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Seminars and Colloquia

Biology

Why Biomedical Research needs Discovery Research 
 
Thu, Mar 09, 2017,   04:00 PM to 05:00 PM at 101 Lecture Hall Complex

Prof. Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA

About the speaker:

Prof. Sanchez is a world leader in research related to animal regeneration.  Over the last decade, he has developed the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea as a model to study tissue regeneration. His research has uncovered basic mechanisms related to stem cell function in regeneration.

Further Information

Laboratory Web-Page
http://planaria.stowers.org/
 
TED Talks
https://www.ted.com/speakers/alejandro_sanchez_alvarado
http://www.mbl.edu/research/mbl-fellows/alejandro-sanchez-alvarado/

What is Regeneration?
https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1741-7007-10-88

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