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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.

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


This event will be observing UCSD Guidelines regarding COVID-19.  UC San Diego students, staff, and faculty, must get a green “thumbs up” for the day. 


Southern California Stem Cell Series is presented by the UC San Diego Stem Cell Program, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.

Seminar Schedule 2022

September 8, 2022: Ophir Klein, M.D., Ph.D., UC San Francisco School of Dentistry

October 13, 2022: Geoff Faulkner, Ph.D., The University of Queensland Australia

November 10, 2022: Jianping Fu, Ph.D., University of Michigan

December 8, 2022: Jin-Hyung Shim, Ph.D., Tech University of Korea

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 Brinvalou, Ph.D., The University of Rockefeller 

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  

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


seminar series info

“Breaking News in Stem Cells” is the only lecture series that brings the top papers in the field to your desktop as they happen.  Presenters will be booked when they publish, so check back frequently to see who will be presenting next month.

If you are a researcher and are about to publish a high impact work, please contact to inquire about openings in the series.  “Breaking News in Stem Cells” is a part of the Southern California Stem Cell Colloquium.

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