Society for Hematology and Stem Cells Annual Scientific Meeting

Make your plans now to attend the annual forum for the exchange and discussion of original, unpublished and significant research advances in the areas of hematology and stem cell biology. This exclusive scientific meeting will feature leaders in the field as well as promising young scientists.

Unique with its intimate format, the ISEH 41st Annual Scientific Meeting will include more than 30 educational sessions, featuring lectures by our distinguished panel. The New Investigators track provides those entering the field the opportunity to meet and connect with highly regarded ISEH scientists. New Investigator Awards and Travel Grants are available. Registration will open at the end of February. Watch for more information.

ISEH is pleased to announce the following meeting topics and speakers:

Additional meeting sessions will be determined after the Call for Abstracts process is complete. The Call for Abstracts opens early March 2012 and closes 20 April 2012 with notification to speakers in late May. From 6 June to 6 July*, ISEH will accept late breaking abstract submissions. Watch for additional details on the opening of the call at

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Donald Metcalf Lecture Award
Stuart Orkin, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA

McCulloch and Till Lecture Award
Timm Schroeder, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany

New Investigator Presentation
Derrick Rossi, Harvard, USA

Presidential Symposium
Ihor Lemischka, Black Family Stem Cell Institute, USA
Alexander van Oudenaarden, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Ben Simons, University of Cambridge, UK

Developmental Biology (mammalian)
Nancy Speck, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Alexander Medvinsky, Institute for Stem Cell Research, University of Edinburgh, UK

Developmental Biology (other animal models)
Roger Patient, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, UKThierry Jaffredo, Pierre and Marie Curie University, France

ES/iPS Cells
Gordon Keller, McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Canada
Hans Snoeck, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Luc Douay, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris, Armand-Trousseau, France
Igor Slukvin, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Atsushi Iwama, Chiba University, Japan
Conny Bonifer, University of Birmingham, UK

Tessa Holyoake, University of Glasgow, UK
Randy Gascoyne, BC Cancer Agency, Canada
Lou Staudt, National Institutes of Health, USA
Ari Melnick, Cornell University, USA

Paul Frenette, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Jean-Pierre Levesque, Matter Medical Research Institute, Australia

Novel tools/approaches in hematology
Peter Campbell, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Benjamin Ebert, Harvard University, USA
Frank Grosveld, ErasmusMC, Netherlands

Transcriptional/translational Control of hematopoiesis
Sjaak Philipsen, ErasmusMC, Netherlands
Marieke von Lindern, Sanquin Research and Landsteiner Laboratory, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Alan J Warren, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK

Transplantation/Gene Therapy/Regenerative Medicine
Marina Cavazzana-Calvo, Inserm, France
Stefan Karlsson, Lund University, Sweden

23 Aug - 26 Aug 2012

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