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Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID)

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330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

September 2017

Patrick C.H. Hsieh, Visiting Research Fellow and Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

September 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Heart Regeneration—Passion and Mission Abstract: Although the field of cardiac stem cell therapy has significantly advanced over the past years, the premise of regenerating or replacing diseased human myocardium with functional tissue remains unsatisfied.…

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William Daly, Assistant Scientist, Orthopedics & Rehabiliation (Murphy lab)

September 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Modelling Neurodevelopment and Disease using Vascularized Neural Organoids Abstract: The early stages of neurodevelopment are a key point of vulnerability for the developing embryo and early exposure to developmental neurotoxins can result in lifelong disabilities…

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SCRMC Fall Conference

September 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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SAVE THE DATE This year, our organizing committee is made up of the SCRMC Trainees (Brandon Kim, ChangHwan Lee, Daniel Tremmel, and Zafirah Zaidan) along with representatives from WiSCR (Fola Arowolo and Kaivalya Molugu). Dr.…

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Ahmed Mahmoud, Cell & Regenerative Biology

September 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic:  Cellular and Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration Abstract: Heart failure is the leading cause of death in the world due to the inability of the adult mammalian heart to regenerate following injury. Lower vertebrates, such…

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Jeffrey Jones, Research Associate, Neuroscience (Zhang lab)

September 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: From Structure to Function: iPSC Model of AxD Elucidates Functions of GFAP Abstract: Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) is widely regarded as an astrocyte marker. However, its function in astrocytes remains largely unknown. Point mutations…

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October 2017

George Gittes, Professor, Surgery/Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

October 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Beta cell proliferation, regeneration, and protection Abstract: Beta cell neogenesis has been established as a potential avenue for intervention in diabetes for a cure. While attractive, beta cell replacement for type one diabetes would seem to…

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ChangHwan Lee, SCRMC trainee, Biochemistry (Kimble lab)

October 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Notch Transcriptional Response in Germline Stem Cells Abstract: C. elegans Notch signaling maintains a pool of germline stem cells (GSCs) within their niche. We investigate the Notch transcriptional response in GSCs with single-molecule fluorescence in…

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Edgardo Castro-Perez, Research Associate, Dermatology (Setaluri lab)

October 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Reprogramming Melanoma Cells as a Model to Study Melanoma plasticity and drug-Resistance Abstract: Patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) have become a valuable tool to model diseases in vitro and screening of drugs for treatment.…

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Guojun Chen, Research Assistant, Biomedical Engineering (Gong lab)

October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Stimuli-Responsive Nanocarriers for Gene Therapies Abstract: Gene therapy provides an effective method to treat various diseases that are refractory to conventional therapeutics. The success of gene therapy is highly dependent on the development of safe…

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Weibo Cai, Associate Professor , Radiology, Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences

October 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Harnessing the Power of Molecular Imaging for Precision Medicine. Abstract: The Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin - Madison (http://mi.wisc.edu/) is mainly focused on three areas: 1) development of multimodality molecular imaging…

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November 2017

Atsushi Asakura, Associate Professor, Neurology & Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota Medical School

November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Skeletal muscle stem cell induction, maintenance and therapy Abstract: Satellite cells (SCs), a stem cell population for skeletal muscle, are important for muscle growth and regeneration. We utilized fluorescent reporter mice and optimized tissue clearing protocol…

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Bo Liu, Professor, Surgery

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Role of circulating angiogenesis cells in endothelial regeneration Abstract:  Circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are defined as progenitors with the ability to differentiate into endothelial cells (ECs) in adults during ischemia.  However, EPCs are scarce…

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Gavin Knight, Research Assistant, Biomedical Engineering (Ashton lab)

November 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Title: Engineering Organotypic 2D Central Nervous System Tissues from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Abstract: The millions of neurons and glia of the adult central nervous system (CNS) are organized along rostrocaudal (R/C) and dorsoventral (D/V) tissue…

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Alta Charo, Professor, Law

November 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Political Update: Federal and State Regulation and Funding Developments Abstract: The last few years have seen an uptick in congressional interest regarding some of the more controversial areas of research, including use of fetal tissue and…

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December 2017

Shannon Walsh, Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering (Henak lab)

December 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Age-Dependent Activity of Articular Cartilage Progenitor Cells Abstract: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a painful disease characterized by the degradation of articular cartilage. Once damaged, adult cartilage is incapable of regenerating. However, skeletally immature cartilage holds some capacity…

