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Past Seminars

2013-2014

Connie Eaves, PhD

Distinguished Scientist
Terry Fox laboratory
BS Cancer Agency 
Vancouver BC, Canada

" Hematopoietic Stem Cell Heterogeneity"

February 26 , 2014, 11:00 am

NI auditorium, CUMC

 

Donald Ingber, MD, PhD

Director, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired engineering at Harvard University
Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology, Harvard Medical School & Vascular Biology Program, Boston Children's hospital,
Professor of Bioengineering, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Boston, MA

"Human Organs on Chips "

December 11 , 2013, 3:00 pm

NI auditorium, CUMC


John Kim, PhD

Associate Professor
Life Sciences Institute
Department of Human Genetics 
University of Michigan, USA

"The regulation of gene expression by small RNA
Pathways in C.elegans
"

November 22 , 2013, 11:00 am

Hammer 301, CUMC


Alex Gould, PhD

Group Leader and Head of Divisions
Physiology and Metabolism
MRC National Institute of Medical Research, UK

"Food for thought: nutrients and neural progenitors inDrosophila"

November 6 , 2013, 11:00 am

NI Auditorium, CUMC


Fredric de Suavage, PhD

Vice president, Molecular Biology
Genentech Inc, CA

"
Targeting Developmental Pathways in Cancer"

October 9 , 2013, 11:00 am

NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

Eftychia Apostolou, PhD
MGH Cancer Center and Center for Regenerative Medicine

"Chromatin and Epigenetic Changes during Somatic Cell Reprogramming"

September 18, 2013, 11:00 am

NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

2012-2013

 

Ting Xie, PhD

Director, Regenerative Medicine Research

Stowers Institute
Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
 
University of Kansas
Kansas City, MO


"Stem Cells: From Basic Regulatory Mechanisms to Potential Application"

May 22 , 2013, 11:00 am

NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

 

Ann Brunet, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics,

Co Director, Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging

Stanford University, CA

"The Plasticity of Aging"

April 10 , 2013, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC

 

Thomas Zwaka,MD

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
Hoston, TX

"The Strage Case of Pluripotentiality:Embryonic Stem Cells, Germ Cells and Genomic Conflicts"

 

April 9 , 2013, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC

 

Matthias Stadfeld, PhD

Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine,
NYU School pf Medicine


"Cellular Reprogramming and Mammalian Stem Cells"

December 5 , 2012, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC

 

Laura Niklason, MD, PhD

Professor
Anesthesia and Biomedical Engineering,
Yale University


"Stem Cells in Pulmonary Regeneration"

October 3 , 2012, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC


Stephen Dalton, PhD

Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
University of Georgia


"Maintenance and Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cells"

September 12 , 2012, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC

 

2011-2012

Mayumi Ito, PhD

Assistant Professor
NYU Medical Center, NY


"Regulation of Melanocyte Stem Cells by Wnt Signaling"

June 20 , 2012, 2:00 pm

NI Auditoriun, CUMC


Hui Zong, PhD

Assistant Professor
Instiute of Molecular Biology
University of Oregon


"Understanding tumor cell maneuvers in brain cancers with MADM, a genetic mosaic system"

May 21, 2012, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC

 

Yoshiki Sasai, PhD

Director, Neurogenesis and Organogenesis group
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology


"Self-organization of nuclear structures in 3D ES cell cuture"

April 23, 2012, 11:00 am

NI Auditoriun, CUMC


 

 

 

 


Elly Tanaka, PhD

Chair, Animal Models of Regeneration, 
Center for Regenerative Therapies, Dresden

 


"Deciphering the stem cell contribution to vertebrate limb and spinal cord regeneration" 

April 11, 2011, 11:00 AM

NI Auditorium, CUMC

Steven L. Reiner, MD

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 
Columbia Universit

"Asymmetric cell divisions in generation and regeneration of Immunity" 

February 1, 2011, 11:00 A
NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

Stephen Badylak, DVM, PHD, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery, 
Deputy Director

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

"Mechanisms of Functional Tissue Remodeling with Biologic Scaffolds" 

November 9, 2011, 11:00 AM

NI Auditorium, CUMC

Linheng Li, PhD

Investigator
Stowers Institute of Biomedical Research
Affiliate Professor, Dept. of pathology
Kansas City University Medical Center


‘Stem Cell Niches and Targeting Cancer Stem Cells'


September 28, 2011, 11:00 AM
NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

2011-2010

Kambiz Shekdar, PhD (Cancelled)

Chief Scientific Officer 
Chromocell Corporation

Cofounder: Westside Fragrances

"Prior Taste and Odorant Receptor Biology: for the Birds?"


