5th Annual GSCN Conference


From September 11-13, German Stem Cell Network GSCN holds its 5th Annual Conference in Jena/Germany, hosted by the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI).

Time & Location:

September 11-13, 2017
Friedrich Schiller University/Volkshaus


During the upcoming conference days, the stem cell community will present their newest results in oral and poster presentations. The conference will again offer extensive possibilities to network, discuss with existing collaborators and forge new interactions. Moreover, the Presidential Symposium with the awarding ceremony of the GSCN awards will be one of the highlights. The conference will be accompanied by a public event on Wednesday evening presenting the advances of stem cell research to an interested lay audience.


German Stem Cell Network, GSCN
Leibniz Institute on Aging, FLI

International Keynote Speakers:

Elaine Fuchs (New York)
Marget Goodell (Texas)
Heinrich Jasper (Novato)
Maike Sander (San Diego)

Presidential Symposium:

Jürgen Knoblich (Wien)
GSCN Awardees: Young Investigator | Female Scientist | Publication of the Year


Early bird registration until 31 May!


Abstract submission deadline for oral presentations: 31 May

Oral presentations chosen from the best abstracts


Scientific Sessions:

  • Pluripotency and reprograming
  • Somatic stem cells and development
  • Hematopoietic stem cells
  • Stem cells in diseases: cancer stem cells
  • Stem cells in regenerative therapies
  • Stem cells in disease modeling and drug development
  • Computational stem cell biology

Program Committee:

  • Daniel Besser (Berlin)
  • Ulrich Martin (Hannover)
  • Ana Martin-Villalba (Heidelberg)
  • Karl-Lenhard Rudolph (Jena)
  • Julia von Maltzahn (Jena)
  • Claudia Waskow (Dresden)

Conference Website