ISCRM's Inaugural Stem Cell Retreat at SLU

Chasing the Cancer Stem Cell

Tuesday, November 4, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SLU Administration Building Auditorium
South Lake Union Campus, 815 Mercer Street

Event Highlights:

Moderator and Keynote Speaker:
Irv Weissman, MD
Professor, Pathology, Developmental Biology
Director, Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regnerative Medicine
Stanford University

Join Seattle's vibrant stem cell community for a series of talks on current issues pertaining to cancer stem cells. Come learn about the cutting edge stem cell research taking place locally during a stimulating poster session.
Streaming live election coverage will also be available

Participation is free to anyone who is interested in attending the meeting (lunch is included). Please rsvp directly to Kris Vosk at


9:00 - 10:00 a.m.   Poster Session
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.   Keynote Address - Irv Weissman
11:00 - 12:45 p.m.   Scientific Presentations
12:45 - 1:25 p.m.   Lunch
1:25 - 3:10 p.m.   Scientific Presentations
3:10 - 3:20 p.m.   Break
3:20 - 4:50 p.m.   Scientific Presentations
5:00 p.m.   Meeting Concludes

Session Talks:

All session talks take place in the Auditorium of the SLU Administration Building. For detailed information about the who will be speaking and their topics, please see the schedule of talks.

Poster Session:

The Poster Session is scheduled from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM in the room C123, located on the first floor of the the SLU Administration Building. While the formal session is scheduled for 9:00 AM, the posters will remain up for the duration of the meeting and revisited during the lunch and breaks. For poster titles and authors presenting, please see the listing of posters.

Transportation/Parking info:

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 buildng and on the corner of Republican and 8th, there is a surface lot where you can park for $7.50 cash for the day. (Please note -- you will need to put the payment inside your own envelope and then into the slot.)

Sponsored in part by the FHCRC/UW CCSG CA015704