Stem Cell Society Singapore Singapore


"Early Human Development & Fetal-Maternal Medicine"

The Stem Cell Society Singapore (SCSS) is holding its 5th Annual Symposium on the 18-19th November 2013 at Biopolis, Singapore.

The theme for Symposium 2013 is "Early Human Development & Fetal-Maternal Medicine".

We are excited about 2 days of outstanding scientific presentations from key academic, clinical, and commercial contributors.

Session topics include:

  1. Reproductive Immunology

  2. Fetal programming/Development Origins of Health & Disease

  3. De-programming/Pluripotency

  4. Imprinting/Epigenetics

  5. Single Cell Technologies

  6. Early Cell Fate decisions

  7. Germ Cell Development

  8. Stem Cells of the Placenta

Confirmed Speakers

Keynote Speaker:
Rudolf Jaenisch

Whitehead Institute & MIT, USA

Plenary Speakers:

Jacob Hanna
Weizmann Institute, Israel

Takashi Hiiragi
EMBL, Germany

Jan Brosens
University of Warwick, UK

Katzutoshi Takahashi
CIRA, Japan

Ray Dunn
Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore

Paul Robson
Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore

Florent Ginhoux
SIGN, Singapore

Jia Hui Ng
GIS, Singapore

Lih Feng Cheow
IMCB, Singapore

Sheila Vasoo
NUHS, Singapore

Fuchou Tang
Peking University, China

Mitinori Saitou
Kyoto University, Japan

Graham Jenkin
Monash University, Australia

Pathik Wadhwa
UC Irvine, USA

Bruno Reversade
Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore

Daniel Messerschmidt
IMCB, Singapore

Caroline Gargett
Monash University, Australia

Larry Stanton
GIS, Singapore

Hanna Mikkola

Ashley Moffett
University of Cambridge

Xin-Yuan Fu
NUS, Singapore


Auditorium, Level 2
Matrix Building
30 Biopolis Street
Singapore 138671

Call for Oral Presentation Abstracts & Poster Abstracts

All abstracts must be submitted during the online registration process taking into consideration the relevant submission deadlines.

Download Abstract Template
Download Poster Manual

Registration & Payment

Registration Fee

Category Early Bird
(until 31 Aug 13)
(from 1 Sep 13)
Ordinary/Life Members $350 $450
Student Members $250 $350
Non-Members $500 $600
Group Registration - 10% on PRR* - 10% on PRR*
Onsite Registration NA + $S 100 on PRR*
* PRR, Prevailing Registration Rate    


Individual Registration:
Registration of individual delegates is through the online registration platform which will open on the 20 May 2013.
Payment via PayPal requires a valid Credit Card.

Group Registration:
We encourage group registration with discounted registration fees for institutions and organizations who wish to register more than 3 members/staff together. Contact for further information.

On-site registration will be available with an administrational fee of $100 SGD added to the respective registration fee category. On-site registration is subject to availability of seats and is by CASH or Credit Card (online On-site registration).

The registration fee includes:
 Symposium booklet including programme and abstracts of plenary talks
   and poster presentations.
 Access to all symposium sessions and official events.
 F&B during tea breaks, lunches and official evening networking sessions.


We recommend our Symposium hotel Park Avenue Rochester with discounted room rates for delegates. More Info

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations may be considered until the 17th of September, 2013. Notification of cancellation must be submitted to SCSS in writing. A cancellation fee of S$100 will apply to cancellations received by 17th of September, 2013. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after 17th of September, 2013.

Please contact for further information.

Symposium Poster


DATE   : 18-19 November 2013
VENUE : Biopolis, Singapore




Symposium Hotel

Important Dates
Registration Opens:
20 May 2013

Early-bird Registration
31 August 2013

Oral Presentation Abstract
1 September 2013

Poster Abstract
Deadline: 8 October 2013

Online Registration Closes:
4 November 2013

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