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VENUE

CeLS

National University of Singapore
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Centre for Life Sciences (CeLS)
28 Medical Drive
Singapore 117456
CC24 Kent Ridge MRT station is the nearest MRT station to the venue.

REGISTRATION & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Registration

(Registration and abstract submission are in the same form, please have your abstract ready when you register)

Registration & Abstract Submission Deadline: 14 August 2018 (deadline extended!)

Abstract books and goodie bags will be limited to first 200 registered participants. For non-registered participants, goodies bags will be distributed on a first-come-first same basis.

SPEAKERS

Jeremy Rich

Jeremy Rich

University of California San Diego

Hongkui Deng

Hongkui Deng

Peking University

Lenhard Rudolph

Lenhard Rudolph

Leibniz Institute on aging

William J. Greenleaf

William J. Greenleaf

Stanford University

Shingo Kajimura

Shingo Kajimura

University of California San Francisco

hisatakasabe

Hisataka Sabe

Hokkaido University

Joo-Hyeon Lee

Joo-Hyeon Lee

University of Cambridge

Nick Barker

Nick Barker

Institute of Medical Biology

Karen Carmelina Crasta

Karen Carmelina Crasta

NTU- Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Chng Wee Joo

Wee Joo Chng

Cancer Science Institute

Shazib Pervaiz

Shazib Pervaiz

NUS- Physiology

Derrick Ong

Derrick Ong

NUS- Physiology

IMCB

Shyam Prabhakar

Shyam Prabhakar

Genome Institute of Singapore

Lim Kah Leong

Kah Leong Lim

NUS- Physiology

Chiea Chuen Khor

Chiea Chuen Khor

Genome Institute of Singapore

Weiping Han

Weiping Han

Singapore Bioimaging Consortium

Yu Feng Wei

Fengwei Yu

Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory

Patrick Tan

Patrick Tan

Duke-NUS

john chua

John Chua

NUS- Physiology

IMCB

Wee Wei Tee

Wee Wei Tee

NUS- Physiology

IMCB

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Monday, 24 SEPTEMBER 2018

0800 - 0900

REGISTRATION : Outside CeLS Auditorium

0900 - 0905 OPENING WELCOME : Derrick Ong
0905 - 0915 HOD ADDRESS: Kah Leong Lim, Head of Department
 

Regenerative Medicine, Neuroscience & Aging : Session 1

Chair : Tuck Wah Soong

0915 - 1000

Keynote Speaker:

Small Molecule-induced Cell Fate Reprogramming

Hongkui Deng, Peking University

1000 - 1025

LGR5+ STEM CELLS IN EPITHELIAL MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND CANCER OF THE STOMACH

Nick Barker, Institute of Medical Biology

1025 - 1050

Epigenetic Reprogramming Towards Totipotency

Wee Wei Tee, NUS- Physiology / IMCB

1050 - 1125

TEA BREAK: CeLS Lobby

1125 - 1200

Stem Cells and Their Dynamic Niches in Lung Regeneration and Repair

Joo-Hyeon Lee, University of Cambridge

1200 - 1225

Animal models of Parkinson’s disease as preclinical models to reveal disease mechanisms and evaluate therapeutic strategies

Kah Leong Lim, NUS- Physiology

1225 - 1240

Dissecting Epigenetic Mechanisms of Intermittent Fasting

Gavin Ng, NUS - Physiology

1240 - 1410 LUNCH: CeLS Lobby

POSTER SESSION: CeLS Seminar Rooms 1 & 2

Poster session will start from 1300 onwards

 

Regenerative Medicine, Neuroscience & Aging : Session 2

Chair : Thiruma Valavan Arumugam

1410 - 1455

Plenary Speaker:

Epigenetic stress responses in stem cell aging

Lenhard Rudolph, Leibniz Institute on aging

1455 - 1520

Mechanisms of Dendrite Pruning of Nociceptive Sensory Neurons in Drosophila

Fengwei Yu, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory

1520 - 1545

Of ailing transport and damaged powerhouses in the aging brain

John Chua, NUS- Physiology / IMCB

1545 - 1600

Sponsors talk : Seeing deeper and more with Leica DIVE and FALCON

Leica Microsystems

1600 - 1655

POSTER SESSION (refreshments will be provided): CeLS Seminar Rooms 1 & 2

1655 - 1720

On Genetics and human biology

Chiea Chuen Khor, Genome Institute of Singapore

1720 - 1745

Metabolic Reprogramming of Oncogene-Addicted Cancer Cells to OXPHOS as a Mechanism of Drug Resistance

Shazib Pervaiz, NUS- Physiology

1745 - 1800

Effects of Ammonium on Aging

Shou Ping Guan, NUS - Biochemistry

 

End of Day One

 

TUESDAY, 25 September 2018

0800 - 0900

REGISTRATION: Outside CeLS Auditorium

 

Cancer & Integrative Physiology : Session 3

Chair : Lina Lim

0900 - 0945

Keynote Speaker:

Killing Brain Tumor Stem Cells

Jeremy Rich, University of California San Diego

0945 - 1010

Role of MMSET in Myeloma

Wee Joo Chng, Cancer Science Institute

1010 - 1035

Diving into glioblastoma epigenetics

Derrick Ong, NUS- Physiology / IMCB

1035 - 1105

TEA BREAK: CeLS Lobby

1105 - 1130

Genomic and Epigenomic Profiles of Asian Digestive Tract Cancers

Patrick Tan, Duke-NUS

1130 - 1205

The Arf6-AMAP1 pathway: a major pathway driving the cancer mesenchymal program and immune evasion

Hisataka Sabe, Hokkaido University

1205 - 1220

(RIG-I)ng lung cancer to death

Karishma Sachaphibulkij, NUS - Physiology

1220 - 1235

Sponsors talk : Advance Single Cell Solution with High Parameter Flow Cytometry and Droplet Digital PCR

Bio-Rad

1235 - 1400 LUNCH: CeLS Lobby

POSTER SESSION: CeLS Seminar Rooms 1 & 2

Poster session will start from 1300 onwards

 

Cancer & Integrative Physiology : Session 4

Chair : Reshma Taneja

1400 - 1445

Plenary Speaker:

Single-cell epigenomics maps the continuous regulatory landscape of human hematopoietic differentiation

William J. Greenleaf, Stanford University

1445 - 1510

Single-cell tumor transcriptomics: algorithms and applications

Shyam Prabhakar, Genome Institute of Singapore

1510 - 1535

Age is just a number: Chromosomal instability-induced senescence drives cell non-autonomous tumourigenesis

Karen Carmelina Crasta, NTU- Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

1535 - 1605

TEA BREAK: CeLS Lobby

1605 - 1640

The Color of Fat: Brown, Beige, and White

Shingo Kajimura, University of California San Francisco

1640 - 1705

Metabolic reprogramming promotes liver cancer cell proliferation

Weiping Han, Singapore Bioimaging Consortium

1705 - 1720

Bromodomain-containing protein 4 (Brd4) is required for myogenesis

Naidi Yang, NUS-Physiology

1720 - 1800

CLOSING REMARKS: Wee Wei Tee

POSTER PRIZE PRESENTATION & LUCKY DRAW

 

End of Day Two

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