CiRA International Symposium 2013 Raising the next generation of stem cell research

The Kyoto University Center for iPS cell Research and Application (CiRA) organizes an international symposium annually, to promote the worldwide dissemination of its research results and to advance iPS cell research. In the 2013 symposium, we plan to hold not only lectures but poster sessions to increase opportunities for discussion among participants. All stem cell researchers and students are welcome to participate.

CiRA International Symposium 2013
Raising the Next Generation of Stem Cell Research
Date March 11–12, 2013
Venue Kyoto University Clock Tower Hall (Sakyo-ku, Kyoto)
Kyoto University Access Map
Registration On the web site
March 11(Mon.): 13:00-17:50
Opening Remarks
Session 1 Frontier of Reprogramming Science 1
13:10-13:45 Dr. Sir Ian Wilmut (The University of Edinburgh)
13:45-14:20 Dr. Hans R. Schöler (Max Planck Inst. for Molecular Biomedicine)
14:20-14:55 Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger (Harvard Stem Cell Institute)
Poster Session 1 15:00-16:00 <Odd Number Presentation>
Session 2 Frontier of Reprogramming Science 2
16:05-16:40 Dr. Richard A. Young (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research)
16:40-17:15 Dr. Austin Smith (University of Cembridge)
17:15-17:50 Dr. Sir John Gurdon (Gurdon Institute)
18:00-19:30 Reception [Pre-registration is required]
March 12(Tue.): 9:00-17:15
Session 3 Cutting Edge of iPS/ES Cell Application 1
09:00-09:35 Dr. Deepak Srivastava (Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease)
09:35-10:10 Dr. Kevin C. Eggan (Harvard Stem Cell Institute)
Poster Session 2 10:15-11:15 <Even Number Presentation>
Topics from the FIRST Program
11:20-12:10 Moderator: Knut Woltjen (CiRA)
Speakers: Masato Nakagawa and Asuka Morizane (CiRA)
Lunch Break
CiRA Special Lecture
13:00-13:50 Dr Shin-Ichi Nishikawa (RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)
Session 4 Cutting Edge of iPS/ES Cell Application 2
13:55-14:30 Dr Hideyuki Okano (Keio University)
14:30-15:05 Dr. Amy Wagers (Harvard Stem Cell Institute)
15:05-15:40 Dr. Hiromitsu Nakauchi (The University of Tokyo)
Session 5 Cutting Edge of iPS/ES Cell Application 3
15:45-16:20 Dr. Mahendra Rao (NIH)
16:20-16:55 Dr. Shinya Yamanaka (CiRA Kyoto University)
16:55-17:10 Poster Award
Closing Remarks
Registration Fee Free [Pre-registration is required]
Audience Research scientists, students and other with research interests in the field
Capacity 500 people / day
Language English
Inquiries CiRA Symposium Secretariat
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Flyer PDF
Reception March 11, 2013 18:00-19:30
[Reception fee] General: 5,000 yen, Student: 3,000 yen

This Symposium is intended as a scientific forum for researchers in the field.

This symposium is being held with financial support from the FIRST program (Funding program for the World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology) established by the Japanese Cabinet Office.