Weekly Research Conference

SCI Weekly Research Conference meetings on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Translating Stem Cell Technologies at the University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute

James Dutton

James Dutton, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development
Director, Stem Cell Innovation Facilities
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:00pm

iPS Cell-Derived Myogenic Progenitors for the Treatment of Muscular Dystrophies: How Far Are We?

Rita Perlingeiro

Rita Perlingeiro, PhD
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 4:00pm

Unexpected T Cells from Human Stem Cells

Juan Carlos Zuniga Pflucker

Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflücker, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Immunology
Sunnybrook Research Institute
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm

Transcriptional and Translational Regulation of Musculoskeletal Development and Arthritis Pathogenesis

Hiroshi Asahara

Hiroshi Asahara, MD/PhD
Department of Molecular Medicine
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Generation of Cochlear Spiral Ganglion Neurons via Blastocyst Complementation to Restore Hearing

Peter Santi

Peter A. Santi, PhD
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 4:00pm

In Vivo Base Editing to Treat Genetic Disease

jon levyJon Levy, PhD      
Post-Doctoral Fellow                                                     
The Broad Institute
Cambridge, MA

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

Engineering Microenvironments for Cardiovascular Regeneration

Milica Radisic

Milica Radisic, PhD
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Meeting location

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

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 East Bank Circulator (Route 120)

Service runs every 20 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