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Stem Cell Seminars

Upcoming Schedule

May 19, 2023
3:30 p.m.

Celina Juliano
Associate Professor
University of California, Davis
Talk title: Mechanisms of Development and Regeneration in Hydra

Hosted by Carrie Adler

August 21, 2023 12:00 p.m.

Jessica Whited, PhD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Harvard University
Talk title: TBD

Hosted by Stem Cell Fellows

Recent Presentations

April 10, 2023
4:00 p.m.

Harry Leitch, MD, PhD
Germline and Pluripotency
MRC London Institute of Medical Science
Talk title: Human Germline Development and Disease

Hosted by Paula Cohen

March 30, 2023
12:00 p.m.

Kara McKinley, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University
Talk title: Regeneration in the Uterus

Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Cornell Stem Cell Program

January 26, 2023
12:00 p.m.

Sarah Knox, PhD
Department of Cell & Tissues Biology
University of California, San Francisco
Nerve-Mediated (Re)generation of the Salivary Gland: From Bench to Bedside

Hosted by Andrew White
Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Cornell Stem Cell Program

December 14, 2022
11:00 a.m.

Haifan Lin, PhD
Director of Yale Stem Cell Center
Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Genetics
Yale University
The Piwi-piRNA Pathway: A New Paradigm of Gene Regulation

Hosted by the Weill Institute for Cell & Molecular Biology

November 7, 2022 12:00 p.m.

Jeff Biernaskie, Ph.D.
Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine
University of Calgary
Reindeer: a unique model system to study regenerative competence during wound healing

Hosted by Carrie Adler

October 17, 2022, 2022
4:00 p.m.

David T. Breault, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Regulation of Intestinal Stem Cells and Lineage Development

Hosted by Praveen Sethupathy

September 23, 2022
4:00 p.m.
Tin Tin Su, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder
Regeneration after Radiation Damage in Drosophila and Human Cancer Models

Hosted by Mariana Wolfner

February 25, 2022
2:45 p.m.

Dr. Keyue Shen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Southern California
Metabolic and microenvironmental regulation of cancer and stem cells

Hosted by the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering

February 4, 2022
2:45 p.m.

Dr. Shahin Rafii, M.D.
Arthur B. Belfer Professor of Genetic Medicine
Director of the Ansary Stem Cell Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine
Engineering adaptable and hemodynamic endothelium for organogenesis and tumorigenesis

Hosted by the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering

October 19, 2021
4:00 p.m.

Alissa Armstrong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Examining fat-to-ovary communication using Drosophila melanogaster as a model

Hosted by Praveen Sethupathy and the Department of Biomedical Sciences

September 28, 2021
4:00 p.m.

Kristy Red-Horse, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Stanford University
Comparing Coronary Artery Features in Regenerative and Non-Regenerative Hearts

Hosted by Biomedical & Biological Sciences

May 11, 2021
9:30 a.m.

Elisabeth Letellier, Ph.D.
PI and co-Head of the Molecular Disease Mechanisms Group
University of Luxembourg
Cancer stem cell regulation in cancer: from autophagy to the gut microbiota

Hosted by Andrea Flesken-Nikitin

May 10, 2021
12:00 p.m.

Yi Zhang, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Fred S. Rosen Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Distinct dynamics and function of H2AK119ub1 and H3K27me3 in mouse pre-implantation development

Hosted by NYSTEM Trainee Xinbao Ding

April 26, 2021
12:00 p.m.

Kathrin Plath, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Chemistry
University of California, Los Angeles
New insights into the control of X-chromosome dosage compensation in embryonic stem cells

Hosted by NYSTEM Trainee Paula Petrella

April 16, 2021
2:40 p.m.

Xavier Trepat, Ph.D.
ICREA Research Professor
Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)

Hosted by BME7900 Seminar Series

March 26, 2021
11:00 a.m.

Sara Wickström, Ph.D.
Faculty of Medicine and Helsinki Institute of Life Science
University of Helsinki, Finland
Nuclear mechanotransduction: regulation of cell fate and integrity

Hosted by Jan Lammerding

March 19, 2021
4:00 p.m.

Ya-Chieh Hsu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University
Skin Deep: Stem Cells at the Nexus of the Niche, Physiology, and the External Environment

Hosted by Doina Tumbar

February 9, 2021
9:30 a.m.

Grayson Camp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology
University of Basel, Switzerland
Human EvoDevo: Exploring human-specific development with organoid and single-cell genomic technologies

Hosted by Praveen Sethupathy

January 25, 2021
12:00 p.m.

Florian Bentzinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology-Physiology
University of Sherbrooke
An Engineered Multicellular Stem Cell Niche for the 3D Derivation of Human Myogenic Progenitors from iPSCs

Hosted by Ben Cosgrove

November 23, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

Max Wicha, M.D.
Madeline and Sidney Forbes Professor of Oncology
Director, Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery
Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
University of Michigan Medical School
Targeting Breast Cancer Stem Cells – Challenges and Opportunities

Hosted by NYSTEM Trainee Elizabeth Moore

October 20, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

Rainer Storb, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
History and future of allogeneic transplantation driven by intensive bench-to-bedside research
Ed Sullivan, DVM
Bellingham Washington Veterinary Clinic
Bone marrow transplantation & tumor immunotherapy in humans and dogs

Hosted by Baker Institute for Animal Health

February 26, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

Sally Camper, Ph.D.
Margery W. Shaw Distinguished University Professor of Human Genetics and Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Human Genetics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Pituitary Development and Disease: Stem Cell Regulation and Genetic Mutations

Hosted by Yi Athena Ren and Mark Roberson

February 13, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

Elliott Hagedorn, Ph.D.
Instructor in Pediatrics
Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Reprogramming a new niche for blood stem cells

Hosted by Chris Fromme

February 4, 2020, 4:00 p.m.

Valentina Greco, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics
Yale University
Principles of tissue function and dynamics captured by live imaging

Hosted by Carrie Adler

May 13, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

James Wells, Ph.D.
Perinatal Endowed Professor, Division of Developmental Biology
Chief Scientific Officer, Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine
Director for Research, Division of Endocrinology
Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation
Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Organoids to Study Development, Diabetes and Digestive Diseases

Hosted by NYSTEM Trainee Yu-Han Amy Hung

May 8, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Pluripotency beyond embryogenesis: cell plasticity and fate determination

Hosted by Carrie Adler

March 13, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

Mark Krasnow, M.D., Ph.D.
Paul & Millie Berg Professor of Biochemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Stanford University School of Medicine
Lung stem cells and cancer at single cell resolution

Hosted by NYSTEM Trainee Mallikarjun Bidarimath

November 5, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

David B. Frank, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The development ontogeny, generation, and regeneration of the lung alveolus

Hosted by Natasza Kurpios

October 31, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Eric Siggia, Ph.D.
Viola Ward Brinning and Elbert Calhoun Brinning Professor
Departments of Physical, Mathematical, & Computational Biology and Stem Cells, Development, Regeneration, & Aging
The Rockefeller University
Exploring embryonic patterning with colonies of human embryonic stem cells

Hosted by Biophysics Students

October 19, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Elena Ezhkova, Ph.D.
Black Family Stem Cell Institute and the Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai
Epigenetic regulation of skin development and skin stem cells

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

September 25, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Mayumi Ito Suzuki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Dematology and Cell Biology, NYU Langone Medical Center
Organ Regeneration: Lessons from the Hair Follicle

Hosted by Andrew White

September 18, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Joan Massague, Ph.D.
Executive Director, GMTEC
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Origin, Latency and Outbreak of Metastatic Stem Cells

Sponsored by the Sandra Atlas Bass Endowment for Cancer Research and the
Comparative Cancer Biology Program at the College of Veterinary Medicine

September 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Erika Matunis, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Cell Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Dynamics of Stem Cell Regeneration in the Drosophila Testis

Hosted by Paula Cohen & John Schimenti

September 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Dieter Egli, Ph.D.
Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center
Genomic instability during cell type transitions

Hosted by Amnon Koren

August 28, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Pritinder Kaur, Ph.D.
Epithelial Stem Cell Biology Laboratory, School of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, Curtin University
Microenvironmental regulatory factors impacting on decreased human skin regeneration with ageing

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

May 2, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Todd McDevitt, Ph.D.
Engineering Stem Cell Technologies, Gladstone Institutes
Engineering Human Pluripotent Multicellular Organization and Morphogenesis

