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Stem Cell Seminars

To give additional CSU faculty and students the opportunity to become familiar with ongoing stem cell research, the program will host two guest stem cell seminars/Quarter, one at CPP and one at CSULA.

UPCOMING Seminars

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PAST Seminars

 

 

Eugene Brandon, Ph.D. Director

Strategic Relations & Project Management
ViaCyte, San Diego, CA

Presentation:“Developing a Cell Therapy for Diabetes”

When: Friday 15 May 2014 12:00 PM

Where: CSULA, Biol. Sci. 244

 

Christine Brown, Ph.D. Associate Director
T cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory
City of Hope, Duarte, CA

 

Presentation:“Adoptive Therapy Utilizing
Chimeric Antigen Receptor Engineered T Cells for the
Treatment of Cancer”

When: April 25, 2014, 12:00 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd Floor, Room 314

 

Toshio Miki, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Research Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine
and Stem Cell Research at USC

Presentation: "Generation of hepatic cells from placental stem cells"

When: Friday 28 February 2014, 12:00 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd Floor, Room 314

 

Yong-Mi Kim, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine
Hematology and Oncology, CHLA

Presentation: “ Drug Resistance in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia”

When: Tuesday. 25 February 2014, 12:10 – 1:10 PM

Where: CSULA, Biol. Sci. 244

David C. Chan, Ph.D.

Professor
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
California Institute of Technology

Presentation: “Dynamic processes controlling mitochondrial function”

When: Friday 22 November 2013, 12:00 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd Floor, Room 314

 

Zoran Galic, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology - Oncology
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Presentation: “Engineering immunity through stem cells”

When: Tuesday. 22 October 2013, Noon – 1 PM

Where: CSULA, Biol. Sci. 244

 

Michael Kahn, Ph.D.Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyProvost’s Professor of Medicine and PharmacyCo-Chair, GI Oncology ProgramUSC Norris Comprehensive Cancer CenterUSC Center for Molecular Pathways and Drug Discovery

Presentation:" Pharmacologic Manipulation of Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells"

When: Friday 26 April 12:00 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd Floor, Room 314

 

Paula Cannon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Pediatrics, and Biochemistry
Keck School of Medicine, USC

Presentation:“Engineering stem cells to create an HIV-resistant
immune system”

When: Thursday 25 April 2013 3:15 – 4:15 PM

Where: CSULA, BIOS 334

 

Ulrich Mueller, Ph.D.
Chairman Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Presentation: " Shaping our Minds:
Stem and Progenitor Cell Diversity in the Mammalian Neocortex
"

When: Tuesday 12 February 2013 12:00 PM

Where: CSULA BIOS 244

 

John A. Zaia, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Virology
Aaron D. and Edith Miller Chair for Gene Therapy
Beckman Research Institute
City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Presentation: "Gene Therapy for HIV/AIDS: Current Status "

When: Tuesday 2 October 2012 12:00 PM

Where: CSULA BIOS 244

 

Ravi Bhatia, M.D.
Director, Stem Cell and Leukemia Research

Co-leader, Hematologic Malignancies Program,Comprehensive Cancer Center

City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Presentation: " Leukemia stem cells "

When: Friday 28 September 2012 12:00 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd Floor, Room 314

 

 

Carlotta Glackin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurosciences

Member, Molecular Oncology Program

Comprehensive Cancer Center

City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Presentation: " A study of the role of Twist in migration and invasion of breast cancer cells"

When: Friday 25 May 2012 12:00 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd Floor, Room 314

 

 

Amy Cook, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, The Bhatia Laboratory
Beckman Research Institute
City of Hope, Duarte, CA

 

Presentation:"Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

When: Tuesday 22 May 2012 12:00 PM

Where: CSULA Room 247

 

Virginia Barrett Mattis, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Regenerative Medicine Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Presentation: "Using iPS cells to model Huntington's disease and for
future therapeutics"

When: Tuesday February 7, 2012 at 12:10pm

Where: Cal State LA, Biological Sciences Room 335

 

Dr. Alysson Muotri Assistant Professor

Pediatrics/Cellular & Molecular Medicine
UC San Diego

Presentation:"Modeling autism in-a-dish using stem cells"

When: Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, Room 2-314

 

Douglas Ethell, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Head, Molecular Neurobiology
College of Biomedical Sciences
Western University of Health Sciences

Presentation: "AN ALZHEIMER'S BLOOD TEST DEVELOPED FROM STEM CELLS"

When: Friday, November 4, 2011 at 2 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 3, Room 1639

 

Adam Bailis, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope

Presentation: DNA replication and homologous recombination:
two apparatuses, one purpose

When: Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 12:10 PM

Where: Cal State LA, Biological Sciences 244

 

Angela Stathopoulos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Biology, Caltech

Presentation: " High resolution mapping of Twist to DNA:

Efficient functional analysis and evolutionary conservation"

When: May 13, 2011, 2-3pm

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 8, Room 345

 

Ellen Rothenberg, Ph.D.
Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, Caltech

Presentation: "Job fair for stem cells: qualifying for the T-lymphocyte fate"

When: May 3, 2011, 12pm

Where: Cal State LA, Biological Sciences, Room 244

 

Dong Sung An, M.D, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

UCLA AIDS Institute, School of Nursing

Presentation: “Hematopoietic stem cell based anti-HIV gene therapy using RNA interference”

When: March 8, 2011, 12pm

Where: Cal State LA, Biological Sciences, Room 335

 

 

Tsaiwei Olee, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist

Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education

Scripps Health

Presentation Title: Stem Cell Based Therapy for Cartilage Regeneration

When: Friday, February 4, 2011 at 2 PM

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 3, Room 1623

 

Gregor Adams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Neurobiology

Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC

Presentation: "Regional Localization of the Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche"

When: November 29th, 2010, 12pm

Where: Cal State LA, Biological Sciences, Room 244

 

Francesca Mariani

Assistant Professor of Cell and Neurobiology

Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, USC

Presentation: "The use of differentiating ES cells to study basic questions in organogenesis"

When: June 4th, 2010, 2-3pm

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd floor, Room 314

 

John Rossi, PhD

City of Hope National Medical Center & Beckman Research Institute

Presentation Title: "RNA interference-its role in gene regulation and therapeutic potential"

When: May 4th, 2010 12-1pm

Where: CSULA, Biological Sciences, Room 334

 

Gage DeKoeyer Crump, Ph.D.

USC Keck School of Medicine

Presentation Title: "An Unexpectedly Specific Function of the Variant Histone H3.3 in Neural Crest Multipotency"

When: February 9th, 2010, 12-1pm

Where: CSULA

 

Karen S. Aboody, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosciences and Division of Neurosurgery
City of Hope National Medical Center & Beckman Research Institute

Presentation Title: "Stem Cell-Mediated Cancer Therapy:  Towards Clinical Trials"

When: Friday, January 29th 2010, 2-3pm

Where: Cal Poly Pomona, Building 4, 2nd floor, Room 314