2010 Stem Cell Symposium

Stem Cells - Translation to the Clinic

Friday, January 8, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Orin Smith Auditorium
SLU Administration Building, 815 Mercer

Event Highlights:

Keynote Speaker:
Philippe Menasché, MD, PhD
Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Université de Paris Déscartes
Chief of Cardiac Surgery Unit, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou

Join Seattle's vibrant stem cell community for a series of talks on current issues pertaining to stem cells and translation to the clinic. In addition, come learn about the cutting edge stem cell research taking place locally during a stimulating poster session.

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


9:00 - 10:15 Session 1 Talks
10:15 - 10:40 Coffee and Posters
10:40 - 11:50 Session 2 Talks
11:50 - 12:45 Lunch and Poster Session
12:45 - 1:45 Keynote Presentation - Philippe Menasché
1:45 - 3:15 Session 3 Talks
3:15 - 3:30 Coffee and Posters
3:30 - 5:00 Session 4 Talks

Session Talks:

All session talks take place in the 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 11:50 AM - 12:45 PM (during the lunch break) in the main lobby / café area located on the first floor of the SLU Administration Building. While the formal session is scheduled for 11:50 AM, the posters will remain up for the duration of the meeting and reviewed prior to the symposium start and during both coffee breaks. For poster titles and authors presenting, please see the listing of posters.

Transportation/Parking info:

SLU campus is located at the UW Medicine Research complex at 815 Mercer 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.