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Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease (J1)

Scientific Organizers: Thaddeus S. Stappenbeck and Linda G. Griffith


January 19—23, 2020

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Sponsored by Roche and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 25, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 25, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 17, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 20, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-J1 "Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On September 25, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 25, 2019 until December 8, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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September 25, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 20, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 20, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 20, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 20, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 25, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is October 17, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: September 25, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: October 17, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is September 25, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 20, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, January 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, January 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, January 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

British/Columbia Foyer
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

British/Columbia Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 20

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
8:00—8:30 AM
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
8:30 AM—7:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
8:30—9:30 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Zika Virus Infection of Brain Organoids

9:30—11:45 AM
Modeling Pathogen Interactions with Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Mary K. Estes, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Human Intestinal Organoids: Transformative Tools to Study Gastrointestinal Infections

Coffee Break

L. David Sibley, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
New Models of Cryptosporidium Culture in Primary Intestinal Epithelial Cells

Melanie M. Ott, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infects and Perturbs Liver Stem Cells

Seongmi Kim†, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Short Talk: Primary Cells Isolated from Mice with Prior UTI History Revealed that Bladder Epithelial Stem Cells Undergo Epigenetic Changes Upon Chronic Infection

Mouhita Humayun†, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Short Talk: Toxoplasma gondii Infection and Immune Cell Response in a 3D Organotypic Intestinal Model

11:45 AM—12:45 PM
Lunch

Columbia Ballroom
12:00—2:30 PM
Poster Session 1

Columbia Ballroom
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1

Joannie Allaire, University of British Columbia, Canada
Defining the Roles of IL37/SIGIRR in Regulating Innate Signaling by Intestinal Epithelial Cells using Enteroids

Carolina Arias, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Retinal Organoids as Physiological Proxies for the Study of Ocular Viral Infections

Ka-Yee Grace Choi†, University of British Columbia, Canada
Effects of Host Defence Peptides on Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lung Infections using Organoids and Mice

Upasana Das Adhikari†, Ragon Institute of MGH, Harvard and MIT, USA
Establishing a Personalized Gut Organoid Model with Host Immune Cells and Microbiota to Understand the Mechanism of Gut Barrier Disruption during HIV Infection

Alyssa Fasciano†, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
Breaching the Barrier: Investigating Selective Yersinia Entry into M Cells using Human Ileal Enteroid Monolayers

Grace Hudson†, University of Calgary, Canada
Understanding the Infection Dynamics of Mycobacterium Paratuberculosis (MAP)

Dasja Pajkrt, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands
Studies on Picornavirus Infection using Human Organoids

Christoph Uwe Mårtensson†, University of Freiburg, Germany

Christoph Uwe Mårtensson†, University of Freiburg, Germany

Annika Niehrs, Heinrich-Pette Institut, Germany
Hepatocyte Organoids as a Model System to Study Immune Cell Recognition of HBV-Infected Hepatocytes

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Modeling Immunity into Organoid Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Andres J. Garcia, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Synthetic Hydrogels as Engineered Niches for Organoids

Senthil K. Muthuswamy, Harvard Medical School, USA
T Cell/Organoid Therapy

Fred H. Gage, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Enhanced Glial Corporation and Vascularization of Brain Organoids

Sebastian M. Löbl†, Heinrich Pette Institute Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, Germany
Short Talk: Lymphocytes and Angiocrine Signaling in Liver Regeneration

7:00 PM
On Own for Dinner


TUESDAY, JANUARY 21

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
8:30—11:30 AM
Developmental Programs of Organoid Stem Cells for Therapy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Jürgen A. Knoblich, IMBA, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austria
Cerebral Organoids: Modelling Human Brain Development and Tumorigenesis in Stem Cell Derived 3D Culture

Takanori Takebe, Yokohama City University / Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Japan
Modeling Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Organogenesis towards Therapy

Coffee Break

Todd C. McDevitt, Gladstone Institutes, USA
Axial Elongation of Caudalized Human PSC Organoids Mimics Neural Tube Development

Celeste M. Nelson, Princeton University, USA
Recapitulating Morphogenesis of the Lung

Sarah Saxton†, University of Washington, USA
Short Talk: Hepatoblast Organoids have Bipotential Fate in Engineered Liver Tissue

Catarina Brito†, iBET, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Short Talk: Modelling Neuronal Microenvironment Dynamics in Disease

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Metabolic Crosstalk with Organoids and the Environment
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Ömer Hidir Yilmaz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Endogenous Metabolites as Regulators of Intestinal Stem Cell Fate

Boudewijn MT Burgering, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Interplay between Metabolic Identities in the Intestinal Crypt

