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DanStem Seminar Series 2014

The DanStem Seminar Series focus on topics within stem cell and developmental biology. It features Internationally renowned scientists and is organized and coordinated by DanStem's Principal Investigator Professor Anne Grapin-Botton, DanStem

January 15, 2014 Unbiased cell type discovery and classification by large-scale quantitative single-cell RNA-seq
Sten Linnarsson Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (SE)
January 22, 2014 Wnt signaling regulation by the cell cycle
Christoph Niehrs Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Mainz (DE)
February 12, 2014 A new mechanism establishing annular polarization of epithelial cells in tubular organs
Christos Samakovlis The Wenner-Gren Institute for Experimental Biology, Stockholm University (SE)
February 26, 2014 Symmetry breaking and signal dependent self organisation in ensembles of Embryonic Stem cells 
Professor Alfonso Martinez Arias, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge (UK)
March 5, 2014 PDGF signaling in blood brain barrier formation and brain disease
Christer Betsholtz Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
March 12, 2014 Mechanobiology of Integrin Adhesions
Benny Geiger, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute (Israel)
April 2, 2014 Refining, Reducing and Reusing Notch to build the embryo body plan
Kim Dale, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (UK)
April 9, 2014 Decoding the Notch response
Sarah Bray, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge (UK)
April 30, 2014 microRNA-9 input into the Hes1 oscillator tunes progenitor maintenance and the timing of differentiation
Nancy Papalopulu, Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester (UK)
May 7, 2014 TGFβ signaling regulates temporal identity and developmental potential of neural stem cells
Professor Johan Ericson, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institute (SE)
May 14, 2014 Morphogenetic roles of cadherin superfamily members
Pr Masatoshi Takeichi, Center for Developmental Biology, Riken Institute, Kobe (Japan)
June 11, 2014
Time: 13:00
Engineering Cellular Microenvironments 
Dr Jan Hoh, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, John Hopkins University (USA)
Cancelled
June 18, 2014
Kat Hadjantonakis Developmental Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (USA) 
Theme: TBA
Cancelled
June 25, 2014
Dr Marianne Bonner California Institute of Technology (USA)
Theme: Formation, cell lineage decisions and migration of neural crest cells

August

22, 2014

Associate Professor Harry Heimberg, Free University of Brussels

Theme: Plasticity of the exocrine pancreas

August 

27, 2014

Dr Celeste Nelson, Princeton University (USA)
Theme: 
Tissue morphodynamics

October

10, 2014

Behind the scenes of scientific publishing

Katherine Brown The Executive Editor of Development giving an insight into the editorial and review process at Development

November

5, 2014

Prof Mark BradleySchool of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh. Theme: Polymer Microarrays - Material Discovery for Stem Cell Control

December

5, 2014

Dr Dagmar IberDepartment of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich.Title: From Networks to Function ­ Computational Models of Organogenesis

December

10, 2014

Dr Emma Rawlins, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute. Title: Building and maintaining the lung epithelium

December

17, 2014

Dr. Steven GoldmanUniversity of Rochester, Medical Center. Title: Progenitor cell-based treatment and modeling of glial disorders