June 22, 2011, 11:00 AM
NI Auditorium, CUMC

John Dick, PhD

Senior Scientist
University of Toronto


"Stem Cells in Cancer: Do they matter"

HICCC Distinguished Seminar series, Co-sponsored by CSCI
June 1, 2011, 2:00 PM
RB Pavilion, CUMC

 

Peter Reddien

Member, Whitehead Institute
Assistant Professor, MIT,
Dept. of Biology

"The Cellular and Molecular basis of Regenerationin Planarianst"

May 11, 2011, 11:00 AM
NI  Auditorium, CUMC

Lisa Dailey

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology 
NYU School of Medicine

"Functional Approach for the Identification of Transcriptional Determinants of The ES Cell State and Early Lineage Commitment"

April 13, 2011, 11:00 AM
NI  Auditorium, CUMC

Sheng Ding

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute

‘A chemical Approach to Controlling Cell Fate'

March 16, 2011, 11:00 AM
NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

Linheng Li (cancelled)

Investigator
Stowers Institute of Biomedical Research
Affiliate Professor, Dept. of pathology
Kansas City University Medical Center

‘Stem Cell Niches and Targeting Cancer Stem Cells'

February 2, 2011, 11:00 AM
NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

Fabrice Roegiers

Assistant Professor
Co-Leader, Epigenetics and Progenitor Cells Keystone Program
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

‘Regualtion of asymetric Cell Division and Notch Signaling in Development and Diseasesr’

January 13, 2011, 10:00 AM
Humphreys Auditorium,

VC 14-240, CUMC

 

Mahendra Rao

Vice President of Research
Regenerative Medicine- Life Technology
Adjunct Professor-Buck Institute
Novato, CA

‘Stem Cells and Therapy in the CNSr’

December 15, 2010, 10:00 AM
NI  Auditorium, CUMC

 

Hans Clevers

Professor of Molecular Genetics
Hubrecht Institute
The Netherlands

‘Wnt Signaling, Lgr 5 Stem Cells and Cancer’

December 9, 2010, 10:00 AM
NI  Auditorium, CUMC


Paul Frennette
Director, Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research
Professor, Department of Hematology and Cell Biology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

'New Insight into the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche'

November 10, 2010, 11:00 AM

NI Auditorium, CUMC

Fiona Watt

Deputy Director, Cambridge CR-UK Institute
Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics, Cambridge University
Deputy Director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research

‘Extrinsic signals that regulate cell fate in adult epidermis’

October 14, 2010, 10:00 AM
NI  Auditorium, CUMC

 

Benjamin Simons
Professor of Biological Structure,
University of Washington

Conserved Patterns of Stem and Progenitor Cell Fate in Adult Tissues: Insights from Clonal Analyses and Population dynamics

May 28, 2010
Fenoglio Library, PH 15 West, CUMC

Ari H. Brivanlou, PhD
Robert & Harriet Heilbrunn Professor
Head of Laboratory of Molecular Embryology
The Rockefellar University

Molecular Basis of Pluripotency in Human Embryonic Stem Cells

May 5, 2010
NI Auditorium, CUMC


 

Thomas Reh,  PhD
Professor of Biological Structure
University of Washington

Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Approaches for Retinal Repair
April 14, 2010
NI Auditorium, CUMC

 

 

Steven Small, PhD
Professor of Biology
New York University

Transcription Factor Gradients and Embryo Patterning in Drosophila

March 17, 2010
NI Auditorium
710 West, 168th Street, CUMC

Kenneth D. Poss, PhD
Associate professor, Cell Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Duke University Medical Center

Mechanisms Guiding Zebrafish Heart Regeneration

Feb 24, 2010
NI Auditorium, CUMC


 

Sean Morrison, PhD
Director, University of Michigan Center for Stem Cell Biology
Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Cell and Developmental Biology,
Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute,
University of Michigan
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Regulation of Stem Cell Self-renewal

January 6, 2010
NI auditorium, CUMC

Bradley Bruce Olwin, Ph.D
Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder

Preventing Muscle Aging by Muscle Stem Cell Transplantation

December 12, 2009
NI Auditorium, CUMC


 

Bradley Bruce Olwin, PhD

TBA

December 9, 2009
Univ of Colorado at Boulder

 

Ronald D.G. Mckay, PhD
Director, Human Stem Cell Facility, NIH

Stem Cells and Regeneration

November 23, 2009
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Thomas A. Rando, MD, PhD

Asymmetric Cell Divisions & Cell Fate Determination in Muscle Stem Cells

November 16, 2009
University of Colorado

 

Jonathan Graff, MD, PhD

Harnessing the Power of Stem Cells to Cure Obesity and Diabetes

November 11, 2009
UT Southwestern

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Jonathan Graff

“Harnessing the Power of Stem Cells to Cure Obesity and Diabetes”

November 11, 2009
UT Southwestern Medical Center
 

 

Mark Ptashne (Sloan-Kettering Institute)

“A Determinant of Chromatin Architecture and its Effect on Gene Expression”

October 28 2009

 

Renee Reijo-Pera

“Human Embryo and Germ Line Development in vivo and in vitro”

Oct 7 2009
Stanford

 

 

2009-2008

 

Kathryn Anderson

“Cilia and Developmental Signaling”

June 3 2009
Sloan-Kettering Institute

 

Konrad Hochedlinger

“Epigenetic Reprogramming and Induced Pluripotency”

