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A Symposium in Memory and Celebration of Ihor R. Lemischka, PhD


A Symposium in Memory and Celebration of Ihor R. Lemischka, PhD

George Daley (Harvard Medical School)
John Dick (University Health Network, University of Toronto)
Connie Eaves (University of British Columbia)
Ronald Hoffman (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Natalia Ivanova (Yale University)
Gordon Keller (University Health Network, University of Toronto)
Dung-Fang Lee (The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston)
Felipe Pereira (Lund University)
Deborah Sweet (Cell Press/Elsevier)
Irving Weissman (Stanford University)
Leonard Zon (Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School)
9:00                 Welcome: Saghi Ghaffari & Marek Mlodzik
9:05                 Paul Wassarman: Ihor Lemischka’s Biography 
Session 1:      9:15am-10:20am
9:15-9:45         Leonard Zon: Pathways regulating hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and migration: stem cell   biology recapitulates my interactions with Ihor 
9:50-10:20      Filipe Pereira: Programming definitive hematopoiesis and immunity
10:25               Coffee break
Session 2:      10:45am-12:25pm
10:45-11:15    John Dick: Stem cells play a role in AML from beginning to the end
11:20-11:50    Dung-Fang Lee: Dissecting cancer etiology in a dish
11:55-12:25    Ron Hoffman: Ex vivo hematopoietic stem cell expansion: the journey to the clinic
12:30-2:00       Lunch
Session 3:      2:00pm-3:55pm
2:00-2:30         Gordon Keller: Translating human development to new therapies with pluripotent stem cells
2:35-3:05         Natalia Ivanova: Novel regulators of cellular reprogramming
3:10-3:20         Deborah Sweet: A journal’s editor’s perspective on Ihor
3:25-3:55         Connie Eaves: Clonal analysis taken to new heights
4:00                 Coffee break
Session 4:      4:15pm-5:20pm
4:15-4:45         George Daley: Disease modeling and therapeutics via mouse bone marrow transplant: Ihor’s legacy      
4:50-5:20         Irving Weissman: Normal and neoplastic stem cells - part of the Lemischka legacy
5:20                 Closing remarks
5:30                Reception

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