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Stem Cell Symposium
Wednesday 29th January 2014
Haydn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, Maindy Road
One Wednesday 29th January the Cardiff Stem Cell Network / CITER / ECSCRI / NMHRI will be hosting the Stem Cell Symposium in the Haydn Ellis Building, Cardiff University.
We look forward to welcoming our speakers including:-
Plenary speaker Professor Katarina Le Blanc, Prof. of Clinical Stem Cell Research, Karolinska Institutet;
Professor David Tosh, Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Bath;
Professor William (Liam) Gray, Institute of Psychological Medicine & Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University;
Dr Vasanta Subramanian, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath
and Dr Neil Rodrigues, European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, Cardiff University
Professor Katarina Le Blanc, is a Professor of Clinical Stem Cell Research at Karolinska Institutet, Division of Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden. She received her MD from the Karolinska Institutet, in 1993 and her Ph.D. in 1999. In 2002 she became a certified specialist in haematology. Her main research interest is mesenchymal stem cells, haematopoietic stem cell transplantation and immunology. A recipient of several awards, including the Tobias Foundation Award for her research into the immunological properties of mesenchymal stem cells and their use in cell therapies. Prof Le Blanc is co-director of the Wallenberg Institute for Regenerative Medicine, co-director of the Strategic Research Foundation for Stem Cells and co-director for Karolinska Institutet Theme Centre for Stem Cells. She is Chair, Research and Education, Hematology Center, Karolinska University Hospital. She is a member of several international and national committees, advisory boards, including the International Society for Cellular Therapy and scientific meetings. She has mentored many trainees, PhD students and post docs and currently has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and review articles.
Abstract submission is now OPEN:
Postgraduates and early stage career researchers (up to 7 years after gaining PhD), who are currently at the following universities, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Southampton and Swansea, are invited to submit an abstract for consideration to present at the meeting. All abstracts MUST be focussed on an aspect of stem cell biology. All postgraduate students will be automatically entered for the oral/poster presentation prize.
Please see related resources for the guidelines and abstract template that must be used for abstract submission. Only abstracts that are submitted using the template will be accepted.
The abstract submission deadline has been EXTENDED to 5pm Friday 29th November 2013.
If you would like to register your attendance at the symposium, please complete the attached registration from that can be found in related resources and return to Jane Graves, CITER Administrator GravesJA@cf.ac.uk. Places are limited for this event and preference will be given to those submitting an abstract for presentation.
This symposium is free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of:
Networking Session sponsor: