Focus Session FSSCR and BeSSCR at the ISSCR Annual Meeting 2019 in Los Angeles

The FSSCR is co-organizing with the BeSSCR a Focus Session integrated in the ISSCR Annual Meeting taking place in Los Angeles in June 26-29th. The session takes place in the morning of June 26th and is under the theme:


If you are attending the ISSCR Annual Meeting make sure to come by and listen to the French and Belgian perspective.

Unfortunately, the deadline for applying to a FSSCR Travel Award has now passed. You can however, still apply to the Travel Awards by ITMO BCDE to join us at the 1st France-USA Stem Cell Symposium which will take place the day before.

The preliminary program for the session is:

  • 9:00 – Welcome and Introduction
  • 9:10 – Fabrice Lavial: “Control of Stem cell maintenance and differentiation” – CRCL, France
  • 9:30 – Selected Short Talk
  • 9:45 – Sabine Costagliola: “Building a Thyroid Gland from Pluripotent Stem Cells” – University of Brussels, Belgium.
  • 10:05 – Selected Short Talk
  • 10:20 – Björn Heindryckx: “Manipulating cell fate during human pre-implantation development” – Ghent University, Belgium.
  • 10:40 – Selected Short Talk
  • 10:55 – Christelle Monville: “Use of Pluripotent stem cells for cell therapy: the example of the eye” – I-STEM, France.
  • 11:15 – Selected Short Talk
  • 11:30 – Panel discussion: Research opportunities in France and in Belgium

See you in Los Angeles!