2017 Spring Scientific Symposium


2017 Spring Scientific Symposium

Developmental and Stem Cell Biology of the Ailmentary Tract

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12:30 – 5:30

Scientific Host: Wolfram Goessling, MD, PhD

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Proposed Agenda

12:30 pm      Registration Sign-In and Coffee

12:50 pm      Introductory Remarks - Wayne I. Lencer, MD

                         Session Chair: Camilla Richmond, MD

1:00 pm        Kenneth S. Zaret, PhD, University of Pennsylvania  

                     Chromatin Dynamics Guiding the Endoderm to Organogenesis Transition 

               1:30 pm        Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

                                    Synchronized modulation of chromatin in intestine development

                2:00 pm       David T. Breault, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, HMS

                                    Role of Dormant Stem Cells in Intestinal Homeostasis                           

                2:30 pm       Ben Z. Stanger, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

                                    Development meets Cancer: How do tumor cells shed their epithelial phenotype

                3:00 pm       Coffee Break        

                                        Session Chair: Sahar Nissim, MD, PhD        

 3:30 pm       James M. Wells, PhD, University of Cincinnati

                     Pluripotent stem cell-derived organoids to study human GI development and disease

                4:00 pm       Valerie Gouon-Evans, PharmD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                                    Pluripotent Stem Cells: A unique tool to dissect liver development

                4:30 pm       Kimberley D. Tremblay, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

                                    Inducing the liver: all hepatoblasts are not created equally

                5:00 pm       Clifford Tabin, PhD, Department of Genetics, HMS

                                    Physical forces and signaling in midgut development

                5:30 pm       Closing Remarks - Wolfram Goessling, MD, PhD





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2020 Mar 31

2020 Spring Scientific Symposium


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 (All day)


Boston Children's Hospital


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Folkman Auditorium, Enders Research Building

Boston Children’s Hospital 320 Longwood Avenue


12:30 Registration, Sign-In, and Coffee

1:00 Introductory Remarks and first talk: Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD – Dana-Farber, HMS

ISC candidates, executors, and transcriptional control


1:40 Jason Spence, PhD – University of Michigan Medical School

Identifying intestinal stem cell niche factors in the developing human gut


2:10 Ophir Klein, MD, PhD – University of California San Francisco

Regenerative strategies of the intestinal crypt


2:40 Kelley Yan, MD, PhD – Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons

Wnt pathway regulation of intestinal stem cells


3:10 – 3:30 Coffee break


3:30 Bruce Edgar, PhD – Huntsman Institute, University of Utah

Regeneration, tumorigenesis, and adaptive growth in the Drosophila intestine


4:00 Alan Hanash, MD, PhD – Memorial Sloan-Kettering/Weill Cornell Medical School

Bone marrow transplantation: Insights into GI damage and regeneration


4:30 Linda Samuelson, PhD – University of Michigan

Crypt cell remodeling and ISC niche regeneration after Notch inhibition


5:00 Omer Yilmaz, MD, PhD – Koch Center, MIT

Dietary Control of Stem Cells in Physiology and Disease


5:30 Closing Remarks – Wayne Lencer, MD


Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD, Scientific Host

Wayne Lencer, MD and Richard S. Blumberg, MD, Co-Hosts


Registration – https://hddc.hms.harvard.edu/event/2020-spring-scientific-symposium

For additional information, contact: kebrewosen.densamo@childrens.harvard.edu






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