Monday, 18 June 2018

Hudson seminar: 'On the Origin of Spermatogonial Stem Cells: The Golden Boy Hypothesis', 21 June

This week's Hudson seminar will be held in Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Level 2, TRF Building on Thursday 21st June, 12pm-1pm.

Our speaker will be Dr John R. McCarrey, PhD
Kleberg Distinguished University Chair in Cellular & Molecular Biology | Director, San Antonio Cellular Therapeutics Institute | Department of Biology University of Texas at San Antonio

He will be presenting 'On the Origin of Spermatogonial Stem Cells: The Golden Boy Hypothesis'

Dr McCarrey received his Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and his Masters and PhD degrees in Genetics, all from the University of California, Davis. He did a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr Susumu Ohno at the City of Hope in Duarte, California. He then joined the faculty in Reproductive Biology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. In 1991 he moved to the Department of Genetics at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research in San Antonio, Texas, and in 2001 he assumed his present position as Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds joint appointments in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Cellular & Structural Biology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and in the Department of Comparative Medicine at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute. He is also an affiliate scientist of the Southwest National Primate Research Center in San Antonio, and Director of the San Antonio Cellular Therapeutics Institute. In 2012, Dr McCarrey was named the Robert and Helen Kleberg Distinguished Chair in Cellular & Molecular Biology.

A light lunch and refreshments will follow this presentation. 

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