Department of Reproductive Medicine

Louise Laurent

Assistant Professor

Administrative Office:

Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Med

2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr.

La Jolla, Ca.  92037

 

Telephone:
858-246-1435

Email: llaurent@ucsd.edu

 

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Education

2005-2008 UCSD. Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine.
2001-2005 UCSD. Residency in Reproductive Medicine.
1990-2001 UCSF. Medical Scientist Training Program.
Ph.D. in Biochemistry awarded in 1998.
M.D. awarded in 2001.
1987-90 Harvard College. A.B. in Biochemistry.
1983-87 University of Chicago Laboratory High School.

Honors and Awards

2007 California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Junior Investigator Travel Award.
2006 California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Clinical Fellow Training Award
2004 Third Year Resident Research Award, University of California, San Diego.
1990 Summa Cum Laude and Harvard Hoopes Award for Outstanding Senior Thesis in Biochemistry.
1987 Westinghouse Science Talent Search. First Place Award.
1987 Presidential Scholar.
1987 Harvard National Scholar.
1986 Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's Outstanding Young Scientist.

Research Experience

April, 1983 - August, 1987. Student in Research. Cloning and characterization of preprocathepsin L and Egr-1. Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Chicago. Supervised by Vikas P. Sukhatme.

June, 1988 - August, 1988. Student in Research. Characterization of EGR3, an addition to the EGR family of zinc finger proteins. Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Chicago. Supervised by Vikas P. Sukhatme.

1989 - 1990. Undergraduate student. Site-directed mutagenesis of triosephosphate isomerase. Determination of kinetic parameters and crystallization of resulting mutants. Harvard University, Department of Chemistry. Supervised by Jeremy R. Knowles.

1990 - 1991. Medical student. Effect of the drosophila homologue of the myb proto-oncogene on transcription. UCSF, Department of Biochemistry. Supervised by J. Michael Bishop.

1991- 1993. Graduate student. Crystallization and diffraction of thymidylate synthetase with ligands. Biochemistry of HIV integrase. UCSF, Department of Biochemistry. Supervised by Harold E. Varmus and Robert M. Stroud.

1994 – 1998. Graduate student. Genetic footprinting of the HIV-1 genome. UCSF, Department of Biochemistry. Supervised by Patrick O. Brown.

2002 – 2005. Resident physician. Patterns of placental gene expression. UCSD, Department of Reproductive Medicine. Supervised by Dr. Thomas R. Moore.

2006 – 2008. Clinical Fellow. MicroRNA profiling of human embryonic stem cells, somatic stem cells, and differentiated cells. The Scripps Research Institute. Supervised by Jeanne Loring.

2008 – present. Assistant Professor. Integrative Genomics of human embryonic stem cells. UCSD and The Scripps Research Institute.

Hospital Appointments

2001-present University of California San Diego Medical Center
2005-present Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA
2006-present Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA
2007-present Sharp Grossmont Hospital, San Diego, CA
2007-present Palomar Hospital, Escondido, CA
2007-present Pomerado Hospital, Poway, CA

Licensure and Certification

2002-present California Medical Board License
2002-present DEA License
2007 American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Board Certified

Professional Societies

2001-present American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2005-present Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine
2007-present Society for Gynecologic Investigation
2007-present International Society for Stem Cell Research

Research Support

8/01/2006-6/30/2007 California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Training Grant,
UCSD, Goldstein (PI).
Role: Clinical Fellow

7/01/2007-6/30/2008 Reproductive Scientist Development Program Scholar (NIH K12).
Role: Clinical Fellow

7/1/2008-6/30/12 Women’s Reproductive Health Research Career Development Award (NIH K12).
Role: Assistant Professor

1/1/09-12/31/14 Molecular Mechanisms of Trophoblast Stem Cell Specification and Self- Renewal (CIRM RN2-00931-1), Parast (PI).
Role: Co-PI

3/1/09-2/28/11 The Stem Cell Matrix: a map of the molecular pathways that define pluripotent cells (CIRM RT1-01108-1), Loring (PI).
Role: Key Personnel

4/1/09-3/31/12 Reprogramming of Fibroblasts using MicroRNAs for Autologous Cell Replacement Therapy for Juvenile Diabetes (Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award).
Role: PI

7/1/09-6/30/11 Essential microRNAs in mammalian embryogenesis (UCSD Academic Senate Grant).
Role: PI

