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An odyssey through the genesis of hematopoietic stem cells

Posted by on September 21st, 2018

Here, Mylène Lancino and myself will introduce our motivation to investigate and delve deeper into one essential and very peculiar process of Stem Cell Biology: the de novo genesis of hematopoietic stem cells, according to a process referred to as the Endothelial-to-Hematopoietic Transition (the EHT, named initially by Kissa & Herbomel 2010). The work led to[…]

Christmas Confetti lights to understand the embryonic origins of blood

Posted by on November 1st, 2017

My PhD focused in deciphering molecular mechanisms implicated in cell cycle regulation in embryonic and adult tissues. As many others in this field I became fascinated by the experiments by Yamanaka and colleagues and this prompted me to transition into the stem cell world. For this reason I joined Shannon McKinney-Freeman’s laboratory in 2012. Here,[…]

New signal revealed for birth of blood stem cells in vertebrates

Posted by on March 1st, 2017

Jamie R. Genthe and Wilson K. Clements   When blood goes bad, a replacement is often needed. Each year, thousands of patients in the US receive bone marrow transplants to treat life-threatening diseases like blood cancer. But in some cases, the transplant itself can become deadly. The problem is not necessarily the one most people think[…]

CNIC conference: Cardiovascular Development, Disease and Repair

Posted by on September 10th, 2013

CNIC conference: Cardiovascular Development, Disease and Repair 8-9th November 2013 Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares CNIC, Madrid, Spain. Abstract submission deadline: 20th October 2013 For more information and registration please visit the following webpage: http://www.cnic-conference.com/     Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide and their treatment is associated with an enormous economic[…]