ISSCR (International Society for Stem Cell Research) 11th Annual Meeting

Wednesday, June 12 – Saturday, June 15 2013

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center


The ISSCR's flagship meeting serves as the largest forum for stem cell and regenerative medicine professionals from around the world.

Through lectures, symposia, workshops, and events attendees experience innovative stem cell and regenerative medicine research, advances and learn about what's on the horizon.The meeting features more than 2,000 abstracts, 150 speakers and provides numerous networking and professional development opportunities and social events.

Plenary and Concurrent Session Topics

subject to change

Plenary Topics

Presidential Symposium
Cell and Gene Therapy
Disease Modeling
Genomics and Epigenomics of Stem Cells
Making Tissues and Organs
Regeneration, Engraftment and Migration
Stem Cells and Fate Control

Concurrent Session Topics

Cell Fate Conversion
Chemical Control of Stem Cell Behavior
Epigenetics of Stem Cells
Chromatin Regulation in Stem Cells
Germ Cell Biology and Artificial Gametes
Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Immunology and Stem Cells
Modeling Human Disease
Neural Stem Cells
New Technologies for Controlling and Observing Stem Cell Behavior
Pluripotent Stem Cells I
Pluripotent Stem Cells II
Self Renewal Mechanisms
Stem Cell Aging and Metabolism
Stem Cell Signaling and Niches
Stem Cell Therapies
Stem Cells and Cancer
Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering
Stem Cells in Organ Development
Stem Cells, Injury and Regeneration

Keynote, Featured and Presidential Symposium Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Eric Lander, Broad Institute, USA

Anne McLaren Memorial Lecturer

Elaine Fuchs, Rockefeller University, USA

Ernest McCulloch Memorial Lecturer

George Q. Daley, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA

Presidential Symposium Speakers

James Thomson, Morgridge Institute for Research, USA

Edith Heard, Institut Curie, France

Douglas A. Melton, Harvard University, USA

Richard A. Young, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA

Click here to view the preliminary agenda.

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