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Conference Schedule

8:00-8:45am                    Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15am                    Introductory Remarks:

                                           Kenneth J. Porada, PhD, Provost, Dominican University of California

                                           Janice Barlow, Executive Director, Zero Breast Cancer

9:15-10:15am                 Keynote Presentation:

                                          Dr. Gilberto R. Sambrano, PhD, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

10:15-10:45am              Discussion & Break

10:45am-12:30pm        Panel Presentations & Discussion:

                                          General Overview of Stem Cells-

                                          Dr. Mohammed El Majdoubi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dominican University of California

                                          Fertility & Reproduction-

                                          Dr. Renee Reijo Pera, PhD, Director of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research,

                                          Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University

                                          Breast Cancer-

                                          Dr. Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD,

                                          Head, Department of Cancer Biology Life Sciences Division

                                          Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

                                          Diseases Associated with Aging-

                                          Dr. Xianmim Zeng, PhD, Assistant Professor, Buck Institute for Age Research

                                          Biotechnology Perspective-

                                          Dr. Warren Hoeffler, PhD, Founder, XGene Corporation

12:45-2:00pm                Lunchtime Presentation:

                                          Dr. Mary Devereaux, PhD, Director, Biomedical Ethics,

                                          University of California, San Diego  


*Schedule is subject to change.







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