Programme

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Thursday 20 October 2022

12:15 - 13:15
Registration and Welcome Lunch

13:15 - 13:30
Introduction
Miodrag Stojkovic, Serbia
Mina Popovic, Spain

13:30 - 14:40
Session 1: Synthetic embryology
Chairs
Miodrag Stojkovic, Serbia
Mina Popovic, Spain
13:30 - 14:00
Strategies in modeling early mammalian development: a historic overview
Mijo Simunovic, U.S.A.
14:00 - 14:10
Discussion
14:10 - 14:30
Blastoids: modeling human blastocyst development and implantation with stem cells
Nicolas Rivron, Austria
14:30 - 14:40
Discussion

14:40 - 15:10
Coffee break

15:10 - 16:10
Session 2: Synthetic human embryology: ethical and policy debate
Chairs
Mina Popovic, Spain
Nicolas Rivron, Austria
15:10 - 15:30
Ethical issues surrounding research with human embryo-like structures
Ana Pereira Daoud, The Netherlands
15:30 - 15:40
Discussion
15:40 - 16:00
Rethinking the 14-day rule on human embryo research
Sarah Chan, United Kingdom
16:00 - 16:10
Discussion