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Feb 21 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Steven E. Brooks MD, Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology, in an informative webinar on ocular health.

Feb 21 2019 - 1:00pm

Stem Cells, Genome Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Course (PATH 6100 G 001 or BMEN E6510)

Spring 2018; Thursdays, 1-3PM
Location: Edward Harkness Eye Institute, 635 W. 165 St., 7th Floor Lecture Hall

  • Course Directors: Stephen Tsang, MD, PhD ( & Dietrich Egli, PhD ( & Gordana Vujak-Novakovic, PhD (
  • Teaching Assistant: Reed O’Connor (
  • Description: The lectures will include general lectures on stem cell biology followed by student presentations and discussion of the primary literature. The themes to be presented include 1. Genome Engineering with CRISPR, TALEN and ZFN in stem cells. 2. Basic stem cell concepts; 3. Basic cell and molecular biological characterization of endogenous stem cell populations; 4. Concepts related to reprogramming; 5. Directed differentiation of stem cell populations; 6. The use of stem cells in disease modeling or tissue replacement/repair; 6. Stem cells in regenerative medicine.
Jan 3 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm