5th Annual University of Rochester Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Symposium

June 22, 2015

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All talks will be held on Monday, June 22nd in the Medical Center's Class of '62 Auditorium.

Morning Session 10:00am - 12:30pm

10:00am Mark Noble, Ph.D.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:00am - 10:30am Margot Mayer-Proschel, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Genetics

Human Herpesvirus 6 infection impairs human glial progenitor cell functions

10:30am - 11:00am Benoit Biteau, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Genetics

Stem cell specific strategies to control cell proliferation

11:00am - 11:30pm Patricia M. White, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Mechanisms of Inner Ear Regeneration

11:30pm - 12:00pm Ruchira Singh, Ph.D.
Department of Ophthalmology

Patient-derived hiPSC: Utility for modeling and studying retinal degenerative diseases

12:00pm - 12:15pm

Break

12:15pm - 1:00pm Dr. Robert W. Mays
Co-founder and Vice President of Regenerative Medicine Head of Neuroscience at Athersys, Inc.

Special session for graduate students and post-docs who are interested in learning more about the world of biotechnology

Poster Session, Flaum Atrium 1:00 - 2:30pm

Afternoon Session 2:30pm - 4:30pm

2:30pm - 3:15pm Saghi Ghaffari, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Developmental and Regenerative Biology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

From Hematopoietic to Leukemic Stem Cells: a Metabolic Transformation

3:15pm - 4:00pm Dr. Robert W. Mays
Co-founder and Vice President of Regenerative Medicine Head of Neuroscience at Athersys, Inc.

Interim Results of a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Safety and Efficacy Trial of MultiStem in Adults with Ischemic Stroke

4:00pm

Poster Award Presentation

Presentation of Poster Awards

Please contact Daina Bullwinkel, (585) 273-1447 with any questions.