Programme

Time Thursday (17 Nov 2016)
08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 10.00 Opening Ceremony
10.00 – 11.00

Keynotes Address I

Prof. Justin J. Cooper-White

The University of Queensland, Australia

“Directing cell and stem cell fates for regenerative medicine applications”

11.00 – 11.30 Morning break
Concurrent Session

Gene therapy, Reprogramming and pluripotency I

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine I

(The session is sponsored by MSCRT)

11.30 – 12.20

Plenary I

Prof. Daisuke Sugiyama

Kyushu University, Japan

“Embryonic regulation of the mouse hematopoietic niche and implications for hematology”

Plenary II

Prof. Hirohide Saito

Kyoto University, Japan

“Synthetic RNA technologies to purify and control target cell populations”

12.20 – 12.55

Invited Speaker I

Dr Francesco Tamagnini

University of Exeter, UK

“Human iPSC-derived 3D neural cultures on rationally designed, functionalized hydrogels: a study on electrophysiological differentiation”

Invited Speaker II

Prof. Justin J. Cooper-White

The University of Queensland, Australia

“3D Scaffolds for Stem Cell-Based Tissue Engineering”

12.55 – 14.30 Exhibition and poster viewing
Concurrent Session Gene therapy, Reprogramming and pluripotency II

Stem cell and cancer II

 (The session is sponsored by HITV Lab)

14.30 – 15.05

Invited Speaker III

Assoc. Prof. Dr Syahrilnizam Abdullah

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

“Current challenges and trends in gene therapy”

Invited Speaker IV

Dr Beh Chor Khim

Mahameru International Medical Centre (MIMC), Malaysia

“Hasumi Immuno-Therapeutic Vaccine (HITV) for Cancer immunotherapy”

Oral Presentation Session I : Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (SRM) / Natural Products in Regenerative Medicine (NPR)
15.10 – 15.20

O-SRM 1

O-NPR 1

15.20 – 15.30

O-SRM 2

O-NPR 2

15.30 – 15.40

O-SRM 3

O-NPR 3

15.40 – 15.50

O-SRM 4

O-NPR 4

15.50 – 16.00

O-SRM 5

O-NPR 5

16.00 – 16.30 Poster Judging Session
16.30 – 17.00 Tea break Exhibition and poster viewing
16.30 – 17.00 Meet the experts
17.00 End
Time Friday (18 Nov 2016)
08.00 – 09.00
09.00 – 10.00

Keynotes Address II

Prof. Jackie Y. Ying

Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore

“Nanobiomaterials and Their Various Applications”

10.00 – 10.30 Exhibition and poster viewing
10.30 – 11.00 Morning break
Concurrent Session

Biomaterials and tissue regeneration I

Stem cell and cancer I

11.00 – 11.50

Plenary III

Prof. Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman Tunku Zainol Abidin

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Plenary IV

Emeritus Prof. Dr. Cheong Soon Keng

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

“Targetting cancer cells with genetically engineered mesenchymal stem cells”

11.50 – 12.25

Invited Speaker V

Assoc. Prof. Dr Noor Hayati Abdul Razak

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

 

 

Invited Speaker VI

Dr. Darius Widera

University of Reading, UK

“Extracellular Vesicles Released by Human Neural Crest-derives Stem Cells as a Promising Tool in Regenerative Medicine”

12.25 – 13.00

Invited Speaker VII

Prof Dato’ Dr Ruzymah Hj Idrus

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

 “The translational science of tissue engineering and regenerative technologies: ensuring its sustainability

Invited Speaker VIII

Emeritus Prof. Dr. Cheong Soon Keng

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

“Reprogramming Cancer Cells for Disease Modelling”

13.00 – 14.30 Exhibition and poster viewing
Concurrent Session Biomaterials and tissue regeneration II

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine II

 

14.30 – 15.05

Invited Speaker IX

Prof. Ir. Dr. Mariatti Jaafar

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Bioactive and Bioresorbable Hierarchical Carbonate Apatite Scaffold/Natural Polymer Layer for Tissue Engineering Applications

Invited Speaker X

Dr Mitsuru Morimoto

Centre for Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Japan

 “Epithelial pattering coordinated by alternative cell fate selection followed by directed cell migration during lung organogenesis

Oral Presentation Session II : Gene Therapy, Reprogramming and Pluripotency (GRP) / Biomaterials and Tissue Regeneration (BTR)
15.10 – 15.20

O-GRP 1

O-BTR 4

15.20 – 15.30

O-GRP 2

O-BTR 5

15.30 – 15.40

O-GRP 3

O-BTR 6

15.40 – 15.50

O-BTR 1

O-BTR 7

15.50 – 16.00

O-BTR 2

O-BTR 8

16.00 – 16.10

O-BTR 3

16.30 – 17.00 Closing Ceremony