Event location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Cabinet/Judiciary meeting room on the Third Floor

5:00 PM, ET


5:30 PM

Informal Networking (Coffee/Water/Beverages Available)

5:55 PM

Introduction/Opening Remarks

  • Jaymin Kathiriya, Jessie Huang, Terren Niethamer

     Research Reports with Dinner (6:00 – 8: 30 PM)

6:00 PM

Abstract #1: Whitsett Research Hub 06

Generation of Human Alveolar Epithelial Type I Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells – Claire Burgess

6:15 PM

Abstract #2: Chou Research Hub 02

Intersection of GATA1 and DYRK1A in Trisomy 21 Leukemogenesis – Ying Ting Sit

6:30 PM

Abstract #3:  Snoeck Research Hub 04

Mitochondrial Dynamics Regulate Interferon Signaling and Age-Related Changes in Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells – Carolina Petrillo

6:45 PM

Abstract #4:  PCBC Abstract

Integration of Large-Scale Single Nucleus Molecular Cell Atlases of Human Disease – Kyle Travaglini

7:00 PM

Abstract #5:  Daley Research Hub 03

Calmodulin Inhibitor Trifluoperazine and Novel Derivatives as Promising Therapeutics for Diamond-Blackfan Anemia – Katherine Koczirka

7:15 PM


7:30 PM

Abstract #6: LRRC Abstract

TGFβR2 signaling coordinates pulmonary vascular repair after viral injury – Gan Zhou

7:45 PM

Abstract #7: Thomson Research Hub 05

Generation of “Don’t Eat Me” Receptor Knockout Macrophages for Treatment of Solid Tumors – Portia Smith

8:00 PM

Abstract #8: Zhang Research Hub 07

Transendocardial Delivery of Human iPSC-Derived Committed Cardiac Progenitors Develop Grafts and Improve Contractile Reserve, without Producing Arrhythmias in a Swine Ischemic Heart Failure Model – Sushmita Roy

8:15 PM

Abstract #9: Chapman Research Hub 01

Regeneration of Mouse Airway Epithelium via Transplantation of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Basal Stem Cells – Martin (Liang) Ma

     Networking Opportunities (8:45 PM – 10:00 PM)


8:45 PM

Networking Session I – Introduction by Jessie Huang

  • Crispr Editing of iPSCs and Primary Cells

    • Moderator: Maria Basil and Claire Burgess

  • Organoids

    • Moderators: Michael Herriges and Will Zacharias

  • Multi-‘Omics and other Bioinformatics Topics

    • Moderators: Minzhe Guo and Eric Zhang

  • Differentiation and Cell Characterization

    • Moderator: Jessie Huang and Jaymin Kathiriya


9:20 PM

Networking Session II – Introduction by Jaymin Kathiriya and Terren Niethamer

  • Choosing an Institution/Negotiating Salary

    • Moderators: Matt Brown, Ya-Wen Chen, Mingxia Gu

  • Applying for Grants/Manuscript Submission

    • Moderators: Maria Basil, Finn Hawkins, Yang Zhou


9:55 PM

Concluding Remarks

  • Jaymin Kathiriya, Jessie Huang, Terren Niethamer


10:00 PM

Meeting Adjourns

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