Poster Awards

The poster awards were sponsored by the PeproTech GmbH. 

Mehdi Pirouz and Nicolas Danzenbächer

Abstract No. P012

Mad2l2-deficient mouse embryonic stem cells are unstable and deviate into primitive endoderm 

Mehdi Pirouz 1,*, Kolja Eckermann 1, Claudia Pommerenke 2, Gabriela Salinas-Riester 2 and Michael Kessel 1

1Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen
2DNA Microarray Facility, Georg-August-University Goettingen
*Presenting author

Miha Modic and Nicolas Danzenbächer

Abstract No. P063

Regulation of alternative polyadenylation by hnRNPs in human embryonic stem cells 

Miha Modic 1,* , Zhen Wang 2, Gregor Rot 3, Jan Attig 2, Tina Lence 2, Tomaz Curk 4, Micha Drukker 5 and Jernej Ule 6 

1 MRC, Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge and HelmholtzZentrum Mu?nchen 
2 MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge 3University of Zu?rich 
4 EMBL Heidelberg 
5 HelmholtzZentrum Mu?nchen 
6 University College London and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge 
* Presenting author

Liang Fang and Nicolas Danzenbächer

Abstract No. P119

Novel small-molecule antagonist of β-catenin/TCF4 interaction: interference with the selfrenewal of cancer stem cells 

Liang Fang 1,*, Edgar Specker 2, Jens Peter von Kries 2, and Walter Birchmeier 1

1 Max Delbru?ck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany 
2 Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology, Berlin, Germany 
* Presenting author

Robert Fordham and Nicolas Danzenbächer

Abstract No. P142

Transplantation of expanded foetal intestinal progenitors contributes to colon regeneration after injury 

Robert Fordham 1,* , Shiro Yui 2, Nicholas Hannan 1, Christoffer Soendergaard 2, Alison Madgwick 1, Pawel Schweiger 2, Ole Nielsen 2, Ludovic Vallier 1, Roger Pedersen 1, Tetsuya Nakamura 3, Mamoru Watanabe 3 and Kim Jensen 2 

1 University of Cambridge 
2 University of Copenhagen 
3 Tokyo Medical and Dental University 
* Presenting author

Poster award for "Applied stem cell research"

The poster award for applied stem cell research was sponsored by Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI) and the Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine (TRM Leipzig).


Bella Rossbach and Jens Augustin

Abstract No. P159

Human induced pluripotent stem cells for cell-replacement therapy: Exploring their immunogenicity and immunomodulatory properties

Bella Rossbach 1,* , Nicole Bethke 2, Harald Stachelscheid 1, Hans-Dieter Volk 3, Petra Reinke 2 and Andreas Kurtz 1

1 Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies
2 Department of Nephrology and Intensive Care - Charité Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
3 Institute of Medical Immunology - Charité Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
* Presenting author

GSCN Poster award for "Basic stem cell research"

The poster award for basic stem cell research was granted was sponsored by the German Stem Cell Network (GSCN) e.V. and granted at the World Conference on Regenerative Medicine (October 23 – 25, 2013, Leipzig)

Daniel Besser and Dorota Kaniowska


The therapeutic potential of miRNA 665 and its modulatory effect on osteogenic

differentiation of murine embryonic stem cells

*D Kaniowska 1,2 & N zur Nieden 2

1Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine (TRM), Regulatory Molecules & Delivery Systems, Leipzig, Germany
2University of California Riverside, Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Riverside, USA

GSCN Travel Awards

The following participants have been selected for the GSCN travel awards

• Bianca Buechner (Cells Hannover) 
• André Görgens (University Hospital Essen) 
• Leonid Schneider (Technical University of Darmstadt) 
• Edda Schulz (Institut Curie, Paris, France)