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Stem Cells and Genome Engineering

Archive for June, 2012

Frank Edenhofer – Visit to CiRA

Today we have the pleasure of hosting Dr. Frank Edenhofer, Group Leader of Stem Cell Engineering from the University of Bonn, Germany. Dr. Edenhofer is famous for supplying the scientific world with TAT-Cre (Peitz et al., PNAS, 2002), a membrane permeable version of the invaluable Cre recombinase. Recently, his lab published a method for diverting […]

ISSCR Yokohama! June 13-16

The 10th Annual ISSCR Meeting is on now in Yokohama. It’s great to see such a massive turnout – this is the first time the event is being held in Asia (unless you consider Australia Asia 😉 ). The plenary session was a fantastic array of top notch science. Rudy Jaenisch amazed everyone with his […]

It’s all in the delivery…

Medicine and medical treatments are evolving rapidly. Cell-based therapies are getting closer to reality, with an amazing potential to revolutionize medical treatments ranging from ulcers to spinal cord injury. It’s getting harder to keep up with medical advances. The idea of cell therapies may still be a touchy subject for some. Indirectly marred by an […]