Events

Events

The Center for Stem Cell Biology 2015 Symposium will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, and features preeminent speakers in the field of stem cell biology. The symposium is open to the Memorial Sloan Kettering’s research community as well as members of the public.

Program

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

The Center for Stem Cell Biology Inaugural Symposium was held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, featuring renowned speakers in the field of stem cell biology. The symposium was open to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s research community as well as members of the public.

Program
SKI Center for Stem Cell Biology
Lorenz Studer, MD
Member, Developmental Biology Program
Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology
Sloan Kettering Institute

Multilineage Regeneration in the Amphibian Nervous System and Its Relevance to Mammalian Stem Cell Biology
Elly Tanaka, PhD
Group Leader, Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Mechanisms of Cellular Reprogramming
Konrad Hochedlinger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department for Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University

Controlling Stem Cells in Health and Disease
Ronald McKay, PhD
Director for Basic Science
Lieber Institute for Brain Development
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

The Regulation of Stem Cell Self-Renewal
Sean Morrison, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Life Sciences Institute
University of Michigan