Intestinal Stem Cells: Identity, Development, and Metabolic Control


Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 1:00pm to 5:40pm


Virtual, Via Zoom - register to receive the link

Program of the 
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1:00 Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD - Dana-Farber and Harvard Medical School
  Introductory Remarks and first talk
  ISC candidates, executors, and transcriptional control
1:40 Ophir Klein, MD, PhD – University of California San Francisco
  Regenerative strategies of the intestinal crypt
2:10 Frederic de Sauvage, PhD - Genetech
  Role of intestinal stem cell plasticity in tumorigenesis 
2:40 Kelley Yan, MD, PhD – Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
  Wnt pathway regulation of intestinal stem cells
3:10 – 3:30  Break
3:30 Bruce Edgar, PhD – Huntsman Institute, University of Utah
  Regeneration, tumorigenesis, and adaptive growth in the Drosophila intestine
4:00 Jason Spence, PhD – University of Michigan Medical School
  Identifying intestinal stem cell niche factors in the developing human gut
4:30 Linda Samuelson, PhD – University of Michigan
  Crypt cell remodeling and ISC niche regeneration after Notch inhibition
5:00 Omer Yilmaz, MD, PhD – Koch Center, MIT 
  Dietary control of stem cells in physiology and disease
5:30 Closing Remarks – Wayne Lencer, MD

Wayne Lencer, MD and Richard S. Blumberg, MD, Co-Hosts

Ramesh Shivdasani, MD, PhD, Scientific Host

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This program is co-sponsored by the Harvard Stem Cell Institute

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