Weekly Research Conference

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

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

Temporal Specification of Forebrain Circuitry

Corey Harwell

Corey Harwell, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Visit Host:  Timothy Monko, T32 Trainee

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
Visit Host:  Daniel Sorensen, T32 Trainee

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
Visit Host:  Walter Low

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
Visit Host:  Atsushi Asakura

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
Visit Host:  Brenda Ogle

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:00pm

Engineering New Biologic Therapies for Joint Preservation

Farshid Guilak

Farshid Guilak, PhD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Visit Host: Tim O'Brien

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm

Quality-by-Design (QbD)-Driven Scalable Manufacturing Therapeutic Cells - Challenges and Opportunities

Krishnendu Roy

Krishnendu Roy, PhD
Center for ImmunoEngineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Visit Host:  Allison Hubel

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
Visit Host: Rita Perlingeiro

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
Visit Host: Michael Kyba

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