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June 14, 2017

CiRA 2017 International Symposium

CiRA organizes an international symposium to promote the worldwide dissemination of its research results and to advance iPS cell research.

We will hold the CiRA International Symposium on November 6-8, 2017, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the discovery of human iPS cells. We will hold its next annual International Symposium on November 6-8, 2017, celebrating 10th anniversary of human iPS cells. The topics of the symposium range from basic research on pluripotency and cutting-edge technologies to novel applications of stem cells.

All stem cell researchers and students are welcome and we would like to encourage you to present your work in the poster session.

CiRA 2017 International Symposium
A decade of human iPSCs: From bench to bedside
CiRA 2017 International Symposium
A decade of human iPSCs: From bench to bedside
Date November 6-8, 2017

Social reception: Day2- November 7
Meet the Expert Lunch: Day3- November 8
Venue Miyakomesse (Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)

Fee: Free except the Social Reception
(JPY 5,000).

Registration close: September 30th.

Note: Poster presenters are required to register for your participation.

Fee: Free except the Social Reception
(JPY 5,000).

Registration close: September 30th.

Note: Poster presenters are required to register for your participation.


Poster abstract submission

Application close: September 15th.

The abstract submission is now closed.
Thank you very much for your submission.

Note: Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the poster review committee, and the result will be informed to submitters via email by September 30th.

DAY 1 - November 6 (Mon.)
Start - End Events Speakers
13:00 - 13:10 Opening Remarks Dr. Shinya Yamanaka
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
13:10 - 13:55 Keynote Lecture 1 Dr. Austin Smith
Univ. of Cambridge
Session 1:
Emerging Technologies
13:55 - 14:30 Talk 1 Dr. Allan Bradley
Sanger Inst.
14:30 - 15:05 Talk 2 Dr. Hirohide Saito
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
15:05 - 15:25 Break
15:25 - 16:00 Talk 3 Dr. Mitinori Saitou
Kyoto Univ.
16:00 - 16:35 Talk 4 Dr. Yasuhiro Yamada
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
16:50 - 18:20 Poster Session
DAY 2 - November 7 (Tue.)
Start - End Events Speakers
Session 2:
Stem Cell Bank for Application
9:30 - 10:05 Talk 1 Dr. Glyn Stacey
UK Stem Cell Bank
10:05 - 10:40 Talk 2 Dr. Thomas Fellner
Lonza
10:40 - 11:15 Talk 3 Dr. Shin Kaneko
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
11:15 - 13:00 Lunch Break
Session 3:
Regenerative Medicine
13:00 - 13:35 Talk 1 Dr. Noriyuki Tsumaki
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
13:35 - 14:10 Talk 2 Dr. Takashi Tsuji
Riken CDB
14:10 - 14:30 Break
14:30 - 15:05 Talk 3 Dr. Yuji Shiba
Shinshu Univ.
15:05 - 15:40 Talk 4 Dr. Hans Clevers
Hubrecht Inst.
15:50 - 17:20 Poster Session
17:30 - 19:00 Social Reception*

*Only for pre-registered and paid applicants.

DAY 3 - November 8 (Wed.)
Start - End Events Speakers
Session 4:
Understanding Pluripotency
9:00 - 9:35 Talk 1 Dr. Kazutoshi Takahashi
Gladstone Inst.
9:35 - 10:10 Talk 2 Dr. Fredrik Lanner
Karolinska Inst.
10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:05 Talk 3 Dr. Yasuhiro Takashima
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
11:05 - 11:40 Talk 4 Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger
Harvard Stem Cell Inst.
11:40 - 13:30 Lunch Break / Meet the Experts Lunch**
Session 5:
Disease Modeling and Drug Development
13:30 - 14:05 Talk 1 Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Salk Inst.
14:05 - 14:40 Talk 2 Dr. Deepak Srivastava
Gladstone Inst.
14:40 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 15:35 Talk 3 Dr. Junya Toguchida
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
15:35 - 16:10 Talk 4 Dr. Kevin Eggan
Harvard Stem Cell Inst.
16:10 - 16:55 Keynote Lecture 2 Dr. Shinya Yamanaka
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.
16:55 - 17:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Junya Toguchida
CiRA, Kyoto Univ.

**Only for selected applicants.

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Inquiries Secretariat for the CiRA 2017
International Symposium
E-mail: cira2017*c-linkage.co.jp
(Please replace the * with @.)
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