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Rudolf Jaenisch, Professor, Biology, Whitehead Institute, MIT

December 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Epigenetics, stem cells and disease research Abstract: The development of the iPS cell technology has revolutionized our ability to study development and diseases in defined in vitro cell culture systems. The talk will focus on the…

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May 2018

2018 Regenerative Medicine Innovation Awards Ceremony

May 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program 5:00 - 5:05 Welcome from the SCRMC, Dr. William Murphy 5:05 - 6:00 2018 Regenerative Medicine Innovator of Year Presented by WiCell Dr. Su-chun Zhang, UW-Madison, BrainXell Award Presentation and Lecture 6:00 - 6:15…

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September 2018

J. Carter Ralphe, Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, ” Functional iPSC Models of Human Cardiomyopathy”

September 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Functional iPSC Models of Human Cardiomyopathy Abstract: The advent of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) derived from human subjects creates the opportunity to study certain diseases with an entirely human context. Cells that make up the…

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SCRMC Fall Conference 2018

September 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Schedule 11:30    Lunch 12:00   Dr. Igor Slukvin, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UW-Madison, on “Advancing pluripotent stem cell technologies for research and therapy of blood diseases" 1:00      Research Blitz Talks 1:30      Personal Branding for Scientists…

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Jacques Galipeau, Professor, Medicine, ” Mesenchymal Stromal Cells: Clinical Challenges and Therapeutic Opportunities”

September 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Mesenchymal Stromal Cells: Clinical Challenges and Therapeutic Opportunities Abstract: Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have been the subject of clinical trials for more than a generation, and the outcomes of advanced clinical trials have fallen short of…

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October 2018

James A. Martin, Associate Professor, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, “The Intrinsic Regenerative Capacity of Articular Cartilage”

October 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: The Intrinsic Regenerative Capacity of Articular Cartilage Abstract: Articular cartilage lesions caused by common forms of joint trauma contribute to the pathogenesis of post-traumatic osteoarthritis, a profoundly disabling condition for which there is no…

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Joe Klim, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology (Eggan lab), Harvard University, “TDP-43 – The key to unlocking ALS through pluripotent stem cell disease modeling”

October 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: TDP-43 - The key to unlocking ALS through pluripotent stem cell disease modeling Abstract: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease characterized by the selective loss of both upper and lower motor neurons accompanied…

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Melissa Adams, Research Assistant, Cell & Regenerative Biology (Blum lab), “Roundabout Receptors control architecture in the Islets of Langerhanss”

October 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Roundabout Receptors control architecture in the Islets of Langerhans Abstract: Pancreatic islets of Langerhans display characteristic spatial architecture of their endocrine cell types. This architecture is critical for cell-cell communication and coordinated hormone secretion. Islet architecture is…

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Patrick C.H. Hsieh, MD, PHD, Visiting Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, “The gut microbiota modulates heart repair after infarction”

October 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: The gut microbiota modulates heart repair after infarction Abstract: The impact of gut microbiota on regulation of host physiology has recently garnered considerable attention, particularly in key areas such as the immune system and metabolism.…

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Tenneille Ludwig, Director, WiCell Stem Cell Bank, “20 years of human pluripotent stem cell impact; Patents, publications and funding”

October 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: 20 years of human pluripotent stem cell impact; Patents, publications and funding Abstract: This year marks the 20th anniversary of the derivation of the first human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and the advent of hESC…

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November 2018

Stephen Tsang, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University, “Patient-specific stem cells as a platform for precision medicine”

November 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Patient-specific stem cells as a platform for precision medicine Abstract: In the current era of personalized medicine, a large number of genetic variants have been discovered in patients with various diseases using next-generation sequencing techniques.…

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Tim Kamp, Professor, Medicine; & Will Burlingham, Professor, Surgery, “Testing Immunogenicity of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Cardiac Grafts”

November 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Testing Immunogenicity of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Cardiac Grafts Abstract: Heart disease remains a major cause of death and disability in the United States. Following a myocardial infarction, functioning heart muscle is lost and replaced…

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Crossroads of Ideas: Stem Cell Science: The Next 20 Years

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Penny Patterson, senior director of communications and marketing services at Promega, will moderate a discussion featuring: Dave Vereide, a Morgridge scientist in regenerative biology studying artery engineering; David Gamm, director of the McPherson Eye Research…

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Benjamin Gastfriend, Research Assistant, Chemical & Biological Engineering (Shusta/Palecek labs), “Modeling blood-brain barrier development and function with stem cell-derived brain endothelial cells and pericytes”

