January 25, 2021

The Niche

Trusted stem cell blog & resources


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By Mansee Desai UC Berkeley’s Student Society for Stem Cell Research (SSSCR) is proud to present its 2nd Annual Stem Cell Conference: “Culturing a Stem Cell Community” on Saturday October 4th from 10AM-5PM at the university’s Li Ka Shing Center. Building upon the success of last year’s conference, this year’s event features an internationally renowned line-up of speakers, a “Meet the Experts” luncheon, and a poster session. We have some great speakers including Judith Campisi, Arnold Kriegstein, David Schaffer, Irina Conboy, Danica Chen, Allan …Read More

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Guest Post By Sai Vemula Space travel to Mars. Robot zoo. Nano-Sumo. 3D printers. Dissected squids. The Bay Area Science Festival, held this year in San Francisco this weekend, attracts more than 30,000 visitors each year, with parents and kids of all ages who are treated to over 150 interactive experiments and demonstrations ranging from chemical structures seen through a microscope to experiencing space travel. A bunch of stem cells took part in the fun in the form of Play Doh! Members of the Cal …Read More

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Most of the time we all get to interact electronically via blogs, email, Twitter, and so forth. There’s definitely something to be said for in-person interactions though. This coming week I’ll be at two events. First, on Thursday Oct. 10 there will be an event I’ll give a talk on stem cells at the UC Davis Stores (main campus Bookstore) at noon, then I’ll take questions, and sign copies of my new book, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide. The location is inside the UC …Read More

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I’m excited to report that UC Berkeley’s Student Society of Stem Cell Research (SSSCR) is presenting its first annual Stem Cell Conference. The meeting is supported by CIRM and UC Berkeley’s Stem Cell Center. I’m also honored to be one of the speakers. You can get tickets (very affordable at $5 each) and learn more about the meeting here at the conference website. Also I’ve posted the full flyer for the meeting at the bottom of this piece. From the organizers: This year’s conference will …Read More