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1 Inhalt Welcome Organizing Committees Scientific Program Lecture Abstracts Keynote Lecture: Jaenisch, Rudolf: Nuclear Cloning, Embryonic Stem Cells and Cell Therapy: Promise, Problems, Reality Introductory Guest Lecture: McKay, Ronald: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine SESSION 1 Stem Cells and Pluripotency Wu, Guangming, Gentile, Luca, Do, Jeong Tae, Fuchikami, Takuya, Abe, Kuniya, and Schöler, Hans R.: Consequences of Failure to Restrict Pluripotency in Mouse Preimplantation Embryos Lemischka, Ihor: Exploring Cell Fate Regulation in Stem Cells Orkin, Stuart H., Wang, Jianlong, Rao, Sridhar, Chu, Jianlin, Shen, Xiaohua, and Theunissen, Thorold W.: An Interactome for Pluripotency of Embryonic Stem Cells Quiroga-Negreira, Angel, and Besser, Daniel: Molecular Mechanisms Involved in the Maintenance of the Undifferentiated State in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Greber, Boris, Babaie, Yasmin, Herwig, Ralf, Brink, Thore C., Wruck, Wasco, Groth, Detlef, Lehrach, Hans, Burdon, Tom, and Adjaye, James: RNAi-mediated Suppression of OCT4 Function in Human ES Cells Recapitulates Primary Differentiation in the Blastocyst SESSION 2 Stem Cell Biology Potten, Chris: Stem Cells in the Intestine, Numbers, Location and Characteristics

2 Blau, Helen: Epigenetic Reprogramming in Non-dividing Somatic Cell Heterokaryons Barde, Yves-Alain: Using Embryonic Stem Cells to Study Neural Development Egger-Adam, Diane, Gryzik, Tanja, and Wodarz, Andreas: Functional Analysis of Binding Partners of Bazooka/PAR-3 during Asymmetric Division of Neural Stem Cells in Drosophila Huttner, Wieland B.: The Cell Biology of Neurogenesis Corbeil, Denis: The Stem Cell Marker Prominin-1 (CD133) A New Tool for Tissue Engineering Spanholtz, Jan, Levetzow, Gregor von, Caddedu, Ron-Patrick, Beckmann, Julia, Scheitza, Sebastian, Wernet, Peter, Punzel, Michael, and Giebel, Bernd: numb, a Cell Fate Determinant Known from Drosophila melanogaster, Inhibits Maintenance of Primitive Human Hematopoietic Cell Fates SESSION 3 Embryonic Stem Cells and Differentiation Pedersen, Roger: Mechanisms of Pluripotency and Epigenesis in Human Embryonic Stem Cells Boheler, Kenneth R.: Identification of a Novel Transcription Factor Implicated in the Maintenance and Differentiation of Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells Brüstle, Oliver, Ladewig, Julia, Driehaus, Johanna, Opitz, Thoralf, Couillard- Despres, Sebastien, Biegler, Andrea, Steinfarz, Barbara, Aigner, Ludwig, Itskowitz-Eldor, Josef, and Koch, Philipp: Derivation of Stable Neural Stem Cells from Human ES Cells Wobus, Anna M.: ES Cell Generation of Insulin-producing Cells and Characterization of Potential Pancreatic Progenitors SESSION 4 Embryonic Stem Cells and Differentiation (continued) Soria, Bernat: Cell Therapy of Diabetes mellitus: Insulin Secreting Cells from Stem Cells Field, Loren J.: Cardiac Repair Schrickel, Jan Wilko, Röll, Wilhelm, Becher, Ulrich, Hashemi, Toktam, Breitbach, Martin, Sasse, Philipp, Welz, Armin, Lewalter, Thorsten, and Fleischmann, Bernd: Cellular Cardiomyoplasty Alters Ventricular Vulnerability after Myocardial Infarction

