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The 1st International Congress on
Controversies in Cryopreservation of Stem Cells, Reproductive Cells,
Tissue and Organs (CRYO)
Palacio de Congresos, Valencia, Spain, May 27-30, 2010
 
  Scientific Program Print
Thursday, May 27th, 2010
09:00-18:00
Workshops (Hilton Valencia Hotel)
18:00
Welcome Reception and Opening Ceremony
Friday, May 28th, 2010 (convention center)
Plenary Session 1
08:30-10:30
Basic understanding of vitrification
Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck Serono
Panel:
A. Arav, Israel, S. Leibo, USA, M. Meseguer, Spain, P. Nagy, USA
08:30-08:55
Biosafety of vitrification – the issue of contamination using an open system
G. Vajta, Australia
08:55-09:20
Rationale of cryopreservation by very high cooling and warming rates
S. Leibo, USA
09:20-09:45
Chilling injury and vitrification of oocytes
A. Arav, Israel
09:45-10:10
Vitrification of bovine and equine embryos- practical considerations
G. Seidel, USA
 
10:10-10:30
Basic physics of small volume vitrification
U. Demrici, USA
10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
Plenary Session 2
11:00-13:00
Basic understanding of vitrification
Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck Serono
Panel:
M. J. de los Santos, Spain, M. Kuwayama, Japan,
G. Seidel, USA, G. Vajta, Australia
11:00-12:00
Debate: Cryopreservation of oocytes – slow freezing vs. vitrification
Slow freezing: G. Coticchio, Italy
Vitrification: P. Nagy, USA
12:00-13:00
Debate: Clinical application – what are the limits?
A. Cobo, Spain
L. Rienzi, Italy
13:00-14:00
Lunch Break
Parallel Session 3(I)
14:00-15:30
What can go wrong in Cryopreservation?
Parallel Session 3(II)
14:00-16:00
Freezing of embryonic & adult stem cells - various techniques
Chairperson:
J. Hasler, USA, J. Remohí, Spain
Chairperson:
O. Hovatta, Sweden,
M. Leong, Hong Kong
14:00-14:30
Errors that can occur when applying cryopreservation technology in the real world, and how to minimize these errors
J. Hasler, USA
14:00-14:30
Cryopreservation of human embryonic stem cells
O. Hovatta, Sweden
14:30-15:00
What can go wrong during vitrification?
S. Ledda, Italy
14:30-15:00
Large animals models in regenerative medicine: the need and the limits
F. Gandolfi, Italy
15:00-15:30
Cellular damage during cryopreservation
J. Van Blerkom, USA
15:00-15:30
Tumorigenicity of pluripotent stem cells
N. Benvenisty, Israel
15:30-16:00
Cryopreservationof adult stem cells
R. Devireddy, USA
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break                                          16:00-16:30     Coffee Break
Parallel Session 4(I)
16:00-17:30
Sperm Freezing in primates
Parallel Session 4(II)
16:30-18:10
Cord Blood Banking, Biology,Transplantation and tissue regeneration
Chairperson:
W. Ji, China,
I. Katkov, USA
Chairpersons:
W. Arcese, Italy, A. Nagler, Israel
16:00-16:30
Cryopreservation of spermatazoon in rhesus and cynomogus monkey
W. Ji, China
16:30-16:50
Cord Blood Banking – public vs. private network
S. Querol, Spain
16:30-17:00
Intracellular ice formation in spermatozoa?
G.J. Morris, UK
16:50-17:10
Cord Blood cryobiology: liquid nitrogen, cryoprotectant vs.lyophilization
P. Rebulla, Italy
    
17:00-17:30
Freeze dried sperm
T. Wakayama, Japan 
 
17:10-17:30
Cord Blood Transplantation: Do we know the best option for alternative donor transplant: MUD vs. CB vs. Haplo?
W. Arcese, Italy
17:30-18:00
Low-and high-temperature vitrification of sperm as emerging alternatives in preservation of genetic resources
I. Katkov, USA
17:30-17:50
Cord Blood Transplantations: Strategies to facilitate engraftment, do we know the best one?
M. Fernandez, Spain
 
17:50-18:10
 
 
 
