The Activated Egg 2005
The 2005 Activated Egg Symposium
The 2005 Activated Egg Symposium was held on November 4th at The Henderson House. Thank you to all the participants for making it a wonderful success!
Dr. Anne McLaren of the Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute of the University of Cambridge. www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/groups/mclaren.html
Professor Anne McLaren was arguably the most accomplished developmental biologist in the world at this time. We were honored that she delivered the 2005 Symposium Keynote: "Human Eggs: Why do we need them? How do we get them?" View Dr. McLaren's talk.
Dr. McLaren's presentation was joined by:
- Dr. Stephen Sullivan, Harvard University
- Dr. Tom Ducibella, Tufts School of Medicine
- Dr. Jim Robl, Hematech Corporation
- Dr. Carol Brenner, talk entitled: "Challenges and Promises of Primate Embryonic Stem Cell Research"
- Dr. David Battaglia, talk entitled: "Eggs, Sugar and Ice: Recipe for Fertility Preservation" View Dr. Battaglia's talk
- Dr. Daniel Wikler, Harvard University School of Public Health
The speakers were also joined by:
Senator Creem co-sponsored with Senator Travaglini a bill to support pluripotent stem cell research in Massachusetts which passed 35 to 2. The bill was vetoed by Governor Mitch Romney, but his veto was overturned by a two-thirds majority vote. The bill defines and supports parthenote, somatic cell nuclear transplant, and embryonic stem cell research and outlaws cloning a human being. View Senator Cream's Talk .
Senator Creem serves on the following committees:
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