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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Cardiac Development, Repair and Disease Modeling (F4)

Scientific Organizers: Sean M. Wu, Wolfram H. Zimmermann and Christine E. Seidman


February 1—4, 2021

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline:

*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.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 3, 2020

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


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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.

Please be advised that some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo Housing Services,” "Global Housing," etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Monday, February 1 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 4 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 5 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Joseph C. Wu, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
iPSC Modeling of Cardiovascular Disease for Precision Medicine

09:00—11:15
Molecular Mechanism of Cardiogenesis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Nicole Dubois, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Establishing Lineage Heterogeneity During Early Heart Development

Coffee Break

Ivan P. Moskowitz, University of Chicago, USA
Gene Regulatory Network Control of Cardiac Development

Katherine E. Yutzey, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Role of Macrophage Lineages during Valvulogenesis and Fibrosis

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Cellular and Organismal Modeling of Congenital Heart Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Mona Nemer†, University of Ottawa, Canada
Modeling of Bicuspid Aortic Valve in Mice

Caroline E. Burns, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Zebrafish Model of DiGeorge Syndrome

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Biophysic of Cardiomyocytes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Michael Regnier, University of Washington, USA
Disease of the Sarcomere: Cardiomyopathy mutations that alter Structure and Function

Wolfgang A. Linke, University of Munster, Germany
Titin Biomechanics and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Benjamin L. Prosser†, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Microtubule Tyrosination and Cardiomyocyte Function

Stefan Luther†, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Imaging of Complex Arrhythmia

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Modeling of Cardiomyopathy From Genes to Phenotypes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Christine E. Seidman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Molecular Reponses to Cardiomyopathy Mutations

Elizabeth M. McNally†, Northwestern University, USA
Genetic Basis for Myotonic Dystrophy and Cardiomyopathies

Coffee Break

Jil C. Tardiff, University of Arizona, USA
Thin Filament Biology in Sarcomeric Cardiomyopathies

Eric N. Olson, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Genome Editing for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Resolving the Genotype-Phenotype Conundrum in Congenital Heart Disease and Inherited Cardiomyophaties

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Resolving the Transcriptional Landscape of the Heart at Single Cell Resolution
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Sean M. Wu, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Single Cell RNA Seq of the Developing Heart

Philipp Junker, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Cellular Drivers of Heart Regeneration in the Zebrafish

Norbert Hubner, Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, Germany
Nuclear RNA Seq of Human Cardiac Cells

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Engineered Cardiac Tissues for Disease Modeling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

James Hudson, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
Cardiac Organoid for Cardiac Maturation Phenotype Screening

Milica Radisic, University of Toronto, Canada
Engineered Platform for Hight Throughput Disease Modeling and Drug Screening

Coffee Break

Jordan S. Miller†, Rice University, USA
Engineering Vasculature in 3D Tissue

Christopher S. Chen, Boston University, USA
Engineering Tissue Platforms for Modeling Cardiomopathy

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—13:00
On Own for Lunch

13:00—14:00
Workshop 2: Challenges and Opportunities in 2D and 3D Models of Cardiac Disease for Therapeutic Development

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Therapeutic Approaches to Cardiac Repair and Regeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

Charles E. Murry†, University of Washington, USA
Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocyte Transplantation for Heart Repair

Wolfram H. Zimmermann, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
Tissue Engineered Patch for Heart Repair

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/01/2021

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
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.


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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