ISRB Meeting Final Schedule
Day 1 – April 8, 2021 (all times are US East Coast time)
9:00 Welcome and Introduction of ISRB: Ken Poss, Duke University, USA, President ISRB (10 min)
9:10 Invited Speaker: Tatiana Sandoval Guzman, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Germany (20 min)
Post-embryonic development and regeneration of the appendicular skeleton
in Ambystoma mexicanum
9:30 Miguel Salinas Saavedra, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (15 min)
Mechanisms of cellular reprogramming in cnidarian whole body regeneration.
9:45 Hadil El-Sammak, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany (15 min)
Vegfc signaling promotes coronary revascularization during cardiac regeneration in zebrafish
10:00 Keynote Speaker: Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Stowers Institute, USA (40 min)
Regeneration: a conceptual leap in our understanding of biology
10:40 Duygu Ozpolat, Marine Biological Labratory, USA (15 min)
Germ cell regeneration in Annelids
10:55 Olivia Justynski, Yale, USA (15 min)
Cellular contributions to skin wound repair.
11:10 Invited Speaker: Andrea Wills, University of Washington, USA (20 min)
Chromatin accessibility and single-cell transcriptomics reveal new regulators of regeneration
in natural progenitors.
11:30 Faculty-mentored break-out discussions
Day 2 – April 9, 2021 (all times are US East Coast time)
9:00 Welcome & vision: Elly Tanaka, Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria President-elect ISRB (10 min)
9:10 Invited Speaker: Chen-Hui Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (20 min)
What can zebrafish tailfins tell us about complex tissue regeneration?
9:30 Bruno Guillotin, New York University, USA (15 min)
Checkpoints in cellular programming during root regeneration: a single cell resolution
9:45 Anna Czarkwiani, Center for Regenerative Therapies, Germany (15 min)
De novo thymus regeneration in a vertebrate, the axolotl
10:00 Invited Speaker: Michalis Averof, Institute of Functional Genomics of Lyon, France (20 min)
How faithful is regeneration?
10:20 Tisha Bohr, Cornell University, USA (15 min)
Planarian stem cells sense the identity of the missing pharynx to launch
it’s targeted regeneration
10:35 Melanie Worley, University of California, Berkely, USA (15 min)
Transcriptional program that is necessary for regeneration but dispensable for development
10:50 Keynote Speaker: Freda Miller, University of British Columbia (40 min)
Regeneration at Your Fingertips: Molecular Mechanisms underlying Mammalian
11:30 Presentation of the Society, Ken Poss, President ISRB, and Elly Tanaka ISRB President Elect/Open