November 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Modeling blood-brain barrier development and function with stem cell-derived brain endothelial cells and pericytes Abstract: The blood-brain barrier (BBB) regulates the transport of ions, molecules, and cells between blood and brain, and as such plays…

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Tongcheng Qian, Postdoctoral Fellow, Morgridge Institute for Research / Biomedical Engineering (Skala Lab), “Monitoring stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte maturation by optical metabolic imaging”

November 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Monitoring stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte maturation by optical metabolic imaging Abstract: Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the world despite advances in treatment. Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) can generate any cell lineage…

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December 2018

Christopher Breuer, Co-Director, Pediatric Surgery / Tissue Engineering, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, “Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering”

December 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Abstract: Development of a vascular conduit with growth capacity has the potential to advance the field of congenital heart surgery and improve outcomes for children born with severe cardiac anomalies. We recently…

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Gavin Knight, Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Engineering, “Engineering Standardized Organotypic Neural Slice Cultures from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells”

December 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Engineering Standardized Organotypic Neural Slice Cultures from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Abstract: Human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC)-derived neural organoids self-organize to recapitulate facets of morphogenesis unique to humans, partially alleviating some of the shortcomings and…

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January 2019

Melissa Kinney, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, “Integrative systems analyses reveal dynamics of transcriptional and signaling networks in hematopoiesis”

January 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Integrative systems analyses reveal dynamics of transcriptional and signaling networks in hematopoiesis Abstract: A major challenge for stem cell engineering is a holistic understanding of molecular networks and biological processes governing cell differentiation. In this…

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Angela Xie, Research Assistant, Biomedical Engineering (Murphy lab), “Synthetic biomaterial strategies to control stem cell phenotype in 2D and 3D”

January 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Synthetic biomaterial strategies to control stem cell phenotype in 2D and 3D Abstract: Even as advances in basic stem cell science continue to be made in the laboratory, increasing focus is being placed on overcoming…

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February 2019

Daniel Radecki, Research Associate, Comparative Biosciences (Samanta lab), “Novel Regulation of Neural Stem Cell Remyelination by GPNMB”

February 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Novel Regulation of Neural Stem Cell Remyelination by GPNMB Abstract: The central nervous system (CNS) contains two main stem cell niches that generate cells during development, in the adult CNS, and upon disease or injury…

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Matthew Forsberg, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics (Capitini lab), “Monocytes educated with exosomes from TLR-4 primed mesenchymal stem cells treat acute radiation syndrome by promoting hematopoietic recovery”

February 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic:  Monocytes educated with exosomes from TLR-4 primed mesenchymal stem cells treat acute radiation syndrome by promoting hematopoietic recovery Abstract: Developing a cellular therapy that can protect the bone marrow is a priority for patients exposed to…

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Brian Walczak, Clinical Instructor, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation (Li Lab), “Reprogrammed Mesenchymal Stem Cells Acquire Enhanced Therapeutic Potential For Cartilage Repair”

February 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Reprogrammed Mesenchymal Stem Cells Acquire Enhanced Therapeutic Potential For Cartilage Repair Abstract: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) hold promise as a therapeutic agent for cartilage repair, but successful clinical outcomes are highly dependent on the quality…

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Deneen Wellik, Professor and Chair, Cell & Regenerative Biology, ” Hox function in musculoskeletal development, maintenance and regeneration”

February 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Hox function in musculoskeletal development, maintenance and regeneration Abstract: Multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are required to support skeletal formation, maintenance, and repair throughout life, however, current models posit that postnatally arising long-lived adult MSCs…

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March 2019

Flora Vaccarino, Professor, Child Study Center & Neuroscience, Yale University, “Gene regulation in telencephalic organoids in development and disease”

March 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Gene regulation in telencephalic  organoids in development and disease Abstract: Risk variants for complex developmental disorders are often located in noncoding regions of the genome, containing putative gene regulatory elements. The mapping and functional analysis…

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Eileen Lynch, SCRMC Trainee, Comparative Biosciences (Suzuki lab), “In vitro modeling of skeletal muscle pathology using ALS patient iPSCs”

March 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: In vitro modeling of skeletal muscle pathology using ALS patient iPSCs Abstract: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a late-onset neuromuscular disease with no cure and limited treatment options. Patients experience a gradual paralysis leading to…

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No talk (Spring Break)

March 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Pawan Shahi, SCRMC Trainee, Pediatrics (Pattnaik lab), “Leber Congenital Amaurosis 16 – A Form of Pediatric Blindness: The Cause & The Cure”