Hosted by Benjamin Cohen

April 17, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Carrie Adler, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University
Stem cell responses to amputation in planarian flatworms

Hosted by Maurine Linder

February 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Calvin Kuo
Department of Medicine-Hematology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Regulation of active and quiescent intestinal stem cells

Hosted by NYSTEM Trainee Yu-Han Amy Hung

February 6, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Todd Evans
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation of Embryonic Cardiogenesis

Hosted by the Department of Biomedical Sciences

November 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Kenneth Zaret
Institute of Regenerative Medicine/Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Overcoming Chromatin Barriers to Control Cell Fate

Hosted by VERGE and the Department of Biomedical Sciences

September 27, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

Daniel Berry
Division of Nutrition, Cornell University
Modulators of Adipose Stem Cells and Their Niche

Hosted by MBG

June 20, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

M. Carol Marchetto, Ph.D.
Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
Modeling Autism Using Pluripotent Stem Cells

Hosted by Marcus Smolka

June 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

Miguel Ramalho-Santos, Ph.D.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
3 Basics We Thought We Knew About Development: Genome, Transcription, Environment

Hosted by Bill Brown

April 18, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Mattias Stadtfeld, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology
NYU School of Medicine
Acquisition of Developmental Pluripotency During Cellular Reprogramming

Hosted by Paula Cohen

April 11, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Monica Guzman, Ph.D.
Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
Leukemia Stem Cells: To seek and destroy

Hosted by Andrew Yen

March 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Lindsay Hinck, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Santa Cruz
Mammary Stem/Progenitor Cells and Growth Control in the Breast

Hosted by Natasza Kurpios

January 23, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Yukiko Yamashita, Ph.D.
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Asymmetric Stem Cell Division in Drosophila

Hosted by Nicolas Buchon

December 16, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

Rui Yi, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder
Dynamic regulation of skin stem cells by microRNAs and transcriptional regulatory network

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

November 30, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

Marco Seandel, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Weill Cornell Medicine
The Paternal Germline as a Source of De Novo Disease Risk: Congenital Disorders, Cancer, & Beyond

Hosted by Robert Weiss

November 15, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

Miguel Ramalho-Santos, Ph.D.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Epigenetic Regulation of Pluripotency and Inheritance

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

November 8, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

Elaine Wilson, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology/Department of Urology
NYU Medical School
Prostate Stem Cell Genes: Prognosis, Biology and Carcinogenesis

Hosted by Alexander Nikitin

November 4, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Charles Lin, Ph.D
Center for Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
In vivo Imaging of the Retina and Bone Marrow: Characterization of Two Distinct Vascular Beds

Hosted by Nozomi Nishimura

April 29, 2016
11:15 a.m.

Michael Fiske, M.S.
Upstate Stem Cell cGMP Facility
University of Rochester Medical Center
The Upstate Stem Cell cGMP Facility (USCGF): Requirements for the Development of Clinical-Scale, cGMP-Compliant Cell Culture Processes

Hosted by Ben Cosgrove

April 25, 2016
11:15 a.m.

Kaiming Ye, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering
Binghamton University
Building 3D Tissue Niches for Differentiating Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Pancreatic Endoderm

Hosted by Ben Cosgrove

April 15, 2016
5:40 p.m.

Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Montana State University
Timing and Long Non-coding RNAs in Human Embryo Development and Stem Cells

Hosted by Paula Cohen

March 11, 2016
11:15 a.m.

Monica Guzman, Ph.D.
Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
Natural products as a strategy to target leukemia stem cells

Hosted by Eloy Rodriguez

March 3, 2016
4:15 p.m.

Charles Gersbach, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Genome and epigenome editing for gene therapy, programming cell phenotype, and functional genomics

Hosted by Biomedical Engineering

February 29, 2016
4:00 p.m.

Praveen Sethupathy, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
UNC School of Medicine
MicroRNA control of intestinal stem cell function in response to microbiota and high-fat diet

Hosted by Nutritional Sciences

February 23, 2016
4:00 p.m.

Kyle Orwig, Ph.D.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Stem cell therapies for male infertility

Hosted by Paula Cohen

November 4, 2015
4:00 p.m.