3 David, Robert, and Franz, Wolfgang-Michael: Enrichment and Isolation of In vitro Differentiated ES Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes and Cardiac Precursor Cells for Transplantation into the Infarcted Myocardium Saric, Tomo: Immunologic Properties of Undifferentiated and Differentiated Murine ES Cells Special Lecture Dick, John E.: Cancer Stem Cells: Lessons from Leukemia SESSION 5 Adult Stem Cells and Functional Properties Fuchs, Elaine: Stem Cells and their Lineages in Skin Müller, Albrecht M., and Vallabhapurapu, Duttu: Transient HDAC-Inhibitor Treatment Increases Hematopoietic Progenitor/Stem Cell Activities Cross, Michael, and Alt, Rüdiger: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Metabolism Zenke, Martin, Hieronymus, Thomas, Ensenat-Waser, Roberto, Jaenti, Piritta, Ju, Xin-Sheng, Ober-Bloebaum, Julia, and Sere, Kristin: Stem Cell Commitment and Differentiation in Hematopoiesis SESSION 6 Adult Stem Cells and Functional Properties (continued) Alison, Malcolm R., Direkze, Natalie, Brittan, Mairi, and Wright, Nick: The Role of the Bone Marrow in Fibrogenesis and Vasculogenesis Braun, Thomas: Mechanisms of Myocardial Regeneration Koyanagi, Masamichi, Bushoven, Philipp, Iwasaki, Masayoshi, Aicher, Alexandra, Zeiher, Andreas M., Haendeler, Judith, and Dimmeler, Stefanie: Regulation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells Differentiation by Wnt-dependent Signaling Schroeder, Timm, Schwanbeck, Ralf, Meier-Stiegen, Franziska, Henning, Konstanze, Erfurth, Marie-Luise, Heering, Johanna, Rieber, Nikolaus, Kohlhof, Hella, Nishikawa, Satomi, Bornkamm, Georg W., Nishikawa, Shin-Ichi, and Just, Ursula: Molecular Mechanisms of Lineage Decisions Mediated by Notch Signaling in Adult and Embryonic Hematopoietic Development SESSION 7 Neural Stem Cells Frisén, Jonas: Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis in the Adult Brain Alvarez-Buylla, Arturo: Regulation of Adult Neural Stem Cells: Role of PDGF Receptors

4 Buffo, Annalisa, Rite, Inmaculada, Mori, Tetsuji, Dimou, Leda, Lepier, Alexandra, and Götz, Magdalena: Glia Cells Generate Neurons: Molecular Mechanisms of Neurogenesis Kempermann, Gerd: Gene Networks in the Control of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis SESSION 8 Neural Stem Cells and their Niches Mazurov, Vladimir, Mchedlishvili, Levan, Echeverri, Karen, Schnapp, Esther, and Tanaka, Elly M.: The Neural Progenitor Cells for Spinal Cord Regeneration Taylor, Verdon, and Basak, Onur: Jagged1 Provides a Niche Signal for the Maintenance of Notch1-dependent Adult Neural Stem Cells in the Subventricular Zone Binder, Ellen, Tsarovina, Nina, Stanke, Matthias, and Rohrer, Hermann: Peripheral Neural Stem Cells: Response to Fate Determining Transcription Factors and Extrinsic Signals Plate, Karl H.: Common Regulatory Mechanisms of Angiogenesis and Neurogenesis Moritz, Sören, Lehmann, Stefanie, Faissner, Andreas, and Holst, Alexander von: Understanding the Neural Stem Cell Niche: An Induction Gene Trap Approach Ber, Suzan, Mansouri, Ahmed, Hao, Wenlin, Englert, Ulrike, and Neumann, Harald: Characterization of Adult Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells and CNS Therapy Approach Special Lecture Oakley, Erin, Liang, Ying, and Van Zant, Gary: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Changes in Response to Aging SESSION 10 Germ Cells Engel, Wolfgang: Spermatogonial Stem Cells from Adult Mouse Testis Are Pluripotent Kanatsu-Shinohara, Mito, and Shinohara, Takashi: Culture and Genetic Modification of Mouse Male Germline Stem Cells Hiiragi, Takashi: Mechanism of First Polarity Establishment in the Mouse Embryo Jessberger, Rolf: Towards Understanding Meiosis: New Stem Cell-based Approaches

