Calendar

Nov
17
Fri
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: JMR ‘62 Seminar Room

Title: Bioengineering Strategies for Augmenting Skeletal Muscle Function in Rotator Cuff Injuries

Speaker:  Woojin Han, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!

Dec
11
Mon
Distinguished Seminar Series: Dr. Jacob Hanna
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Distinguished Seminar Series: Dr. Jacob Hanna

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff. Join us for this IRM-sponsored installment of the Distinguished Seminar Series, which features notable researchers from institutions around the world.

 

Jacob H. Hanna, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics

Weizmann Institute of Science

 

“Synthetic Ex Utero Embryogenesis: From Naïve Stem Cells to Complete Embryo Models”

 

Monday, December 11, 2023

12:00 PM

BRB Auditorium

 

For questions about one-on-one meetings or trainee lunch with our speaker, please contact Diona Cashioli (diona.cashioli@pennmedicine.upenn.edu).

Dec
13
Wed
Stem Cell Club: December 23 @ SCTR
Dec 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Stem Cell Club: December 23 @ SCTR

Speakers: Kate Miroshnikova, PhD, Stadtman Tenure Track Investigator, NIH/NIDDK

Alisya Anlas, B.S., Ph.D., Postdoc, Discher lab

Hosted by: Dennis Discher, Robert D. Bent Professor, Penn Engineering

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff! Come enjoy some snacks and stem cell science.

Dec
15
Fri
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: BRB 253

Title: A central role of mechanotransduction in controlling Shh expression via Yap activation in both regeneration and embryonic development

Speaker:  Dr. Yangzi Yang, Associate Dean of Research, Professor of Developmental Biology

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!

Jan
10
Wed
Stem Cell Club: January 24 @ SCTR
Jan 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Stem Cell Club: January 24 @ SCTR

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 from 3:30-5:00pm in Room 9-146 SCTR

Speakers:

  • Mijo Simunovic, PhD, Assistant Professor Columbia University
    • Title: A slingshot through time: recreating the first steps of human embryonic development with stem cells
  • Eoin Whelan, PhD, Postdoctoral Feloow Brinster Lab & Sasaki Lab
    • Title: In vitro derivation of primate spermatogonia

Hosted by: Kotaro Sasaki, MD, PhD, School of Veterinary Medicine

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff! Come enjoy some snacks and stem cell science.

Jan
23
Tue
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar

Location: Seminar Room CRB Auditorium

Title:  Myostatin: A molecular Rheostat for Muscle Mass

Speaker: Se-Jin Lee, MD PhD, The Jackson Laboratory (co-sponsored with PCMD)

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!

Jan
24
Wed
Annual IRM Retreat 2024 @ Franklin Institute
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Annual IRM Retreat 2024 @ Franklin Institute

About

The annual IRM retreat will be held on January 24, 2024 from 12-5 PM (with happy hour to follow) at the Franklin Institute Museum of Science in Philadelphia! 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.

Directions

The Franklin Institute is located at 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Complete information about directions and ways to get there are posted on the FI website.

If you’re driving, parking is available at the FI’s garage at a cost of $20. The GPS location is 271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
.

Abstracts

Students and postdocs: we are looking for lightning talk and poster presenters!

Register to attend the retreat here!

 

 

 

 

 

Feb
7
Wed
Faculty Lunch: February 24
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Faculty Lunch: February 24

Featuring Dr. Ophir Shalem.

This event is for faculty only.

Feb
14
Wed
Stem Cell Club: February 24 @ SCTR
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Stem Cell Club: February 24 @ SCTR

Wednesday, February 14th, 2024 from 3:30-5:00PM in room 9-146 SCTR.

Speakers:

  • Xiaojun (Lance) Lian, PhD, Associate Professor, Penn State
    • Title: MAGIK: A rapid and efficient method to create lineage-specific reporters in human stem cells
  • Fan Li, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wu Lab
    • Title: Defining impact of genomic variants on dynamic cardiac lineage differentiation with the ancestrally diverse hiPSC village

Hosted by: Hao Wu, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics, PSOM

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff! Come enjoy some snacks and stem cell science.

Feb
16
Fri
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar

Location: Seminar Room CRB Auditorium

Title:  Requirements of Insulin-like growth factor I sources and forms for skeletal muscle regeneration

Speaker: Elisabeth Barton, PhD, University of Florida

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!