LSCN Workshop: Modeling Development and Disease in Organoids

Presented by STEMCELL Technologies & the London Stem Cell Network

Organoids are emerging as immensely valuable models for helping our understanding of a variety of human diseases. Join us to get insights on organoid disease modeling from renowned scientists, including interactive Q&A sessions where you can have your questions answered.

Workshop Details

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 14:00-17:00 BST

The Francis Crick Institute
1 Midland Road
London NW1 1AT


Dr. Rob Hynds, Chair, LSCN and Dr. Salvatore Simmini, Senior Scientist, R&D, STEMCELL Technologies

14:05 - 14:30
Human Lung Development and Disease: Lessons from Organoids

Dr. Emma Rawlins, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge

14:30 - 14:55
Stem Cell Mediated Regeneration in the Human Thymus

Dr. Paola Bonfanti, Epithelial Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory, Francis Crick Institute

14:55 - 15:15
15:15 - 15:40
Organoid-based Assays for Disease Modeling

Dr. Salvatore Simmini, STEMCELL Technologies, Canada

15:40 - 16:05
Using Organoids for Retinal Repair

Dr. Rachael Pearson, Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL

16:05 - 16:30
Engineering Organoids Using ECM from Decellularized Tissue

Dr. Paolo Di Coppi, Department for Developmental Biology and Cancer Research, UCL

16:30 - 17:00
Roundtable Discussion

The workshop will be chaired by Dr. Rob Hynds, Group Leader and head of LSCN and Dr. Salvatore Simmini, Senior Scientist at STEMCELL Technologies.

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