The Activated Egg 2011
Please join us on Friday, November 4, 2011
|8:20 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast|
|8:50 AM Welcome with Dr. Ann A. Kiessling|
9:00 AM Keynote Address
"Manipulating the mouse embryo: from lineages to stem cells and back again"
|10:00 AM Rafael Fissore, PhD
Chair of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Massachusetts
"Calcium signaling during egg maturation"
|10:40 AM Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM David Keefe, MD
Chair of Ob/Gyn at New York University School of Medicine
"Efficient generation of pluripotent stem cells from immature oocytes"
|11:40 AM Ann Kiessling, PhD
Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation
"Are early human embryos naturally aneuploid?"
|12:10 AM Poster Session A|
|12:30 PM Lunch|
|1:50 PM Dieter Egli, PhD
New York Stem Cell Foundation
"Egg Donation and Reprogramming after Nuclear Transfer"
|2:30 PM Alex Meissner, PhD
Harvard University, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Broad Institute
"DNA Methylation Dynamics in Stem Cells and Development"
|3:20 PM Coffee Break|
3:40 PM Laura Grabel, PhD
|4:20 PM Maya Mitalipova, PhD
Director of Whitehead Institute's Stem Cell Facility, MIT
|5:00 PM Cocktails & Poster Session B|
6:00 PM Dinner Speaker: Chris Hempel
Poster Session - please notify
if you will be bringing a poster. Two Apple Gift Cards have been donated for best poster award.