Weekly Research Conference

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

There is no seminar on Wednesday, August 28


Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 4:00pm

Chromatin Modifiers in Skeletal Lineage Cells

Elizabeth Bradley

Elizabeth Bradley, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 4:00pm

Valerie Horsley, PhD

Valerie Horsley

Associate Professor
Departments of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Dermatology
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 4:00pm

Engineering Stem Cells Using Base Editor Technology

Branden Moriarity

Branden Moriarity, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Center for Genome Engineering
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

Stem Cell-Derived Human Epithelial Modeling Studying Aging and Regeneration

Mei Bigliardi-Qi

Mei Bigliardi-Qi, PhD
Director, Neuro-Epithelial Lab
Department of Dermatology
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

Corey Harwell, PhD

Corey Harwell

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Hippo Signaling in Heart Regeneration

James Martin

James Martin, MD/PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Cardiomyocyte Renewal Lab
Texas Heart Institute
Houston, TX

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:00pm

Novel Cellular Therapies Derived from Cord Blood Monocytes

Joanne Kurtzberg

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD
Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm

Clock Makes the Muscle Run: Coordinated Circadian Clock Control of Skeletal Muscle Growth & Remodeling

Ke Ma

Ke Ma, MD/PhD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism
Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute
Beckman Research Institute
City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

No SCI Seminar on October 30, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:00pm

Directing hiPSC-Derived Cardiomyocyte Subtypes

Deborah Lieu

Deborah Lieu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine
Institute for Regenerative Cures
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm

Krishnendu Roy, PhD

Krishnendu Roy

Center for ImmunoEngineering
Marcus Center for Cell-Therapy Characterization and Manufacturing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:00pm

Novel Players in Autophagy and Protein Breakdown

Marco Sandri

Marco Sandri, PhD
The Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine
Department of Biomedical Science
University of Padova
Padova, Italy

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:00pm

Role of C-C Chemokine Receptor 2 (CCR2) in Non-Hematopoietic Cells During Muscle Regeneration

Joe Chakkalakal

Joe Chakkalakal, PhD
Dean's Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

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