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iPSC Lectures at UZH

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A New Lecture Series Focused on Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
funded by a GRC Grant, UZH
Organisation Committee: Melanie Eschment, Matthew Denley & Melanie Generali
Date Speaker Topic

17th February 2020


Irchel Campus

Laura Pellegrini

Laura Pellegrini, PhD

Medical Research Council, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Human brain development in cerebral organoids


Lecture Flyer

9th September 2020 4PM


Thomas Eschenhagen

Prof. Thomas Eschenhagen, MD

University Medical Center Hamburg, Germany

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Engineered Cardiac Repair


Lecture Flyer

28th September 2020 10AM


Akitsu Hotta

Prof. Akitsu Hotta, PhD

Centre for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto, Japan

How to overcome immune rejection of iPS cells by genome editing


Lecture Flyer

22nd October 2020 4PM


Valeria Orlova

Prof. Valeria Orlova, PhD

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

3D Vessel-On-Chip to Model Vascular Disease and Beyond


Lecture Flyer

11th November 2020 4PM


Deepak Srivastava

Deepak P. Srivastava, PhD

King`s College London, London, United Kingdom

iPSC modelling of Neurodevelopment and Neural Circuitry. Clinical Focus: Autism and Schizophrenia


Lecture Flyer

7th December 2020 4PM


Florian Wanke

Florian Wanke, PhD

Inflammation and Immunology Discovery,
Roche Basel, Switzerland

Using iPSC-derived "tissue-like" macrophages for drug discovery



Oliver Brüstle

Prof. Oliver Brüstle, PhD

Life and Brain Center,
Bonn, Germany

Cell programming and neural fate determination
iPSC-based disease modelling

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