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6th Annual University of Rochester Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Symposium

All are welcome to attend the 6th Annual Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium on Monday, June 27th! The event will feature presentations by Dr. John Kessler from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine,  Kunle Odunsi, M.D., Ph.D., from Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and Dr. Angela Christiano from Columbia University. 

6th Annual Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium
Monday, June 27th
Class of ‘62 Auditorium and Sarah Flaum Atrium

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Poster Session in the Sarah Flaum Atrium

1:00 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mark Noble, Ph.D.

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
John Kessler, M.D.
Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine
“Regulation of BMP Signaling in the Adult Brain:
How to Make a Smart and Happy Mouse”

1:45 – 2:10 p.m.
NYSTEM Trainees
Fanju Meng, Biteau Lab
"Drosophila Sox2 Homolog Is a Critical Intestinal Stem Cell
Specific Regulator of Proliferation"

Wenxuan Liu, Chakkalakal Lab
“Inducible depletion of satellite cells accelerates age-related
neuromuscular junction deterioration”

2:10 – 2:55 p.m.
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
title TBA

2:55 – 3:10 p.m.
Break – Flaum Atrium

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
NYSTEM Trainees
Michael Rudy, Mayer-Proschel Lab
"Iron deficiency affects neural development at the embryonic precursor stage"

Andrew Campbell, Ph.D., Mayer-Proschel Lab
"U94 of Human Herpesvirus 6 Inhibits Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cell Function"

Nicole Scott, Ph.D., Noble Lab
"Lysosomal Re-acidification Prevents Psychosine-Induced Lysosomal Impairment and Cellular Toxicity"

3:45 – 4:40 p.m.
Angela Christiano, Ph.D.
Columbia University
“Generation of Complex 3D Skin Equivalents to Model and Treat Human Skin Diseases”

4:30 p.m.
Poster Award Presentation