Calendar

Jan
3
Wed
Faculty Lunch: January 24
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Faculty Lunch: January 24

Featuring Dr. Maria Basil.

This event is for faculty only.

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

Speaker: Mijo Simunovic, PhD, Assistant Professor Columbia University

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

About

The annual IRM retreat will be held on January 31, 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!

Stay tuned for more details.

 

 

 

 

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

Speaker: Xiaojun (Lance) Lian, PhD, Associate Professor, Penn State

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.

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.

Need directions to Smilow? Click here.

More details to follow.

Mar
20
Wed
Stem Cell Club: March 24 @ SCTR
Mar 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Stem Cell Club: March 24 @ SCTR

Speaker: Yajie (Kevin) Liang, PhD, Assistant Professor University of Maryland Baltimore 

Hosted by: Guo-Li Ming, MD, PhD, Perelman Professor of Neuroscience, PSOM

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

Apr
10
Wed
Stem Cell Club: April 24 @ SCTR
Apr 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Stem Cell Club: April 24 @ SCTR

Speaker: Albert E. Almada, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Hosted by: Juan Alvarez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, PSOM

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

May
8
Wed
Stem Cell Club: May 24 @ SCTR
May 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Stem Cell Club: May 24 @ SCTR

Speaker: Blair Benham-Pyle, PhD, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Hosted by: Juan Alvarez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, PSOM

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