, France
Biochemical and Functional Heterogeneity of Extracellular Vesicles in Cancer-Immune Crosstalk

Leonora Balaj, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Longitudinal Analysis of Serum-Derived Extracellular RNA for Monitoring of Treatment Response to Targeted Therapy in Glioblastomas

Haiying Zhang, Cornell University, USA
Short Talk: Identification of Distinct Nanoparticles and Subsets of Extracellular Vesicles by Asymmetric-Flow Field-Flow Fractionation

11:45 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:45 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Breckenridge Ballroom
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Breckenridge Ballroom
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1

Colorado Ballroom
* Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey, University of Notre Dame, USA

Philip D. Stahl, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, USA
Special Lecture: The Exosome Paradigm of Intercellular Communication

John Pena, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Enhancing Extracellular Vesicle Imaging in Biological Fluids and Tissues using a Non-Reversible Fixative

Mikael Klingeborn, Duke University, USA
Retinal Exosomes as Therapeutic Targets and Diagnostic Biomarkers

Albert Lu, Stanford University, USA
A Genome-Wide CRISPR Screen using Barcoded-MicroRNAs Enables Systematic Interrogation of Extracellular Vesicle Biology

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
EVs in Neurobiology: Neurodevelopment, Degeneration and Regeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
Andrew Hill, La Trobe University, Australia
Extracellular Vesicles - Their Role in Neurodegenerative Disease Pathogenesis

* Stefan Momma, Frankfurt University Hospital, Germany
Extracellular Vesicle-Mediated Communication from Blood to Brain Is Triggered by Neural Activity in vivo

Tsuneya Ikezu, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Recent Progress in EV Biology in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Jason Shepherd, University of Utah, USA
Short Talk: Viral-Like Mechanisms of Neuronal Extracellular Vesicle Biogenesis

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Breckenridge Ballroom
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Breckenridge Ballroom

THURSDAY, JUNE 7

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Summit Gallery
8:30—11:30 AM
EVs and Cancer II (Metastases)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
David Lyden, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
The Role of Tumor-Secreted Exosomes in Cancer Metastasis

* Janusz Rak, McGill University, Canada
Extracellular Vesicles and Brain Malignancies

Coffee Break

Takahiro Ochiya, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Japan
EV-Mediated Micromanaging of Tumor Metastasis

Dihua Yu, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Tumor Microenvironment-Derived Exosomes in Metastasis and Immune Activation

Viktor Fleming, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Short Talk: Induction of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells via Tumor-Derived Extracellular Vesicles in Malignant Melanoma

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Breckenridge Ballroom
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Breckenridge Ballroom
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2

Colorado Ballroom
* Alissa M. Weaver, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Investigating the Role of Exosome Secretion in Cellular Migration by Live Imaging

Amy E. Baek, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Cholesterol Metabolite Promotes Breast Cancer Progression via Extracellular Vesicles

Jörg Votteler, University of Utah, USA
Designed Proteins Induce Formation of Nanocage-Containing Vesicles

Ana O'Loghlen, Blizard Institute, UK
The Bystander Effect of Exosomes in Senescence and Ageing

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
5:00—7:15 PM
Current and Emerging Technologies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
Olivier de Wever, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
Standardized Analysis of Extracellular Vesicles in Liquid Biopsies

Huang-Ge Zhang, University of Louisville, USA
Development of Three Generations of Edible Plant Exosome-Like Nanovectors for Therapy

* David Issadore, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Optofluidics Platforms for Exosome-based Diagnostics

Jina Ko, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Short Talk: Multiplexed Exosome Diagnostics Using Machine Learning Combined Nanofluidics

Robert R. Kitchen, Exosome Diagnostics, USA
Short Talk: A High-Performance Urine Exosomal-mRNA Signature to Rule-Out Healthy Individuals Suspected of Bladder Cancer

7:15—8:15 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Breckenridge Ballroom
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Breckenridge Ballroom

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Summit Gallery
8:30—11:45 AM
EVs in Host-Pathogen Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
Neta Regev-Rudzki, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Malaria Parasites Regulate Secretion of Exosomes Carrying Distinct Cargo

* Jeff S. Schorey, University of Notre Dame, USA
Extracellular Vesicles: Friend or Foe in the Immune Response against a Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection

Coffee Break

Ana Claudia Torrecilhas, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil
Extracellular Vesicles Modulate Innate Immune Response in Protozoa Infection

Marlene Dreux, CIRI, International Center for Infectology Research, France
Flavor of Flavivirus by Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells

João Pedra, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Trans-Kingdom Intercommunication at the Vector-Pathogen-Host Interface

Sreenivas Gannavaram, US Food and Drug Administration, USA
Short Talk: Role of Exosomal MicroRNAs in Shaping Protective Immunity Induced by Live Attenuated Leishmania Vaccines

11:45 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

3:00—4:30 PM
Meet the NIH Staff: Opportunities

Colorado Ballroom
Aaron Pawlyk, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Overview of the NIH and NIDDK

Olivier Blondel, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Exosome/Microvesicle Relevant Opportunities at the NIDDK

Matthew R. Young, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Overview and Exosome/Microvesicle Relevant Opportunities at the NCI

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
5:00—6:45 PM
EV Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
* Johan Skog, Exosome Diagnostics, Inc., USA
Current State of Exosome-Based Diagnostics

Jan Lötvall, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Potential of Extracellular Vesicles for Therapeutic Uses

Eva Rohde, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Austria
Pharmaceutical Engineering and Clinical Testing of Stromal Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Colorado Ballroom
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Breckenridge Ballroom
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Breckenridge Ballroom

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

Izon Science NanoView Biosciences Inc.
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13CA228495-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13CA228495-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group University of Notre Dame

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