2012 Stem Cell Symposium

Neural regeneration: Cell engineering to cell therapy

Thursday, January 12, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Orin Smith Auditorium
SLU Campus, 815 Mercer Street

Featured guest speakers:

Michael Snyder, PhD, Stanford University
Jose Cibelli, DVM, PhD, Michigan State University

Aileen Anderson, PhD, University of California, Irvine
Brian Cummings, PhD, University of California, Irvine

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


8:30-10:10 Session 1 Talks
10:10-10:55 Poster Session
10:55-12:35 Session 2 Talks
12:35-1:20 Lunch and Poster Session
1:20-3:00 Session 3 Talks
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-5:00 Session 4 Talks

Attendance is free, and lunch will be provided. Please register by January 9th.


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 10:10 AM - 10:55 AM in the main lobby / café area located on the first floor of the SLU Administration Building. While the formal session is scheduled for 10:10 AM, the posters will remain up for the duration of the meeting and reviewed prior to the symposium start and during coffee breaks and lunch.

Transportation & Parking

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.