5 SESSION 11 Stem Cells in Tissue Engineering and Biotechnology Caplan, Arnold I.: New Tools and Logics for Cell-based Therapies Using Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells Bang, Anne: From Human ES Cells to Islet: Differentiation of hesc Derived Pancreatic Endocrine Cells Mimics In vivo Development Peerani, Raheem, Purpura, Kelly, Kumacheva, Eugenia, and Zandstra, Peter: Engineering the Embryonic Stem Cell Niche Poster Abstracts (alphabetical order) 100 Anton, Roman, and Kühl, Michael: Wnt/β-catenin Signaling Supports Stemness in Murine Embryonic Stem Cells Basak, Onur, and Taylor, Verdon: HES5 Mediated NOTCH1 Activity Marks Neural Stem Cells and/or Radial Glia during Embryonic Development Becher, Marc U., Sasse, Philipp, Breitbach, Martin, Garbe, Stefan, Fürst, Dieter O., and Fleischmann, Bernd K.: The Effect of Irradiation on the Subsequent Growth of Satellite Cells In vitro Blyszczuk, Przemyslaw, Kania, Gabriela, Valaperti, Alan, and Eriksson, Urs: Liver Resident CD45 + /CD11b + Stem/Progenitor Cells Reveal Multilineage and Immunosuppressive Properties Boltze, Johannes, Gille, Uwe, Wagner, Daniel, Schmidt, Uwe, Waldmin, Daniela, Förschler, Annette, Egger, Dietmar, Schwarz, Johannes, Schwarz, Sigrid, and Emmrich, Frank: Experimental Cell Therapy of Stroke in Small and Large Animals Bonilla, Sonia, Hall, Anita, Attardo, Alessio, Huttner, Wieland B., and Arenas, Ernest: Lineage Tracing of Dopaminergic Neurons in the Developing Ventral Midbrain Braun, Jan Matthias, Brulport, Marc, Bauer, Alexander, Hengstler, Jan, Bussmann, Bianka, Ahnert, Peter, Heinrich, Michael, Faber, Sonya, and Emmrich, Frank: Successful Induction of Immunological Tolerance of an Allogeneic and Xenogeneic Cell Therapy Model in Fully Immunocompetent C57BL6 Mice Breitbach, Martin, Hashemi, Toktam, Roell, Wilhelm, Xia, Ying, Dewald, Oliver, Nygren, Jens M., Fries, Jochen W. U., Bohlen, Heribert, Jacobsen, Sten E. W., Hescheler, Juergen, Welz, Armin, Bloch, Wilhelm, and Fleischmann, Bernd K.: MSCs Lack Tissue-restricted Differentiation after Transplantation into the Infarcted Heart Buhl, Sandra, Peitz, Michael, Edenhofer, Frank, and Schorle, Hubert: The Requirement of AP-2γ for Trophoblast Stem Cell Determination, Maintenance and Differentiation

6 109 Bühnemann, Claudia, Bernreuther, Christian, Dihné, Marcel, Braun, Holger, Malik, Christoph Y., Scholz, Andreas, Schachner, Melitta, and Reymann, Klaus G.: Survival and Differentiation into Neurons of Transplanted ES Cellderived Precursors within Stroke Lesion Cappello, Silvia, Schmid, Marie-Theres, and Götz, Magdalena: The Role of Adherens Junctions and their Signaling Complexes in the Maintenance of Neural Stem Cells De Pietri Tonelli, Davide, Calegari, Federico, Fei, Ji-Feng, Nomura, Tadashi, Osumi, Noriko, Heisenberg, Carl-Philipp, and Huttner, Wieland B.: Singlecell Detection of micrornas in Developing Vertebrate Embryos after Acute Administration of a Dual Fluorescence Reporter/Sensor Plasmid Dietrich, Jens-Erik, and Hiiragi, Takashi: Stochastic Patterning in the Early Mouse Embryo Dörr, Wolfgang, Gabriel, Peggy, Kuschel, Margret, Pickert, Andrea, and Siegemund, Annett: Mobilization of Bone Marrow Stem Cells Modulates Oral Mucositis (Mouse) during Fractionated Irradiation Ensenat-Waser, Roberto, Ruau, David, Hacker, Christine, Schmittwolf, Carolin, Rolletschek, Alexandra, Hieronymus, Thomas, Wobus, Anna M., Müller, Albrecht M., and Zenke, Martin: Epigenetic Modification of Neurosphere Cells Induces Embryonic and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Genes Ertürk, Dilek, Pfeifer, Alexander, Mori, Tetsuji, and Götz, Magdalena: Smad4 Is Required for Progression of Adult Neural Stem Cells towards Neurogenesis Falk, Anna, Frisén, Jonas, and Zupicich, Joel: Rapid High-throughput Screen for Genes Directing Embryonic Stem Cell Lineage Choice Finkensieper, Andreas, Hannig, Madeleine, Gräbner, Rolf, Habenicht, Andreas, Sauer, Heinrich, and