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iPSZürich Lectures Schedule

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Save The Date: 4-5 April 2024, for the iPSZurich 2024 Symposium

There will be another iPSZurich Symposium in 2024! Be sure to check the iPSZurich2024 web page often, and seriously consider participating! See you there!

A New Lecture Series Focused on Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Organisation Committee: Vanessa Budny,Melanie Eschment,
Dr. Melanie Generali, Beata Vekeriotaite & Dr. Ambra Villani

(We thank our Alumnus Matthew Denley for past work)
2024
Date Speaker Topic

16th January 2024 4PM

(virtual)

Lena Smirnova, PhD

Lena Smirnova, PhD

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), Baltimore, USA

iPSC-Derived Brain Organoids as Cognition-in-a-Dish Model

Lecture Flyer

23rd January 2024 4PM

(virtual)

Indumathi Mariappan

Indumathi Mariappan, PhD

Center for Ocular Regeneration, Hyderbad, India

Developing Novel Therapeutics and Understanding Disease Biology Using iPSC

Lecture Flyer

13th February 2024 4PM

POSTPONED

Effie Apostolou

Dr. Effie Apostolou, Associate Professor

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City, United States

Dissecting Epigenetic Mechanism of Cell Fate Transitions

Lecture Flyer

12th March 2024 4PM

(virtual)

Lukas Cyganek

Lukas Cyganek, PhD

Stem Cell Unit, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany

iPSC Screening Platform for Preclinical Testing of CRISPR Therapies for Cardipvascular Diseases

(Lecture Flyer TBA)

4th–5th April 2024

University of Zurich
KOL-F-101
Zurich, Switzerland

iPSZurich Symposium

iPSZurich Symposium

University of Zurich

https://www.irem.uzh.ch/iPSZurich2024

14th May 2024 4PM

(virtual)

Gabsang Lee

Gabsang Lee, PhD

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA

TBA

(Lecture Flyer TBA)

2023
Date Speaker Topic

10th January 2023 4PM

(virtual)

Ashutosh Dhingra

Ashutosh Dhingra

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Tübingen, Germany

Drug Screen In iPSC-Neurons Identifies Nucleosideanalogs As Inhibitors Of (G4C2)N Expression In c9orf72 ALS/FTD

Lecture Flyer

14th February 2023 4PM

(virtual)

Micha Drukker

Prof. Micha Drukker

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Perspectives On The Immunological Assessment Of Autologous, Homozygous, And Hypoimmunogenic iPSCs

Lecture Flyer

14th March 2023 4:30PM

(virtual)

Susanne Rafelski

Susanne Rafelski, PhD

Allen Institute for Cell Science, Seattle, USA

Integrated Intracellular Organization And Its Variations In Human IPS Cells

Lecture Flyer

14th April 2023 

University of Zurich
Room KOL-F-101,
Rämistrasse 71,
Zurich, Switzerland
All Day

iPSZurich Symposium

iPSZurich Symposium

University of Zurich

https://www.irem.uzh.ch/iPSZurich2023

iPSZurich Symposium Flyer

Program and Abstracts booklet (PDF)

2nd May 2023 4PM

(virtual)

Robert Zweigerdt

Robert Zweigerdt, PhD

Hannover Medical School, Germany

Making and repairing human hearts

Lecture Flyer

20th June 2023 4PM

(virtual)

Gianluca Amadei

Gianluca Amadei, PhD

Università di Padova, Italy

Stem Cell-Derived Mouse Embryos Develop Within An Extra-Embryonic Yolk Sac To Form Anterior Brain Regions And A Beating Heart

Lecture Flyer

10th October 2023 4PM

(virtual)

Romina Fiorotto

Romina Fiorotto, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine,
Yale School of Medicine, USA

Use Of Stem Cell-Based Systems To Model Genetic And Complex Biliary Diseases

Lecture Flyer

7th November 2023 

University of Zurich
Campus Irchel,
All Day

iPSZurich&STEMCELL Event

iPSZurich&STEMCELL Event

Dr. Raniero Chimienti, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italy

Dr. Katharina Debowski, STEMCELL Technologies, Cologne, Germany

For the full programme, please peruse the Event Flyer attached below.

iPSZurich&STEMCELL Event Flyer

12th December 2023 4PM

(virtual)

Nael Nadif Kasri

Prof. Nael Nadif Kasri

Radboud University, The Netherlands

Leveraging Human Neuronal Networks On Micro-Electrode Arrays To Study Disease-Specific Genotype-Phenotype Correlations

Lecture Flyer

2022
Date Speaker Topic

25th January 2022 4PM

(virtual)

Maria Rostovskaya

Maria Rostovskaya, PhD

Brabraham Institute, Cambridge, UK

Amniogenesis Occurs In Two Independent Waves In Primate Embryos

 

Lecture Flyer

29th March 2022 4PM

(virtual)

Peter Loskill

Prof. Dr. Peter Loskill

Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

Recapitulating Complex Human Tissue Using Organ-On-Chip And Organoid Technologies

 

Lecture Flyer

5th April 2022 4PM

(virtual)

Atkinson and Georgious

Rob Atkinson and Maria Georgious

Newcastle University, UK

Why does faulty splicing affect the retina?

