The Institute for Cell Engineering comprises a faculty of 19 primary members listed here and affiliated faculty members listed below. Primary faculty take part in the every day activities of ICE, including planning and running journal clubs, planning seminar series and guiding the general research focus of the Institute.
Expertise, Disease and Conditions:
Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neurogenetics, Obesity
Regulation of hypothalamic cell fate specification and function, Functional analysis of candidate regulators of cell specification and survival in retina, High throughput screening, Molecular basis of neuronal and glial cell fate specification and survival
Protection of the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury, Role of HIF-1 in cancer, Gene and stem cell therapy for ischemic cardiovascular disease, Molecular mechanisms of oxygen homeostasis, Genetic syndromes due to mutations in genes encoding transcription factors
Researchers and clinicians who become affiliate members of the ICE will contribute to this multidisciplinary environment aiming to harness the power of stem cells and regenerative medicine to improve human health. Becoming a member has such benefits as receiving announcements of ICE sponsored guest lectures and seminars. Members will also receive funding announcements and an ICE newsletter. Members are encouraged to collaborate with other ICE members and participate in ICE sponsored events. Members will also receive discounted rates for ICE core facilities.
For more information on becoming a member of ICE, please visit here.