The Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Symposium – October 7, 2014

The Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Symposium

co-organized by: Institute for Cell Engineering and

Translational Tissue Engineering Center

October 7, 2014
8:30am – 5:30pm

Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB

Keynote Speakers:

 Dr. Irv Weismann   Stanford University and

Dr. Arnold Caplan   Case Western Reserve University

Seminar Schedule
8:30
Introduction and vision
Ted Dawson, M.D., PhD

8:40
Single-cell biology of adult neural stem cells
Hongjun Song

9:00
Transdifferentiation in vivo
Erica Matunis

9:20
Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cell: The New Medicine
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Arnold Caplan 

10:20
Coffee break

10:40
MSCs in Bone Remodeling and Osteoarthritis
Xu Cao

11:00
Translational Imaging of Transplanted Cells in Vivo
Jeff Bulte

11:20
Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying asymmetric histone inheritance
Xin Chen

11:40
Hydrogels to modulate vascular assembly and regeneration
Sharon Gerecht

12:00
Generation of multipotent induced neural crest by direct reprogramming of human postnatal fibroblasts
Yong Jun Kim

12:10
Lunch and poster viewing

1:30
Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells Keynote speaker
Irv Weisman

2:30
dsRNA: a signal for organ regeneration
Luiz Garza

2:50
Reconstructive Transplantation: From Scientific Dream to Clinical Reality
Gerald Brandacher

3:10
Developmental and Regenerative Biology of Cardiac Progenitor Cells
Chulan Kwon

3:30
Coffee break

3:50
Modeling the ecosystem of cancer through Experimental Multicellular Niches
Ken Pienta

4:00
Pre-clinical and Clinical evidence for the development of a neo-urinary conduit
Trinity Bivalacqua

4:10
Genetically Engineering Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Nanoparticles
Alfred Quinones-Hinojosa

4:30
Systems Engineering Applied to Advanced Prosthetics
Mike McLoughlin

4:50
STORM: Stem Cells and Ocular Regenerative Medicine
Donald Zack

5:10
Concluding Remarks
Jennifer Elisseeff/Guo-li Ming