Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium Opening Event



On April 25th, the Inland Empire Stem Cell Consortium had its first event, a poster session and lunch at the UCR campus. Consortium members include Loma Linda University, California State University at San Bernardino and the University of California at Riverside. Approximately 24 laboratories engaged in stem cell research belong to the Consortium, which was formed to enhance interaction between stem cell researchers in the Inland Empire. The poster session will be held on an annual basis and will take place on the Loma Linda campus next year.



The Consortium is currently sponsoring a seminar series with three speakers from Loma Linda University and three speakers from UCR. Seminars are held weekly on Wednesdays from noon until 1PM in the Genomics Auditorium at UCR. All are welcome to attend. A schedule of the speakers for this quarter can be found at the following link:
http://stemcell.ucr.edu/index.php?content=events/seminars/seminars.html


Dr. Huinan Liu an Assistant Professor in UCR's Bioengineering Department is organizing an outreach program with local museums for the fall. Consortium members will be participating in this program.


For more information on the research being conducted in the Consortium laboratories click the following link: IE Stem Cell Consortium Profiles


To read the press release on the Consortium click this link: UCR Today


                                

Click this link to see more photos of the poster session: Photos


Posted 5-10-2012

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