Weekly Research Conference

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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 4:00pm

Bone Marrow Niche Signaling in the Regulation of Normal and Disease Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Jiwang Zhang

Jiwang Zhang, MD/PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Loyola University
Maywood, IL

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 4:00pm

The Fanconi Anaemia/BRCA DNA Damage Response - Clinical and Translational Aspects for Development and Malignant Transformation

Stefan Meyer

Stefan Meyer, MD/PhD/MRCPCH
Clinical Senior Lecturer
Department of Paediatric Oncology
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 4:00pm

Overcoming Chromatin Impediments to Control Cell Fate

Kenneth Zaret

Kenneth Zaret, PhD
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Smilow Center for Translational Research
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 4:00pm

Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells Heterogeneity and the Niche

Andrew Brack

Andrew Brack, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
School of medicine
San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:00pm

3D Culture Models of Human Skeletal Muscle

Penney Gilbert

Penney Gilbert, PhD
Associate Professor
Tier II Canada Research Chair, Endogenous Repair
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 4:00pm

New Approaches for Cryopreservation of Cells, Tissues, and Organs

Erik Finger

Erik Finger, MD/PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota

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