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Stem Cell Congress – World Class Speakers Announced, 4-5 November 2013, London

Experts predict that the industry will be worth over $5 billion by 2014, reflecting the enormous potential of technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. In the light of this are proud to present our Congress, to be held on the 4th & 5th November 2013 at the Copthorne Tara, London Kensington.

The congress has confirmed world class speakers within the stem cell field. Over the two days our speakers will offer invaluable insights into the latest stem cell applications in translational research as well as exploring advances in bioprocessing and engineering technologies.

Confirmed Speakers:

Theo Meert, Senior Director CREATe, Janssen Pharmaceutica R&D, Johnson and Johnson
Roberto Iacone, Head Group, F. Hoffman-La Roche AG
Gary Gintant, Research Fellow, Dept. Integrative Pharmacology, Abbvie
Alex Gutteridge, Principal Scientist, Pfizer Neusentis
Benjamin Fryer, Senior Scientist, Janssen Research &Development LLC, A Johnson & Johnson company
Lauren Drowley, Associate Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca
Eric Leire, CEO, DanDrit Biotech
Wojtek Auerback, Senior Director Stem Cells Technologies, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
Arnaud Lacoste, Project Team Leader, Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, Novartis
Mattias Hansson, Head of Department, Novo Nordisk A/S
Chris J. Hewitt, Professor of Biological Engineering, Loughborough University
Chris Denning, Professor of , University of Nottingham
John Masters, Professor of Experimental Pathology, University College London
ZhanFeng Cui, Professor, Oxford University
Molly Stevens, Professor of Biological Materials & Regenerative Medicine, Imperial College London
David Tosh, Professor of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, University of Bath
Martin Zenke, Professor of Cell Biology, RWTH Aachen University
Joaquim Cabral, Professor of Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Lisbon
Ali Mobasheri, Associate Professor and Reader in Comparative Physiology, University of Nottingham

Joining this event will allow you to meet the speakers, leading solution providers and senior-level industry peers through a series of formal and informal networking opportunities.

Co-located with our 2nd Annual Cell Culture & Bioprocessing Congress, this event will attract over 200 senior attendees from leading pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, academics, CRO and solution provider companies including senior VPs, directors, & managers.

Day 1 – Stem Cells as a Tool in Discovery and Development

Improving drug screening efficiency with stem cell models
High-content and high-throughput screening tools for stem cell research
Stem cells for toxicity and safety studies
Application of iPSC in translational research
The use of pluripotent stem cells in disease modeling
Stem cell based systems for gene expression profiling
Collaborative methods to accelerate iPSC research

Day 2 – Stem Cell & iPSC Bioprocessing and Manufacturing

Cell manufacturing: meeting quality, quantity and safety requirements
Overcoming upstream and downstream process challenges
Stem cell engineering: ensuring automation and validation
Reprogramming and transdifferentiation techniques
Ensuring controlled growth and differentiation
Cell banking to preserve stem cell lines
Developing 3D tissue culture technology

Early Bird Registration Offer

The standard rates to attend this congress are £799+VAT for industry delegates, £499+VAT for academic institutions & £1299+VAT for service/vendor companies.
Early Bird Registration Discounts – Limited places available!
£499+VAT for industry delegates
£399+VAT for academic institutions
Please contact me directly for vendor rates and group discounts
Included in your package will be:

  • Full access to the 2 days of conference presentations

  • All meals at the meeting

  • Access to all networking activities

  • Access to exhibition area
  • Conference workbook & on-line access to conference notes & presentations

If you would like to receive more information, please contact Danielle Meredith on +44 (0)1865 248455 or email [email protected] for more information about the Stem Cell Congress or register your interest here.


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