October 1, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

UC Berkeley SSSCR

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I’m really looking forward to this Saturday’s Berkeley Stem Cell Meeting. You should go! Tickets are just $5 and the lineup is great. This looks to be one of the best stem cell meetings in Northern California this year. Below is my interview with the organizers giving some background and perspectives on the meeting. 1. What is the inspiration for this first conference? Our chapter saw the conference as an opportunity for scientists, policy makers and patients to share not only the advances in …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