Andrea Cupp, Ph.D.
Department of Animal Science
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGFA) has novel avascular roles in spermatogonial stem cell maintenance in the testis

Hosted by Mark Roberson

October 9, 2015
4:00 p.m.

Su Guo, Ph.D.
Department of Bioengineering
University of California San Francisco, School of Pharmacy
Asymmetric division of neural stem cells

Hosted by Ken Kemphues

April 28, 2015
4:00 p.m.

Justin Lathia, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Role of Cell-Cell Communication in Tumor Progression and Cancer Stem Cell Maintenance

Hosted by Xiling Shen

December 10, 2014
4:00 p.m.

Danwei Huangfu, Ph.D.
Developmental Biology Program
Sloan Kettering Institute
hESC-Based Functional Human Genetics

Hosted by Ling Qi

November 4, 2014
4:00 p.m.

David Schaffer, Ph.D.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, and Neuroscience
University of California, Berkeley
Engineering Biomaterials for Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of the Stem Cell Fate Decisions

Hosted by Ankur Singh

October 6, 2014
4:00 p.m.

Yumiko Saga, Ph.D.
Division of Mammalian Development
National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Maintenance of Spermatogonial Stem Cell (SSCs) via Nanos2-Mediated Mechanism

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

September 17, 2014
4:00 p.m.

Xiuchun (Cindy) Tian, Ph.D.
Department of Animal Science
University of Connecticut
Bovine Pluripotent Stem Cells: Past, Present, and Future

Hosted by Vimal Selvaraj

August 22, 2014
12:00 p.m.

Valerie Gouon-Evans, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Black Family Stem Cell Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes: From Developmental Discoveries to Clinical Applications

Hosted by Paula Cohen

April 14, 2014
4:00 p.m.

Jeremy Rich, M.D.
Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Partners in Crime: Cancer Stem Cells and the Tumor Microenvironment

Hosted by Xiling Shen

October 2, 2013 4:00 p.m.

Barbara Vanderhyden, Ph.D.
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
University of Ottawa
Stem Cells in the Ovary: Is This Why Ovulation is a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

Hosted by Patricia Johnson

September 30, 2013
4:00 p.m.

Matthew S. Rodeheffer, Ph.D.
Departments of Comparative Medicine and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University School of Medicine
Is a Calorie a Calorie? - Dietary Regulation of Adipocyte Stem Cells in Obesity

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

September 27, 2013
4:00 p.m.

Valerie Horsley, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Yale University
Think Outside the Skin: Stem Cells and Regeneration

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

August 21, 2013
10:00 a.m.

Dr. Stephen Badylak
McGowan Institute for Regenreative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
How Regenerative is Regenerative Medicine? A Biologic Scaffold Approach

Hosted by Jon Cheetham

June 18, 2013
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Stevens Rehen
National Lanoratory of Embryonic Stem Cells
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Reprogramming Skin Cells to Study Schizophrenia

Hosted by Robert Weiss

April 30, 2013
4:00 p.m.

Dr. Xin Chen
Department of Biology
Johns Hopkins University
Epigenetic Regulation in Drosophila Male Germline Stem Cell  Lineage

Hosted by Robert Weiss

October 19, 2012
12:15 p.m.

Dr. Steven Reiner
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Columbia University
Generating and Regenerating Host Defense: A Stem Cell Model of Immunity

Hosted by Graduate Students of the Field of Immunology & Infectious Disease

October 12, 2012
11:15 a.m.

Dr. Lorraine Gudas
Department of Pharmacology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New Insights into Epigenetic Changes in Stem Cell Differentiation

Hosted by Bill Crepet

August 17, 2012
4:00 p.m.

Dr. James Turner
Division of Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genomics
MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
X Chromosome Inactivation and Infertility

Hosted by the Center for Vertebrate Genomics

April 6, 2012
12:15 p.m.

Dr. Jennifer O. Manilay
Associate Professor, School of Natural Sciences
University of California, Merced
Evidence of Innate Immunity-Mediated Recognition of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells

Hosted by Avery August

March 26, 2012
1 p.m.

Dr. Paul W. Kincade
Immunobiology and Cancer Research Program
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Understanding Diversity in Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells

Hosted by Julia Felippe

November 21, 2011
4 p.m.

