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Event Name Annual Stem Cell Science Symposium
Location UCI Sue & Bill Gross Hall
Address 845 Health Sciences Rd, Irvine, CA 92697
Guest Speakers Keynote: Sally Temple, PhD
Neural Stem Cell Institute


Leslie Thompson, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Lisa Flanagan, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Robert Hunt, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Mehrdad Abedi, MD, University of California, Davis
Angela Fleischman, MD, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Camilla Forsberg, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz
Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Christine Mummery, PhD, Leiden University Medical Center
Anna Grosberg, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Christopher Hughes, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Leon Schurgers, PhD, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht
Date January 30, 2020
Time 8:30am - 4:30pm

 

Schedule of Events

8:30 am

Opening Remarks – Aileen Anderson, PhD

8:45 am

Sally Temple, PhD Neural Stem Cell Institute
“Stem cell-based Approaches to Age-related Neurodegenerative Diseases”

9:25 am

Break

9:35 am

Leslie Thompson, PhDUniversity of California, Irvine
“Stem cells and Huntington’s disease – insights into disease mechanisms and therapeutics”

10:00 am

Lisa Flanagan, PhDUniversity of California, Irvine
“Neural stem cell glycosylation impacts fate”

10:25 am

Robert Hunt, PhD University of California, Irvine
“Interneuron transplantation & TBI therapy”

10:50 am

Break

11:00 am

Mehrdad Abedi, MDUniversity of California, Davis
“An overview of CAR T cells and other cellular therapies for treatment of cancer”

11:40 am

Angela Fleischman, MD, PhDUniversity of California, Irvine
“Impact of Inflammation on Normal and Malignant Hematopoietic Stem Cells”

12:05 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Camilla Forsberg, PhDUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
“Chasing Mavericks: Developmental Waves of Hematopoiesis”

1:40 pm

Richard Van Etten, MD, PhDUniversity of California, Irvine 
“Targeting Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells: A Systems Biology Approach”

2:05 pm

Break

2:15 pm

Christine Mummery, PhDLeiden University Medical Center
“Multicellular systems from human pluripotent stem cells to study cardiovascular disease”

2:55 pm

Anna Grosberg, PhDUniversity of California, Irvine
“Exploring the Heart: from Genetic Mutations to Tissue Function”

3:20 pm

Christopher Hughes, PhDUniversity of California, Irvine
“Personalized Medicine: The Promise of Stem Cell-Derived Tissues”

3:45 pm

Leon Schurgers, PhDCardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht
“Role of vascular smooth muscle cells in vascular calcification”

4:30 pm

Symposium Concludes

Registration is required. For further information, contact Quyen Dang at (949) 824-2163 or email quyenbd@uci.edu.

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