FSSCR 3rd Annual Meeting

The FSSCR 3rd Annual Meeting has hosted an excellent panel of invited speakers coming to Lyon on the 18th and 19th November 2019.

More than 200 participants were present and 83 posters were displayed during this meeting.

We were proud to welcome Jean Louis Touraine (Député du Rhône, membre de la commission des affaires sociales), who introuced our round table on interspecies chimeras.



The sessions presented were :

Blastoids and Gastruloids
Epigenetics and Aging
Single cell

a panel of speakers both French and International, leaders in their fields were invited

George Daley
Edith Heard
Alfonso Martinez-Arias
Meritxell Huch
Maxime Mahe
 Claire Rougeulle
Jerome Jullien
Jayaraj Rajagopal
Bertie Gottgens


Three prizes were given

FSSCR Board members prize :

“Best Short Talk” Category

Fabrice LAVIAL, (Centre de recherche en cancérologie de Lyon)
Netrin-1 promotes naïve pluripotency through Neo1 and Unc5b co-regulation of Wnt and Mapk signalling.

“Best Poster” Category

Carla SANJURJO-SORIANO, (Inserm U1051, Institute for Neurosciences of Montpellier, Montpellier)
Genome editing in patient iPSC using eSpCas9 efficiently  corrects the most prevalent USH2A mutations and reveals an interactive mRNA regulation

Public Vote Prize :

“Best Poster” Category

Sylvain LEFORT, (Inserm U1052, CNRS UMR5286, Cancer Research Center of Lyon)
BMPR1B and JAK2/STAT3 inhibition targets BMP4-niche mediated leukemic stem cells that persist during CML remission
Authors : Sylvain LEFORT, Sandrine JEANPIERRE , Kawtar ARIZKANE ,Elodie GROCKOWIAK , Supat THONGJUEA ,Kevin GEISTLICH , Thibault VOELTZEL, Franck-Emmanuel NICOLINI, Adam MEAD,  Véronique MAGUER-SATTA


Selected presentations and posters will be available in a special Issue  of Cells Journal
“Highlights of the 3rd Meeting of the French Society for Stem Cell Research (FSSCR)”

To submit :


Thank you for coming to the FSSCR 2019 meeting, see you in 2020 !