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Virtual Conference Exhibition at ISSCR 2021

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Browse through sessions, resources, and upcoming products below for your stem cell research. Scientific talks and posters presented at ISSCR will be added here following the conference, so bookmark this page and follow @STEMCELLTech on Twitter for updates.

Sessions, Posters & Meetup

Join STEMCELL Scientists as they present exciting new research in stem cell technology! Don’t forget to add each session to your agenda. The Focus Sessions, Innovation Showcases, and Plenary Sessions will also be available on demand after being presented.

Time
Event

13:00 - 16:00 EDT

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Focus Session: Facilitating hPSC Single Cell Seeding Workflows Using CloneR™2 (Part of COREdinates Group: Tools for Basic and Applied Stem Cell Technology)

Speaker: Adam Hirst, PhD

Time
Event
12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: A Serum-Free, Bovine Pituitary Extract (BPE)-Free Medium Supporting Long-Term Feeder-Free Expansion of Human Primary Keratinocytes That Retain Their Air-Liquid Interface Differentiation Potential

Yaoyao Chen, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D UK Product Development

Poster #146 | Poster Session 1: Tissue Stem Cells and Regeneration and New Technologies Group 1

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: Highly Efficient Derivation and Expansion of Gastric Organoids from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells In Vitro

Salvatore Simmini, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D UK Product Development

Poster #147 | Poster Session 1: Tissue Stem Cells and Regeneration and New Technologies Group 1

Time
Event

12:00 - 12:30 EDT

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Innovation Showcase: hPSC-Derived Lung Models as Tools for Respiratory Research

Speaker: Philipp Kramer, PhD

12:30 - 13:00 EDT

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Innovation Showcase: Next Generation Brain-Region-Specific Organoid Models

Speaker: Leon Chew, PhD

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: A Novel Serum- and Conditioned Medium-Free Formulation to Standardize Human Intestinal Organoid Cultures by Improved Reproducibility

Roxanna Micsik, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D UK Product Development

Poster #215 | Poster Session 2: Tissue Stem Cells and Regeneration and New Technologies Group 2

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: Robust and Optimized TeSR™ Media and Workflows for the Expansion of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells as Aggregates in Suspension Culture

Eric Jervis, PhD | Scientist, R&D Instrumentation

Poster #302 | Poster Session 3: Tissue Stem Cells and Regeneration and New Technologies Group 3

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: CloneR™ 2 Facilitates Efficient Cloning of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Adam Hirst, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D PSC

Poster #309 | Poster Session 3: Tissue Stem Cells and Regeneration and New Technologies Group 3

Time
Event

12:30 - 13:00 EDT

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Innovation Showcase: Hepatic and Intestinal Organoids: Improved Tools and In Vitro Models for Drug Development

Speaker: Martin Stahl, PhD & Charis Segeritz-Walko, PhD

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: Efficient Generation of Lung Progenitor Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Philipp Kramer, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D UK Product Development

Poster #742 | Poster Session 5: Modeling Development and Disease

Time
Event

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

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Innovation Showcase: Quality by Design: Reagents and Support for hPSC-Derived Cell and Gene Therapies

Speaker: Lynn Csontos, RAC & Kimberly Snyder, MSc

15:45 - 16:15 EDT

Networking Meetup: Getting Started with Expansion and Scale-Up of hPSCs in 3D Suspension Culture

Speaker: Eric Jervis, PhD

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: A Reproducible Protocol for the Generation of Branching Lung Organoids from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Philipp Kramer, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D UK Product Development

Poster #741 | Poster Session 7: Modeling Development and Disease and Cellular Identity Group 3

12:00 - 13:00 EDT

Poster: Single Cell RNA-Sequencing Analysis of Regionally Patterned Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Organoids

Leon Chew, PhD | Sr. Scientist, R&D Neural

Poster #785 | Poster Session 7: Modeling Development and Disease and Cellular Identity Group 3

13:45 - 14:45 EDT

Poster: Maintenance and Expansion of High Quality Human Pluripotent Stem Cells (hPSC) Using a Novel Animal Origin-Free and Stabilized hPSC Maintenance Medium

Kimberly Snyder, MSc | Scientist, R&D PSC

Poster #809 | Poster Session 8: Clinical Applications Group 1

13:45 - 14:45 EDT

Poster: Efficient Culture of Tissue-Derived Human Hepatic Organoids Using the HepatiCult Organoid Kit

Riya Sharma, BSc | Scientist, R&D Hepatic

Poster #813 | Poster Session 8: Clinical Applications Group 1

Time
Event

09:30 - 11:00 EDT

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Plenary VI: Cellular Therapy and Tissue Engineering

Sponsored by STEMCELL Technologies

Welcome remarks given by Sharon Louis, PhD, Sr. VP, R&D



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New: HepatiCult™ Organoid Kit (Human)

Reliably generate, expand, and differentiate physiologically relevant human liver organoids from fresh or cryopreserved human liver tissue.

