2014 Stem Cell Symposium
Friday, March 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Orin Smith Auditorium
SLU Campus, 850 Republican Street
Join Seattle's vibrant stem cell community for a series of talks on current issues pertaining to stem cells in development, tissue regeneration and cancer research. In addition, come learn about the cutting edge stem cell research taking place locally during a stimulating poster session.
Attendance is free, and lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP directly to Leena Pranikay at email@example.com.
|10:00||-||10:40||Session 1 Talks|
|10:50||-||12:00||Session 2 Talks|
|12:00||-||1:00||Lunch and Poster Session|
|2:00||-||3:00||Session 3 Talks|
|3:20||-||4:50||Session 4 Talks|
Gordon Keller, PhD
Director, McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine
Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute
University Health Network
Modeling human development with pluripotent stem cells
Rocky Tuan, PhD
Director, Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering
Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Director, Center for Military Medicine Research
Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
University of Pittsburgh
Adult Stem Cells and Biomimetic Scaffolds for Skeletal Tissue Engineering and Regeneration
All session talks take place in the Orin Smith Auditorium of the SLU Administration Building. For detailed information about who will be speaking and their topics, please see the schedule of talks.
The Poster Session is scheduled from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in the main lobby / café area located on the first floor of the SLU Administration Building. While the formal session is scheduled for 12:00 PM, the posters will remain up for the duration of the meeting and reviewed prior to the symposium start and during coffee breaks and lunch.
Posters from any area of stem cell/regenerative biology will be accepted.
One or two abstracts will be selected for 10 minute talks during symposium. Poster boards will be 4'h x 6'w in size, please keep posters confined to this sizing. Please send title, authors and abstract to Kris Vosk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Poster Abstract" in subject heading.
Deadline for submission -- Friday, March 7
Transportation & Parking
SLU campus is located at the UW Medicine Research complex at 850 Republican Street. Parking at the SLU campus is very limited. Everyone is encouraged to use public transportation and/or the UW/SLU shuttle service to get to the event.
For UW permit holders, you may park "out of area" in the SLU garage located off of Republican. Punch a ticket upon entering the garage and bring your permit and/or husky card to the reception desk and they will validate your parking. For non-UW permit holders, there is limited on street hourly parking around the perimeter of the building. You may park in the garage without a permit, but please note, you will need to pay with a credit card and full day parking charges (~$12.00) will be in effect.