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April 26, 2019

CiRA to hold International Symposium in late November

Updates
May 31 (Fri.)
Registration and Poster Abstract Submission Open is updated.

CiRA International Symposia invite stem cell researchers and students from around the world to advance iPS cell research results and promote iPS cell research collaboration.

The CiRA 2019 International Symposium -iPSCs Changing the Future of Science and Medicine- will be held on November 27 (Wed.)- 29 (Fri.), 2019. We are pleased to announce keynote lectures by Dr. Tasuku Honjo, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, and Dr. Gordon Keller, McEwen Stem Cell Institute, University Health Network. The topics of the symposium range from basic research on pluripotency and genome editing to clinical applications of stem cells.

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Any update on the symposium will be announced on the webpage.

CiRA 2019 International Symposium
-iPSCs Changing the Future of Science and Medicine-
Date November 27 (Wed.)-29 (Fri.), 2019
Venue Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall
(Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)
Flyer
Inquiries Secretariat for the
CiRA 2019 International Symposium
E-mail: cira2019*c-linkage.co.jp
(replace * with @.)
c/o Convention Linkage, Inc.

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

Registration close: November 13th.

Note: All registrants are encouraged to present their work in the poster session.






Awards for Best Poster Presentations

Application deadline: August 25th.

Note: Due to space capacity, we cannot guarantee all registrants will be invited. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the poster review committee, and the results will be informed via email.

Poster presenters are required to register for your participation.

Hotel Reservation

We recommend using the link below.

Speakers
    Keynote
  • Tasuku HonjoKyoto Univ.
  • Gordon Keller
       McEwen Stem Cell Institute

  • Sheila ChariCell Stem Cell
  • Hideyuki OkanoKeio Univ.
  • Donald IngberHarvard Univ.
  • Shin KanekoCiRA, Kyoto Univ.
  • Timothy Kieffer
       Univ. of British Columbia
  • Jin-Soo KimSeoul National Univ.
  • Joao MonteiroNature Medicine
  • Hiromitsu NakauchiStanford Univ.
  • Kathy NiakanFrancis Crick Institute
  • April PyleUCLA
  • Stanley QiStanford Univ.
  • Mitinori SaitouKyoto Univ.
  • Hidetoshi SakuraiCiRA, Kyoto Univ.
  • Takanori Takebe
       Cincinnati Children's Hosp.
  • Marius WernigStanford Univ.
  • Shinya YamanakaCiRA, Kyoto Univ.
  • Peter Zandstra
       Univ. of British Columbia
DAY1 - November 27 (Wed.)
Start - End

Events / Speakers

13:00 - 13:10

Opening Remarks

13:10 - 14:10

Keynote Lecture 1
Dr. Tasuku Honjo
Kyoto Univ.

14:10 - 14:30

Break

14:30 - 16:00 Session 1:
Generation of Complex Tissues and Organs
16:00 - 16:25

Poster Introduction 1 (Selected poster presenters)

16:35 - 18:20

Poster Session 1
(Odd Numbers)

DAY2 - November 28 (Thu.)
Start - End

Events / Speakers

9:30 - 11:20 Session 2:
Stem Cells for Regenerative Medicine
11:20 - 11:45

Poster Introduction 2 (Selected poster presenters)

11:45 - 12:05

Editor's Talk 1

12:20 - 13:50

Lunch Seminar
(Presented by iPS Academia Japan, Inc.)
Meet the Experts Lunch 1
(Invitation only)

14:00 - 15:50 Session 3:
Regulation of Cell Fate
15:50 - 16:05

Poster Introduction 3 (Selected poster presenters)

16:15 - 18:00

Poster Session 2
(Even Numbers)

18:30 - 20:00

Social Reception*

* Only for pre-registered and paid applicants.

DAY3 - November 29 (Fri.)
Start - End

Events / Speakers

9:30 - 11:20 Session 4:
Frontiers in Genome Editing Technologies
11:20 - 11:40

Editor's Talk 2

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch Seminar
(Presented by Shonan Health Innovation Park)
Meet the Experts Lunch 2
(Invitation only)

13:45 - 15:45 Session 5:
Academia-Industry Collaboration
"T-CiRA"
15:45 - 16:45

Keynote Lecture 2
Dr. Gordon Keller
McEwen Stem Cell Institute

16:45 - 17:00

Poster Presentation Award Ceremony

17:00 - 17:10

Closing Remarks

Sponsors
iPS Academia japan

  • Takeda
  • T-CiRA
  • iPark
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