The Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells and Regeneration Conference

July 24–29, 2022
New Orleans, LA


July 24-29, 2022

Launched in 1998, this FASEB Science Research Conference (SRC) is the only conference that focuses entirely on adult skeletal muscle stem cells and skeletal muscle regeneration. It provides a comprehensive analysis and the integration of recent discoveries pertaining to the regulatory mechanisms controlling normal and abnormal functions of muscle stem cells in muscle homeostasis, regeneration, hypertrophy, aging, and disease.

The conference aims to accelerate the translation of fundamental advances into novel clinical treatments through the interactions of basic and clinical researchers. It provides opportunities for interaction and mentoring between junior scientists and senior investigators to foster career development.

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Important Dates

Abstract Deadline: Extended until June 23, 2022 11:59 pm ET
Early Registration Deadline: June 23, 2022
Cancellation Deadline: July 3, 2022
Housing Deadline: July 10, 2022
Registration Closing Deadline: July 20, 2022


The main themes of this meeting are: 1) Molecular mechanisms regulating muscle stem cell biology and skeletal muscle regeneration in health, disease, and aging; 2) How muscle stem cells interact with other cell types in growing and regenerating muscle; 3) Opportunities for translating and applying muscle stem cell and regeneration research.

Over eight oral plenary sessions, the Conference will present the latest research and foster discussion on:
  • Molecular regulation of muscle stem cells
  • Dynamics of MuSC States and muscle regeneration
  • Muscle stem cell niche and cell signaling
  • Muscle disease and aging: from mechanisms to therapy
  • Muscle stem cell metabolism and exercise
  • Regeneration of the neuromuscular and myotendinous junctions
  • Engineering and translating muscle stem cells
The program also includes:
  • Meet the Expert” sessions developed for students and postdocs to meet experts in the field and receive career and scientific advice
  • Two Workshops in career development themes
  • Four Poster Blitz sessions where poster presenters have a chance to pitch their poster in a short oral session
View the preliminary agenda.

Keynote Lecture

This conference will have two keynote speakers: Edward De Robertis, MD, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, and Helen Blau, PhD, Stanford University.



Dada Pisconti, PhD

Associate Professor, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Doug Millay, PhD

Associate Professor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Hugo Olguin, PhD

Associate Professor, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile

Registration Fees

Early Registration is available until June 23, 2022
Students: $949
Invited Speakers: $1099

Regular registration fees start on June 24, 2022
Students: $1099
Invited Speakers: $1099

Reimbursement allocations are up to the organizers of each conference and depend on external funding availability, and therefore are not guaranteed. If you would like to be considered for partial reimbursement, please complete this form. If you are selected to receive any reimbursements for your registration and/or travel, you will be contacted via email with further instructions. Please note that this process will take several weeks after the conference occurs. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through this process.

Travel and Lodging

Astor Crowne Plaza - 739 Canal St., Bourbon St. New Orleans, LA 70130

$129.82 per night (incl. taxes/fees). The discounted rate is available through July 3, 2022. The registration fee does not include lodging. Please book your lodging through either option below: 
Online or by phone at 1-877-408-9661 (mention “2022 FASEB Conference” for the discounted rate). 

The airport provides information on ground transportation options here. The average cost of a taxi from this airport to the conference location is approximately $40.


Lodging reservations should only be made using the options above. Any solicitation by third-party lodging companies is not endorsed by FASEB. 

Great rates: Enjoy specially negotiated rates which may also be honored for extended stays based on availability. 
Be in the center of activity: Enjoy quick and easy access to all conference functions and networking opportunities.
Additional protection: FASEB may be able to assist you with any issues that arise with the hotel.


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