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Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease (J1)

Scientific Organizers: Thaddeus S. Stappenbeck and Linda G. Griffith


January 19—23, 2020

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 25, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 25, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 17, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 20, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-J1 "Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease" 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 September 25, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 25, 2019 until October 17, 2019 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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September 25, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 20, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 20, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 20, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 20, 2019 920.00 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 25, 2019

*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 October 17, 2019)

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.


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Scholarship Deadline: September 25, 2019

*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: October 17, 2019

*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 September 25, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 20, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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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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 Sunday, January 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, January 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, January 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

British/Columbia Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 20

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Zika Virus Infection of Brain Organoids

09:30—11:45
Modeling Pathogen Interactions with Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Mary K. Estes, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Rotavirus and Norovirus Infection of Human Organoids

Coffee Break

L. David Sibley, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
New Models of Cryptosporidium Culture in Primary Intestinal Epithelial Cells

Melanie M. Ott, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Liver Organoids as Models of Viral Infection

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Modeling Immunity into Organoid Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Andres J. Garcia, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Synthetic Hydrogels for Organoid Technologies

Senthil K. Muthuswamy, Harvard Medical School, USA
T Cell/Organoid Therapy

Fred H. Gage, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Blood Vessel Development in Association with Organoids

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.

Columbia Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Columbia Ballroom

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Developmental Programs of Organoid Stem Cells for Therapy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Michael A. Helmrath, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA
Development of Gut Organoids for Transplantation

Takanori Takebe, Yokohama City University / Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Japan
The Promise and Impact of Organoid Medicine

Coffee Break

Speaker to be Announced

Celeste M. Nelson, Princeton University, USA
Recapitulating Morphogenesis of the Lung

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Metabolic Crosstalk with Organoids and the Environment
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Ömer Hidir Yilmaz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Endogenous Metabolites as Regulators of Intestinal Stem Cell Fate

Boudewijn MT Burgering, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Interplay between Metabolic Identities in the Intestinal Crypt

Thaddeus S. Stappenbeck, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Microbial Metabolites that Alter Intestinal Repair

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.

Columbia Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Columbia Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Cancer Cell Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Herve Tiriac, University of California, San Diego, USA
Pancreas Cancer Organoids

Nicola Valeri, Institute of Cancer Research, UK
Patient-Derived Organoids: Promises, Hurdles and Potential Clinical Applications

Coffee Break

Laurence Zitvogel, Institut Gustave Roussy, France
Microbiota Alters Checkpoint Therapy

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—19:00
Modeling Tissue Repair with Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Margherita Yayoi Turco, University of Cambridge, UK
Endometrial Organoids as Models of Reproductive Disease

Speaker to be Announced

Randolph Scott Ashton, University of Wisconsin, USA
Bioengineering Neural Organoid Morphogenesis Using Microenvironmental Control

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.

Columbia Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Columbia Ballroom

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Engineering Solutions to Improve Organoid Growth
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Linda G. Griffith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Integrating Synthetic Biomaterials and Perfusion to Enhance Organoid Function

Roger D. Kamm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Perfused Microvascular Systems to Model Endothelial - Stromal Interactions

Coffee Break

Zev Gartner, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Harnessing Mechanobiology to Direct Complex Organoid Development

Jennifer A. Lewis, Harvard University, SEAS, USA
Engineering Vascular Networks in Organoid-Based Building Blocks and 3D Tissues

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
17:00—18:45
Integrating Vasculature, Nerve Networks, and Dynamic Behaviors into Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Jürgen A. Knoblich, IMBA, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria
Innervation of Organoids

Speaker to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

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

Columbia Ballroom
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.

Columbia Ballroom

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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

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


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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