Thursday, November 10, 2016
3:30 PM until 6:00 PM
WNPR host Colin McEnroe will moderate a lively discussion on stem cell research. Panelists include world-class stem cell scientists, stem cell funders, and patient advocates. Remarks by Governor Dannel Malloy, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, Mayor Toni Harp, President Peter Salovey and Dean Robert Alpern will be made. Public reception to follow.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Internationally renowned scientists will provide insight and updates on the latest in stem cell science:
Helen Blau, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University;
Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Director, Children’s Research Institute at University of Texas Southwestern and past president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research;
Janet Rossant, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto and former president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research;
David T. Scadden, M.D., Co-Chair, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Chair, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at Harvard University, and, Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital; and
Allan C. Spradling, Ph.D., Investigator, Carnegie Institution and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Yale University faculty speakers: Shangqin Guo, Valerie Horsley, Natalia Ivanova, Laura Niklason, and Andrew Xiao.
Registration is free through this site.