2015 Symposium Center for Stem Cell Biology


This program is for the research community.


Poster Session and Reception
5.00 – 6.00 pm
Zuckerman Atrium

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center
417 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065


Andras Nagy, PhD
Professor and Senior Scientist, Mount Sinai Hospital
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
University of Toronto
“Pluripotency in the artificial cell space”

Ali H. Brivanlou, PhD
Robert & Harriet Heilbrunn Professor
Head, Laboratory of Molecular Embryology
The Rockefeller University
“Dynamic Patterns: self-organization of human embryonic cells”

Danwei Huangfu, PhD
Assistant Member, Developmental Biology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Understanding human pancreatic development and disease through genome editing in pluripotent stem cells”

Viviane Tabar, MD
Attending Neurosurgeon and Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Human ES cells as a platform for modeling cancer”

Marius Wernig, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology, NYSCF-Robertson Investigator
Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
“Direct reprogramming towards the neural lineage”