3rd International Annual Conference: Online Registration and Abstract Submission open
We are delighted to announce that the online registration and the abstract submission are now open. The deadline for early registration and abstract submission (considered for oral presentation) is 31 May, 2015.
Wanted: Suggestions for GSCN Awards
Following the decision of the GSCN executive board in Heidelberg to establish three GSCN awards, we would like to ask you for suggestions for two of these awards:
- Young Investigator (German-based) (The candidate should be within 8 year after the doctorate degree and in her/his first faculty/independent position (non-tenured); GSCN membership is not required). Please enter your suggestions here
- Female Scientist (based in Germany) (no limitations on the level; GSCN membership is not required). Please enter your suggestions here
All awardees will give a presentation in the presidential session at the GSCN conference on 10 September, 2015 in Frankfurt/Main.
Deadline for nominations: 31 March, 2015.
The third award “Best publication of the Year” will be selected in July 2015 based on the publications from June 2014 - June 2015 (the first author will be presenting).
The awardees will be selected by the GSCN conference 2015 program committee and the executive board.
Moratorium on genetic engineering of the human germ line
GSCN statement concerning the genetic modification of the human germline. Please download the complete statement here.
GSCN signs Joint Statement of the Wellcome Trust
The GSCN supports the European Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes.
Please find more information here.
Non-PI meeting at the 8th Internal. Meeting of the Stem Cell Network NRW
The GSCN is organizing a Non-PI workshop for graduate students and postdocs on Monday 20 April 2015 in connection with the 8th International Meeting of the Stem Cell Network NRW (21 – 22 April 2015) in Bonn.
Further information can be found here.
6th Bioinformatics and Stem Cells Satellite Workshop
The GSCN is the main sponsor of the 6th Bioinformatics and Stem Cells Satellite Workshop which will be held after the 8th International Meeting of the Stem Cell Network NRW from 22 – 23 April 2015 in Bonn.
Further information can be found here and here (external website).
450 participants at the 2nd International Annual Conference of the GSCN
The 2nd International Annual Conference took place November 3 - 5, 2014 at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg. The GSCN is happy to inform that this event was, like last years event in Berlin, very successful with many presentations from the German and international scientific community, contribution from partner organizations and companies and lots of networking.
A Joint Satellite Symposium on Neural Stem Cells on November 5-6, 2014 completed the program and was with 120 participants well attended.
Please download the final program with all abstracts here.
biotechnology.de (in German)
MDC Insights: All about stem cells
DIE WELT: Der geplatzte Traum von der Wundertherapie (in German)
Highlight movie of the 2nd GSCN Conference
Three short movies on stem cell research in Germany (in German)
From the program: "Stammzellforschung: Realität und Perspektiven"
In the fall of 2014 the GSCN produced three short movies highlighting different areas of stem cell research link:
- Magdalena Götz, Munich, about her research on neuronal stem cells ( link)
- Anthony D. Ho, Heidelberg, about his research on hematopoietic stem cells ( link)
- Andreas Trumpp, Heidelberg, about his research on cancer stem cells ( link)
GSCN Annual Magazine 2013/14
Annual Magazine: Stem Cell Research in Germany (English)
A highlight film and interview movies on GSCN activities
The GSCN movies can be found here:
Archive GSCN News