14th Midwest Blood Club Meeting

 

Friday – Saturday, April 12 – 13, 2019

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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Overview

Join us at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis for the Midwest Blood Club meeting!

This meeting will feature exciting research on hematopoiesis, stem cell biology, gene therapy, the niche, and leukemia! The meeting will provide a forum for investigators to meet, share ideas, present recent findings, establish contacts and collaborations, and explore cutting edge research approaches. A great list of speakers and room for your abstract.

Free registration for trainees, $100 for faculty.

  1. Event Date
    Registration opens June 11, 2018
    Abstract submission opens June 11, 2018
    Call for abstract submissions opens November 5, 2018
    Abstract submission deadline January 11, 2019
    Speaker/poster notifications sent March 4, 2019
    Registration deadline March 15, 2019
  2. Peabody Hotel

    A limited number of rooms have been reserved at a special rate for this occasion at the Peabody Hotel. These rooms can be reserved by calling (901) 529-4000 before March 5, 2019, and asking for rooms in the Midwest Blood Club Symposium block.

    Peabody Hotel
    (901) 529-4000
    149 Union Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38103

  3. Keynote Speaker

    Ulrich Steidl, MD, PhD

    Ulrich Steidl, MD, PhD

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    Speakers

    Emery Bresnick, PhD

    Emery Bresnick, PhD

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Jeff Magee, MD, PhD

    Jeff Magee, MD, PhD

    Washington University in St. Louis

    Damien Reynaud, PhD

    Damien Reynaud, PhD

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital

    Hal E. Broxmeyer, PhD

    Hal E. Broxmeyer, PhD

    Indiana School of Medicine

    Punam Malik, MD

    Punam Malik, MD

    Cincinnati Children's Hosptial

    Daniel T. Starczynowski, PhD

    Daniel T. Starczynowski, PhD

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    H. Lee Grimes, PhD

    H. Lee Grimes, PhD

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    Charles Mullighan, MD

    Charles Mullighan, MD

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    Robert Welner, PhD

    Robert Welner, PhD

    University of Alabama-Birmingham

  4. Friday, April 12

    Time Event
    3:15 pm Transportation from Peabody Hotel to St. Jude Campus
    3:30 pm Registration, Check-in and Refreshments
    4:00 pm Welcome and Keynote Presentation
    Ulrich Steidl, MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    5:00 pm Poster Session and Reception
    6:45 pm Transportation from St. Jude Campus to Peabody Hotel

    Saturday, April 13

    Time Event
    7:45 am Transportation from Peabody Hotel to St. Jude Campus
    8:00 am Breakfast and Refreshments
    8:30 am

    Session 1: Developmental Hematopoiesis
    Jeff Magee, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
    Emery Bresnick, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Three additional speakers to be selected from abstracts

    10:05 am Break with Refreshments
    10:20 am

    Session 2: Malignant Hematopoiesis
    Charles Mullighan, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Daniel T. Starczynowski, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

    Three additional speakers to be selected from abstracts

    11:55 am Lunch
    1:00 pm

    Session 3: HSC Biology
    H. Lee Grimes, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    Hal E. Broxmeyer, PhD, Indiana School of Medicine

    Three additional speakers to be selected from abstracts

    2:35 pm Break with Refreshments
    2:50 pm

    Session 4: Cell and Gene Therapy
    Brian Sorrentino, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Punam Malik, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

    Three additional speakers to be selected from abstracts

    4:25 pm Break with Refreshments
    4:40 pm

    Session 5: HSC Niche
    Robert Welner, PhD, University of Alabama-Birmingham
    Damien Reynaud PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

    Three additional speakers to be selected from abstracts

    6:15 pm Concluding Remarks
    6:30 pm Transportation to The Columns
    6:45 pm After Conference Celebration and Dinner at The Columns

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