Center for Stem Cell Biology: Events

The Center for Stem Cell Biology Symposium was held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, and featured renowned speakers in the field of stem cell biology. The symposium was open to the Memorial Sloan Kettering's research community as well as members of the public.

Program

Design Principles of Pluripotency
Austin Smith, PhD
Director, Wellcome Trust/MRC Stem Cell Institute
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge

Stem Cells, Pluripotency, and Nuclear Reprogramming
Rudolf Jaenisch, MD
Whitehead Institute
Professor, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stem Cells and Their Niche in the Adult Mammalian Brain
Fiona Doetsch, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University

Differential Regulation of Adult Stem Cells by Sonic Hedgehog Signaling
Alexandra Joyner, PhD
Member, Developmental Biology Program, Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Modeling Neural Disease and Age in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
Lorenz Studer, MD
Member, Developmental Biology Program, Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center