Engineering Cells and Tissues for Discovery and Therapy

April 19, 2017

BioPharmaceutical Technology Center
5445 East Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg/Madison, WI 53711


OVERVIEW: This Symposium is coordinated by the Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the BTC Institute. It brings together leading researchers who will share their current work with attendees. [Details coming soon.]

PRESENTERS [Confirmed to-date]

Rick Horwitz, Ph.D., Executive Director, Allen Institute for Cell Science, Seattle, WA

Christine Mummery, Ph.D., Professor, Developmental Biology and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Michel Sadelain, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Center for Cell Engineering, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Krishanu Saha, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

James M. Wells, Ph.D., Director, Basic Research, Division of Endocrinology; Director, Pluripotent Stem Cell Center; Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Peter Zandstra, Ph.D., University Professor, Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering; Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Bioengineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Timothy J. Kamp, M.D., Professor, Medicine; Co-director, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI (Welcome)

William L. Murphy, Ph.D., Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation; Co-director, Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI (Presentation of Poster Awards & Closing Remarks)

Sean Palecek, Ph.D., Milton J. amd Maude Shoemaker Professor, Chemical and Biological Enegineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI



HOTELS: Blocks of rooms have been reserved for Symposium attendees at the following area hotels (cut-off dtaes in []): Clarion Suites at the Alliant Energy Center [3/31]; The Madison Concourse Hotel [3/28/17]; Sheraton Madison Hotel [3/16]; Wyndham Garden Hotels [3/18].
Please be sure to refer to this event and to ask for the corresponding BTC Institute rates when you make your reservation.

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