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Advances in Tissue Engineering 2019

Course Program

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Time Lecture and Speaker Information
7:30-8:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:15-8:30 a.m. Introductory Remarks 
Antonios G. Mikos, Ph.D., Rice University
8:30-9:30 a.m. Keynote Lecture: Skeletal Stem Cells in Repair and Regeneration
Michael T. Longaker, M.D., M.B.A., D.Sc. (hon), Stanford University School of Medicine
9:40-10:20 a.m. Cell-Based Therapies and Tissue Engineering
Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
10:30-11:10 a.m. Morphogenetic Proteins and Growth Factors in Tissue Engineering 
A. Hari Reddi, Ph.D., University of California Davis
11:20 a.m.-12:00 noon Synthetic Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering 
Antonios G. Mikos, Ph.D., Rice University
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:10 p.m. Extracellular Matrix: Structure and Function; Applications to Tissue Engineering
Mary C. Farach-Carson, Ph.D., University of Texas School of Dentistry
2:20-3:00 p.m. Development of Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering: Lessons Learned from Biology and Physiology 
Rena Bizios, Ph.D., University of Texas San Antonio
3:10-3:50 p.m. Drug Delivery Systems for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Yasuhiko Tabata, Ph.D., D.Med.Sci., D.Pharm., Kyoto University, Japan
4:00-4:40 p.m. Computational Modeling for In Vitro Tissue Cultivation
Kyriacos Zygourakis, Ph.D., Rice University
4:50-5:30 p.m. Cells, Signals, & Scaffolds, Oh My! – A perspective on human tissue in tissue engineering
Reginald Stilwell, AlloSource
5:30 p.m. Dinner

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Time Lecture and Speaker Information
7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-8:40 a.m. 3D Printed Bioreactors for Cell Culture
John P. Fisher, Ph.D., University of Maryland
8:50-9:30 a.m. Designing Hydrogel Inks for Extrusion-Based 3D Printing
Jason A. Burdick, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
9:40-10:20 a.m. Emulsion Inks for 3D Printing of High Porosity Scaffolds
Elizabeth M. Cosgriff-Hernandez, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
10:30-11:10 a.m. Biofabrication for Interface Tissue Engineering
Helen H. Lu, Ph.D., Columbia University
11:20 a.m.-12:00 noon Nano- and Microfabricated Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Poster Session
1:30-2:10 p.m. Biomanufacturing of Cell-Based Therapies
Johnna S. Temenoff, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
2:20-3:00 p.m. Bioprinting for Translational Applications
James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D., Wake Forest School of Medicine
3:10-3:50 p.m. Vascularization of Tissue Engineering Constructs 
 Jordan S. Miller, Ph.D., Rice University
4:00-4:40 p.m. 3D Printing Concepts in Tissue Engineering Applications
Anthony J. Melchiorri, Ph.D., Rice University
4:50-5:30 p.m. 3D Printing Demonstrations and Lab Tour
Anthony J. Melchiorri, Ph.D., Rice University

Friday, August 16, 2019

Time Lecture and Speaker Information
7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-8:40 a.m. Self-Assembling Multidomain Peptide Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
Jeffrey D. Hartgerink, Ph.D., Rice University
8:50-9:30 a.m. Biodegradable Metals for Tissue Engineering
William R. Wagner, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
9:40-10:20 a.m. Surface Modification of Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
Heungsoo Shin, Ph.D., Hanyang University, Korea
10:30-11:10 a.m. Research Challenges with Creating a Marketable Polymer Technology
Brian Ginn, Ph.D., Secant Group, LLC
11:20 a.m.-12:00 noon Tissue-Engineered Tumor Models
Eleonora Dondossola, Ph.D., The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:10 p.m. Bioreactors for Tissue Engineering 
Vassilios I. Sikavitsas, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
2:20-3:00 p.m. Tissue Engineering of Skeletal Muscle
George J. Christ, Ph.D., University of Virginia
3:10-3:50 p.m. Synthetic Biology for Tissue Engineering
Caleb J. Bashor, Ph.D. and Isaac B. Hilton, Ph.D., Rice University
4:00-4:40 p.m. Tissue Engineering Strategies for Treatment of Infected Defects 
Joseph C. Wenke, Ph.D., United States Army Institute of Surgical Research
4:50-5:30 p.m. Strategic Considerations for Tissue Engineering
Anthony Ratcliffe, Ph.D., Synthasome, Inc.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Time Lecture and Speaker Information
7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-8:40 a.m. Nanotechnology Approaches for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Gang Bao, Ph.D., Rice University
8:50-9:30 a.m. A Zebra Fish Model and Microscopy Methods to Study Fungal Pathogenesis and Treatment
Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, M.D., Sc.D., University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
9:40-10:20 a.m. Nanoparticles and Nanocomposite Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering
Shengmin Zhang, Ph.D., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
10:30-11:10 a.m. Nanofibers and Nanocomposite Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
Xiumei Wang, Ph.D., Tsinghua University, China
11:20 a.m.-12:00 noon Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies for Neuroregeneration
Jacob T. Robinson, Ph.D., Rice University
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-2:10 p.m. Immune Modulatory Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering
Omid Veiseh, Ph.D., Rice University
2:20-3:00 p.m. Imaging Strategies for Tissue Engineering
Katja Schenke-Layland, Ph.D., Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany
3:10-3:50 p.m. Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves
K. Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D., Rice University
4:00-4:40 p.m. Challenges in Bone Regeneration
John A. Jansen, D.D.S., Ph.D., Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands
4:50-5:30 p.m. Animal Models for Evaluation of Tissue Engineered Devices 
Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine