2013 Stem Cell Symposium

Stem Cell Renaissance

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 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.

Event Highlights


9:30-10:30 Keynote Address
10:30-12:00 Session 1 Talks
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Poster Session
1:00-2:40 Session 2 Talks
2:40-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30 Session 3 Talks


The Secret Lives of Stem Cells: Genomics and epigenetics of pluripotency and differentiation
Jeanne Loring, PhD
Professor of Developmental Neurobiology
Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine
The Scripps Research Institute

Session Talks

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.

Poster Session

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.

For poster titles and authors presenting, please see the listing of posters.

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 and on the corner of Republican and 8th, there is a surface lot where you can park for $7.50 cash for the day. 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.