stem cells in their environment

The Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine is proud to be able to bring an incredibly high calibre of experts within the field of stem cell research to King's College London on a regular basis.

The venue for all seminars will be: Seminar Room, Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, King's College London, 28th floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT (Map)

Forthcoming seminars:

Please keep checking here for details of future speakers.

Details of all forthcoming speakers are sent to the KCL Stem Cells e-mail group - please contact Caroline Dapre for more information.

Have you seen our fortnightly Stem Cells @ Lunch seminars?

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Previous speakers include:

Professor Walter Birchmeier, Group Leader, Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin: "Wnt/beta-catenin controls carcinomas and cancer stem cells by epigenetic mechanisms" (March, 2016)

Dr Anjali P Kusumbe, Tissue Morphogenesis Department, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine: "Regulation of stem and progenitor cell function by distinct vascular niches in bone" (March, 2016)

Dr Alexis J Lómakin, Subcellular Structure and Cellular Dynamics, Institut Curie, Paris: "Competition principle in cellular morphogenesis" (February, 2016)

Dr Ben Davies, Head of Transgenic Core Research Group, University of Oxford: "Application of CRISPR/Cas9 for the generation of genetically modified mouse models" (January, 2016)

Dr Suzana Hadjur, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, UCL Cancer Institute: "Chromosome architecture and transcriptional regulation – A global role for CTCF and cohesin proteins" (November, 2015)

Professor Jim Crilly, SVP Strategic Science Group, Global R&D, Unilever: "Innovation: making it happen. A perspective from 30 years at Unilever". (November, 2015)

Dr Elizabeth Roper, Partner, Epidarex Capital: "VC investment: what do we look for?" (November, 2015)

Professor Brigid Hogan FRS – George Barth Geller Professor and Chair of the Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, USA: "The life of breath: Stem cells of the adult lung". (May, 2015)

Gregg Sando – Founder & CEO, Cell Medica: "Cell Medica: from Conception to Corporation". (May, 2015)

Professor Jason A. Burdick – Department of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania: "Engineering Biomaterials as In Vitro Models and for Biomedical Therapies". (May, 2015)

Professor Amy Wagers – Harvard University, Joslin Diabetes Center & Harvard Medical School: "Targeting local and systemic factors to reverse age-related tissue dysfunction". (April, 2015)

Professor Ken-ichiro Kamei – Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences: "Creating the right microenvironments for stem cell control". (February, 2015)

Dr Sabine Hauert – Lecturer in Robotics, University of Bristol: "Crowdsourcing The Design of Swarming Nanosystems for Cancer Applications" (February, 2015)

Dr Ignacio Sancho-Martinez – Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, USA: "Reverting development by reprogramming. Are iSPCs the Holy Grail for regenerative medicine?" (October, 2014)

Professor Randy Schekman – University of California, Berkeley
Shared winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine:
"Genes and proteins that control secretion and autophagy" (June, 2014)
(King's International Lecture Series - dedicated to Rosalind Franklin and hosted by King's Bioscience Institute)

Professor Lee Rubin – Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative, Biology, Harvard University, Director of Translational Medicine, Harvard Stem Cell Institute: "Motor Neuron Diseases in a Dish: Can we really learn anything new?" (January, 2014)

Professor Konrad Hochedlinger – Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School: "Mechanisms of pluripotency and cellular reprogramming" (January, 2014)

Professor Alan Trounson – President of CIRM, San Francisco, USA:
"The California Institute of Regenerative Medicine: How to invest $3 billion in stem cell research" (October, 2013)

Professor Marianne Bronner – Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology, USA: "Transcriptional and epigenetic control of neural crest development" (September, 2013)

Professor Peter Carlton – Research Center Assistant Professor & iCeMS Kyoto Fellow, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan: "Cytological investigation of chromosome structure in meiosis and differentiation" (July, 2013)