Cord Blood Tissue Regeneration Potential: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) heart, vascular, neurology. Does it exist at all?
A. Nagler, Israel
Saturday, May 29th, 2010 (convention center)
Plenary Session 5
08:30-10:30
Stem cell – preservation of future medicine
Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Angelini / IBSA 
Chairpersons:
C. Simon, Spain, S. Slavin, Israel
08:30-09:00
Future use of normal stem cells and cancer stem cells in health and disease 
S. Slavin, Israel
09:00-09:30
Adult stem cells vs. embryonic stem cells
C. Simon, Spain
09:30-10:00
Somatic cells into stem cells. Reprogramming!
A. Raya, Spain
10 :00-10:30
Preclinical and clinical trials of stem cells therapy
O. Hovatta, Sweden
10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
Plenary Session 6
11:00-13:00
Stem cell – preservation of future medicine
Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Angelini / IBSA 
Chairpersons:
N. Benvenisty, Israel, A. Nagler, Israel
11:00-11:30
Pluripotent stem cells in medical research
N. Benvenisty, Israel
11:30-12:00
The ethics of manufacturing gametes in the lab
G. Pennings, Belgium
12:00-12:30
The use of cord blood stem cells for tissue therapeutics
A. Nagler, Israel
12:30-13:00
The use of cord blood for Regenerative Medicine
C. Chillik, Argentina 
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
Parallel Session 7(I)
14:00-15:30
Animal embryo freezing
Parallel Session 7(II)
14:00-15:30
Fertility, tissue and organs preservation
Chairperson:
T. Hildebrandt, Germany
P. Loi, Italy
Chairpersons:
M. Leong, HonG Kong,
P. Patrizio, USA,
Z. Shoham, Israel
14:00-14:20
Domestic animal embryo freezing
D. Rath, Germany
14:00-14:30
What to freeze: Whole ovary, cortex or other?
P. Patrizio, USA
14:20-14:40
Freeze dried cells for nuclear transfer
P. Loi, Italy
14:30-15:00
Duration of function of fresh and frozen ovary transplants
S. Silber, USA
14:40-15:00
Animal cloning from frozen dead body
T. Wakayama, Japan
15:00-15:30
Where to transplant: Heterotopic or orthotopic sites?
J. Donnez, Belgium
15:00-15:20
Embryo freezing in wild animals
T. Hildebrandt, Germany
15:20-15:30 Discussion
 
15:30-16:00 Lunch Break
Parallel Session 8(I)
16:00-18:00
Embryo freezing
Parallel Session 8(II)
16:00-17:00
Free Communication
Chairpersons:
J. Domingo, Spain,
J. Liebermann, USA,
P. Nagy, USA
Chairpersons:
J. Hasler, USA,
J. Van Blerkom, USA
16:00-16:30
What is the best stage for freezing? From 2PN to blastocyst
J. Liebermann, USA
16:00-16:15
Membrane phase behavior and water transport during freezing of mammalian cells studied by FT-IR spectroscopy
W.Wolkers, Germany
16:30-17:00
Neonatal outcome from vitrified cleavage stage to embryos
G.A. Rama Raju, India
16:15-16:30
More cryopreservation from fresh IVF/ICSI treatments with early cleavage leads to overall higher pregnancy rates
K. Tucker, The Netherlands  
17:00-17:30
Vitrification of blastocysts: It is the way to go!
P. Vanderzwalmen, Belgium
16:30-16:45
In vitro maturation and vitrification of immature oocytes combined with ovarian tissue cryopreservation: A new strategy of fertility preservation
G. Fasano, Belgium
17:30-18:00
Embryo freezing: A key to elective single embryo transfer (eSET)
P. Barri, Spain
16:45-17:00
Freeze drying of stem cells
D. Nathan, Israel
 
Sunday, May 30th, 2010 (convention center)
Plenary Session 9
08:30-10:00
Cryo-Bank
Chairpersons:
J. Callejo, Spain, G. Stacey, UK
08:30-09:00
Medical and social aspects of cryopreservation of oocytes for fertility preservation
G. Lockwood, UK
09:00-09:30
Legislation of cryopreservation of gametes, tissue and regulation of transportation between countries
C. O'Toole, UK
09:30-10:00
Bio-banking of human embryonic stem cell lines: Technical and regulatory Challenges
G. Stacey, UK 
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
Plenary Session 10
10:30-12:00
Is it possible to restore sperm from cryopreserved tissue or should we always get a fresh one?
Chairpersons:
A. Pellicer, Spain, Z. Shoham, Israel
10:30-11:00
Advantages of using cryopreserved TESE against freshly obtained tissue
M. Gil-Salom, Spain
11:00-11:30
Multipotent adult germ line stem cells: New therapeutic hope?
K. Guan, Germany
11:30-12:00
Clinical evaluation of the harmful effects of sperm freezing and its current indications
N. Garrido, Spain
12:00
Closing

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