Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Andrew McMahon
Chair and W.M. Keck Provost Professor, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Director, Edythe and Eli Broad Center For Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine
University of Southern California (USC)
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Session 1: Developmental Signaling

Dr. Maria Barna
Assistant Professor, Genetics and Developmental Biology
Stanford University
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Session 2: Gene Regulation

Dr. Robert Blelloch
Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Urology
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
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Session 3: Morphogenesis and Organogenesis

Dr. Gage Crump
Associate Professor, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
University of Southern California (USC)
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Dr. Sarah Hake
Adjunct Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology
Center Director, USDA Plant Gene Expression Center
University of California, Berkley
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Session 4: Reproductive Biology

Dr. Monika Ward
Professor, Institute for Biogenesis Research
University of Hawaii
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Session 5: Stem Cells and Regeneration

Dr. Ophir Klein
Professor, School of Dentistry
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
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Session 6: Evo/Devo

Dr. Kimberly Cooper
Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Session 7: Technologies

Dr. Enrico Gratton
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
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Session 8: Education

Dr. Stephen Ekker
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Editor-in-Chief, Zebrafish
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