Related Protocol:
Establishment of 3D Organoid-Derived Hepatic Monolayers Using HepatiCult™ Organoid Initiation Medium (Human)


IntestiCult™ Organoid Differentiation Medium

Enjoy greater experimental flexibility and differentiate intestinal organoids in 3D, or in 2D as monolayers or ALI cultures, with this complete culture medium.

Related Webinar:
Functional Applications of Intestinal Organoids


New: STEMdiff™ Branching Lung Organoid Kit

Generate organoids—featuring proximal and distal-like branching structures of the human lung—from hPSCs using the new STEMdiff™ Branching Lung Organoid Kit.

Related Webinar:
Making Lung Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells: Disease Modeling and Future Therapies

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New: TeSR™-AOF, cGMP

Reduce risk and obtain greater numbers of high-quality cells in your hPSC-derived cell therapy development with this maintenance medium, manufactured under relevant cGMPs.

Related Webinar:
TeSR™-AOF Data Overview


mTeSR™ Plus, cGMP

Gain control over your feeding schedule and achieve superior culture morphology with this stabilized feeder-free medium for human ES and iPS cells.

Related Webinar:
How to Transition hPSCs into mTeSR™ Plus


New: TeSR™-E8™3D

Save on both media and labor with a simplified fed-batch workflow using this animal component-free suspension culture medium for human ES and iPS cells.

Related Webinar Series:
Ensuring Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Quality

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New: STEMdiff™ T Cell Kit

Obtain high yields of CD4+CD8+ double-positive (DP) T cells by differentiating from hPSCs in feeder-free and serum-free conditions.

Related Webinar:
Expanding the Therapeutic Tool Kit for CAR T Cells


New: STEMdiff™ NK Cell Kit

Robustly differentiate hPSC-derived NK cells for developing adoptive immunotherapies in cancer patients as well as for researching the basic biology of these cells.

Related Webinar:
NK Cell Expansion or Differentiation from Progenitors for Cell Therapy


New: STEMdiff™ Hematopoietic Kit

Achieve feeder-free differentiation of hPSCs into hematopoietic progenitor cells expressing CD34, CD45, and CD43 with this robust, user-friendly protocol.

Related Video:
Counting hPSC Aggregates for Maintenance Culture and Differentiation

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New: STEMdiff™ Forebrain Neuron Differentiation Kit

Efficiently generate functional neurons for a variety of biological research and disease-modeling applications from hPSC-derived neural precursors.

Related Protocol:
How to Co-Culture Human Pluripotent Stem Cell (hPSC)-Derived Forebrain Neurons and Astrocytes


New: STEMdiff™ Microglia Kits

Differentiate hPSC-derived microglia from hematopoietic progenitor cells for modeling neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, and co-culture applications.

Related Webinar:
Modeling Alzheimer's risk using human TREM2-knockout microglia


New: STEMdiff™ Brain-Region-Specific Organoid Kits

Grow neural organoids patterned to the dorsal or ventral forebrain, reproducibly and with a matrix-free protocol.

Related Webinar:
Building Brain Organoids and AssemBloids™ to Study Human Development and Disease

See More Featured Neural Products >


New: TeSR™-AOF, cGMP

Reduce risk and obtain greater numbers of high-quality cells in your hPSC-derived cell therapy development with this maintenance medium, manufactured under relevant cGMPs.

Related Protocol:
TeSR™-AOF Data Overview


New: StemSpan™-AOF, cGMP

Culture and expand human hematopoietic cells in animal origin-free conditions with this medium, manufactured under relevant cGMPs.

Related Webinar:
Engineering the Hematopoietic System to Treat Non-Hematological Disorders


CryoStor® CS10, cGMP

Protect cells during freezing, thawing, and low temperature storage with this serum- and animal component-free cryopreservation medium containing 10% dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO).

Related Protocol:
Protocol: How to Cryopreserve Human Pluripotent Stem Cells in CryoStor® CS10

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