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ZDM9 Speakers

Keynote Speakers:

Stuart Cook Headshot-Keynote

Stuart Cook

Professor and Director, Programme in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders, Duke-NUS Medical School, Director, National Heart Research Institute of Singapore Professor of Clinical and Molecular Cardiology, Imperial College London, United Kingdom


John Mattick Headshot-keynote

John Mattick

Executive Director and Head of RNA Biology and Plasticity Laboratory, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia


Invited Speakers:

Thomas Boehm, Senior Group Leader & Director, Development of Developmental Immunobiology, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany

Pete Currie, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia

Jeroen Bakkers, Group leader, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands

Michael Brand, Director, DFG Research Center / Cluster of Execellence ‘Regenerative Therapies’, Biotechnology Center, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Jill de Jong, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Cancer Research Center, The University of Chicago, United States

Deborah Kurrasch, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Genetics,  Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute , Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada

David Langenau, Assistant Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, United States

Thomas Look, MD, Vice Chair for Research, Dept of Pediatric Oncology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Pediatrics Harvard Medical School, United States

Eric Liao, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Du Jiu Lin, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Sensory Integration & Behavior, Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Paul Martin, Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Trista North, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States

Mike Pack, Professor of Medicine, GI Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, United States

Liz Patton, Group Leader, MRC Institute for Genetics and Molecular Medicine in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Kirsten Sadler, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Biology, New York University Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Campus, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Herman Spaink, Full Professor in Molecular Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, Institute of Biology Leiden, Leiden University, Netherlands

David Tobin, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine.

Charles R Tyler, Deputy Head for Biosciences, Academic Lead College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Christoph Winkler, Associate Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Leonard Zon, Grousbeck Professor of Pediatric Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director of the Stem Cell Program, Children’s Hospital, Boston, United States