Activated Egg Symposium "Circadian Rhythms and Early Development"

When: November 1, 2019, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Where: Marriott Courtyard Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

A unique workshop for egg and stem cell researchers exploring the role of circadian rhythms in early development and cell differentiation. Keynotes: Dr. Joseph Takahashi and Dr. Shoukrat Mitalipov.

A one-day workshop for egg and stem cell researchers exploring the role of circadian rhythms in early human development and stem cell differentiation. This year’s keynote speakers are Dr. Joseph Takahashi, leading mammalian circadian biologist, and Dr. Shoukrat Mitalipov, leading human egg biologist. They will be joined by: circadian experts, Dr. Carla Green and Dr. Jonathan Lipton, embryo chronobiologist, Dr. David Whitmore, mammalian egg expert, Dr. David Albertini, and genetic manipulation expert, Dr. Rudolph Jaenisch. The day’s finale will be a dinner talk on the Ethics of Gene Editing Human Embryos by Professor Arthur Applbaum. This event is organized by: Dr. Fred Davis, Northeastern University and Dr. Ann A. Kiessling, Bedford Research Foundation. The Activated Egg Symposium is a beloved and unique symposium series that has been running for over 17 years. Join us for a day of good science and good food. Please register in advance!

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