Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 29 Aug - 1 Sep 2012
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Why You Should Attend
This conference will describe the role of stem cells in normal and diseased physiology, as well as the ways in which stem cells can be used for curative ends. The overall aim is to integrate basic, translational and clinical aspects of stem cell research into a single framework.
- Aims of event
The goal is to give participants an overview of the model systems, and of the scientific and logistical framework involved in gaining and exploiting basic knowlege of stem cell biology in cancer research and regenerative medicine settings.
- Tissue stem cells
- Stem cell specification and transdifferentiation
- Niche, signaling and metabolism
- Cancer stem cells
- Tissue repair and regeneration
- Disease modeling and drug discovery