KSSCR 2023 Annual Meeting
2023 Annual Meeting of Korean Society for Stem Cell Research

Program Session Topics

Updated on : 4/17/2023

Day 2: August 17, 2023 (Thu)

Plenary Lecture I

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 10:50-11:30
Co-Chairs Dong-Wook Kim (Yonsei Univ., KR) & Jihwan Song (CHA Univ., KR)
Hongkui Deng (Peking University, CN)
▶ Manipulating cell fate with chemical magic – chemical reprogramming to empower next-gen regenerative medicine

Plenary Lecture II

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 11:30-12:10
Co-Chairs Dong-Wook Kim (Yonsei Univ., KR) & Jihwan Song (CHA Univ., KR)
Hans R. Schöler (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany)
▶ Inducing Pluripotency across Species

Session 1

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 09:00-10:20
stem cell signature
Co-Chairs Jihoon Kim (The Catholic Univ. KR) & Minkyu Yum (KAIST, KR)
Kyung-Min Noh (EMBL, DE)
▶ Safeguarding the molecular paths to neurodevelopment: Insights from studying chromatin regulators in stem cell models
Pengtao Liu (HKU Med, HK)
▶ Expanded potential stem cells of multiple mammalian species
Jinwook Choi (GIST, KR)
▶ Inflammation in stem cell reprograming and niche remodeling
Sekyu Choi (POSTECH, KR)
▶ Hormonal Control of Skin Stem Cells

Session 2

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 09:00-10:20
Co-Chairs Bon-Kyoung Koo (IBS, KR) & Hanseul Yang (KAIST, KR)
Toshiro Sato (Keio Univ, JP)
▶ Understanding human disease biology using organoid technology
Weng Chuan Peng (Princess Maxima Center, NL)
▶ Hepatocyte organoids: Harnessing the Potential for translational research
Yun Kee Jo (Kyungpook Nat'l Univ. KR)
▶ Biopolymer-based Biomaterials Apporaches for Organoids Engineering

Session 3

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 09:00-10:20
Regulation for regenerative medicine
Co-Chairs Ji Hyeon Ju (Catholic Univ, KR)
Yu Kyeong Hwang (YUYA Bio Consulting, KR)
▶ Regulatory issues in development of CAR-NK cell therapeutics
Seongwon Park (Secretariat for Advanced Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Biological Products Review Committee, KR)
▶ 첨단재생의료 임상연구 안내
Hyunyoung Kim (National Institute of Health, KR)
▶ The Safety Management System of Advanced Regenerative Medicine

Session 4

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 14:20-15:40
Tissue stem cells and regeneration
Co-Chairs Hanseul Yang (KAIST, KR) & Minkyu Yum (KAIST, KR)
Rocio Sancho (King's Colleage London, UK)
▶ Pancreas Cell Fate Decisions in Development and Disease: New iPSC Organoid Models
Soah Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ., KR)
▶ IGFBP2 treatment can overcome contact inhibition of proliferation and drive in situ proliferation of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes in 3D
Seung Hyeok Seok (Seoul Nat'l Univ., KR)
▶ Macrophages in intestinal inflammation and resolution
Ji-Hyun Lee (IBS, KR)
▶ p57Kip2 imposes the reserve stem cell state of gastric chief cells

Session 5

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 14:20-15:40
Gene editing
Co-Chairs Bon-Kyoung Koo (IBS, KR) & Jihoon Kim (Catholic Univ. KR)
Hyongbum Henry Kim (Yonsei Univ. KR)
▶ Prediction of editing efficiencies and outcomes for 63 base editors with diverse PAM compatibilities
Daesik Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ., KR)
▶ Genome-editing Technologies for Gene Therapy
Kayeong Lim (KIST, KR)
▶ Precise Genome Engineering: from Nucleus to Mitochondria
Huikwon Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ. KR)
▶ Deep-learning based prediction of prime editing efficiencies in diverse cell types

Session 6

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 14:20-15:40
Co-Chairs Inho Jo (KFRM, KR)
Mi-Young Son (KRIBB, KR)
▶ 2D and 3D human intestine models derived from pluripotent stem cells
Seok-Ho Hong (Kangwon National Univ., KR)
▶ Alveolar organoid and gene edition for pulmonary fibrosis modeling and drug testing
Hyung-Sik Kim (Pusan Nat'l Univ., KR)
▶ Development of novel tissue-regenerative therapeutics for inflammatory bowel disease through the regulation of endogenous intestinal revival stem cells
Nathaniel S. Hwang (Seoul National Univ., KR)
▶ Hydrogel nano-film coating for xenogenic islet transplantation
Youngil Yang (INOSTEMBIO, KR)
▶ Angiogenic Cell Therapy using Allogenic Myocardium-Derived Stem Cells
Yong Jun Kim (Kyung Hee Univ., KR)
▶ Modeling peripheral nerve injury diseases and investigating pathophysiology using human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells.