March 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Leber Congenital Amaurosis 16 - A Form of Pediatric Blindness: The Cause & The Cure Abstract: Mutations in the KCNJ13 gene, encoding the inwardly rectifying potassium Kir7.1 ion-channel in the RPE, cause autosomal dominant snowflake…

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April 2019

Mervin Yoder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Ped-Neonatal Medicine. Indiana University, “Identification of resident vascular endothelial stem cells in mouse and man”

April 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Identification of resident vascular endothelial stem cells in mouse and man Abstract: Most organs and tissues are maintained lifelong by resident stem cells, however, it is unclear if stem cells replenish vascular endothelial cells throughout…

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Kaivalya Molugu, SCRMC Trainee, Biomedical Engineering, (Saha lab), “Tracking and predicting somatic cell reprogramming using nuclear characteristics”

April 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Tracking and predicting somatic cell reprogramming using nuclear characteristics Abstract: Reprogramming of human somatic cells to induce pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) generates valuable cells for disease modeling and regenerative medicine. However, the reprogramming process can…

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Nisha Iyer, SCRMC Trainee, Biomedical Engineering (Ashton lab), “Regional Patterning of hPSC-Derived Posterior Central Nervous System Tissue”

April 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Title: Regional Patterning of hPSC-Derived Posterior Central Nervous System Tissue Abstract: In vitro modeling of the human central nervous system (CNS) is complicated by the diversity of constituent cell phenotypes, which arise from neural stem…

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Zhongwei Du, Xiang Li, and Su-chun Zhang, Neuroscience (Zhang lab), “Fast Generation of Functional Subtype Astrocytes from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells”

April 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Fast Generation of Functional Subtype Astrocytes from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Abstract: Differentiation of astrocytes from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) is a tedious and variable process. This hampers the study of hPSC-generated astrocytes…

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September 2019

Timothy Kamp, professor, medicine, cell and regenerative biology, SCRMC Director, “Overcoming iPSC-derived Cardiomyocyte Immaturity: How and Why”

September 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: “Overcoming iPSC-derived Cardiomyocyte Immaturity: How and Why”

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CHARU MEHTA, SCRMC TRAINEE, CELL REGENERATIVE BIOLOGY (BRESNICK LAB) “RNA-REGULATORY EXOSOME COMPLEX CONFERS HEMATOPOIETIC PROGENITOR SURVIVAL”

September 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: “RNA-Regulatory Exosome Complex Confers Hematopoietic Progenitor Survival” View Abstract

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October 2019

Farsh Guilak, Co-Director, Center of Regenerative Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis “Engineering stem cells with synthetic gene circuits as novel therapeutic delivery systems”

October 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Engineering stem cells with synthetic gene circuits as novel therapeutic delivery systems View Flyer with Abstract

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Intro to CaSP (Catalysts for Science Policy)

October 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Wisconsin Stem Cell Roundtable (WiSCR) meeting featuring a guest speaker from CaSP (Catalysts for Science Policy). Pizza provided!! Location: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), Room 4130.   If you have any question, please contact uwstemcellroundtable@gmail.com

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Seth Taapken, Director of Operations at WiCell

October 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Stem Cell Genetics - a Decade of Data

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Feyza Engin, Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry and Medicine, “Stress-induced beta cell dedifferentiation prior to immune cell infiltration prevents type 1 diabetes”

October 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: “Stress-induced beta cell dedifferentiation prior to immune cell infiltration prevents type 1 diabetes”

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Randolph Ashton, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and Associate Director, Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center, “Bioengineering CNS Morphogenesis in 2/3D for Disease Modeling”

October 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Bioengineering CNS Morphogenesis in 2/3D for Disease Modeling. Speaker: Randolph Ashton, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and Associate Director, Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center  

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November 2019

Jason Meyer, Associate Professor, Biology, Indiana School of Medicine, “Development and disease modeling of human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells”

November 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Development and disease modeling of human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells

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Coral Wille, SCRMC Trainee, Cell & Regenerative Biology (Sridharan lab), “The role of transcriptional elongation in pluripotency acquisition”

November 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: The role of transcriptional elongation in pluripotency acquisition

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December 2019

Ethan Lippman, Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering/Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University “Modeling and understanding neurovascular function in health and disease”

December 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Modeling and understanding neurovascular function in health and disease

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Amr Abdeen, Research Associate, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (Saha lab), “CRISPR-Cas9 Nanocapsules for efficient in vivo genome editing.”

