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The GENE2SKIN Conference

Vila Flor Cultural Centre (CCVF), Guimarães, Portugal
24 | 26 OCTOBER 2016

This conference is being organized in the scope of the European Horizon 2020 Twinning project GENE2SKIN: Roadmap for advanced genetic engineering-based skin therapies. This project intends to be the foundation for the generation of a network of excellence of advanced therapies for skin disorders and diseases. Thus, Gene2Skin conference will be the first forum of discussion on this topic, where experts of the field will present their most recent and relevant achievements.

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GENE2SKIN Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Claire Higgins - Imperial College, UK
  • Susan Gibbs – VUMC, The Netherlands
  • Julie Fradette - Laval University, Canada
  • Irma Joosten – Radboudumc, The Netherlands
  • Fiona Watt - King’s College London, UK
  • Fergal O’Brien - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Alexandra Marques - 3B's Research Group, Portugal
  • Michael Rendl - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US
  • Marjana Tomic-Canic - University of Miami, US
  • Geoffrey Gurtner - Stanford University, US
  • Magda Ulrich - VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • Ernst Reichmann - Universität Zürich, Switzerland
  • Raymund Horch - Erlangen University, Germany


Vila Flor Cultural Centre (CCVF), Guimarães, Portugal

27 | 28 OCTOBER 2016

TERM STEM comprises a series of conferences organized by 3B’s Research Group and supported by the Northern Portugal Regional Development Authority that intends to make a stand in the worldwide range of conferences in the field. TERMSTEM 2016 will gather world scientific leaders to discuss the latest research on 3D (micro)environments to modulate the molecular and cellular basis of tissue growth and regeneration. Moreover, an industrial overview of the expectations of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine field will also be one of the main subjects of debate.

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TERM STEM Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Tatsuya Shimizu - Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan
  • Nicolas L’Heureux - INSERM at the University of Bordeaux, France
  • Simon Cool - Institute of Medical Biology, Singapure
  • Jan de Boer - University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Abhay Pandit - National University of Ireland
  • Subhas Kundu - 3B’s Research Group, Portugal
  • Fabien Guillemot – Poietis, France
  • Denis Dufrane - Novadip, Belgium
  • Liisa Khun - President of Society for Biomaterials


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Organized by
3B’s Research Group, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal


A member of PT Government Associate Laboratory ICVS/3B’s


3B's Research Group,
Department of Polymer Engineering,
University of Minho,

Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine,

Avepark - Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia
Zona Industrial da Gandra
4805-017 Barco GMR - Portugal

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