2018 - 7th Annual Kimmel Center For Stem Cell Biology Retreat - Monday, April 30, 2018

THE 7TH ANNUAL KIMMEL CENTER FOR STEM CELL BIOLOGY RETREAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018  at the Kimmel Center located at 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY.

Registration is now open, click here to register

This one day retreat will consist of a mixture of talks by members of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology, talks by individuals from members' labs, and poster presentations from each laboratory of the center and core facilities. The retreat will provide an opportunity for all members of the center to find out what exciting areas of stem cell biology are being pursued throughout the NYU School of Medicine stem cell community.  The retreat will also feature two keynote talks. 

Keynote speakers for the 2018 retreat will be:

  • Margret (Peggy) Goodell, PhD - Professor and Director of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Deepak Srivastava, MD - Director, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Roddenberry Center for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine, UCSF

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Claude Desplan, PhD - NYU, Dept. of Biology
  • Markus Schober, PhD - NYUSoM, Depts. of Dermatology and Cell Biology
  • Matthias Stadtfeld, PhD - NYUSoM, Dept of Cell Biology
  • Karen Maass, PhD - Dept. of Medicine, Cardiology
  • Susan Logan, PhD - Depts. of Urology and Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
  • Itai Yanai, PhD - Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
  • William Carroll, MD - Depts. of Pediatrics and Pathology
  • Catherine Lu, PhD - Dept. of Plastic Surgery

More information about the retreat will be posted here as soon as it becomes available.

The retreat is made possible with support from:

  • The Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology
  • NYSTEM Training Program in Stem Cell Biology
  • Perlmutter Cancer Center Stem Cell Biology Program
  • The Departments of Biology (NYU)
  • The Department of Cardiology (NYULMC)
  • The Department of Dermatology (NYULMC)
  • The Department of Neurosurgery  (NYULMC)
  • The Department of OB/GYN (NYULMC)
  • The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery  (NYULMC)
  • The Department of Pathology  (NYULMC)
  • The Department of Radiation Oncology  (NYULMC)
  • The Skirball Institute 


Click here to register for the retreat.  Registration will close on April 9, 2018




The Kimmel Center is located at 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY.

For directions to the Kimmel Center Click Here

Shuttle service is available from the medical center to Washington Square.  The shuttle schedule can be found here.  





If you have any questions about the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology annual retreat please contact julia.gelman@med.nyu.edu