William D. Rees, University of British Columbia, Canada
Short Talk: Colon-Derived Enteroids from Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients have Dysregulated Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Pathways that Drive Dendritic Cell Maturation

Elisabeth Gleisinger†, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Short Talk: Mitochondrial Impairment Drives Intestinal Stem Cell Transition into Dysfunctional Paneth Cells Predicting Crohn’s Disease Recurrence

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Columbia Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
8:30—11:30 AM
Cancer Cell Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Herve Tiriac, University of California, San Diego, USA
Pancreas Cancer Organoids

Nicola Valeri, Institute of Cancer Research, UK
Patient-Derived Organoids: Promises, Hurdles and Potential Clinical Applications

Coffee Break

Claus Jorgensen, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, UK
Modelling Tumour Stromal Interactions in Pancreatic Cancer Organoids

Shuibing Chen, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, Colonic Organoids and Colorectal Cancer

Karuna Ganesh†, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Short Talk: Regenerative Origin of Metastasis Initiating Cells

Germain C. Ho, BC Cancer Research Centre, Canada
Short Talk: Single-Cell Sequencing of Normal Endometrial Organoids to Investigate Contribution of Secretory and Ciliated Cells to Endometrial Carcinomas

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Columbia Ballroom
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Columbia Ballroom
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Modeling Tissue Repair with Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Margherita Yayoi Turco, University of Cambridge, UK
Endometrial Organoids as Models of Reproductive Disease

Thaddeus S. Stappenbeck, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Modeling the Mechanisms That Control Injury Cycles of Intestinal Epithelial Stem Cells

Randolph Scott Ashton, University of Wisconsin, USA
Bioengineering Early CNS Morphogenesis for Scalable Assessment of Neural Tube Defect Risk

Elisa M. Murray†, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Short Talk: Deciphering the Role of Her2 and Apc Mutations on the Intestinal Epithelium using Gastrointestinal Organoids

Bienyameen Baker†, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Sakurako Kobayashi†, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Short Talk: Conceptual Basis of Lineage Shift between Intestinal Epithelium and Hepatocytes

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Columbia Ballroom

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Columbia Ballroom
8:30—11:30 AM
Engineering Solutions to Improve Organoid Growth
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Linda G. Griffith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Integrating Synthetic Biomaterials and Perfusion to Enhance Organoid Function

Sarah Heilshorn, Stanford University, USA
Protein-Engineered Materials as Synthetic Niches for Organoids

Coffee Break

Zev Gartner, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Harnessing Mechanobiology to Direct Complex Organoid Development

Jennifer A. Lewis, Harvard University, SEAS, USA
Engineering Vascular Networks in Organoid-Based Building Blocks and 3D Tissues

Kevin Achberger†, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Short Talk: Retina-on-a-Chip- An in vitro Tool to Study the Complexity of the Human Retina

Katarina Klett†, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Tunable Engineered Matrix for the Culture of Human Intestinal Organoids

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop II

Bo Yu†, , USA
Establishing Acute Infection in a Fallopian Tube Organoid Model

Claudia Beaurivage†, Galapagos BV / University of Sheffield, Netherlands
Establishment of a High Throughput Microfluidic Gut-on-a-Chip Model using Human Intestinal Organoids to Assess Compound Efficacy and Perform Target Validation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Yoonseok Choi†, Gangneung Asan Hospital, Univ. of Ulsan, South Korea
Development of an ex vivo Microfluidic Platform that Enabled the Preclinical Immune Response Interaction Monitoring followed by the Immune Checkpoint Blockade

Jose Fabian Oceguera-Yanez†, Kyoto University, Japan
Applications of Genetically Engineered Human iPSCs to Understand Skin Cancer Development and Pathology

Joern Pezoldt†, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

H.-H. Greco Song, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Transient Support of Fibroblasts is Sufficient to Drive Functional Vascularization in Engineered Tissues

Sebastien Uzel†, Harvard University, USA
Engineered Cardiac Tissues with Perfusable Embedded Vasculature

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

British/Columbia Foyer
5:00—6:45 PM
Integrating Vasculature, Nerve Networks, and Dynamic Behaviors into Organoids
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
Michael A. Helmrath, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA
Integrating Models of Human Intestinal Development

Roger D. Kamm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Microphysiological Models of Neurological Disease

Peter W. Zandstra, University of British Columbia, Canada
Breaking Symmetry - Engineering Models

Adrianna K. San Roman, Whitehead Institute, USA
Short Talk: Cell-Autonomous Effects of Sex Chromosome Dosage on Global Gene Expression

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/19/2019

British Ballroom
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Columbia Ballroom
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Columbia Ballroom

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

 
Departure


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Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Roche Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

10x Genomics PeproTech, Inc.
STEMCELL Technologies, Inc.
 
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