The ISCBI runs informal workshops every year at different locations around the world. Previous events have been in Boston (2017), San Francisco (2016), Seoul (2016), Melbourne (June 2018) and Los Angeles in June 2019 and Seoul/Osong, 24-25th September 2019. There are plans for further wokshops in Beijing (date to be confirmed) and Boston (virtual meeting 2020)

We run sessions of the ISCBI workshops in coordination with various organisations and groups including CIRM, COREdinates, GAiT, IABS and ISSCR. We welcome new collaborations and support from the broadest spectrum of groups interested in stem cell applications.


We have a strong interest in training activities and welcome new opportunities to work with educational, government and commercial organisations. Contact

hPSC Culture and Differentiation

4th August 2020

2pm UK BST

Zoom Meeting

The next ISCBI online session will take place at 2-3:45pm UK BST (6-7:45am California//9-10:45pm Singapore) on the 4th August.
The area in focus for this session is the scale up of hPSC culture and differentiation. Further detail on the session programme and speakers are given below. 

Please note registration will close 24 hours before the starting time of the meeting.The registration link will be sent once registration has closed. 


ISCBI session: hPSC culture and differentiation - 4th August 2pm-3.45pm BST

Session chairs:

  • Dr Julia Neubauer, Fraunhofer-IBMT, Germany (session chair)

  • Dr Steve Oh, AStar, Singapore (session chair)

Panel members:

  • Dr Benham Baghbaderani, Lonza, USA

  • Prof Frank Eberhof, University of Innsbruck, Austria

  • Dr Micheal Peitz, University of Bonn, Germany 


  • Information for delegates and introduction to chairs (G Stacey, ISCBI) - 1 min

  • Introduction to the panel (Julia Neubauer) – 1min

  • Presentations:

    • Dr Julia Neubauer, Fraunhofer-IBMT, Germany – 15mins

    • Dr Micheal Peitz, University of Bonn, Germany – 15mins

    • Prof Frank Eberhof, University of Innsbruck, Austria– 15mins

    • Dr Steve Oh, AStar, Singapore (session chair) – 15mins

    • Dr Benham Baghbaderani, Lonza, USA– 15mins

  • Q&A: review of delegates zoom-chat questions and panel responses (Chaired by J Neubauer and S Oh with G Stacey as ‘chat’ convener) – 15-30mins

  • Conclusion, date of next meeting, thankyou and close (G Stacey)

ISCI Genetic Stability Session

Date to be confirmed

Zoom Meeting

Registration will open soon

This session will be led by Prof Martin Pera

The meetings will be recorded so members who are unable to attend will be able to watch the meeting at their convenience. 

Please register to attend. Meeting instructions will be sent to all registered participants. 

Special topic sessions

summer and autumn 2020

ISCBI is now setting up speaker schedules for a range of special topic sessions and ISCBI members are invited to identify their priorities


The ISCBI is a not for profit organisation and welcomes sponsorship to support meetings, for collaborative projects and as donations towards delivery of our aims. There are different packages for sponsorship of individual meetings and we are happy to discuss support for other activities and interactions. Contact for further information.

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