Regenerative Medicine Cluster Initiative in BC

2018 BCREGMED Symposium Agenda

We are building on last yeara��s success by incorporating keynote talks from leading experts inA�Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapies locally, and from neighbouring Washington and Alberta! Take a look at the preliminary agenda below!

 

Date:A� A� A� A� A� A�Wednesday May 9th, 2018
Location:A� A�A�Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, UBC

Preliminary Agenda:

8:15am-9:00am

Registration and Poster Mounting

9:00am-9:30am

Welcome and Introductions (Chair: Fabio Rossi, UBC)

Fabio RossiA� (BCREGMED)
Cate Murray (Stem Cell Network)
TBD (STEMCELL)
Gordon McCauley – CDRD
Mike Kallos (Alberta RegMed)

9:30am-10:55am

Theme 1: Cellular Therapies (Chair: Franis Lynn, BC Childrena��sA�)

25 mins

Megan Levings Engineered Tolerance

20 mins

Kevin Gregory-Evans

Cell therapy and the Eye

12 mins Gursev Anmole
(Brockman Lab)
Characterization of HIV-1 specific t-cell receptors in individuals that show enhanced control of infection

12 mins

Selected rapid fire talks

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10:55am-11:10am

Break
11:10am-12:35pm

Theme 2: Endogenous Repair (Chair:A�Paul Cassar, CDRD)

25 mins

Wolfram Tetzalff Is remyelination a target to repair the injured spinal cord

20 mins

Leigh Anne Swayne

Understanding endogenous plasticity mechanisms in the brain

12 mins

STEMCELL

TBD

12 mins

Selected rapid fire talks

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12:35pm-1:35pm

Lunch & Poster viewing

1:35pm-3:00pm

Theme 3: Novel Technologies (Chair: Eric Jervis, STEMCELL)

25 mins

Cole Deforest

User-Programmable Hydrogel Biomaterials to Probe and Direct 4D Stem Cell Fate

20 mins

Mark Ungrin

The process of science – using technology to make research more efficient

12 mins

Steve Booth
(Tillie Hackett Lab)

Profiling the Small Airway Microenvironment in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: New technologies bring new opportunities

12 mins

Selected rapid fire talks

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3:00pm-3:15pm

Coffee break

3:15pm-4:20pm

Theme 4: Current Commercialization in BC
(Chair: James Jaquith, CDRD)

15 mins

Lee Buckler
(RepliCel)

TBD

15 mins

STEMCELL Technologies

TBD

15mins

Richard Liggins
(Zucara)

Preventing Hypoglycemia in Insulin Dependent Diabetes: Targeting the Somatostatin Receptor 2

4:20pm-4:30pm

4:30pm-5:50pm

Closing Remarks (Fabio Rossi, UBC)

Networking and Rambunctious Poster Judging Session Complementary Beer/Wine/Appetizers

5:50pm a�� 6:05pm

Poster/rapid fire prize announcements (Allen Eaves/Fabio Rossi)

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