Lund center for Stem Cell Biology and Cell Therapy is one of six Swedish strategic centers of excellence in life sciences, supported by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. Established in January 2003, the center focuses on stem cell and developmental biology of the central nervous and blood systems, and development of stem cell and cell replacement therapies in these organ systems as well as research in non-mammalian model systems.
Wednesday 18th December at 13:00 in Segerfalk lecture hall, BMC A10
, Wan Man Wong defends her thesis Integrin α2 and Akt in early hematopoiesis
Main Supervisor: Professor Marja Ekblom Opponent: Professor Bo Porse, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Chairman: Associate Professor Ewa Sitnicka
Congratulations StemTherapy and Stem Cell Center researcher Joan Yuan, nominated by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to participate in the career program Wallenberg Academy Fellows! The program aims to provide long term financing for promising young Swedish and international researchers in all disciplines.
Sweden’s largest individual scientific prize: the TOBIAS PRIZE 2014 awards research about blood formation and leukaemic stem cells. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awarding body of the prize instituted by the Tobias Foundation, has decided to award the prize for 2014 to Sten Eirik Waelgaard Jacobsen, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and University of Oxford, UK “for groundbreaking scientific contributions to the field of haematopoiesis, particularly with respect to identifying factors that regulate the maturation process of haematopoietic stem cells, factors of great importance for successfully transplanting stem cells”.