2015 Retreat Schedule

Wednesday, April 1, 2015


 8:00 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.          Registration, Breakfast, and Poster setup
8:55 am Welcome               Ruth Lehmann, PhD
and opening remarks           Director, Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology
                                          Director, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
Session I
9:10 am – 10:10 am
9:10 am                  Gordon Fishell, PhD
                               Dept of Neuroscience and Physiology
9:30 am                  Philipp Leucht, MD
                               Depts of Cell Biology and Orthopaedic Surgery
9:50 am                  Marc Amoyel, PhD
                               Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology;
                               2015 Kimmel Senior Postdoc Fellow; Bach Lab
10:10 – 10:40 am              Coffee Break
Session II 
10:40 am – 12:00 pm        
10:40 am               Ruth Lehmann, PhD
                              Director of Skirball Institute and Director of Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology;
                              Dept of Cell Biology
11:00 am               Gregory David, PhD
                              Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
11:20 am               Agnel Sfeir, PhD
                              Skirball Institute; Depts of Cell Biology
11:40 – 12:40 pm               Keynote I
                             Lorenz Studer, MD
                              Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Member, Developmental Biology;
                              Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                                 --- Introduced by Moses Chao, PhD, Skirball Institute and Depts of Cell Biology,
                                      Physiology & Neuroscience, and Psychiatry
12:40 – 2:20 pm                 Lunch and Posters
Session III 
2:20 pm – 4:00 pm        
2:20 pm                 Benjamin Neel, MD, PhD
                              Director of the Cancer Institute; Dept of Medicine
2:40 pm                 Pam Cowin, PhD
                              Dept of Cell Biology and Dermatology
3:00 pm                 Simon Vidal Villanueva
                              Stem Cell Biology Program, Predoctoral Trainee, Stadtfeld Lab;
                              NYSTEM Training Grant Trainee 
3:20 pm                 Rahul Satija, PhD
                              Dept of Biology, NYU
3:40 pm                 Jef Boeke, PhD
                               Director, Institute for Systems Genetics; Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


4:00 – 5:00 pm                    Tea and Poster Viewing
5:00pm                                 Keynote II 
                             Amy Wagers, PhD
                              Forst Family Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology; Harvard University;
                              HHMI Early Career Scientist
                                 --- Introduced by Brian Dynlacht, PhD, Perlmutter Cancer Center and Dept of Pathology
6:00pm                                Poster Prizes and Concluding Remarks