Automated systems for generating human stem cells for regenerative medicine Event as iCalendar


16 November 2016

12 - 1pm

Venue: MAC 1/106-112, Biology Building

Location: 5 Symonds Street, Auckland Central

A Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery research seminar by Dr Xiao Christopher Zhang, Head of Applied Stem Cell Automation Research, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Science.

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Dr Xiao Christopher Zhang

About the Speaker

Chris graduated with a BSc from the University of Sheffield in the UK, followed by a PhD in Cell Biology at Sheffield's Medical School in the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. After a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine there he stepped into industry for five years, initially as a Senior Scientist then as Product Development Manager for Leica-Microsystem, followed by Molecular Devices. In 2013, he was recruited back to the Chinese Academy of Sciences under the “100 Talents” scheme, and took up a chair in Applied Stem Cell Automation Research at the Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health.