Dr. Steven Lipkin
Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
The Chemokine 25 and Chemokine Receptor 9 Axis Suppresses Colon Cancer Invasion and Metastasis

Hosted by Xiling Shen

November 11, 2011
4 p.m.

Dr. Fernando Camargo
Dept. of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology
Harvard University
Hippo/Yap signaling in epithelial stem cells

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

Sept. 23, 2011
4 p.m.

Dr. Margaret Goodell
Department of Developmental Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Epigenetic Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Hosted by Tudorita Tumbar

July 21, 2011
4 p.m.

Dr. Eric Holland
Director, Brain Tumor Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Hosted by Claudia Fischbach
In collaboration with the Center on the Microenvironment and Metastasis

April 27, 2011
12:30 p.m.

Dr. Jeffrey Rosen
C.C. Bell Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Therapeutic targeting of breast cancer stem cells

Hosted by Natasza Kurpios

March 4, 2011

Dr. George Cotsarelis
Department of Dermatology
University of Pennsylvania Health System
"Hair follicle stem cells and skin regeneration"

Hosted by Doina Tumbar

October 18, 2010

Dr. Patricia K. Donahoe
Director, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories
Chief Emerita, Pediatric Surgical Services at Massachusetts General Hospital
Marshall K. Bartlett Professor of Surgery (Tenured), Harvard Medical School
"Chemotherapeutic Agents vs. Mullerian Inhibiting Substance on Stem/Progenitor Cells in Human Ovarian Cancer"

Hosted by Dr. Alexander Nikitin

June 21, 2010

Dr. Hans R. Scholer
Director, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine
"Induction of pluripotency in adult stem cells"

Hosted by Dr. Michael Kotlikoff

May 17, 2010

Dr. Minoru Ko
Senior Investigator
Chief, Developmental Genomics and Aging Section
Laboratory of Genetics
National Institute on Aging
National Institute of Health
"Systems Biology of Mouse Early Embryos and ES cells"

Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti

March 15, 2010

Dr. Xiajun Li
Black Family Stem Cell Institute
Dept. of Developmental & Regenerative Biology
Dept. of Oncological Science
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
"A maternal-zygotic effect gene maintains genomic imprinting"

Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss

October 26, 2009

Dr. Valera Vasioukhin
Associate Member, Division of Human Biology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, WA
"Alpha-catenin in Regulation of Stem and Progenitor Cell"

Hosted by Dr. Tudorita Tumbar

October 5, 2009

Dr. Valerie Gouon-Evans
Assistant Professor of Gene and Cell Medicine
The Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY 
"Generation of Functional Hepatocytes from Embryonic Stem Cells"

Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen

August 31, 2009

Dr. Vivek Mittal
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY 
"Cell Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mechanisms of Tumor Metastasis"

Hosted by Dr. Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

June 29, 2009

Dr. Grigori Enikolopov
Associate Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY  
"Disposable Stem Cells: Neurogenesis in the Adult Hippocampus"

Hosted by Dr. Alexander Nikitin

March 2, 2009

Dr. Fiona Watt
Deputy Director of Cancer Research
Cambridge Research Institute, UK  
"Stem cell renewal and lineage selection in mammalian epidermis"

Hosted by Dr. Tudorita Tumbar

October 2, 2008

Dr. Haifan Lin
Professor of Cell Biology and Genetics
Director, Yale Stem Cell Center
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
"Stem Cells, Small RNAs, and Self-Renewal"

Hosted by Dr. Jun "Kelly" Liu

September 26, 2008

Professor Matthew H. Kaufman
Edinburgh, UK
"IVF, parthenogenesis and Stem Cells"

Hosted by Dr. Alex Nikitin

June 4, 2008

Dr. Takashi Shinohara
Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics
Graduate School of Medicine
Kyoto University
Kyoto, Japan
"Culture and genetic modification of Germline Stem (GS) cells."

Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti

May 6, 2008

Dr. Pradip Roy-Burman
Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Department of Pathology
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
"New Mouse Models for Elucidating Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Progression"

This seminar is jointly sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series.
Hosted by Dr. Alex Nikitin

March 10, 2008

Andrei V. Gudkov, Ph.D., D. Sci.
Senior Vice President for Basic Science,
Chair, Department of Cell Stress Biology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York

"Pharmacological protection of stem cells of hematopoietic and gastro-intestinal systems"

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