15th Swiss Stem Cell Network Annual Meeting

Important information:

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Annual Meeting has been postponed to December 11th 2020


Innovation in Clinical Bio-manufacturing

General topic:

Organoids & other specialized cell cultures for clinical applications


Poster / Abstract Registration Deadline

Final program available here.

Booklet with abstracts: here.

Sponsor opportunities: here.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Hayley Francies (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK)  Towards the Next-generation of Cancer Cell Models
  • Matthias Lütolf ( EPFL Lausanne) Engineering scalable organoid-based assays for disease modelling
  • Ivan Martin (University Hospital Basel) Engineering 3D organotypic niches
  • Michele de Luca (Centre for Regenerative Medicine "Stefano Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy) Epithelial stem cells in cell and gene therapy
  • Jérôme Guicheux (French National Institute for Health and Medical Research INSERM) Exploring stem cells for the regenerative medicine of intervertebral disc: a paradigm shift in spine surgery
  • Lukas Sommer (University of Zurich) Neural Crest Stemness in Regeneration and Cancer Formation

Scientific Advisory Board

BCPM (Bern Center for Precision Medicine)     
  • Mark Rubin (co-lead)
  • Marianna Kruithof-de Julio
  • Sven Rottenberg
SCRM (Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine Platform, Bern)
  • Eliane J. Müller (co-lead)
  • Carsten Riether
  • Amiq Gazdhar

Organizing Committee

BCPM (Bern Center for Precision Medicine)   
  • Timo Staub (co-lead)
  • Stephan Christen
  • Claudia Requeta
SCRM (Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine Platform, Bern)
  • Volker Enzmann (co-lead)
  • Benjamin Gantenbein
  • Rene Aeberhard