Stem Cell Club

Upcoming Schedule

September 15, 2009 John Schimenti Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Daniel Barbash
October 20, 2009 Ling Qi Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Larry Bonassar
November 17, 2009 Doina Tumbar Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Kenneth Kempheus
December 15, 2009 Alex Nikitin Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Lisa Fortier
January 19, 2010 Alex Travis Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Andy Yen
February 16, 2010 Scott Coonrod Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Dan Luo
March 16, 2010 John March Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
John Lis
April 20, 2010 Paul Soloway Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Sylvia Lee
May 18, 2010 Claudia Fischback Lecture Hall III, T1003 VRT
Veterinary School
Mike Kotlikoff

Stem Cell Club meetings take place each third Tuesday in the Lecture Hall III of the Veterinary Research Tower from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 semesters.

Recent Presentations

May 18, 2009 Emily Chandler (Claudia Fischbach Lab)
"Microenvironmental cues at the breast cancer interface alter adipocyte progenitor cell function"
Qiaoming Long
"Control of Notch signaling and Pancreatic Development"
April 20, 2009 Paul Soloway
"Single Molecule Chromatin Analysis - A Tool for Stem Cell Research"
Irene Min (John Lis Lab)
"Genome-wide Analysis of Engaged RNA Polymerase Activity and Promoter Status in Stem Cells"
March 16, 2009 Mike Kotlikoff
"Role of stem cells in repair of the adult heart"
Huseyin C. Yalcin (Jonathan Butcher Lab)
"Simulated embryonic environmental conditions on stem cell differentiation towards cardiac phenotypes"
February 16, 2009 Alex Travis
"Using Stem Cells to Develop Canine Transgenesis--Soliciting the Audience's Feedback on our Data and My R01 Proposal"
W. Lee Kraus
"Signaling, Chromatin, and Transcription: Mechanisms in Search of a Model System"
January 19, 2009 Le Cheng (Alexander Nikitin Lab)
"Genomic instability in cancer stem cells"
Miaoqing Shen (Andrew Yen Lab)
"c-Cbl interacts with CD38 and promotes RA-induced differentiation and G0 arrest of human myeloblastic leukemia cells"
December 16, 2008 Kelly Liu
"Mesodermal patterning and diversification in C. elegans"
Joanna Krzyspiak (John March Lab)
"Recreating In Vivo Epithelial Behavior Using Stem Cells in a Microfluidic Platform"
November 18, 2008 Scott Coonrod
"Epigenetic Regulation of Preimplantation Development and Breast Cancer"
Lisa Fortier
"Temporal and spatial segregation of differentiation and self-renewal for adult hair follicle stem cells"
October 21, 2008 Ying Zhang (Tudorita Tumbar Lab)
"The Use of Magnetic Activated Cell Sorting for Enrichment of Equine Bone Marrow Derived Stromal Cells"
Siu Sylvia Lee
"Probing a role of the longevity gene hcf-1 in stem cell maintenance"
September 16, 2008 Jin Hyang Choi (Alexander Nikitin Lab)
"Role of the local dermal progenitor cells in sarcomagenesis associated with p53 and Rb inactivation"
Weipeng Mu (John Schimenti Lab)
"The essentiality of PDCD2 in mouse preimplantation development implicates its involvement in embryonic stem cell self-renewal"
May 20, 2008 Paula Cohen
"Investigating the determinants of normal gametogenesis in the mouse: meiosis and beyond"
Xia Xu (Robert Weiss Lab)
"A mouse model for lung cancer and possible roles for lung stem cells in tumor initiation"
April 15, 2008 Paul Soloway
"Epigenetic Reprogramming in the Mouse Germline"
Emily Chandler (Claudia Fischbach Lab)
"Adipocyte Precursor Cells and Their Role in Breast Cancer Malignancy"
March 18, 2008 Qiaoming Long
"Sel1L, the mammalian ortholog of the C. elegans sel-1 gene, is required for growth and expansion of pancreatic stem cells"
Leighton Core (John Lis Lab)
"Classification of transcription regulatory mechanisms by genome-wide analysis of transcriptionally engaged RNA polymerases"
February 19, 2008 Jonathan Butcher
"Mechanical regulation of cell differentiation and tissue morphogenesis - The playground of embryonic development"
James Lee Smith II
"Cytometric analysis of Raf1 localization and phosphorylation during retinoic acid induced differentiation of HL60 cells"
January 15, 2008 Andrew Yen
"Decisions, Decisions: Multiplication and Division for Making Change; ie., Retinoic acid, cell proliferation and differentiation"
Catherine Radcliffe (Lisa Fortier Lab)
"Defining a Molecular Marker Profile for Equine Mesenchymal Stem Cells"
December 18, 2007 Alyson Spealman (Michael Kotlikoff Lab)
"Isolation, Expansion, and Differentiation of Cardiac Precursor Cells from c-kitBAC-EGFP Mice"
Rebecca Holmes (Paula Cohen Lab)
"Meiosis and the Argonautes"
November 20, 2007 Yung-Hao Ching (John Schimenti Lab)
"Plzf : polydactyly and male germ cell depletion"
Yeunhee Kim (Alex Travis Lab)
"Stem cell-based technologies of assisted reproduction in the cat and dog"
September 18, 2007 Le Cheng (Alex Nikitin Lab)
"Mammary stem cells and cancer"
Karen Osorio (Doina Tumbar Lab)
"Hair follicle stem cell activation"
August 11, 2007 Lawrence Bonassar
"Research overview"
Warren Zipfel
"Research overview"
John Schimenti
"Research overview"
Alex Travis
"Research overview"
July 16, 2007 Alan Nixon
"Research overview"
Andrea Quaroni
"Research overview"
Watt Webb
"Research overview"
Bob Weiss
"Research overview"
June 18, 2007 Claudia Fischbach
"Research overview"
Lisa Fortier
"Research overview"
Mike Kotlikoff
"Research overview"
Alex Nikitin
"Research overview"
Doina Tumbar
"Research overview"