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Southern California Stem Cell Seminars Series


Participants have the option to attend in-person in the Duane Roth Auditorium or simulcast via Zoom for virtual participation.  


Attendees are encouraged to register via Eventbrite for auditorium seating and for Zoom participation.

 "Breakfast & Conversation" begins at 9 am on the 2nd-floor terrace in the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine. Registration is strongly suggested.


Upcoming Seminars

April 13, 2023

Gaia Novarino, PhD, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, "Studying the brain through the lens of neurodevelopmental disorders"

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May 11, 2023

Jenny Hsieh, PhD, The University of Texas San Antonio, "Stem cell approaches to understanding acquired and genetic epilepsies"

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June 8, 2023

Joseph C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford Medicine, “Stem Cells & Genomics for Clinical Trials in Dish”

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The UC San Diego Stem Cell Program and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute present Southern California Stem Cell Series.


Seminar Schedule 2023

January 12, 2023: Julio Martinez-Trujillo, M.Sc., M.D., Ph.D., Western University School of Medicine 

February 9, 2023: Jacob Hanna M.D., Ph.D., Weizmann Institute of Science 

March 9, 2023: Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D., The University of Rockefeller   BY ZOOM ONLY

April 13, 2023: Gaia Novarino, Ph.D., Institute of Science and Technology Austria 

May 11, 2023: Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio

June 8, 2023: Joseph C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford Medicine

July 13, 2023: Toshihiro Kobayashi, Ph.D.University of Tokyo

August 10, 2023: Christopher Mason, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medicine

September 14, 2023: Malcom Moos, MD, Ph.D., Food and Drug Administration

October 12, 2023: TBA

November 9, 2023: David Scadden, M.D., Harvard Department of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology

December 14, 2023: Matthew Blurton-Jones, Ph.D., UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences

 Seminar Schedule 2024

January 11, 2024: Amander Clarke Ph.D., International Society for Stem Cell Research 

February 8, 2024:Li-Huei Tsai Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

March 14, 2024: TBA

April 11, 2024: TBA

May 9, 2024: TBA

June 13, 2024: TBA

July 11, 2024: Monica Shokeen, Ph.D., MBA, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

August 8, 2024: TBA

September 12, 2024: TBA

October 10, 2024: TBA

November 14, 2024:TBA

December 9, 2024: TBA