Keynote and Symposia

2024 Keynote

Saturday, December 14, 4:30 pm PST

Origin Stories of Cell Therapies




Lorenz Studer
Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2024 Symposia

Organelle Dynamics and Communication

Sunday, December 15, 2024, 8:45 am to 9:45 am

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Pietro De Camilli

Yale University

Gia Voeltz, University of colorado - Boulder

Gia Voeltz

University of Colorado-Boulder

Spatial Transcriptomics to Understand Subcellular and Tissue Organization

Sunday, December 15, 2024, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm PST

Sarah Teichmann, Cambridge University

Sarah Teichmann

Cambridge University




Aging Cell and Senescence

Monday, December 16, 2024, 8:45 am to 9:45 am PST


Anthony Covarrubias

University of California, Los Angeles

Vera Gorgunova, University of Rochester

Vera Gorbunova

University of Rochester

Cell Mechanics to Gene Expression

Monday, December 16, 2024, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm PST

Michael Murrell, Yale

Michael Murrell

Yale School of Medicine


Cynthia Reinhart-King

Vanderbilt University

Directing Cell Fate

Tuesday, December 17, 2024, 8:45 am to 9:45 am

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Foto: Pablo Castagnola

Mina Gouti

Max Delbruck Center


Deepak Srivastava

Gladstone Institutes

Plasticity in Cancer

Tuesday, December 17, 2024, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Carlos Carmona-Fontaine, New York University

Carlos Carmona-Fontaine

New York University

Juanita Merchant, University of Arizona

Juanita Merchant

University of Arizona

Intracellular Aggregates and Condensates

Wednesday, December 18, 2024, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Dr. Ibrahim Cissé, Max Planck Institute

Ibrahim Cissé

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics

Amy Gladfelter, Duke University

Amy Gladfelter

Duke University

** Heinz Herrmann Symposium. Heinz Herrmann was Professor Emeritus of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut. A symposium in his honor was endowed at the ASCB in 1990. A founder of the ASCB, Professor Herrmann was well known for his pioneering approach to research in developmental biology, which has led to over 100 publications. He also wrote two books—Cell Biology and From Biology to Sociopolitics.