Session 7

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 15:40-17:00
Disease modeling (KSSCR-KMEDIhub Joint Symposium)
Co-Chairs Yohan Oh (Hanyang Univ., KR) & Sang Hyun Min (K-MEDI hub, KR)
Hyunsoo Shawn Je (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
▶ Modeling human brain disorders using human pluripotent stem cells
Sang-Hun Lee (Hanyang Univ., KR)
▶ Usage of hPSC-derived brain organoids for in vitro modeling and regenerative medicine for brain disorders
Kihyun Lee (College of Pharmacy, Ewha Womans Univ., KR)
▶ Dissecting Human Diseases with Genetics and Pluripotent Stem cells
Sihyung Wang (K-MEDI hub, KR)
▶ Hepatic disease modeling using reprogrammed liver-derived cell

Session 8

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 15:40-17:00
Stem cell-derived exosomes
Co-Chairs Young Jin Lee (Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., KR) &
Byung-Hyun Cha (Kangwon National Univ., KR)
Yong Woo Cho (Hanyang Univ., KR)
▶ Development of Stem Cell Exosome Therapeutics from University Lab to Clinical Trials
Mira Park (CHA Univ., KR)
▶ Exosomes, their therapeutic approaches
Kyungmoo Yea (DGIST, KR)
▶ Reprogrammed T Cell Exosomes By Surface Engineering Of Cytokine Induce Potent Anti-Tumor Effects
Tae-Hyoung Kim (Chosun Univ. School of Medicine, KR)
▶ High-Yield EVs production by eMTDΔ4

Session 9

Date & Time August 17, 2023 (Thu) 15:40-17:00
Co-Chairs Yoon-Hyuk Choe (KFRM, KR)
Pilnam Kim (KAIST, KR)
▶ 인간세포지도 기반 정밀 세포공학을 통한 조직-특이적 ECM 생산 및 활용기술 개발
Gi Beom Kim (GICELL, KR)
▶ Stem Cell-Derived Multifunctional Nanovesicles for Coordinated Immune and Regenerative Modulation
Chun Pyo Hong (GICELL, KR)
▶ 장 점막 타깃형 조절 T세포를 활용한 임상용 염증성 장 질환 치료제 개발
Mikyung Shin (Sungkyunkwan Univ., KR)
▶ Injectable, neuroadhesive, and conductive hydrogel electrodes capable of wireless lectrical stimulation for enhanced peripheral nerve regeneration
Nayoun Kim (LUCASBIO, KR)
▶ 염증성 장 질환을 극복하기 위한 태반 탈락막 기질세포 치료제의 안전성, 유효성 평가 및 제품화 연구
Janghwan Kim (KRIBB, KR)
▶ Novel intermediate cells of reprograming for regenerative applications

Day 3: August 18, 2023 (Fri)

Plenary Lecture III

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 10:50-11:40
Chair Ssang Goo Cho (Konkuk Univ., KR)
Gou Young Koh (Center for Vascular Research, Institute for Basic Institute, KR)
▶ Exploring organ-specific vascular heterogeneity for stem cells

Satellite Session

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 09:10-10:30
Application of Pluripotent Stem Cell
Chair Yong-ou Kim (Korea National Institute of Health, KR)
Jung-Hyun Kim (Korea National Institute of Health, KR)
▶ Human PSC-derived alveolar organoids for studying the processes of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus
Sung-Hwan Moon (Chung-Ang Univ., KR)
▶ Cardiomyocyte production and application research using KNIH cell line.
Ki-Suk Kim (Korea Institute fo Toxicology, KR)
▶ Stem Cell-Based Model for Cardiac Toxicity Evaluation
Myung Jin Son (KRIBB, KR)
▶ Human pluripotent stem cell-derived liver organoids for disease modeling and safety assessment

Session 10

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 09:10-10:30
Young Investigator's Session
Co-Chairs Hyung-Sik Kim (Pusan National Univ., KR) &
Jaecheol Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ., KR)
Jung Won Yoon (Pusan National Univ., KR)
▶ Alignment of stem cells and differentiation into smooth muscle cells by anisotropic micropattern.
Ju-Chan Park (Seoul National Univ., KR)
▶ Optimization and application of CRISPR technologies in human pluripotent stem cells
Da-Hyun Kim (Seoul National Univ., KR)
▶ Enhancing the regenerative potential of bioengineered liver by using nano-graphene oxide
Ho-Chang Jeong (Washington Univ. in St. Louis, USA)
▶ Targeted hESC differentiation identifies USB1 as a miRNA deadenylase that regulates ematopoiesis

Session 11

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 09:10-10:30
KSSCR-KBRI Joint Symposium
Co-Chairs Ji Young Mun (Korea Brain Research Institute, KR) &
Bumsu Kim (Korea Brain Research Institute, KR)
Yoichi Kosodo (Korea Brain Research Institute, KR)
▶ Direct visualization of human neural differentiation
Ki-Jun Yoon (KAIST, KR)
▶ Deciphering the Neural Epitranscriptome: The Roles of mRNA Modification in Neurodevelopment
Janghwan Kim (KRIBB, KR)
▶ Direct reprogramming for regenerative cell therapy of Parkinson's disease

