ISLET STUDY GROUP
JUNE 19-21, 2023
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
We look forward to welcoming you in person to the Islet Study Group (ISG2023) in Vancouver.
We are excited to bring our islet research community together to hear the exciting scientific developments within our field. The conference will be held in the beautiful city of Vancouver on the campus of the University of British Columbia. The university campus location and will give you the opportunity to experience our Canadian West Coast hospitality and enjoy the natural surroundings.
The Islet Study Group 2023 will be held in the Life Sciences Institute located at 2350 Health Sciences Mall on the UBC Point Grey (Vancouver) campus. UBC sits on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nation
The Life Sciences Institute building is fully accessible.
INFORMATION AT A GLANCE
The conference starts on June 19th at 12 pm and ends on June 21st at 1 pm.
The detailed schedule will be released once abstract submissions have closed April 19th.
June 19th 12pm: Welcoming Remarks
June 20th 8am PST: Keynote speaker Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina
June 21st 8am PST: Keynote speaker Dr. Guy Rutter
June 21st 1pm: Goodbyes
1) Human pancreatic development
2) Updates to the glucose stimulated insulin secretion model
3) Stem cells to islet cells: How close are we?
4) Immunoprotection of stem cell derived islet surrogates
5) Expanding roles of islet cells in type 1 diabetes
6) Regulation of basal insulin secretion: Redox, lipids, and other factors
7) Individualization of insulin responses from human islets: Translational considerations and consortia
8) Diabetes genetics and islet genomics
9) Beta cell biology
10) Sex differences in islet biology
Dr. Y. Aghazedeh (Research Associate, University of Toronto, Canada)
Dr. S. Chen (Weill Cornell Medical, US)
Dr. A. Fu (Assistant professor, University of Massachusetts, US)
Dr. M. Gannon (Full Professor, Vanderbilt University, US)
Dr. K. Gaulton (Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego, US)
Dr. O. Idevall-Hagren (Associate Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden )
Dr. J. Kolic (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of British Columbia, Canada)
Dr. V. Kravets (Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego, US)
Dr. N. Krentz (Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, US)
Dr. A. Linnemann (Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine, US)
Dr. F. Lynn (Associate Professor, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Canada)
Dr. A. Martinez-Sanchez (Associate Professor, Imperial College London, UK)
Dr. M. Merrins (Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US)
Dr. M. Nakayama (Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver, US)
Dr. L. Nicholas (Assistant Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia)
Dr. C. Nunemaker (Associate Professor, Ohio University, US)
Dr. E. Olaniru (Postodoctoral Researcher, Kings College London, UK)
Dr. A. Parent (Associate Adjunct Professor, UCSF Diabetes Center, US)
Dr. V. Poitout (Full professor, University of Montreal, Canada)
Dr. E. Rideout (Associate professor, University of British Columbia, Canada)
Dr. T. Rodriguez-Calvo (Group leader, Helmholtz Insitute, Germany)
Dr. J. Sneddon (Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco, US)
Dr. S. Speier (Full professor, TU Dresden, Germany)
Dr. P. Thompson (Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba, Canada)
Dr. P. Thorn (Full professor, University of Sydney)
Dr. J. Yong (Postdoctoral Researcher, Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, US)
TRAVEL TO CANADA
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is the closest airport to UBC.
VISAS AND ENTRY TO CANADA INFORMATION
Find out what documentation you need and if you require a visa to visit Canada, please see Visit Canada. Letters of Invitation from the conference are given by request upon full payment for registration fees.
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ISG 2023 SCIENTIFIC STEERING COMMITTEE
Jennifer Estall PhD, University of Montreal
Anna Gloyn, PhD, Stanford University
Jim Johnson, PhD, University of British Columbia
Francis Lynn, PhD, University of British Columbia
Patrick MacDonald, PhD, University of Alberta
Christina Nostro, PhD, University Health Network
Guy Rutter, University of Montreal
Bruce Verchere, University of British Columbia
CONTACT ISG 2023 MEETING ORGANIZERS
University of British Columbia - Life Sciences Institute2350 , Health Sciences Mall Vancouver, BC Canada, V6T 1Z3
January 23, 2023 - 16:00 until June 2, 2023 - 06:30
January 27, 2023 - 16:00 until April 20, 2023 - 06:30
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