May 6 2009
Harvard Medical School

 

David Traver

“Hematopoietic Development in the Vertebrate Embryo”

April 8 2009
UCSD

 

“Beta Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells”
March 11, 2009
Ed Baetge (Novocell, Inc)

 

Michael Elowitz

“Gene Circuit Dynamics at the Single-Cell Level”

February 24, 2009
Caltech

 

Roz Segal

“Sonic Hedgehog-Proteoglycan Interactions Promote Proliferation of Neural Precursors”

January 28, 2009
Harvard Medical School

 

Michael Shen

“Progenitor Cells of the Prostate Epithelium”

December 3, 2008
Columbia University

 

Guy Sauvageau

“A Novel Function for Bmi1 in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Activity”

November 5, 2008
University of Montreal

Stem Cell Top

 

 

2008-2007

 

Arturo Alvarez-Buylla

“Adult Neural Stem Cells and their Niche”

June 25 2008
UCSF

 

Alex Schier

“MicroRNAs in Development”

May 14 2008
Harvard University

 

Jean Hebert

“Patterning Neural Precursor Cells During Forebrain Development”

April 2 2008
Albert Einstein College of Medicine   
        

 

Daniela Drummond-Barbosa

“Stem Cells, Insulin, and the Control of Oogenesis by Diet in Drosophila”

March 5 2008
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

Carla Kim

“Stem Cells in Lung Biology and Lung Cancer”

February 13 2008           
Harvard Medical School

 

Kenneth D. Birnbaum

“Regeneration Without Stem Cells: A Genomic View of Plant Organogenesis”

December 5 2007
NYU School of Medicine

 

Julius Brennecke

“The Piwi/piRNA Pathway in the Drosophila Germline”

November 14 2007
Cold Spring Harbor Labs

 

Amy Wagers

“Maintenance and Renewal of Blood and Muscle Stem Cells”

October 10 2007
Joslin Diabetes Center
Harvard

 

Ruth Lehmann

“Germ Cells Are Forever”

September 12 2007
Skirball Institute
NYU School of Medicine

Stem Cell Top

 

 

2007-2006

 

Thomas Rando

“Molecular Mechanisms of Muscle Stem Cell Activation and Lineage Progression”

June 27 2007
Stanford University School of Medicine 

 

Xavier Morin

“Control of (a)symmetric Divisions in the Developing Chick CNS”

June 15, 2007
Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles Luminy (IBDML)

 

Bradley Bernstein

“The Embryonic Stem Cell Epigenome”

May 2 2007
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Lorenz Studer

“Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Development & Disease”

April 18 2007
Sloan Kettering Institute

 

Hongjun Song

“Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Adult Neurogenesis”
March 14 2007

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

Ruth Lehmann

“Germ Cells Are Forever”

February 14 2007 (re-scheduled for Fall 2007)
Skirball Institute
NYU School of Medicine

 

Francois Guillemot

“Transcriptional Control of Neurogenesis and Neuronal Migration in the Mouse Brain”

November 29, 2006
National Institute for Medical Research

 

Ihor Lemischka

“Molecular Control of Stem Cell Fates”

November 8, 2006
Princeton University

 

Celeste Simon, Ph.D.

“Hypoxia, HIFs, and Stem Cells”

September 27, 2006
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

Stem Cell Top

 

 

2006-2005

 

Rick Young

“Regulatory Circuitry of Embryonic Stem Cells”

June 14 2006
Whitehead Institute, MIT

 

Chris Doe

“Asymmetric Division and Stem Cell Self-Renewal in the Drosophila CNS”

May 31 2006
University of Oregon

 

Haifan Lin

“Self-renewing Mechanisms of Stem Cells in the Germline”

May 17 2006
Duke University

 

Alejandro Sanchez-Alvarado

“Regeneration & Stem Cells in the Planarian Schmidtea Mediterranea”

March 1 2006
University of Utah

 

Andrew Peterson

“The Role of Cilia in Signal Transduction and Interneuron Migration”

January 18 2006
Genentech

 

Shahin Rafii

“Regulation of Stem Cell Differentiation and Trafficking by Organ-Specific Vascular Niches”

December 7 2005            
Cornell University Medical College

 

Wieland Huttner

“Cell Biology of Neurogenesis”

November 9, 2005                        
Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

 

George Daley

“Directing Embryonic Stem Cell Fate”

October 12, 2005
Harvard Medical School

 

Gordon Keller

“Lineage Specific Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells”

September 28, 2005
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Stem Cell Top

 

 

2005-2004

 

Gail Mandel

“The Rise and Fall of REST: Creating the Nervous System”

June 8, 2005
SUNY Stoneybrook

 

Kevin Eggan

“Reprogramming the Somatic Cell Genome by Nuclear Transplantation”

April 20, 2005
Harvard University

 

Sally Temple

“Making Neurons From Neural Stem Cells”

February 16, 2005
Albany Medical College

 

Sean Morrison

“The Genetic Regulation of Stem Cell Function”

October 1, 2004
University of Michigan

 

 



 

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