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Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

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This seminar series is our flagship monthly event, featuring a leading international speaker from the stem cell field and attracting an audience from around Cambridge and beyond. 

These seminars take place in the JCBC lecture theatre. A link to join virtually is available upon request to

May 2023

Date & Time Speaker Chair
24th - 12pm

Dr. Sean Wu, Professor of Medicine at Stanford Medicine, California

Title: "Single cell multi-omic approaches to understanding heart development and disease"

Dr. Richard Tyser

June 2023

Date & Time Speaker Chair
21st - 12pm

Prof. Momo Bentires-Alj, Group Leader, University of Basel, Switzerland

Dr. Walid Khaled

July 2023

Date & Time Speaker Chair
19th - 12pm

Prof. Tsvee Lapidot, Department of Immunology and Regenerative Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel 

Prof. Bertie Gottgens

September 2023

Date & Time Speaker Chair
27th - 12pm

Prof. Shosei Yoshida, Division of Germ Cell Biology at the National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan

Dr. Joo-Hyeon Lee

November 2023

Date & Time Speaker Chair
15th - 12pm

Dr. Maria Kasper, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Dr. Joo-Hyeon Lee

December 2023

Date & Time Speaker Chair
6th - 12pm

Dr. Michaela Frye, Group Leader, Cancer Research UK

Dr. Joo-Hyeon Lee

Past events

Recordings of past International Seminars are available on the Stem Cell Institute’s Microsoft Stream page and can be accessed by anyone at the University of Cambridge. A list of all our past events can be found here

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