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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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iPSCs: A Decade of Progress and Beyond (C7)

Scientific Organizers: Shinya Yamanaka, Haruhisa Inoue and Yanhong Shi


March 25—29, 2018

Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, California, USA


Sponsored by California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 30, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 1, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 21, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 18, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-C7 "iPSCs: A Decade of Progress and Beyond" 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 December 1, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 1, 2017 until February 11, 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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November 30, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 18, 2018 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 18, 2018 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 18, 2018 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 18, 2018 795.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 1, 2017

*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 December 21, 2017)

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: November 30, 2017

*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: December 21, 2017

*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 December 1, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 18, 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.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors 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 and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. 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 to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
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 Sunday, March 25 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 29 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 30 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Cascades

MONDAY, MARCH 26

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Cascades
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Shinya Yamanaka, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, USA, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University, Japan
iPSC Technology-The Past, Present and Future

09:00—11:15
iPSC-Based Disease Modeling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Fred (Rusty) H. Gage, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Applications of iPS Cells to Reveal Insights into Biological Psychiatry

Coffee Break

Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Stem Cells and Epigenetic Regulation in Development and Disease

Yanhong Shi, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, USA
Modeling Neurological Diseases Using Patient iPSCs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—11:30
Overview of CIRM's Programs/Funding Opportunities
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

* Kelly A. Shepard, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, USA

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Alpine Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Alpine Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sierra Prefunction
17:00—19:00
Drug Discovery using iPSC Platforms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Haruhisa Inoue, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University, RIKEN, Japan
Human Pluripotent Stem Cells in Neurological Drug Discovery

Ricardo E. Dolmetsch, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

David Piper, Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA
Removing Inherent Bottlenecks in the Genome Engineering of iPSCs to Build Relevant Disease Models for Target and Compound Screening

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Cascades
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Alpine Ballroom

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Cascades
08:00—11:00
3D Modeling Using Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Madeline Lancaster, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Studying Human Brain Development and Evolution in Cerebral Organoids

Guo-li Ming, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Brain-Region-Specific Organoids for Modeling Neurodevelopment and Disease

Coffee Break

Flora M. Vaccarino, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Identifying FOXG1 as a Drug Target for Autism using Patient iPSC-Derived Brain Organoids

Hongjun Song, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Epitranscriptomic Regulation in the Nervous System

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Alpine Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Alpine Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sierra Prefunction
17:00—19:00
Gene Editing of Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Ruwanthi N. Gunawardane, Allen Institute for Cell Science, USA
Systematic Gene Tagging with CRISPR/Cas9 to Illuminate Stem Cell Organization and Dynamics

Yadong Huang, Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Alzheimer's Disease Modeling and Drug Screening Using Gene-Edited Human iPSCs

Alysson R. Muotri, University of California, San Diego, USA
Applications of Brain-Model Technology

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Cascades
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Alpine Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Cascades
08:00—11:00
Organ Generation from iPSCs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Stanford University, USA
Interspecies Cell/organogenesis: In vivo Generation of Functional Cells and Organs from iPS Cells

Juan Carlos Izpisua-Belmonte, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
In Vitro and In Vivo Approaches for Cell and Tissue Generation

Coffee Break

Keiko Muguruma, RIKEN, Japan
Construction of Brain Tissues from iPSCs for Investigation of Disease Mechanisms

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Alpine Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Alpine Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sierra Prefunction
17:00—19:00
Stem Cell Therapeutic Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Ronald M. Evans, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Salk Institute, USA
Therapeutic Development for Diabetes Using Personalized Insulin-Producing Cells

Ole Isacson, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital, USA
Functional Connectivity from iPSC-Derived Dopamine Neurons and the Use of Primate Models of Parkinson’s Disease

Christine L. Mummery, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Cardiovascular diseases and drugs: where are we with hiPSC models?

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Cascades
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Alpine Ballroom

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Cascades
08:00—11:00
Clinical Applications of Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Lorenz Studer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Clinical Applications of Pluripotent Stem Cells

John A. Zaia, City of Hope Medical Center, USA
Stem Cell and Gene Therapy in Treating HIV

Coffee Break

Misao Fujita, Kyoto University, Japan
The Ethical, Social and Legal Aspects of iPSC Applications

Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Cellular Reprogramming Approaches for Cardiovascular Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sierra Prefunction
17:00—18:45
Manufacturing and Commercialization
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
Thomas Novak, Cellular Dynamics International, USA
Human iPSC Creation and Biobanking

Joseph C. Wu, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Cardiac iPSCs for Precision Medicine and Clinical Trial in a Dish

Mahendra S. Rao, New York Stem Cell Foundation, USA
Consideration and Concerns In Manufacturing iPSC Derived Products

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/25/2018

Grand Sierra Ballroom A-B
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Cascades
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.

Cascades

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

 
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.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)

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

PeproTech, Inc. Xcell Biosciences
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) eLife

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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