Menu

Stem Cells: Opportunities, Hurdles, and Promises

The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss the grand opportunity stem cells represent.

Jul 30, 2018
The Scientist Creative Services Team

FREE Webinar

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
2:30-4:00 PM Eastern Time
Register Now

Since Sir. Martin Evans’ 1981 identification of embryonic stem cells in mice, stem cells have been at the center of the drive to revolutionize medicine and the drug discovery process. In 1998, human embryonic stem cells were grown in a lab, and the field was further boosted in 2006 with the pivotal discovery of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell techniques, which removed the need to destroy embryos. But stem cell research has not come without hurdles and controversy. How far has research come since the first groundbreaking reports were published? For further insight into ongoing challenges in the stem cell arena, the mechanisms and roadblocks encountered in iPS cell technology, and the grand opportunity stem cells represent, The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts who will share their research, explore cellular reprogramming, and discuss the next steps.

Topics to be covered:

  • Molecular mechanism of induced pluripotency
  • Roadblocks to iPSC reprogramming, and erasing transcriptional memory in cellular reprogramming

Register Now

Meet the Speaker:

Matthias Stadtfeld, PhD
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
New York University School of Medicine


Kejin Hu, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
UAB Stem Cell Institute
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham

September 2018

The Muscle Issue

The dynamic tissue reveals its secrets

Marketplace

Sponsored Product Updates

Enabling Genomics-Guided Precision Medicine

Enabling Genomics-Guided Precision Medicine

Download this eBook from Qiagen to learn more about the promise of precision medicine and how QCITM Interpret can help deliver better care with better knowledge.

Best Practices for Sample Preparation and Lipid Extraction from Various Samples

Best Practices for Sample Preparation and Lipid Extraction from Various Samples

Download this white paper from Bertin Technologies to learn how to extract and analyze lipid samples from various models!

Bio-Rad Launches CHT Ceramic Hydroxyapatite XT Media and Nuvia HP-Q Resin for Process Protein Purification

Bio-Rad Launches CHT Ceramic Hydroxyapatite XT Media and Nuvia HP-Q Resin for Process Protein Purification

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the launch of two new chromatography media for process protein purification: CHT Ceramic Hydroxyapatite XT Media and Nuvia HP-Q Resin.

Immunophenotypic Analysis of Human Blood Leukocyte Subsets

Immunophenotypic Analysis of Human Blood Leukocyte Subsets

Download this application note from ACEA Biosciences, Inc., to find out how to perform an immunophenotypic analysis of a human blood sample utilizing 13 fluorescent markers using a compact benchtop flow cytometer equipped with 3 lasers!