Wartenberg, Maria: Potential Role of the 5-Lipoxygenase (5-LO) Pathway in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell (ESC)-derived Embryoid Body (EB) Differentiation and Angiogenesis Flick, Burkhard, Scholz, Patrick, and Klug, Stephan: Identification of Supplements to Replace Serum in the Culture Medium for the Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells (ESC) into Cardiomyocytes Ganz, Julia, Kaslin, Jan, Grandel, Heiner, Kroehne, Volker, Wenzel, Isabell, and Brand, Michael: Adult Neurogenesis in the Zebrafish Brain Giselbrecht, Stefan, Truckenmüller, Roman, Weibezahn, Karl-Friedrich, Welle, Alexander, and Gottwald, Eric: SMART-processed Scaffolds for Stem Cellbased Tissue Engineering Glauche, Ingmar, Lorenz, Ronny, Loeffler, Markus, and Roeder, Ingo: Quantitative Lineage Specification: Mathematical Modeling and Biological Implications Gocza, Elen, Catunda Lemos, Ana Paula, Hiripi, Laszlo, Bodrogi, Lilla, and Bosze, Zsuzsanna: Characterization of Rabbit Embryonic Stem Cell Like Cells

7 123 Gottwald, Eric, Zimmer, Gerald, and Weibezahn, Karl-Friedrich: Perfused Multiwell-type Bioreactors for the Organotypic Culture of Cells Grandel, Heiner, Wenzel, Isabell, Lohs, Claudia, and Brand, Michael: Proliferating Neural Stem Cells in the Vagal Lobe of Juvenile Zebrafish Guan, Kaomei, Wagner, Stefan, Maier, Lars S., Nayernia, Karim, Engel, Wolfgang, and Hasenfuss, Gerd P.: Spermatogonial Stem Cells Differentiate into Cardiovascular Lineages and Generate Functional Cardiomyocytes Hannig, Madeleine, Ruhe, Carola, Vigants, Armands, Finkensieper, Andreas, and Wartenberg, Maria: Leukocyte Differentiation in Murine Embryoid Bodies as In vitro Model for Cellular Defence Hareng, Lars, Stummann, Tina, Pelizzer, Cristian, Hartung, Thomas, and Bremer, Susanne: Integration of Embryonic Stem Cell Based Tests into a Testing Strategy for Developmental Toxicity Testing Heine, Peer, Bumsted O Brien, Keely, Engelkamp, Dieter, and Schulte, Dorothea: A Role for the TALE-homeodomain Transcription Factor Meis2 in Embryonic and Adult Neurogenesis Hirsch, Cordula, Campano, Louise M., Wöhrle, Simon, and Hecht, Andreas: Canonical Wnt Signaling Enhances Neurogenesis from Neonatal Neural Progenitors by Stimulating Proliferation of Committed Precursor Cells Horn, Matthias, Loeffler, Markus, and Roeder, Ingo: Mathematical Modeling of Imatinib Treatment in Patients Suffering from Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Jawerka, Melanie, Zimmermann, Stephan, Göttlicher, Martin, Wurst, Wolfgang, and Götz, Magdalena: The Role of Histone Deacetylase 2 in Neural Stem Cells Kania, Gabriela, Blyszczuk, Przemyslaw, Valaperti, Alan, Heberer, Michael, and Eriksson, Urs: Signaling Dependent Differentiation of Heart-derived Immunosuppressive, Multilineage Stem/Progenitor Cells Kaslin, Jan, Grandel, Heiner, Ganz, Julia, Kroehne, Volker, Wenzel, Isabell, and Brand, Michael: Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis in the Adult Zebrafish Brain: Origin, Proliferation Dynamics, Migration and Cell Fate Keil, Marlen, Wulf, Annika, Eckert, Klaus, Uckert, Wolfgang, and Fichtner, Iduna: Comparison of Gene Transfection Methods in Cord Blood Derived CD34 + Stem Cells for In vivo Imaging Keller, Catharina, Koch, Philipp, Hack, Michael, Götz, Magdalena, and Brüstle, Oliver: Pax6-mediated Neuronal Specification in Embryonic Stem Cell Cultures Kesseler, Daniela, and Edenhofer, Frank: Conditional Loss of BMPRIA Indicates Essential Roles for BMP in ES Cell Self-renewal and Early Neural Commitment Khattak, Shahryar, Richter, Tobias, Sobkow, Lidia, Herklotz, Stephan, and Tanaka, Elly M.: Transgenesis as a Tool to Study Cell Lineages during Axolotl Regeneration

8 138 Kim, Soya, Moussian, Bernard, Luschnig, Stefan, and Wodarz, Andreas: Analysis of New Mutant Alleles of Atypical Protein Kinase C in Drosophila Neural Stem Cells Klempin, Friederike, Babu, Harish, and Kempermann, Gerd: Serotonin Receptor Stimulation Differentially Regulates Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis Knapp, Dunja, Epperlein, Hans H., Habermann, Bianca, and Tanaka, Elly M.: Molecular Analysis of Amphibian Regeneration Koch, Carmen, Egger-Adam, Diane, and Wodarz, Andreas: Analysis of a New Interaction Partner of the Bazooka Protein in Drosophila Neurogenesis Koch, Philipp, Ladewig, Julia, Biegler, Andrea, Opitz, Thoralf, Driehaus, Johanna, Steinbeck, Julius, and Brüstle, Oliver: Fate Restriction and Plasticity of Human ES Cell-derived Neural Stem Cells Koch, Sina, Ryser, Martin, Bornhäuser, Martin, Ehninger, Gerhard, and Thiede, Christian: Differences in the Localization of Receptor Tyrosine Kinase FLT3 in Human Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells and Leukemic Blasts König, Susanne, Bohrmann, Johannes, and Sippel, Albrecht E.: Regulation of Myelopoesis in an In vitro System Based on Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Kramer, Jan, Steinhoff, Jürgen, Fricke, Lutz, and Rohwedel, Jürgen: Modulation of ES Cell-derived Nephrogenesis Kroehne, Volker, Kaslin, Jan, Ganz, Julia, Grandel, Heiner, and Brand, Michael: Proliferation and Cell Fates during Regeneration of the Adult Zebrafish Brain Kurth, Ina, Franke, Katja, Pompe, Tilo, Bornhäuser, Martin, and Werner, Carsten: Mimicking the Niche Adhesion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells onto Extracellular Matrix Coatings Kuschel, Margret, Siegemund, Annett, Noack, Ruth, Gabriel, Peggy, and Dörr, Wolfgang: Transplantation of Bone Marrow Ameliorates Oral Mucositis (Mouse) after Fractionated Radiotherapy Ladhoff, Juliane, Bader, Michael, Doebis, Cornelia, Schmitt-Knosalla, Isabela, Reiser, Jakob, Volk, Hans-Dieter, and Seifert, Martina: Immunogenicity of Rat Stem Cells and their Endothelial Derivatives Lepperdinger, Günter, Fehrer, Christine, Laschober, Gehrhard T., and Brunauer, Regina: Mesenchymal Stem Cell Aging Lie, Dieter Chichung, Colamarino, Sophia A., Song, Hongjun, Mira, Helena, Consiglio, Antonella, Jessberger, Sebastian, and Gage, Fred H.: Wnt Signaling in Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis Manns, Martina, Bichler, Zoe, and Heumann, Rolf: Ras-mediated Downregulation of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Male synras Mice Is Attenuated in Females Mazurov, Vladimir: Reconstitution of Fully Functional Spinal Cord of Axolotl with Neural Stem Cells

9 154 Mohseni, Paria, Smukler, Simon, Schroeder, Insa, Rolletschek, Alexandra, van der Kooy, Derek, Wobus, Anna M., and Nagy, Andras: Role of Nestin in Early Steps of Differentiation Narkilahti, Susanna, Huttunen, Tuomas, Rajala, Kristiina, Pihlajamäki, Harri, Suuronen, Riitta, Hovatta, Outi, and Skottman, Heli: Continuous Monitoring System for Human Embryonic Stem Cells Derived Neuronal Cells Nikam, Vandana, Ahlbrecht, Katrin, Weissmann, Norbert, Koenig, Peter, Lohmeyer, Jürgen, Seeger, Werner, and Voswinckel, Robert: Characterization of Circulating Fibrocytes from the Human and Murine Circulation Nikolova, Teodora, Wu, Minyao, Brumbarov, Krassimir, Alt, Rüdiger, Opitz, Heike, Boheler, Kenneth R., Cross, Michael, and Wobus, Anna M.: WNTconditioned Media Differentially Affect the Proliferation and Differentiation of Cord