The IRM is excited to announce that we are partnering with the Institute for Immunology (IFI) for our fall 2021 symposium, Stem Cells & the Immune System: At the Crossroads of Regeneration. This hybrid in-person/virtual event will feature external speakers and Penn scientists discussing a rapidly emerging question: how does the immune system influence regeneration throughout the body?
Recent studies have pointed to a role for the cells of the immune system in modulating stem cell activity in a number of different tissues: T cells infiltrating neurogenic niches; inflammation mediating alveolar regeneration; macrophages providing transient muscle stem cell niches and more. Our fall symposium will explore these and related topics, focusing on the impact on stem cell biology.
Penn/CHOP faculty, postdocs, students, and staff are invited to join us in person in the Smilow Rubenstein Auditorium and Commons.
Anne Brunet, Ph.D. Stanford University
Shruti Naik, Ph.D. New York University
Joo-Hyeon Lee, Ph.D. University of Cambridge
Peter Currie, Ph.D. Monash University
Sina Bartfield, Ph.D. University of Würzburg
Allie Greenplate, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Immune Health Project
De’Broksi Herbert, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Songtao Shi, DDS, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Rumela Chakrabarti, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
In compliance with all University of Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia guidelines, this symposium is subject to the following COVID-19 procedures:
- All in-person attendees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. You must attest to your vaccination status on the registration form. Please attend virtually if you are not vaccinated or do not wish to disclose your status.
- All in-person attendees must wear masks.
- Email contact information will be collected in case contact tracing is required.
- No food for drink will be offered at this event.
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 (email@example.com).
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