Control and Regulation of Stem Cells with Arturo Alvarez-Buylla Interviewed by Jane Alfred

Arturo Alvarez-Buylla is the Heather and Melanie Muss Endowed Chair in the Department of Neurological Surgery and Professor of the Institute for Regeneration Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He received his undergraduate degree from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). In 1988 he obtained his PhD from Rockefeller University and after a brief postdoctoral fellowship, becomes Assistant Professor and then Associate Processor-Head of Laboratory at this same...

Control and Regulation of Stem Cells with Carla Kim Interviewed by Catherine Cormier

Carla Kim received her PhD in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed postdoctoral training at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Stem Cell Program at Children's Hospital in Boston and the Genetics Department at Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and the Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Kim developed a method to isolate the first stem cell population from the...

Control and Regulation of Stem Cells with Rudolf Jaenisch Interviewed by Richard Sever

Rudolf Jaenisch received his M.D. in Munich in 1967. After postdoctoral work at Princeton and five years as a Research Professor at the Salk Institute, he became Head of the Department of Tumor Virology at the Heinrich Pette Institute for Experimental Virology and Immunology. Since 1984 he has been a Founding Member of the Whitehead Institute and Professor of Biology at M.I.T. and in 2005 he established the Human Stem Cell Facility at the Whitehead. Dr. Jaenisch is a pioneer in making...

Control and Regulation of Stem Cells with Konrad Hochedlinger Interviewed by Jan Witkowski

Konrad Hochedlinger is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Principal Faculty at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and an Investigator at the Cancer Center and Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his B.Sc. in biology and his Ph.D. in genetics from the University of Vienna. From 1998-1999, he worked with Erwin Wagner at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna and from 2000-2003 as a Visiting Graduate...

Control and Regulation of Stem Cells with Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado Interviewed by Catherine Cormier

Born in Caracas Venezuela, February 24, 1964, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado received his Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology and Chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 1986. In 1992, he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, where he studied mouse ES cells and their in vitro differentiation under the tutelage of Dr. Jeffrey Robbins and Thomas Doetschman. In 1994, he joined the laboratory of Dr. Donald D. Brown at the...