Retreat 2022 @ Houston Hall
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm




****Our retreat has been rescheduled to April 27, 2022. Please check your emails and this page for updated information.



The annual IRM retreat will be held on April 27, 2022 from 1-5 PM in Houston Hall! We hope to see you all for this in-person­ afternoon of highlights from IRM labs, discussion about future research initiatives, and welcoming of new IRM faculty. The IRM retreat is open to any faculty, staff, postdocs, and students from Penn/CHOP interested in regenerative medicine research.

Please register using the link above or click here. More information about the schedule, speakers, and more will be posted here in the coming weeks and sent to the email address you use for registration.

Hope to see you all on April 27!


Students and postdocs: we are looking for lightning talk presenters! Lightning talks are 90 second, 1 slide “snapshots” of your work to the gathered audience. If you are interested, submit an abstract to Abstracts must include a title, authors and affiliations, and no more than 250 words describing the research. Any topic related to the broad themes of stem cell biology, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine is welcome!

COVID-19 Information

In compliance with all University of Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia guidelines, this symposium is subject to the following COVID-19 procedures:

  • All attendees must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • All attendees must wear masks.
  • Please complete your Penn OpenPass screen prior to coming to campus and attending the retreat.

The IRM will update all registrants if policies and procedures change. Please check this space in advance of the event for the latest information. Current University of Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia coronavirus are available on the linked websites. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Yarosh, IRM Associate Director (