Dutch Society for Stem Cell Research

DSSCR 2011

4th Dutch Stem Cell Meeting

April 15 2011, LUMC, Leiden


This year’s plenary lecture will be given by Ludovic Vallier, Cambridge University, and will be entitled: “Human induced pluripotent stem cells as models for liver disease”.

Milena Bellin (LUMC)

Modeling of LQT1 syndrome in cardiac myocytes from patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells.

Reinhard Rössler (UMCG)

Purification and characterization of iPS derived neural precursors and mature dopaminergic neurons.

Richard Davis (LUMC)

Mouse pluripotent stem cell models of a human cardiac sodium channelopathy.

Eszter Varga (Bio Talentum)

Generation of transgene-free mouse induced pluripotent stem cells by an excisable lentiviral system.

Frank Staal (LUMC)

Wnt signaling regulates critical steps in hematopoiesis and lymphopoiesis.

Riccardo Fodde (EUR)

Cancer stemness and metastatic behavior: a mouse CSC signature predicts poor prognosis and outcome in breast cancer in man.

Evgenia Verovskya (UMCG)

Cellular barcoding for high-resolution quantitative clonal analysis in hematopoietic system.

Umut Akinci (EUR)

Transcriptional networks in neural stem cells and their relevance for human disease.

Monika Bialecka (Hubrecht Institute & UMCU)

Cdx2 acts via Wnt signaling to maintain the early PGC population in mouse embryos.

Fanny Sage (EUR)

Novel populations of ex vivo muscle stem cells with regenerative potential.

Yongyi Wang (EUR)

Identification and characterization of label-retaining stem-like cells from the reproductive tract.

Tahsin Stefan Barakat (EUR)

RFN12 activates XIST and is essential for X inactivation.

Michaela Crisan (EUR)

Resident perivascular stem cells in healthy and malignant human tissues.

Cindy van Velthoven (UMCU)

Repeated transplantation of MSC induces functional recovery and endogenous repair after neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain damage.


Keynote lecture

Ludovic Vallier

(MRC Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Cambridge University, UK) Disease models based on human induced pluripotent stem cells.