8/1/09-7/31/12 Ensuring the safety of cell therapy: a quality control pipeline for cell purification and validation (CIRM TR1-01250), Loring (PI), Laslett (PI).
Role: Key Personnel

12/1/09-11/30/11 Generation of disease models for neurodegenerative disorders in hESCs by gene targeting (CIRM RT1-01107), Liu (PI).
Role: Key Personnel

External Professional Activities

Laurent LC, Chen J, Mueller F-J, Williams R, Carneal B, Fan J-B, Loring J. 2007.
“miRNA regulation of human embryonic stem cells.” Oral presentation. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Systems Biology. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Laurent LC, Mueller F-J, Chen J, Carneal B, Williams R, Lu C, Fan J-B, Loring J. 2007.
“Coordinate regulation of miRNA clusters and families in human embryonic stem cells.” Oral Presentation. ISSCR. Cairns, Australia.

Laurent LC and Fan J-B. 2007. “miRNA regulation of human embryonic stem cells.”
Invited speaker at Discovery-2-Diagnostics conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Mueller F-J, Kostka D, Laurent LC, Ulitsky I, Lu C, Rao MS, Shamir R, Fan J-B, Bibikova
M, Loring JF. 2008. “Essential Pluripotence: Identification of common core networks defining pluripotent cells.” Oral presentation. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Systems Biology. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Laurent LC. 2008. “One of these things is not like the other one… or is it?” Invited oral
presentation. Are All Pluripotent Stem Cells Created Equal? Symposium at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. La Jolla, CA.

Laurent LC. 2008. “Epigenetic Crossroads in Embryonic Stem Cells.” Invited oral presentation.
7th Annual Mount Desert island Stem Cell Symposium. Salisbury Cove, Maine.

Laurent LC. 2008. “Integrative Genomic and Epigenomic Analysis of Embryonic Stem Cells.”
Invited oral presentation. Illumina Seminar Series, From Whole-Genome to Whole-Solution, Disease Analysis Tools for the Next Generation. Scripps Translational Science Institute, La Jolla, California.

Laurent LC. 2008. “Genomic Approaches to Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Seminar series.
Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California.

Laurent LC. 2008. “The Epigenome of Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Epigenie Seminar Series. La Jolla, California.

Laurent LC. 2009. “MicroRNAs in Disease Biology.” American Society for Gene Therapy. San Diego, California.

Laurent LC. 2009. “The Secret Lives of Stem Cells.” American Society for Gene Therapy. San Diego, California.

Laurent LC. 2009. “What Makes a Stem Cell a Stem Cell?” San Diego Research Ethics Consortium Conference. San Diego, California.

Laurent LC. 2009. "A Systems Biology Approach to Human Embryonic Stem Cells." California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Bridges Training Course for Cal State Channel Islands at The Scripps Research Institute. La Jolla, California.

Laurent LC. 2010. "To Pluripotency and Beyond: A Systems Biology Approach to Stem Cells." University of California, Irvine, Department of Developmental Biology. Irvine, California.

Laurent LC. 2010. " Genetic Diversity in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells." CIRM Workshop on Diversity Issues in Regenerative Medicine Research. Los Angeles, California.

Laurent LC. 2010. "Living with Complexity." CIRM-Maryland Workshop. Baltimore, Maryland.

Laurent LC. 2010. "A Systems Biology Perspective on Stem Cells." Illumina-Biogem Users' Group Meeting. La Jolla, California.

Laurent LC. 2010. "A Systems Biology Approach to Stem Cells." World Association for Reproductive Medicine Annual Conference, Moscow, Russia.

Laurent LC. 2010. "A Systems Biology Approach to Stem Cells." Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research, Melbourne, Australia.

Laurent LC. 2010. "A Systems Biology Approach to Stem Cells." Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization/Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories Seminar Series, Melbourne, Australia.

Laurent LC. 2010. "Genetic Instability in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells." Stem Cells Meeting on the Mesa, La Jolla, California.

Reviewed manuscripts:
2007: Cell Stem Cells
2008: Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Cloning and Stem Cells, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Nature Genetics

2009: Cell Stem Cells, Genome Research, Nature, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Stem Cells and Development, PLOS Computational Biology, Stem Cells
2010: Journal of Biological Chemistry, Stem Cells, Cell Transplantation, Nature, Nucleic Acids Research, FASEB, Genome Research, Tissue Engineering
2011: Genomics, Epigenomics

Grant Reviews:
2008: Wellcome Trust
2009 Czech Science Foundation
Wellcome Trust
New York State Stem Cell Science

Abstract Reviews for Conferences:
2009 Society for Gynecologic Investigation

 

Publications

Peer Reviewed Research Articles

Joseph LJ, Chang LC, Stamenkovich D, Sukhatme VP. 1988. "Complete nucleotide and
deduced amino acid sequences of human and murine preprocathepsin L, an abundant transcript induced by transformation of fibroblasts." Journal of Clinical Investigation. 81:1621-1629.

