Poster awards

The following participants have been selected for the GSCN poster awards:

  • Fabio Marsoner, Uni. Heidelberg/Med. Mannheim: “Deciphering the role of human-specific genes in the development of the human neocortex” (Session "Somatic stem cells and development") 
  • Chaido Ori, Helmholtz Zentrum München: “Lung organoid generation by hiPSC-derived multipotent lung progenitor cells” (Session "Stem cells in regenerative therapies")
  • Katharina Scheibner, Helmholtz Zentrum München: “Describing epithelial to epithelial transition (EET), a novel pathway for endoderm formation, independent of epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) during mouse gastrulation” (Session "Somatic stem cells and development") 
  • Thomas Zerjatke, TU Dresden: “Divisional behavior of hematopoietic stem cells revisited: insights from a mathematical model of in vivo label dilution” (Session "Computational stem cell biology")

The poster awards are supported by the GSCN member company PeproTech GmbH. The awardees received 500 € award.

GSCN travel awards

The following participants have been selected for the GSCN travel awards:

  • Selina Greuel, Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Berlin
  • Fereshteh Haghighi, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II, University Düsseldorf
  • Alexander Kalmbach, Institute for Human Genetics, Essen
  • Matthias Hebisch, Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology, University Bonn
  • Mohsen Moslem, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

The travel awards are supported by the GSCN member company Eppendorf AG.

GSCN Scientific Awards

  • GSCN Young Investigator Award: Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg
  • GSCN Female Scientist Award: Maria Elena Torres-Padilla, Helmholtz Zentrum München and LMU Munich
  • The GSCN Publication of the Year Award (July 2017 to June 2018) goes to Maja Milanovic and Clemens Schmitt of the Charite University Medicine Berlin and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC). Their publication “Senescence-associated reprogramming promotes cancer stemness” appeared in the journal Nature (Milanovic, M. et al, 2018, Nature 553, 96 - 100, doi:10.1038/nature25167)