2012 Retreat

The first annual Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Retreat was held on February 21, 2012 at the Kimmel Center located at 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY

This one day retreat was a great success with talks by members of the center, poster presentations from the center's labs and core facilities, and featured a keynote address by Dr. Leonard Zon from Children's Hospital in Boston.  

The retreat was sponsored by the

  1. The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology
  2. The NYU Cancer Institute Stem Cell Biology Program
  3.  NYSTEM Institutional Training Grant
  4. NCI Institutional Training Grant

Some Pictures from the retreat:

                         
The Kimmel Center                                                         View from the Kimmel Center
 
 

                    
 

                   

 

                    

 

                     

 

                    

 

                   

 

                   

 

                   

 

                   

 

                 

 

                 

 

                 

 

                

 

                    

 

                

 

                

 

                   

                                                                             Keynote Address by Dr. Leonard Zon

 

                   

Keynote Address                                                                          Poster Awards

 

               

Poster Awards                                                       Poster Award Winners

 

Poster Award Winners

 

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

The first annual Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Retreat will be held on February 21, 2012 at the Kimmel Center located at 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY

This one day retreat will consist of a mixture of talks by members of 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 is co-sponsored by the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology and the NYU Cancer Institute Stem Cell Biology Program     

 

The schedule for the retreat is as follows:

 

 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.              Breakfast and Poster setup
 
Session I
9:00 am – 10:30 am
         Chair:  Ruth Lehmann, PhD
                    Director Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology,
                    Director Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
 
9:00 am                  Opening Remarks– Ruth Lehmann, PhD
9:10 am                  Agnel Sfeir, PhD
                               Skirball Institute (DG), Dept of Cell Biology
9:30 am                  William Carroll, MD
                               Director Cancer Institute,
                               Depts of Pediatrics and Pathology
9:50 am                  Camille Lobry, PhD
                               Dept of Pathology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Aifantis Lab
10:10 am                Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD
                               Vice Dean for Science,
                               Dept of Biochemistry
 
10:30 – 11:00 am         Coffee Break
 
Session II
11:00 am – 12:00 pm        
         Chair: Tung-Tien Sun, PhD
                   Depts of Cell Bio, Dermatology, Pharmacology, Urology
 
11:00 am               Ramanuj DasGupta, PhD
                              Scientific Director – RNAi Facility,
                              Dept of Pharmacology
11:20 am               Mayumi Ito, PhD
                              Depts of Dermatology and Cell Biology
11:40 am               Robert Schneider, PhD
                              Depts of Microbiology and Radiation Oncology
 
12:00 – 2:30 pm                           Lunch and Posters
 
Session III
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm        
         Chair: Dan Littman, MD, PhD
                   Skirball Institute (MP), Dept of Pathology and Microbiology
 
2:30 pm                 Jeremy Dasen, PhD
                              Dept of Physiology and Neuroscience
2:50 pm                 Jane Hubbard, PhD
                              Skirball Institute (DG), Dept of Pathology
3:10 pm                 Kenneth Birnbaum, PhD
                              Dept of Biology, New York University
 
3:30 – 4:00 pm         Coffee Break
 
Session IV
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm        
         Chair: James Salzer, MD, PhD
                   Depts of Cell Biology and Neurology
 
4:00 pm                 Jeremy Nance, PhD
                              Skirball Institute (DG), Dept of Cell Biology
4:20 pm                 Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD
                              Depts of Radiation Oncology and Cell Biology
4:40 pm                 Matthias Stadtfeld, PhD
                              Skirball Institute (DG), Dept of Cell Biology
 
5:00pm – 5:15pm                            Poster Awards
 
5:15pm – 6:15pm                            Keynote Speaker
        
Grousbeck Professor of Pediatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School
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HHMI Investigator
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Director of the Stem Cell Program at Children's Hospital Boston
 
 
Title of Talk: “Pathways Regulating Blood Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Migration:  Implications for Transplantation”
 

 

 

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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.  

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We are asking that all Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Laboratories please present at least one poster.  

The required size for posters is 3' wide by 4' tall (portrait) or 4' wide by 3' tall (landscape).  Posters can be printed in Media Services, located in Skirball 3rd floor, Lab 6 (212-263-3935).  To schedule printing click here to sign up for a slot.

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