November 16 – 19, 2020

ASEMV2020 will be a virtual conference.

Annual meeting of the American Society for Exosomes and Microvesicles

The conference will be virtual this year. We’re working to make our conference platform an engaging place to interact with fellow EV researchers.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Jay Debnath, UC San Francisco

    The LC3-conjugation machinery specifies the loading of RNA-binding proteins into extracellular vesicles. 

  • Alissa Weaver, Vanderbilt University

    Argonautes in Extracellular Vesicles: Artifact or Selected Cargo?

  • Pieter Vader, University Medical Center Utrecht

    A CRISPR-Cas9-based reporter system for single-cell detection of extracellular vesicle-mediated functional transfer of RNA.

  • Laura Ferraiuolo, University of Sheffield

    Micro-RNAs secreted through astrocyte-derived extracellular vesicles cause neuronal network degeneration in C9orf72 ALS

  • Crislyn D’Souza-Schorey, Notre Dame

    An ARF6-Exportin-5 axis delivers pre-miRNA cargo to tumour microvesicles

  • Qin Zhang, Vanderbilt University

    Transfer of functional cargo in exomeres

  • G. Marcela Rodriguez, Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School

    New insights into mycobacterial extracellular vesicle production

  • Tatsuo Kurihara, Kyoto University

    Isolation of a novel bacterial strain capable of producing abundant EVs carrying a single major cargo protein and analysis of its transport mechanism

  • Jean C. Lee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

    Orchestration of human macrophage NLRP3 inflammasome activation by Staphylococcus aureus EVs

  • Allison Z. Werner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

    Exoproteomics reveals outer membrane vesicles contribute to aromatic catabolism by P. putida KT2440

  • Simon R. Carding, Quadram Institute; University of East Anglia

    The uptake, trafficking, and biodistribution of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron generated outer membrane vesicles

  • Martin Olivier, McGill University

    Exploitation of the Leishmania exosomal pathway by Leishmania RNA virus 1

  • Hameeda Sultana, Old Dominion University

    Exosomes mediate Zika virus transmission through SMPD3 neutral sphingomyelinase in cortical neurons

  • Frederik J. Verweij, INSERM Institute for Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris

    Tracking exosomes in vitro and in vivo

  • Leonid Margolis, Section on Intercellular Interactions, NICHD

    Cytokines in extracellular vesicles: an alternative system of cell-cell communication

  • Inge S. Zuhorn, University of Groningen

    Endocytosis of extracellular vesicles and release of their cargo from endosomes

  • Tsuneya Ikezu, Boston University

    Proteomic and biological profiling of EVs from Alzheimer’s disease human brain tissues

  • Romano Regazzi, University of Lausanne

    Lymphocyte-derived exosomal microRNAs promote pancreatic β cell death and may contribute to Type 1 diabetes development

  • Dennis A. Steindler, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville

    Infectious exosomes/microvesicles in degenerative and neoplastic stem cell pathologies

  • Moran Amit, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

    Loss of p53 drives neuron reprogramming in head and neck cancer

  • Aleks Milosavljevic, Baylor College of Medicine

    Glioma-derived miRNA-containing EVs induce angiogenesis by reprogramming brain endothelial cells

  • Faisal Alibhai, University Health Network, Toronto

    Cellular senescence contributes to age-dependent changes in circulating extracellular vesicle cargo and function

  • Steven Stice, University of Georgia

    Neural stem cell EVs disrupt midline shift predictive outcomes in porcine ischemic stroke model

  • Robert Blelloch, UC San Francisco

    Exosome suppression of the anti-tumor immune response

  • James Patton, Vanderbilt University

    Induction of retina regeneration by intravitreal delivery of EVs

  • David Lyden, Weill Cornell Medicine

    Extracellular vesicle and particle biomarkers define multiple human cancers

  • Janusz Rak, McGill University

    Leukobiopsy – a possible new liquid biopsy platform for detecting oncogenic mutations

  • Andy Hill, LaTrobe University

    EV-based biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases

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How to Attend & Participate

Step 1. Register for ASEMV2020

Step 2. Submit Abstract

Abstracts are due by October 13, 2020.

ASEMV2020 Registration Prices (See note*)
Academic Registration $200
Students & Postdocs $50
Corporate Registration $300 before October 15th
$500 October 15 and later

*We appreciate your patience processing refunds for those who have already registered at the higher live conference rate.

ASEMV2020 Organizing Committee

Louise Laurent, UC San Diego, ASEMV2020 Organizing Committee Chair
Steve Gould, Johns Hopkins University, ASEMV President
Roger Alexander, Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium
Nihal Altan-Bonnet, NIH NHLBI
Michael Graner, University of Colorado Anschutz
Kendall Jensen, Translational Genomics Research Institute
Fatah Kashanchi, George Mason University
Meta Kuehn, Duke University
Leonid Margolis, NIH NICHD
Janusz Rak, McGill University
Matt Roth, Baylor College of Medicine
Julie Saugstad, Oregon Health Sciences University