Conference Program


The GENE2SKIN Conference Scientific Program


Registration process:

Please read the instructions carefully. 
The payment of registration fees can be performed by bank transfer or credit card. On-site payment will be available.


STEP 1: Login or create an account;
STEP 2: After login, please go to the registration page and choose the appropriate registration fee and the type of payment;

Take note of the [Registration ID] generated at beginning of registration page;
STEP 3: Click SUBMIT button and it will automatically generate an editable PDF form where you must select the options regarding registration fee, hotel and payment method;
STEP 4: After filling all details in, the form automatically calculates total amount to be paid. Just print PDF Registration Form and sign it;


. Bank Transfer
Use the following reference format "3Bs - [your name] + [Registration ID]" on the bank transfer and proof of receipt, in order for the Organizing Secretariat to trace and acknowledge the payment;
     a) Perform bank transfer and save it in PDF format;
     b) Send PDF Registration Form dully filled in and signed together with proof of bank transfer directly to Caravela Travel Agency (e-mail: or fax: 00351 253 200 509)


. Credit Card Payment
a) Fill in credit card details as requested in PDF Registration Form, print form, sign it and send it directly to Caravela Travel Agency (e-mail: or fax: 00351 253 200 509)


STEP 5: Only when payment has been confirmed by the bank, you will receive an e-mail notification confirming your registration is complete. 


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.

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
  • Magda Ulrich - VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • Ernst Reichmann - Universität Zürich, Switzerland


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.

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
  • Delphine Fayol – Poietis, France
  • Denis Dufrane - Novadip, Belgium
  • Liisa Khun - President of Society for Biomaterials


Meeting Chairs



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

Tel: +351 253 510 900
Fax: +351 253 510 909
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