”Stem-cell-a-thon” Seminar Series

Researchers at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) are organizing a seminar series by distinguished national and international speakers from the field of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.

1st or 2nd Thursday of the month at 14:00-15:00*

*(exceptions apply)

The seminars are hybrid - hosted online and on site, unless otherwise stated.

Supported by SFO- Strategic research area in stem cells and regenerative medicine and NextGenNK

Let’s participate, share, discuss, and learn more about Stem Cells and their biology from the experts!

Illustration of a stem cell as teacher and other cells as students
Illustration by Sophia Borate

Attend on site

Stem-cell-a-thon usually take place in Gene or Erna Möller in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg. 

Note! See the schedule/mail for any changes of venue.

Refreshments will be available for the participants after the talks.

Attend online

Zoom link will be sent out by email prior to each seminar. Contact one of the organizers for the Zoom invitation.

Schedule 2023

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  • 9th February
    Speaker: Timo Otonkoski, University of Helsinki
    Location: Erna Möller in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg. 
    Title: Stem cell-derived islets: New possibilities for diabetes research and therapy
     
  • 16th March
    Speaker: Vivian Li, The Francis Crick Institute, London
    Location: Erna Möller in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg. 
    Title: WNT-driven colorectal cancer and intestinal bioengineering
     
  • 13th April 
    Speaker: Christine Mummery, Leiden University, Netherlands
    Location: Online and Gene in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg 
    Title: Human pluripotent stem cells to understand cardiovascular disease for drug discovery
     
  • 4th May - Time: 12.00
    Speaker: Cedric Ghevaert, University of Cambridge
    Location: Online
    Title: Making platelets in vitro: challenges and opportunities
     
  • 1st June 
    Speaker: Filipe Pereira, Lund University, Sweden
    Location: Online and Gene in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg 
    Title: Harnessing Direct Cellular Reprogramming for Cancer Immunotherapy
     
  • 24th August
    Speaker: Cecilia Götherström, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Location: Online and Gene in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg 
    Title: Developing an advanced cell therapy for Brittle Bone Disease
     
  • 12th October
    Speaker: Dr. Heather Main from ATMP, Sweden
    Location: Online
    Title: It takes a village - the reality of getting cell therapy medicines to patients
     
  • 28th November
    Speaker: Danièle Bensoussan, Université de Lorraine, France
    Location: Online and Gene in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg 
    Title: Wharton’s Jelly Mesenchymal stromal cells for the treatment of Sepsis: from bench to bedside
     

Organizers

Sophia Borate

Postdoctoral researcher
H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Hazel Reilly

PhD student
H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Claire Marsal

PhD student
H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge
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Content reviewer:
08-11-2023