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Graduate student Chieh-Yang Cheng working with prostate cancer cells in the Nikitin Lab. Chieh-Yang was the 2nd place winner of the poster session at the 4th Stem Cell Symposium on October 6, 2012.
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The Cornell Stem Cell Program was founded on the unique strengths of the Cornell research community with its unparalleled cross-disciplinary collaborations and strong basic and comparative biomedical science programs. The CSCP incorporates over 30 laboratories across Cornell University Ithaca campus, closely interacts with the Center for Vertebrate Genomics, and is supported, in part, by the NYSTEM program of the New York State Department of Health.

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News and announcements

  • Registration is now open for the 2014 Stem Cell Program Retreat which will be held at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology on Saturday, May 17, 2014 with Dr. Lawrence Goldstein as the keynote speaker. Click here to register by April 24, 2014.
  • Registration is now open for the NYSTEM 2014 Meeting which will be held in New York City on May 29 & 30, 2014. Click here for more details and to register.
  • Congratulations to newly hired Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Dr. Melissa Warden! She has been named by the New York Stem Cell Foundation as one of the "seven most promising young scientists in the world" and has been awarded a $1.5 million Robertson Neuroscience Award. Click here for details.

Congratulations to Drs. John Schimenti and Gerlinde Van de Walle! Their seed grant proposals have been selected for funding by the Cornell Stem Cell Program. The funding period is March 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015.

Congratulations to Dr. Tudorita (Doina) Tumbar! Her NYSTEM short term training grant proposal has been selected for funding by the Cornell Stem Cell Program.

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