Monday, June 8, 2015
4:30 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. Program
Professor, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory
Francoise Gilot-Salk Chair
Greg Lemke, Ph.D.
Bring Out Your Dead
Greg Lemke discovered a family of three receptor tyrosine kinases, called TAM receptors, which play a crucial role in telling immune cells how to handle infection from bacteria, viruses and other pathogens, as well as normal cellular debris. Aside from immune function, TAM receptors are involved in the healthy development of the nervous system.
Stem Cell Core Facility
Leah Boyer, Ph.D.
Salk Stem Cell Science at its Core
Leah Boyer joined the Stem Cell Core Facility (STEM Core) in 2014 with almost a decade of stem cell research experience. As director of the STEM core, Boyer manages day-to-day operations, coordinates scientific collaborations, consults with Stem Cell Core users on project development and oversees the STEM Core's independent research projects. In her presentation, Boyer will discuss highlights of Salk stem cell research from disease modeling to organ regeneration.