December 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Title: CRISPR-Cas9 Nanocapsules for efficient in vivo genome editing

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WiSCR Meeting

December 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Focus: General planning meeting Pizza provided Location: WID, Room 4130  

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January 2020

Tamer M A Mohamed, Assistant Professor of Medicine Institute of Molecular Cardiology, University of Louisville, “Mending the broken heart from inside”

January 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Mending the broken heart from inside Additional Info about the speaker, Tamer M A Mohamed: https://louisville.edu/medicine/departments/medicine/divisions/cardiology/experts/mohamed-tamer  

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February 2020

Giorgia Quadrato, Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, University of Southern California, “Modeling human brain development and disease at single cell resolution with brain organoids”

February 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Modeling human brain development and disease at single cell resolution with brain organoids

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Brian Walczak, Assistant Professor of Orthopedics in the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, “Enhancing mesenchymal stem cells for cartilage repair”

February 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Enhancing mesenchymal stem cells for cartilage repair

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Dr. Jiyoung Bae, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahmoud Lab, “Metabolite Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration”

February 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Metabolite Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration

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Dr. Daniel Radecki, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Samanta Lab, “Gpnmb is a novel TGFbeta1 target that negatively regulates neural stem cell remyelination”

February 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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TITLE Gpnmb is a Novel TGFbeta1 Target that Negatively Regulates Neural Stem Cell Remyelination   ABSTRACT Neural stem cells (NSCs) are an important population of multipotent cells that can differentiate into neurons, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes…

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March 2020

Kran Suknuntha, PhD, Pathology Resident, “Rapid Generation of Functional Neutrophils from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Using ETV2-Modified mRNA”

March 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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TITLE: Rapid Generation of Functional Neutrophils from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Using ETV2-Modified mRNA" SPEAKER: Kran Suknuntha, Ph.D., Pathology Resident, Former Postdoc, Slukvin Lab ABSTRACT: Human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) can serve as a…

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Melissa Adams, SCRMC Trainee, Cell & Regenerative Biology (Blum lab), “Role of Roundabout Receptors in islet architecture and beta cell connectivity”

March 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Topic: Role of Roundabout Receptors in islet architecture and beta cell connectivity

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Spring Break, no seminar

March 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Spring Break, no seminar

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April 2020

Li-Fang Chu, PhD, Associate Scientist, Regenerative Biology, James Thomson Lab, Morgridge Institute for Research, “Pluripotency, Embryonic Stem Cells, and the Developmental Clock”

April 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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CONNECTION INFO The UW Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center will continue to offer its weekly seminar, but we will transition to ONLINE only. We will be offering this live (synchronously), so you can participate…

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Matthew E. Brown, Assistant Professor, Surgery, “Immunogenicity of PSC Therapies”

April 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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CONNECTION INFO The UW Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center will continue to offer its weekly seminar, but we will transition to ONLINE only. We will be offering this live (synchronously), so you can participate…

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September 2021

Guest Speaker Dr. Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, UCSF, “Regional Specification of Postnatal Neural Stem Cells: Rethinking Brain Repair”

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Our Seminar Lab Series will be offered in hybrid format this fall: The in-person seminar is being held at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, DeLuca Forum. To join online, please click the zoom link below:…

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Dr. Pilar Nicole Ossorio, UW Professor of Law and Bioethics, “Regenerative Medicine Research: Why Should People Participate if they are Unlikely to Reap the Benefits?”

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Our Seminar Lab Series will be offered in hybrid format this fall: The in-person seminar is being held at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, DeLuca Forum. To join online, please click the zoom link below:…

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Dr. Melissa Harrison, UW Associate Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry, “Pioneering the Developmental Frontier”

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Our Seminar Lab Series will be offered in hybrid format this fall: The in-person seminar is being held at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, DeLuca Forum. To join online, please click the zoom link below:…

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October 2021

Dr. Judith Kimble, UW Henry Vilas Professor presents, “Understanding the Self-renewal Hub of a Stem Cell Regulatory Network”

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Our Seminar Lab Series will be offered in hybrid format this fall: The in-person seminar is being held at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, DeLuca Forum. To join online, please click the zoom link below:…

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Martha Floy, Palecek Lab, presents, “Developmental lineage of human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac fibroblasts affects their functional phenotype”

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Our Seminar Lab Series will be offered in hybrid format this fall: The in-person seminar is being held at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, DeLuca Forum. To join online, please click the zoom link below:…

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