A inter-Nordic symposium on Stem Cells in Tissue Re-generation and Cancer

This symposium will focus on the recent advances in stem cell biology, their role in cancer and in the use of stem cells for re-generation and transplantation. 


The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
H.C. Andersens Boulevard 35, Copenhagen

Kristian Helin and Jiri Bartek are organizers.

The symposium is free of charge and open to the public but registration is required for all participants. 

Please register HERE.


10.00 - 10.10   Welcome

10.10 - 12.10 Session 1

  • Erna Magnusdottir:The Drivers of Gene Expression in Mouse Primordial Germ Cells

  • Pekka Katajisto: Stem cell niche interactions in regeneration and aging

  • Phillipe Collas: Epigenetic patterning of nuclear lamin-interacting domains (LiDs) during adipogenic differentiation

12.10 - 13.10    LUNCH

13.10 - 15.10  Session 2

  • Joel Glover: Neural development and spinal cord therapy

  • Stefan Karlsson: Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

  • Bo T Porse: Cancer stem cells and leukemia

15.10 - 15.40    COFFEE BREAK

15.40 - 17.40 Session 3

  • Henrik Semb: From pancreas development to stem cell-derived beta cells

  • Timo Otonkoski: Human iPS cells for understanding and treating diabetes

  • Katerina Le Blanc: Mesenchymal stem cell and transplantation

17.40 – 18.00  DISCUSSION                  

18.00 - 19.00  Reception