ISSCR 2019

Join us at Booth #538 to poke, prod and probe our brains on all things iMatrix™ and laminin related. Or learn what cutting edge things are being done with our products at our Innovation Showcase. Feed your mind and your belly as Dr. Hayashi and Dr. Taniguchi present their findings during our showcase, complimentary lunch is guaranteed for registered attendees. Please register by Saturday, June 15th, as seating is limited, and so we can best meet any dietary restrictions (It is now past the deadline, but you may still register although we may be unable to meet your dietary restrictions). By registering you are also automatically entered into a prize drawing held at end of the Innovation Showcase.

26-29 June, 2019
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA 90015

ISSCR is the world's largest stem cell focused meeting with over 4000 attendees including researchers, key opinion leaders, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, and media. This year the Opening Keynote is being given by Nobel Laureate Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, Center for iPS Cell Research & Application (CIRA), Kyoto University, Japan and Gladstone Institutes, USA. Dr. Yamanaka and his team uses iMatrix™ products in their research and it is also used to produce clinical grade stem cell banks.  ISSCR brings together seniors scientist and budding researchers to discover, share, and network with leading innovators in the stem cell community.

For more information please visit the ISSCR website here.

Dr. Ryuhei Hayashi
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

Dr. Ryuhei Hayashi graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Kobe University where he further went to pursue his Master’s in Biochemistry. He then went on to Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine where he studied Ophthalmology and Stem Cell Biology and subsequently received his Ph.D. and graduated as a Doctor of Medicine in Ophthalmology from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Hayashi has won numerous awards including the Japan Cornea Society Uchida and Young Investigator Awards and the Japanese Ophthalmological Society Young Investigator Award to name just a few. Dr. Hayashi is currently a Professor of Stem Cells and Applied Medicine at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine.

Dr. Yukimasa Taniguchi
Assistant Professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University

Dr. Yukimasa Taniguchi graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Department of Biology, Faculty of Science from Kyushu University. After he went to pursue his Master’s in Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, he received his Ph.D. in Biology for Osaka University with his thesis on “Studies on the Mechanism of the Laminin-Integrin Interaction”.  He then went on the work as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Protein Research at Osaka University. He is now an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Protein Research at Osaka University and is also a Project Leader at Matrixome, Inc.


Dr. Fumi Ebisu graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from Eastern Michigan University where she further went to pursue her Master’s in Chemistry. Later on, she received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from University of Michigan thanks to her thesis on “Macrophage migration inhibitory factor acts as a neurotrophin in the developing inner ear”. She then went on to work as a Post-Doctoral fellow at the Otolaryngology Department at Kyoto University. She is now a visiting research scholar at the Institute for Protein Research at Osaka University and the Project Leader at Matrixome, Inc.