 

Lecture Flyer

20th April 2022 

University of Zurich
Room F-117
All Day

iPSZurich Symposium

iPSZurich Symposium

University of Zurich

https://www.irem.uzh.ch/iPSZurich2022

iPSZurich Symposium Flyer

Program and Abstracts booklet (PDF)

3rd May 2022 4PM

(virtual)

Pau Sancho

Pau Sancho

El Instituto Clínic de Enfermedades Digestivas y Metabólicas (ICMDM)
Barcelona, Spain

Understanding Liver Fibrosis With iPSCs-Derived Hepatic Stellate Cells

 

Lecture Flyer

16th June 2022 4PM

IREM Zurich / hybrid

Sara S. Nunes de Vasconcelos

Prof. Sara S. Nunes de Vasconcelos

Institute of Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto, Canada

Engineered multicellular living systems as fundamental tools in discovery and translation

 

Lecture Flyer

13th Sept 2022 4PM

(virtual)

Miriam Cnop

Miriam Cnop

Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Stress In The Insulin Factory: Twelve Monogenic Forms Of Diabetes And Counting

 

Lecture Flyer

11th Oct 2022 4PM

(virtual)

David Pamies

David Pamies

Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

Brain Sphere: Applications and Future

 

Lecture Flyer

8th Nov 2022 4PM

(virtual)

Martin Hoogduijn

Prof. Martin Hoogduijn

Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

iPSC Derived Kidney Organoids as Model for studying Kidney Disease and Regeneration

 

Lecture Flyer

6th Dec 2022 10AM

(virtual)

Knut Woltjen

Knut Woltjen

Center of iPSC Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Japan

Reprogramming For Rejuvenation And Studies Of Mitochondrial Function

 

Lecture Flyer

2021
Date Speaker Topic

1st February 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Veronica Krenn

Veronica Krenn, PhD

Laboratory of Jürgen Knoblich, Institute for Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria

Stem Cell-Derived Brain Organoids:
Emerging Human In Vitro Models For The Study Of Infectious Diseases

 

Lecture Flyer

1st March 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Adrian Ranga

Prof. Adrian Ranga, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Laboratory of Bioengineering and Morphogenesis, KU Leuven, Belgium

Bioengineering Organoid Fate And Morphogenesis

 

Lecture Flyer

20th April 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Pierre Vanderhaeghen

Prof. Pierre Vanderhaeghen, PhD

VIB-KU Leuven Center for
Brain & Disease Research
Leuven, Belgium

Human-Specific Temporal Mechanism Of Brain Development

 

Lecture Flyer

11th May 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Stephen Duncan

Prof. Stephen A. Duncan, D. Phil.

Smartstate Chair in regenerative Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA

Use Of An iPSC-Derived Hepatocyte Platform To Identify Treatments For Hypercholesterolemia

 

Lecture Flyer

1st June 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Olivier Goureau

Dr Olivier Goureau, PhD

Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Pathophysiology of the Retina
INSERM, Vision Institute, Paris, France

Retinal Organoids From Pluripotent Stem Cells: From Development To Disease

 

Lecture Flyer

7th September 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Federica Michielin

Federica Michielin, PhD

Research Follow
Developmental Biology & Cancer Department
University College London GOS Institute of Child Health

Driving Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Fate In Microfluids

 

Lecture Flyer

25th October 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Mingxia Gu

Prof. Mingxia Gu, MD, PhD

Cincinnati Children`s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC),
Cincinnati, USA

Using stem cells and organoid to study human development and disease

 

Lecture Flyer

8th November 2021 4PM

(virtual)

Silvia Cappello

Silvia Cappello, PhD

Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry,
Munich, Germany

Extracellular Signaling in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

 

Lecture Flyer TBD

7th December 2021 4PM

(virtual)

James Adjaye

Prof. Dr. James Adjaye

Chair and Director of Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine
Heinreich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

IMSC: Derivation, Characterization And Application In Regenerative Medicine

 

Lecture Flyer

2020
Date Speaker Topic

17th February 2020

3PM

Irchel Campus
Y55-L-06/08

Laura Pellegrini

Laura Pellegrini, PhD

Medical Research Council, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Human brain development in cerebral organoids

 

Lecture Flyer

9th September 2020 4PM

(virtual)

Thomas Eschenhagen

Prof. Thomas Eschenhagen, MD

University Medical Center Hamburg, Germany

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Engineered Cardiac Repair

 

Lecture Flyer

28th September 2020 10AM

(virtual)

Akitsu Hotta

Prof. Akitsu Hotta, PhD

Centre for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto, Japan

How to overcome immune rejection of iPS cells by genome editing

 

Lecture Flyer

22nd October 2020 4PM

(virtual)

Valeria Orlova

Prof. Valeria Orlova, PhD

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

3D Vessel-On-Chip to Model Vascular Disease and Beyond

 

Lecture Flyer

11th November 2020 4PM

(virtual)

Deepak Srivastava

Deepak P. Srivastava, PhD

King`s College London, London, United Kingdom

iPSC modelling of Neurodevelopment and Neural Circuitry. Clinical Focus: Autism and Schizophrenia

 

Lecture Flyer

7th December 2020 4PM

(virtual)

Florian Wanke

Florian Wanke, PhD

Inflammation and Immunology Discovery,
Roche Basel, Switzerland

Using iPSC-derived "tissue-resident" macrophages for drug discovery

 

Lecture Flyer

Don't miss the chance!

YOU COULD BE MENTIONED HERE!

Interested to present your PhD or Postdoc project to other young researchers? Submit an abstract and your CV to

melanie.generali@uzh.ch