The 2013 CiRA International Symposium kicked off today with talks from leaders in the stem cell field, including Austin Smith, Konrad Hochedlinger, and 2012 Nobel Prize winner John Gurdon.
For the full program please visit the official website.
If you couldn’t make it to Kyoto this year, make sure to plan ahead for 2014~!
Written by: fubuki4 on February 1, 2013 @ 09:00
A new Post-doctoral Fellow, Dr. Jose Fabian Oceguera-Yanez, has joined our lab today! Dr. Oceguera earned his Ph.D. with Dr. Shuh Narumiya here at Kyoto University, and then spent time in the UK studying under the supervision of Dr. Fiona Watt., developing further his expertise in cell signaling and differentiation. From April, his focus will shift [...]Catogories: Members
Written by: fubuki4 on December 7, 2012 @ 12:08
Dr. Woltjen was invited to submit an article Cell Stem Cell’s Special Issue honoring the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine, awarded to Drs. Yamanaka and Gurdon. The article features short opinion articles from young leaders in the field, covering a range of pressing topics in the current landscape of stem cell research. Read about it [...]Catogories: Publications, Science News
Written by: fubuki4 on October 8, 2012 @ 20:00
Our Institute Director, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, now shares the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Dr. John B. Gurdon “for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent”. Congratulations Dr. Yamanaka! Read more: The Official Press Release The announcement on the CiRA Homepage In the last 3 years, the beginning of October [...]Catogories: Awards, CiRA, Current Events
Written by: fubuki4 on June 20, 2012 @ 10:00
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 [...]Catogories: CiRA, Seminars, Visitors