Date: Friday December 7, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Location: Battle Building Quayle Learning Center
Leif Oxburgh, DVM, PhD,
Faculty Scientist III
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
“Rebuilding the kidney:
Understanding the niche that controls nephron specification”
Friday, December 7th, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 pm (lunch at 11:45)*
Battle Bldg. Quayle Learning Center
*Free lunch served on a first-come basis starting at 11:45 a.m.
1. Understand the anatomical niche in which new nephrons arise
2. Understand the basic cell signaling interplay that regulates the balance between nephron progenitor cell renewal and differentiation.
3. Understand the potential of directed differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells to kidney tissue.
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