Journal Club


The Journal Club will be on hiatus until Fall 2017.

SCI Journal Club resumes at 4pm on Friday, September 8, 2017.

​Meets in 1-110 MTRF Conference Room

Spring 2017 Journal Club presentations

1/27/17   Hans Drawbert (Asakura Lab)
                Editing DNA Methylation in the Mammalian Genome

2/3/17     Eric Dahlquist (Grande Lab)
                In vivo direct reprogramming of reactive glial cells into functional neurons after brain injury and in an Alheimer's disease model

2/10/17   Shivanshi Vaid (Low Lab)
                Zika virus infection induces mitosis abnormalities and apoptotic cell death of human neural progenitor cells

2/17/17   Walker Krepps (O'Brien Lab)
                Midbrain-like organoids from human pluripotent stem cells contain functional dopaminergic adn neuromelanin-producing neurons.

2/24/17   Andrew Crane (Low Lab)
                Interspecies chimerism with mammalian pluipotent stem cells

3/3/17 Zhongming Chen (van Berlo Lab)
Allogeneic transplantation of iPS cell-derived cardiomyocytes regenerates primate hearts

 3/10/17  Neeladri Chowdhury (Asakura Lab)
      Induction of Expandable Tissue-Specific Stem/Progenitor Cells through Transient Expression of YAP/TAZ

3/17/17  Spring Break - No Journal Club

3/24/17  Dr. Susan Keirstead
               Autologous Induced Stem-Cell-Derived Retinal Cells for Macular Degeneration
               Visual Loss after Intravitreal Injection of Autologous "Stem Cells" for AMD 
               Autologous iPSC derived Stem Cells for AMD - Supplement


4/7/17 Vincent Trong (Dutton Lab)
             Spinal cord reconstitution with homologous neural grafts enables robust corticospinal regeneration             

4/14/17 Dr. James Dutton (Dutton Lab)
              Nicotinamide ameliorates disease phenotypes in a human iPSC model of age-related macular degeneration

4/21/17 Carolina Ortiz Cordero (Perlingeiro Lab)
              Control of muscle formation by the fusogenic micropeptide myomixer

4/28/17  Lan Mu (Asakura Lab)
               Antagonism between the master regulators of differntiation ensures the discreteness and robustness of cell fates
              NOTE:  This will be the last Journal Club presentation for the semester. 

Meeting location

McGuire Translational Research Facility
2001 6th St SE, Room: 1-110
Minneapolis, MN 55455
[map] [shuttle schedule]

McGuire Translational Research Facility (MTRF) is located west of the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research and north of the TCF stadium.

mtrf map

Take the Stadium Superblock Circulator (Route 120)

Service runs every 15 minutes, Monday through Friday, during fall and spring semesters.

Shuttle Stops

  • McNamara Alumni Center (East Bank)
  • Masonic Memorial Building
  • Clinic & Surgery Center
  • Thompson Center for Environmental Management
  • Center for Magnetic Resonance Research