Program

(Preliminary Program)

THURSDAY OCTOBER 18th

8h45-9h00: WELCOME ADDRESS

SESSION 1: NORMAL ADULT AND CANCER STEM CELLS – Chair :

9h00-9h30 : Guy Sauvageau, Université de Montréal, IRIC, Canada.

9h30-10h00 : Michel Aurrand-Lions, Marseille, France

10h00-10h15 : Selected Poster Presentation

10h15-10h30 : Selected Poster Presentation


10h30-11h00 : Coffee Break


11h-11h30 : Connie Eaves, Terry Fox Laboratory, Vancouver, Canada

11h30-12h00 : Julie Gavard, CNRS, Nantes, France


12h00-14h00 Lunch Break


SESSION 2: ADULT STEM CELLS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE – Chair :

14h00-15h00: Peter Dirks, Sickkids, Toronto, Canada

15h00-15h30: Christian Dani, Institut Valrose, Nice, France

15h30-15h45 : Selected Poster Presentation

15h45-16h00 : Selected Poster Presentation

16h00-16h30 : Michael Rudnicki, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada


16h30-17h00 : Coffee Break


17h00-17h30 Freda Miller, Sickkids, Toronto, Canada

17h30-18h00 Alex Gregorieff, Goodman Cancer Research Center, McGill, Montréal, Canada


18h00-20h00 : Poster Session/ « Apéritif »


FRIDAY OCTOBER 19th

SESSION 3: DEVELOPMENTAL PROGENITOR AND PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS – Chair :

9h00-9h30 : Andras Nagy, The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

9h30-10h00 :  Majlinda Lako, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, UK.

10h00-10h15 : Selected Poster Presentation

10h15-10h30 : Selected Poster Presentation


10h30-11h00 : coffee break


11h30-12h00 :

12h00-12h30 : Claire Chazaud, GReD – Genetics, Reproduction & Development, Clermont Ferrand, France


12h30-14h Lunch break & Poster session


14h00-15h00: Keynote lecture – Shahraghim Tajbakhsh, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

SESSION 4: EMERGING CONCEPTS AND INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES – Chair :

15h-15h30 : Antonio del Sol Mesa, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

15h30-15h45 : Selected Poster Presentation

15h45-16h00 : Selected Poster Presentation


16h00-16h30 : coffee break


16h30-17h00 :

17h00-17h30 :


17h30-17h45 :  Poster awards and closing remarks –