Congratulations to Ben Steyer, who has been awarded a VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation Fellowship Award for 2014!
Ryan Prestil has been selected to participate in the SUPER-G program. This selective program sends researchers to the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany for a summer of intensive research.
Kris Saha has been chosen to be part of the Next Generation Leaders Council by the Allen Institute. Check out the full release on our Press page.
Graduate student Ty Harkness and Kris Saha have recently participated in a roundtable discussion with US Representative Mark Pocan regarding concerning a Next Generation Research Act to improve funding for young scientists. Quotes and video avaiblable here
Stem cell research has a great potential to develop new therapies, but how can we standardize research so that we can spread the benefit of stem cell advances? Kris Saha and collaborator Randy Ashton discuss this issue in the latest Sound Engineering podcast
New Saha Lab publication is hot off the press! Travis Cordie, Ty Harkness, and Jared Carlson-Stevermer just published Nanofibrous Electrospun Polymers for Reprogramming Human Cells in Cell and Molecular Bioengineering. This special issue focuses on young innovators. Find the press release here or check out our Press page.
The Saha Lab has recently been choosen as the recipient of two grants! The first is from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for Innovation in Regulatory Science. Our second grant focuses on the ethcical side of healthcare to investigate the Paradoxes of Information Flow. You can find out more about this research thrust from the Holtz Center
At the heart of stem cell research is always an ethical debate on advancement of stem cell disease modeling while protecting personal information on patients from whom those cells were derived. For a fresh perspective read our new article in Cell Stem Cell found on our Publications page.
Congrats to Ryan Pestil on being selected as a recipeint of a Hilldale Research Fellowship for the 2014-2015 year. Hilldale Fellowships
Congratulations to Jared Carlson-Stevermer for winning a Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center Training Award for 2014! Look for the other award winners on their Facebook page