Oxford Global Stem Cell Congress 2013

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  • Oxford Global Conferences Ltd are proud to present our Stem Cell Congress, to be held on the 4th & 5th November 2013 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, United Kingdom.

    Experts predict that the stem cell industry will to be worth over $5 billion by 2014, reflecting the enormous potential of stem cell technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. Over this two day conference our esteemed experts will offer invaluable insights into the latest stem cell applications in translational research as well as exploring advances in bioprocessing and engineering technologies.

    On day one our experts will explore the latest applications of stem cells in discovery and early development. Our renowned speakers will discuss methods of improving drug screening efficiency with stem cell models. Presentations will include the use of pluripotent stem cells in disease modelling, the application of iPSCs in translational research as well as stem cell based systems for gene expression profiling.

    Day two will focus on overcoming bioprocessing and manufacturing challenges presented by stem cells and iPS cells. Our industry leaders will discuss promising strategies to meet cell manufacturing quality and quantity requirements. Delegates will also hear about the latest advances in reprogramming techniques and methods to ensure controlled stem cell growth.

    This event will attract over 200 senior-level decision makers working in stem cell research, stem cell bioprocessing and stem cell manufacturing. The Stem Cell Congress is part of the highly successful Oxford Global Proteins Series.

    2013 Speakers

    • Tim Allsopp – Head of External Research Regenerative Medicine at Neusentis, a Pfizer research unit
    • Wojtek Auerback – Senior Director Stem Cells Technologies, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
    • ZhanFeng Cui – Professor, Oxford University
    • Chris Denning – Professor of Stem Cell Biology, University of Nottingham
    • Lauren Drawley – Associate Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca
    • Benjamin Fryer – Principle Scientist, Janssen Research and Development
    • Gary Gintant – Research Fellow, Dept. Integrative Pharmacology, Abbvie
    • Alex Gutteridge – Principle Scientist, Pfizer Neusentis
    • Christopher Hewitt – Professor of Biological Engineering, Loughborough University
    • Roberto Iacone – Head Stem Cells Group, F. Hoffman-La Roche AG
    • Arnaud Lacoste – Project Team Leader, Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, Novartis
    • John Masters – Professor of Experimental Pathology, University College London
    • Theo Meert – Senior Director CREATe, Janssen Pharmaceutica R&D, Johnson and Johnson
    • Ali Mobasheri – Associate Professor and Reader in Comparative Physiology, University of Nottingham
    • Molly Stevens – Professor of Biological Materials & Regenerative Medicine, Imperial College London
    • Martin Zenke – Professor of Cell Biology, RWTH Aachen University

    Who will attend

    The Stem Cell Congress is an exclusive event consisting of world-class keynote addresses, presentations and panel discussions designed specifically for senior level attendees from leading pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, CRO and solution provider companies, along with highly esteemed members of academic and government institutions. Delegates typically include VPs, Directors, Managers and Heads of:

    • Cell Biology
    • Cell Process Development
    • Drug Discovery Technologies
    • Embryonic Stem Cells
    • iPS Cells
    • Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology
    • Regenerative Medicine
    • Stem Cell Bioprocessing
    • Stem Cell Engineering
    • Stem Cell Manufacturing
    • Stem Cell Research
    • Stem Cell Safety
    • Stem Cell Technologies
    • Toxicity and Safety Testing

    Submit a poster

    For attendees interested in submitting a poster, there are opportunities now available. Your poster presentation will be located in the exhibition room for two days alongside other posters from senior scientists working in industry and academia.

    How to submit your abstract

    We will require:

    • Poster title
    • Abstract (200 words or less)
    • Principal author
    • Organisation
    • Mailing address
    • Email
    • Telephone
    • Fax
    • Additional authors
    In order to secure your board space a fee of £125 will be required. The poster should be presented as A0 (841mm x 1189mm) portrait size. To take advantage of this opportunity you need to be registered as a paid delegate over the 2 days. We have limited spaces available, to register soon or for more information please call +44 (0)1865 248455.
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