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Apr
23
Thu
SDS: Live Cell Imaging
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SDS: Live Cell Imaging

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Please join us for a special seminar today with Nicolas Plachta about Why We Should Use More Live Imaging Approaches for Our Projects. Nico will be talking about some of techniques his laboratory uses to study early development and what advantages they offer.

May
26
Tue
SDS: Introduction to Illustrator
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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On Tuesday, May 26 at noon we will be hosting a special webinar with Lexi Voss, the Biomedical Library’s Visualizationist, on the basics of using Adobe Illustrator for scientific figures. This is a great opportunity for folks who are new to the program and want to learn the basics in a workshop geared toward scientists instead of graphic designers.

Registration is required to receive workshop materials.

Jul
21
Tue
SDS: Preprints in Conversation
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SDS: Preprints in Conversation
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance and impact of preprint servers like never before. But are these tools right for you? What do preprints mean for exposure? Trainees? Research quality?
Join us on Tuesday, July 21 at 1 PM EDT for a seminar with our own Joel Boerckel, Ph.D.: “Preprints in Conversation: An Argument for Preprint Adoption by Researchers in the IRM.” Joel will be discussing his personal experience with preprints and sharing why he thinks this tool is ripe for widespread use. Come learn more about this science communication strategy and discuss the state of preprints in 2020, whether you have used them or not.
Hope to see you there!
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!

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!

Mar
6
Wed
Faculty Lunch: March 24
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Faculty Lunch: March 24

Featuring Dr. Katherine Uyhazi.

This event is for faculty only.

Mar
13
Wed
3rd Annual Ralph L. Brinster Symposium & Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine @ Smilow Center for Translational Research
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine recognizes foundational discoveries in the fields of biological science and medicine. The Prize— a medal, a citation, and a monetary award of $100,000—is awarded annually to an individual from any country to recognize their outstanding discovery for its unique impact on biomedicine. 

The Ralph L. Brinster Symposium is an annual scientific symposium, held in conjunction with the Prize, to highlight breakthrough science across the entire spectrum of biomedical research. The Symposium, co-sponsored by the Deans of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, features presentations from extraordinary scientists who rank among the leaders in their fields.

The Elaine Redding Brinster Prize and Ralph L. Brinster Symposium are generously funded by endowments provided by the children of Elaine Redding Brinster and Ralph Brinster.

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More details to follow.

Mar
19
Tue
2023-2024 Deans’ Distinguished Visiting Professorship
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2023-2024 Deans' Distinguished Visiting Professorship

The IRM will host Kang I Ko, DMD, DScD, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, as part of the  2023-2024 Deans’ Distinguished Visiting Professorship on Tuesday, March 19th, 2024.