The second newsletter of the Stem Cell Society Singapore Symposium 2016
two symposium speakers:
Hongjun Song, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Hongjun will talk about the use of brain organoids derived from human stem cells for studying disease mechanisms of the Zika virus infection. Given the recent emergence of the virus in Singapore, this talk certainly is timely and it will help to understand how the virus might cause microcephaly in unborn babies. Unravelling the underlying mechanisms how the virus causes damage in human brain development is a first step towards a targeted cure.
Akshay BHINGE, Genome Institute of Singapore.
Akshay will share with us some insights into using iPSC-based disease modeling of the
neurodegenerative disease Lateral Amyotrophic Sclerosis (ALS).
Travel and Student Fellowships
The Stemcell Society Singapore offers Travel and Student Fellowships supporting students with limited access to funds to participate in our symposium. Deadline for applications is the
11 September 2016 (only 5 days left for submitting an application). Find more information
about the fellowships here.
Deadlines nearing: The early-bird registration and the oral-abstract submission deadline end on the 13 September 2016. Take this last opportunity to submit an oral abstract with your registration and be selected as a speaker to further your career by presenting your work to global experts.
To learn more about the symposium, please proceed to our Symposium Webpage.
Booth at the exhibition hall are selling fast and booth sales will end on the 30 September 2016. More information for Exhibitors
Important deadlines for the Symposium 2016:
Fellowships application: 11 September
Early Bird registration: 13 September
Oral Abstract submission: 13 September
Poster abstract submission: 26 September.
Online registration closes: 24 October.
To register, click HERE.
Contact us HERE.
We look forward to welcoming you in Singapore soon!
The Organizing Committee "Stem Cell Society Singapore Symposium 2016"