2020 Spring Scientific Symposium


Topic: Intestinal Stem Cells: Identity, Development, and Metabolic Control

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Boston Children's Hospital

Location:  Folkman Auditorium, 320 Longwood Ave, Enders Research Building, Boston, MA 02115

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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/os_events/nojs/registration/1436476

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



Harvard Stem Cell Institute



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