Public Lecture Session on:

Brave New World of Stem Cell Banking and Technology for Environment, Nature and Human Health

Friday 2nd October, 13:00

Venue: Olympia Conference Centre.


Professor Brendon Noble (Managing Trustee of the Frozen Ark Project, UK; Head of School of Science, Technology and Health, University Campus Suffolk).


Three Lectures:

Avian Primordial Germ Cells - bringing back the past, preserving the present and creating the future.
Dr Rob Etches (President and CEO, Crystal Biosciences, CA, USA).

New roles for viable frozen cell collections in basic biological studies and the conservation of biological diversity.
Professor Oliver Ryder (Director of Genetics and Kleberg Chair, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, CA, USA).

Consensus Guidance on Preparation of human pluripotent stem cell banks for clinical application from the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative, published in February.
Professor Glyn Stacey (Director of the UK Stem Cell Bank, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), Potters Bar, UK).



Professor Mike Bruford (Cardiff University, UK)

Mr Jack Nicholls (Head of Communications, Frozen Ark Project, Nottingham, UK)

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