Past Events

  • 2014 Mar 07

    HSCI Blood Program Meeting

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


    Room 335, New Research Building, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston.

    Presentations will be by:

    Derrick Rossi - Pilot grant first year report:
    “Reprogramming committed human blood cells back to hematopoietic stem cells with defined factors.”

    Min Ye (Tenen lab):
    "Leukemia initiating cell formation requires myeloid differentiation."

  • 2014 Jan 31

    Health Law Year in P/Review

    8:30am to 5:00pm


    Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    Program of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School

    Please register here. Contact with questions.  Attendance is free and open to the public.

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  • 2014 Jan 30

    Radcliffe Dean's Lecture

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    Harvard University, Knafel Center (formerly Radcliffe Gymnasium), 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

    "Biomaterials for the 21st Century and How They Will Change Our Lives"

    Guest speaker:
    Robert S. Langer

    David H. Koch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    In this lecture, Robert Langer will examine the enormous impact of biomaterials and biomaterial-based drug delivery systems on human health and how these new technologies might develop and be applied in the future. For example, he will detail how mammalian cells, including stem cells, may be combined with synthetic polymers to create a new approach...

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  • 2014 Jan 28

    Nanocourse of the HMS Department of Cell Biology

    11:30am to 3:30pm


    Harvard Medical School, Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    "Ciliogenesis and Human Disease"

    Cilia  are  present  on  almost  every  cell  type  in  the  human  body.  Many  key processes that occur during development are coordinated by the cilium. These include cell migration, differentiation, and/or re-­‐entry into the cell cycle, specification of the plane of cell division, and apoptosis. Defects in cilia assembly and function lead to a wide range of human diseases, including polycystic  kidney  disease,  hydrocephalus  and  retinal  degeneration, collectively known as ciliopathies. This Nanocourse will highlight the recent advances in understanding the molecular biology of both primary and motile cilia and ciliopathies.... Read more about Nanocourse of the HMS Department of Cell Biology

  • 2014 Jan 27

    HSCI Blood Group Meeting

    3:30pm to 5:00pm


    Center for Life Sciences, Conf. Room 0421, Three Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA

    Guest presenters:
    Peter Kharchenko (Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CBMI and BCH)
    presenting a joint project withthe Scadden Lab:
    "Clonal analysis of hematopoiesis based on using fluorecence data"

    Glenn MacLean (Orkin Lab)
    "In vitro differentiation of human pluripotent cells reveals abnormalities of hematopoiesis due to Trisomy 21"

  • 2014 Jan 22

    Genetic and Regenerative Medicine of Eye Disease Lecture Series

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Meltzer Auditorium, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA

    Guest speaker:
    George Church, PhD

    Professor Genetics, Harvard Medical School

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    Hosted by the Ocular Genomics Institute, Luk Vandenburghe, PhD

  • 2014 Jan 14

    Boston Single-Cell Network Meeting

    4:30pm to 6:00pm


    Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Minot Room (5th floor), 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

    "Intratumoral Heterogeneity in Clonal Populations of Ovarian Tumor Cells and its Impact on Tumor Progression"

    Joan Brugge

    Professor of Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology
    Harvard Medical School

    Suha Naffar abu Amara
    Post-doc in the Brugge Lab

    Faculty organizers:  Peter Kharchenko and Lev Silberstein

    Food and beverage will be provided at the meeting.