Cardiac Development and Regeneration Symposium (CDR08)

Venue: Doubletree Guest Suites Boston

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 10, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 11, 2008
Registration Date: Oct 10, 2008
Early Registration Date: Aug 10, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 10, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Sep 10, 2008
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Invited speakers

* Keynote: Cliff Tabin, Chairman, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Morphogenesis of the heart and other organs

* Margaret Buckingham, Department of Developmental Biology, Pasteur Institute, France

Cardiac progenitor cells of the second heart field in the mouse embryo

* Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institute, UCSF

microRNA regulation of cardiac stem cells and regeneration

* Benoit Bruneau, Gladstone Institute, UCSF

Chromatin remodeling in heart development

* William Pu, Children's Hospital of Boston, Harvard Medical School

Epicardial-derived Wt1+ progenitors contribute to the cardiomyocyte lineage in the embryonic and adult heart

* Debbie Yelon, Skirball Institute, New York University School of Medicine

Signaling pathways that shape the heart field in zebrafish

* Stephen Duncan, Medical College of Wisconsin

Control of cardiac development by Gata4 and Gata6

* Michael Parmacek, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Myocardin related transcription factors: Critical co-activators regulating heart and outflow tract development

* Nathan Lawson, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of vascular development

* Sean Wu, Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

iPS, ES, or endogenous cells in cardiac regeneration

* Kenneth Chien, Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Research Center

Towards human models of human heart disease: The islet-1 heart progenitor story


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Additional Information

Oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts:
* José Luis de la Pompa, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología
Notch signalling in cardiac valve development

More abstracts will be selected from abstracts submited for oral presentation after July 10, 2008.

Early Bird Registration Register by August 10, 2008
Regular $190.00
Student $125.00

Standard Registration
Regular $250.00
Student $175.00

The registration fee includes lunch and coffee on both days and a wine reception on October 10th.

Call for papers
Abstracts for oral presentations and posters which fit within the theme of the meeting are invited.

Oral abstract deadline: July 10, 2008
Poster abstract deadline: September 10, 2008