BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) BioMatrix Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Center (BERM will present a one-day symposium, Stem Cells at the Interface of Engineering and Medicine, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1. The event will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 808 20th St. South.
The symposium will examine cutting-edge developments in the biology of hematopoietic, mesenchymal and induced pluripotent stem cells, as well as engineering strategies to develop novel biomaterials and scale-up processes to bring stem cells to the clinic.
The symposium is free and open to the public, but enrollment is limited to the first 100 registrants. Early registration is recommended; registration closes Tuesday, Aug. 25. To pre-register, contact Meg Dowds at 205-996-6936 or email@example.com. On-site registration will be subject to space availability. Parking is available for $10.
Speakers will include nationally prominent scientists Susan Bellis, Ph.D., Christopher Klug, Ph.D., Tim Townes, Ph.D., and Selvarangan Ponnazhagan, Ph.D., from UAB; Gregor Adams, Ph.D., the University of Southern California; Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; William Miller, Ph.D., Northwestern University; and Todd McDevitt, Ph.D., the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama's largest employer. For more information, please visit www.uab.edu.