5th Annual University of Rochester Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Symposium June 22, 2015 Download your poster registration form. Download schedule of events. 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.