Session 12

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 09:10-10:30
Research Projects for supporting clinical research of advanced regenerative medicine
Chair MinYoung Kim (WeRM, KR)
Hyoung Jin Kang (Seoul National Univ. Hospital, KR)
▶ Development of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cells for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Seok-Goo Cho (Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic Univ. of Korea, KR)
▶ Eradication of minimal residual disease using Cytokine-Induced Killer cells: an investigator-initiated clinical study
Jooho Lee (CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA Univ., KR)
▶ Study to determine the safety and tolerability of combination therapy of TACE (Transarterial-chemoembolization) and Immunotherapy With the Autologous Killer Cell in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: An open label study
MinYoung Kim (WeRM, KR)
▶ We Support Clinical Research in Regenerative Medicine

Session 13

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 14:00-15:20
Advances in embryology and ESC research
Co-Chairs Ssang Goo Cho (Konkuk Univ., KR) & Jeong Tae Do (Konkuk Univ., KR)
CantasAlev (Kyoto Univ., JP)
▶ Axioloids: Reconstituting human axial development in vitro
Youngsok Choi (Konkuk Univ., KR)
▶ Role of epigenetic regulator CFP1 as a safeguard in male meiotic process
Hyuk Jin Cha (Seoul National Univ., KR)
▶ Intracellular glycogen inhibits Ampk activation for naïve pluripotency by maintenance of the level of fatty acid
Myung Soo Cho (S.Biomedics Co. Ltd, KR)
▶ Development of human embryonic stem cell-derived cell therapeutics for Parkinson’s disease treatment

Session 14

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 14:00-15:20
Novel cell culture system
Co-Chairs Mi-Young Son (KRIBB, KR) & Ki-Jun Yoon (KAIST, KR)
Sung Gap Im (KAIST, KR)
▶ Role of Functional Polymer Films for Culturing Stem Cells
Seung-Woo Cho (Yonsei Univ., KR)
▶ 3D Extracellular Matrix for Organoid Culture
▶ Advanced culture systems to democratize organoid research
Jae-Byum Chang (KAIST, KR)
▶ PICASSO: ultra-multiplexed imaging of proteins

Session 15

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 14:00-15:20
AASCRM Session
Co-Chairs Bonkyoung Koo (IBS, KR) & Jihoon Kim (Catholic Univ, KR)
Yo Mabuchi (Fujita Health Univ, JP)
▶ Isolation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cell Therapy and Cultured Meat Technology
Xin Li (Institute of zoology, Chinese academy of sciences, CN)
▶ Generation and application of new embryonic stem cell models: from development to disease

Session 16

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 15:20-16:40
Novel types of stem cells & direct Conversion (Reprogramming)
Co-Chairs Jongpil Kim (Dongguk Univ., KR) & Kee-Pyo Kim (Catholic Univ., KR)
Johnny Kim (Max-Planck Institute, DE)
▶ Cardiac Reprogramming
Sun Hwa Kim (KIST, KR)
▶ Exosome-guided direct cell reprogramming technique
Yoonhee Jin (Yonsei Univ. Medical College, KR)
▶ Improving direct reprogramming processes via a bioengineering platform
Seungkwon You (Korea Univ., KR)
▶ Preclinical evaluation of induced neural stem cell

Session 17

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 15:20-16:40
Biomaterials & tissue engineering
Co-Chairs Nathaniel S. Hwang (Seoul National Univ., KR) & Kisuk Yang (Incheon National Univ., KR)
Minglin Ma (Cornell Univ., USA)
▶ Delivering insulin-producing cells without immunosuppression
Donghyun Lim (Sungshin Women's Univ., KR)
▶ Genome editing toward advanced cell therapy for diabetes
Jang Hwan Cho (Seoul National Univ., KR)
▶ Next generation cell-based cancer immunotherapy
Kisuk Yang (Incheon National Univ., KR)
▶ Cell Encapsulation Devices and Strategies in the Treatment of Diabetes

Session 18

Date & Time August 18, 2023 (Fri) 15:20-16:40
Clinical application of stem cells
Co-Chairs Sung-Rae Cho (Yonsei Univ. Medical College, KR) &
Hyun Jin Shin (Konkuk Univ., KR)
Young-sup Yoon (Emory Univ., USA)
▶ Vascular Regeneration with Human Stem and Reprogrammed Cells
Inbo Han (CHA Univ. School of Medicine, KR)
▶ Application of stem cells in the repair of intervertebral disc degeneration
Hye Jin Jin (Medipost, KR)
▶ Next-Generation Stem Cells: MSC Therapy Research and Development
So-Hyang Chung (College of medicine, The Catholic Univ. of Korea, KR)
▶ Transplantation of cultivated limbal epithelial sheet in intractable limbal stem cell deficiency