McDonnell Genome Institute series

December 1, 2022, 8 am – 2 pm, lunch provided

December 2, 2022, 8 am – 2 pm, boxed lunch provided

Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), Main Auditorium
302 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

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December 1st speakers

Gabsang Lee, 8:00-8:55, Johns Hopkins, Human iPSC-based modeling and therapy development for skeletal muscle diseases

Ryuji Morizane, 8:55-9:50, Mass General, Maturing Kidney Organoids for Disease Modeling and Regenerative Medicine

Coffee Break, 9:50-10:20

Celeste Karch, 10:20-11:15, WashU, Stem cell models of tauopathies

Nathaniel Hogrebe, 11:15-12:05, WashU, Millman Lab, Stem cell-derived islets for the treatment of diabetes

Lunch, 12:05-1:00

Participating vendors

MilliporeSigma – Vi Chu, 1:00-1:20, Differentiation of human iPSC to lung organoids

StemCell Technologies – Tom Allison, 1:25-1:45, Modeling neural inflammation in a dish with hPSC derived Cerebral Organoids and Microglia

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Omar Farah, 1:50-2:10, PSC spheroid differentiation into neural lineages

Bio-Techne Brands

December 2nd speakers

Ben Maoz, 8:00-8:55, Univ. Tel Aviv, Organs on a Chip: A new tool for studying human physiology

Andrew Yoo, 8:55-9:50, WashU, Cellular modeling of late-onset neurodegeneration by direct neuronal reprogramming

Coffee Break, 9:50-10:20

Kelli VanDussen, 10:20-11:15, Cincinnati Children, Just breathe: Using the air-liquid interface to mature intestinal epithelial cells in vitro

Zhexing Wen, 11:15-12:10, Emory, Modeling human brain development and disorders using brain organoids

Kun Zhang, 12:10-1:05, Altos Labs, Multi-lineage modeling and manipulation of human development

Xiaoxia Cui, 1:05-1:10, Closing Remarks

Lunch to go