Calendar

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.

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
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
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.

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.

Apr
22
Mon
Distinguished Seminar Series: Dr. Richard A. Young
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Distinguished Seminar Series: Dr. Richard A. Young

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.

This week, we are hosting Dr. Richard A. Young from MIT.

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

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.

May
13
Mon
Distinguished Seminar Series: Dr. Andrew P. McMahon
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Distinguished Seminar Series: Dr. Andrew P. McMahon

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.

This week, we are hosting Dr. Andrew P. McMahon from USC.

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