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Understanding Stem Cells and Cellular Processes Through Imaging

Advances in imaging technologies and their application provides new and powerful methodologies to study stem cells and cellular processes at increasingly finer resolution, including cell-cell interactions and molecular and genetic regulation. This series features leading scientists applying a range of imaging approaches to understand critical process in systems and tissues from early development through adulthood. This event will take place on 7, 14, 21, and 28 March 2022. Registration opening soon.

Co-Organizers

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Nicolas Plachta
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

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Cristina LoCelso
Imperial College London, UK


Program

Imaging in the Hematopoietic System
7 March 2022
16:00 - 17:30 EST (view your time zone)

The first program of this series will highlight optical approaches to explore stem and progenitor function in normal and pathological hematopoiesis. Expected topics include intravital imaging of the bone marrow and hematopoietic niche, snapshot imaging, and single cell imaging of immune cells, among other approaches.

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Christa Haase, PhD
Harvard University, USA
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Daniel Lucas, PhD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA
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Edwin Hawkins, PhD
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI), Melbourne AU
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David Fooksman, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
 

Imaging in the Epithelia
14 March 2022
11:00 - 12:30 EST (view your time zone)

The second program of this series will explore experimental imaging approaches to study epithelial stem cells from the skin and intestine during homeostasis, regeneration, and disease. Expected topics include intravital imaging, live single cell imaging, quantitative imaging, and imaging in three dimensional culture.

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Pantelis Rompolas, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, USA
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Saskia Suijkerbuijk, PhD
Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
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Prisca Liberali, PhD
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
 

Imaging in Early Development
21 March 2022
19:00 - 20:30 EDT (view your time zone)

The third program of this series will focus on (pun intended) cutting-edge imaging techniques in early development and pre-developmental processes. Topics are expected to include light sheet microscopy, live cell imaging, and super resolution imaging to study the early mouse and fly embryo and spermatogonial stem cells.

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Shosei Yoshida, MD, PhD
National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
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Clemens Cabernard, PhD
University of Washington, USA
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Kate McDole, PhD
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
 

Imaging in the Nervous System
28 March 2022
11:00 - 12:30 EST (view your time zone)

The fourth and final program of this series will highlight novel imaging approaches to capture complex processes of neural stem and progenitor cells, including asymmetric division at the cellular and epigenetic level. Presentations are expected to include intravital and single cell imaging among other approaches.

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Sebastian Jessberger, MD
University of Zurich, Switzerland
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Xin Chen, PhD
Johns Hopkins University, USA
 
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