Blood-derived CD133 + Cells In vitro Nolden, Lars, Edenhofer, Frank, Haupt, Simone, Koch, Philipp, Wunderlich, Thomas, Siemen, Henrike, and Brüstle, Oliver: Cre Protein Transduction: A Tool for Site-specific Recombination in Human Embryonic Stem Cells and their Neural Progeny Overall, Rupert, Jessberger, Sebastian, and Kempermann, Gerd: Involvement of Cdk5 in the Functional Maturation of Adult Mouse Hippocampal Neural Stem Cells Peitz, Michael, Münst, Bernhard, Winnemöller, Dirk, Bosnali, Manal, and Edenhofer, Frank: Stem Cells under Remote Control Modulating Cellular Functions by Protein Transduction Peter, Roland, Behensky, Christian, Halbwirth, Florian, Landertinger, Elisabeth, and Schürmann, Wolfgang: Stem Cells in Flatworms: Isolation, Characterization and Cultivation of Neoblasts from Planarians Pruszak, Jan, Sonntag, Kai-Christian, van Arensbergen, Joris, Yoshizaki, Takahito, Aung, Moe Hein, Sanchez-Pernaute, Rosario, and Isacson, Ole: Flow Cytometric Analysis and Purification of Neural and Neuronal Cell Populations Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells Rieger, Michael A., Hermann, Andrea C., and Schroeder, Timm: Long-term Time-lapse Imaging: Tracking of Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cells at the Single Cell Level Rodriguez, Gerardo Ramirez, and Kempermann, Gerd: The Small Heat Shock Protein b8 (Hspb8) Participates in the Neural Progenitor Cell Division Rolletschek, Alexandra, Wiese, Cornelia, Kania, Gabriela, Navarrete-Santos, Anne, Anisimov, Sergey V., Steinfarz, Barbara, Tarasov, Kirill V., Brugh, Sheryl A., Zahanich, Ihor, Rüschenschmidt, Christiane, Blyszczuk, Przemyslaw, Heubach, Jürgen F., Ravens, Ursula, St-Onge, Luc, Braun, Thomas, Brüstle, Oliver, Boheler, Kenneth R., and Wobus, Anna M.: Signals from Embryonic Fibroblasts Induce Adult Intestinal Epithelial Cells to form Nestinpositive Cells with Proliferation and Multilineage Differentiation Capacity In vitro

10 166 Rosowski, Mark, Tschirschmann, Miriam, Falb, Melanie, and Lauster, Roland: Mesenchymal Condensation in Alginate Hollow Spheres Salchert, Katrin, Grimmer, Mila, Kurth, Ina, Drichel, Juliane, Pompe, Tilo, Bornhäuser, Martin, and Werner, Carsten: Fibrillar Collagen Matrices to Maintain Haematopoietic Progenitor Cells in Culture Sauerzweig, Steven, Günther-Kern, Anja, Reymann, Klaus G., and Braun, Holger: Generation of Neurospheres from Adult Rat Bone Marrow Stem Cells Schmelter, Maike, Wartenberg, Maria, and Sauer, Heinrich: Stimulation of Cardiovascular Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells by Mechanical Strain Schmidt, Anke, Scheibe, Johanna, Stoll, Anja, and Pützer, Brigitte M.: Adult Neural Stem Cell Specific Peptides Allow Targeted Adenovirus Vector-mediated Gene Transfer: New Prospects for Direct In Brain-Cell Therapy Schneider, Marlon R., Adler, Heiko, Braun, Joachim, Kienzle, Beate, Wolf, Eckhard, and Kolb, Hans-Jochem: Canine Blastocyst-derived Stem Cells Can be Induced to Differentiate towards the Hematopoietic Lineage Schreglmann, Nina, Kleber, Susanne, Letellier, Elisabeth, Klussmann, Stefan, Wiestler, Benedikt, Krammer, Peter H., and Martin-Villalba, Ana: Resistance of Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells to CD95L-induced Apoptosis Schroeder, Insa S., Rolletschek, Alexandra, Schulz, Herbert, Huebner, Norbert, and Wobus, Anna M.: Analysis of Pancreatic Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells by Transcriptional Profiling, Real Time RT-PCR, and Immunocytochemistry Schröter, Aileen, and Thallmair, Michaela: Influence of Inflammation on the Behavior of Adult Spinal Cord Progenitor Cells after Spinal Cord Injury Schwarz, Florian, David, Robert, and Franz, Wolfgang-Michael: Promoter Assisted Labeling and MACS-purification of Cardiac Progenitor Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells Sel, Saadettin, Schilling, Martin, Friebel, Katrin, Ehrich, Dirk, Simm, Andreas, Nakhai, Hassan, Kalinski, Thomas, Hoppe, Carsten, Duncker, Gernot I. W., and Paulsen, Friedrich: Application of CD34 + Stem Cells and Bone Marrow Cells Promotes the Healing of Corneal Ulcers Stary, Martina, and Weitzer, Georg: Paracrine Promotion of Early Cardiomyogenesis by Parietal Endoderm Secreted SPARC and S100A Straube, Werner L., Weissert, Philipp M., Drechsel, David N., and Tanaka, Elly M.: Purification of a Serum Factor that Triggers Cell Cycle Re-entry of Differentiated Multinucleated Newt Myotubes Thum, Thomas, Fraccarollo, Daniela, Schultheiss, Maximilian, Froese, Sabrina, Galuppo, Paolo, Frantz, Stefan, Ertl, Georg, and Bauersachs, Johann: Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Uncoupling Results in Impaired Endothelial Progenitor Cell Mobilization and Function in Diabetes

11 180 Tiedemann, Juliane, Kasper, Grit, Tuischer, Jens, Matziolis, Georg, Perka, Carsten and Duda, Georg N.: Mechanically Regulated MMPs Might Influence Mesenchymal Stem Cell Behavior To, Sarah, Keough, Rebecca A., and Rathjen, Peter D.: The Role of CRTR-1 in Pluripotent Stem Cells Tonack, Sarah, Rolletschek, Alexandra, Wobus, Anna M., Fischer, Bernd, and Navarrete-Santos, Anne: Expression of Facilitative Glucose Transporter Isoforms in Mouse D3 ES and P19 EC Cells Toth, Sara, Hegyesi, Hargita, and Falus, Andras: Up-regulation of Nanog in Histamine-deficient Murine Dermatofibrosarcoma Cells Urbaniak, Thomas, Stachelscheid, Harald, Gerlach, Jörg, and Zeilinger, Katrin: Proliferation of Hepatic Progenitors Isolated from Adult Human Liver in Coculture with Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts Vafaizadeh, Vida, Bednorz, Nadja Lydia, Desrivières, Sylvane, and Groner, Bernd: The Contribution of Stat5 to the Regenerative Capacity of Mammary Epithelial Stem Cells Vassilieva, Svetlana, Bindloss, Colleen, Knowles, Katrina, Rathjen, Peter, and Rathjen, Joy: Formation of Human Primitive Ectoderm-like (hepl) Cells from hes Cells von Elsner, Sophie, Schmidt, Henning, and Schnabel, Ralf: Maintenance of Germ Line in C. elegans Embryos Wagner, Wolfgang, Wein, Frederik, Saffrich, Rainer, Faber, Anne, Krause, Ulf, Seckinger, Anja, Benes, Vladimir, Eckstein, Volker, Maul, Holger, and Ho, Anthony D.: Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Surrogate Model for the Stem Cell Niche Weitzer, Georg, and Stary, Martina: Morphogenesis in Embryoid Bodies? Wulf, Annika, Eckert, Klaus, and Fichtner, Iduna: Differential Organ Engraftment of CD34 + Cord Blood Stem Cells in NOD/SCID Mice Wünsch, Annegret, Habermann, Felix A., Klose, Regina, Zakhartchenko, Valeri, Reichenbach, Horst-Dieter, Sinowatz, Fred, and Wolf, Eckhard: Analysis of Epigenetic Reprogramming after Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer in Cattle Using an Oct4-EGFP Reporter Gene Construct Zeilinger, Katrin, Stachelscheid, Harald, Lübberstedt, Marc, Rossberg, Ingrid, Urbaniak, Thomas, Knöspel, Fanny, Neuhaus, Peter, and Gerlach, Jörg C.: 3D Bioreactor Culture Technology for Expansion and Tissue-specific Differentiation of Stem Cells Zietlow, Caroline, Ateghang, Bernadette, Sauer, Heinrich, and Wartenberg, Maria: Cardiomyocyte Differentiation after Ascorbic Acid Treatment Investigation of Mechanisms of Action List of Participants

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