Beckman Symposium Program

Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
The 26th Beckman Symposium
November 4, 2016
8:30 to 9 a.m.  
9 to 9:10 a.m.
Welcome, Linda Malkas, Ph.D., Deputy Director of Basic Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
9:10 to 9:20 a.m.
Overview of Morning Session, Yanhong Shi, Ph.D. & Arlene Chiu, Ph.D., City of Hope
9:20 to 10:10 a.m.   
Keynote - Cellular programming and reprogramming to study Diversity, Disease and Evolution
Fred Gage, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
10:10 to 10:30 a.m.
10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
In Vivo Approaches to Regenerative Medicine
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Ph.D., Salk Institute
11:20 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
From Stem Cells to Organs: Exploiting the organ niche for interspecies organogenesis
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Ph.D., The University of Tokyo
12:10 to 1:10 p.m.
1:10 to 1:20 p.m.
Overview of Afternoon Session, John Zaia, Ph.D. & Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., City of Hope
1:20 to 2:10 p.m.
Niches for Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Osteogenesis
Sean J. Morrison, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
2:10 to 3 p.m.
Analysis of Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis, One Cell at a Time
Hongjun Song, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
3 to 3:20 p.m.
3:20 to 4:10 p.m.
Adipocyte Regulation Epithelial Tissue Regeneration
Valerie Horsley, Ph.D., Yale University
4:10 to 5 p.m.
Therapeutic Approaches to Genetic Disease
Bruce R. Conklin, M.D., Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, San Francisco, CA