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NCATS Seeks Stem Cell Research Collaborators


NCATS seeks scientific investigators from the NIH intramural and extramural communities, as well as those from the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, to collaborate on stem cell research projects through its Stem Cell Translation Laboratory (SCTL). The SCTL is a state-of-the-art research facility designed to address the scientific and technological challenges in the induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) field. NCATS’ dynamic multidisciplinary staff apply their diverse scientific expertise to iPSC characterization and utilization. Find out How to Work with SCTL Staff. See How to Submit a Proposal. Learn More About the SCTL.

2015 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture


2015 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture Video    The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) invites you to attend the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 10, 2015, in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore (Medical) Campus. The keynote speaker is Dr. Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor, Princeton University and author of People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier.  Special guest presenters include Dr. and Mrs. Roland Pattillo, Morehouse College; Dr. John Joseph Strouse, assistant professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; and members of the Lacks family. Copies of Dr. Benjamin’s book will … Continue reading