Seminar

MWRI WIP "Revising placental stem and pregenitor cell map"



Date
November 11, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Hanna Mikkola, MD, PhD,
Associate Professor, Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles
Location
Magee-Womens Research Institute, 204 Craft Ave, Conf Center, 1st Floor
Admission
Physicians earn 1.0 CMEs.
Registration is not required. Light lunch provided.
Description

Discuss new discoveries identifying the placenta as a source of hematopoietic stem cells
Elucidate the function of placental trophoblasts as niche cells for hematopoiesis
Define the stem/progenitor cell hierarchy of placental trophoblasts that create the placental exchange interface and hematopoietic niche