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ISSCR 2018 - Melbourne

08:00 AM - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

The ISSCR annual meeting is the world’s largest gathering of stem cell scientists, and in 2018 the meeting will be held in Melbourne, AU, 20-23 June, at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Registration is now open - Early Bird Registration closes 14 March 2018.

The meeting brings together some 3500 stem cell researchers and clinicians from around the world to share the latest developments in stem cell research and regenerative medicine. Lectures, workshops, poster presentations, and a dynamic exhibition floor, showcase recent findings, technological advances, trends, and innovations that are moving the field forward.

The presidential symposium and plenary presentations include distinguished speakers from around the world who will focus on new technologies in stem cell engineering, stem cell based disease modeling, cancer stem cells, science moving to the clinic, and more. The scientific program was developed by ISSCR President Hans Clevers, MD, PhD, Hubrecht Institute, NE, and the ISSCR Program Committee, chaired by Melissa Little, PhD, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, AU. Among the featured speakers are:

  • Jennifer Doudna, PhD, UCLA, Berkeley and HHMI, US
  • Alexander van Oudenaarden, PhD, Hubrecht Institute, NE
  • Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, PhD, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, US
  • Graziella Pellegrini, PhD, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, IT
  • Elly Tanaka, PhD, Institute of Molecular Pathology, AT
  • Mitinori Saitou, MD, PhD, Kyoto University, JP
  • Katherine High, MD, Spark Therapeutics, US
See the full program