The International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) presents

18th International Zebrafish Conference


Keynote Speakers

Emi Nishimura, MD, PhD

Division of Aging and Regeneration, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Department of Stem Cell Biology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Japan, Tokyo, Japan

Jie Qiao, PhD

Medical Center for Human Reproduction, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China

Jie Qiao is an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Vice President of the China Association for Science and Technology, Executive Vice President of Peking University, Director of Peking University Health Science Center. She is also an Academician of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (IHM), an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

As a renowned scholar in reproductive medicine in China and worldwide, Jie Qiao has endeavored to unravel the mystery of human reproduction for more than 30 years. She has achieved many theoretical and technical breakthroughs in the systematic study of gametogenesis and embryo development, infertility causes and clinical treatments, and the protection and preservation of female fertility. Jie Qiao has generated impactful science on new pre-implantation diagnosis (PGT) methods, significantly improving the efficiency of clinical practice for inherited diseases. She is also committed to using cutting-edge evidence to inform the construction of the maternal and child public health system and help translate science into policy action to improve women's and children's health throughout their life cycles.



Abstract Themes:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Cell Biology
  • Circuits and Behaviour
  • Disease Models  
  • Early Development, Morphogenesis and Patterning 
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Evolution and comparative biology
  • High throughput whole organism research
  • Infection & Immunity 
  • Lifespan and Aging
  • Neurobiology
  • Organ Formation & Function
  • Physiology & Metabolism
  • Regeneration
  • Reproduction: Germline, Sex Determination & Reproductive Health
  • Stem Cells
  • Toxicology & Environmental Assessment

More information coming soon!