Sukhatme VP, Cao X, Chang LC, Tsai-Morris C-H, Stamenkovich D, Ferreira PCP, Cohen DR, Edwards SA, Shows TB, Curran T, Le Beau MM, Adamson ED. 1988. "A zinc finger-encoding gene coregulated with c-fos during growth and differentiation, and after cellular depolarization." Cell. 53:37-43.

Komives EA, Chang LC, Lolis E, Tilton RF, Petsko GA, Knowles JR. 1991. "Electrophilic catalysis in triosephosphate isomerase: the role of histidine-95." Biochemistry. 30(12):3011-9.

Patwardhan S, Gashler A, Siegel MG, Chang LC, Joseph LJ, Shows TB, Le Beau MM, Sukhatme VP. 1991. "EGR3, a novel member of the Egr family of genes encoding immediate early transcription factors." Oncogene. 6(6):917-28.

Perry KM, Carreras CW, Chang LC, Santi DV, Stroud RM. 1993. "Structures of thymidylate synthase with a C-terminal deletion: role of the C-terminus in alignment of 2'-deoxyuridine 5'- monophosphate and 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate." Biochemistry. 32(28):7116-25.

Lodi PJ; Chang LC; Knowles JR; Komives EA. 1994. "Triosephosphate isomerase requires a positively charged active site: the role of lysine-12." Biochemistry. 33(10):2809-14.

Laurent LC, Olsen MN, Crowley RA, Savilahti H, Brown PO. 2000. “Functional Characterization of the HIV-1 Genome by Genetic Footprinting.” Journal of Virology, 74(6):2760-2769.

Rothenberg SM, Olsen MN, Laurent LC, Crowley RA, Brown PO. 2001. “Comprehensive mutational analysis of the Moloney murine leukemia virus envelope protein.” Journal of Virology , 75(23):11851-62.

Laurent LC, Chen J, Ulitsky I, Mueller F-J, Lu C, Shamir R, Fan J-B, Loring JF. 2008.
" Comprehensive MicroRNA profiling reveals a unique human embryonic stem cell
signature dominated by a single seed sequence.” Stem Cells, 26:1506-1516.

Mueller F-J, Laurent LC, Kostka D, Ulitsky I, Williams R, Lu C, Rao MS, Shamir R, Schwartz PH,Schmidt NO, Loring JF. 2008. “Regulatory networks define phenotypic classes of human stem cell lines.” Nature. 455:401-405.

Ulitsky I, Laurent LC, Mueller F-J, Loring JF, Shamir R. “Placing stem cell microRNAs in a network context: Integrated analysis of microRNA expression and protein interactions.” in review.

Laurent LC, Ulitsky I, Nievergelt C, Park H-S, Graichen R, Murray S, Schork N, Shamir R, Loring JF. Recurrent duplication of NANOG in human embryonic stem cells. manuscript in preparation.

Invited Articles and Reviews
Bibikova M, Laurent LC, Ren B, Loring JF, Fan J-B. 2008. “Unraveling the epigenome of embryonic stem cells.” Cell Stem Cell, 2(2):123-34.
Laurent LC. 2008. "MicroRNAs in Embryonic Stem Cells and Early Embryonic Development.” Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, in press.

Altun G, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2009. "DNA Methylation in Embryonic Stem Cells." Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 109(1):1-6.
Altun G, Laurent LC, Loring JF. "Epigenetic Remodeling and Stem Cells." Drug Discovery Today,2010 April 22:5(4):139-42.

Books and Book Chapters
Rajan P, Smotrich D, Ross R, Laurent LC, Loring JF. 2007. “Derivation of Embryonic Stem Cells from Human Blastocysts.” In Loring JF, Wesselschmidt RL, and Schwartz PH, Human Stem Cell Manual, pp. 291-308, Elsevier.

Abstracts

Laurent LC. 1999. “Functional Characterization of the HIV-1 Genome by Genetic Footprinting.” Ph.D. dissertation. University of California at San Francisco.

Laurent LC and Moore TR. 2005. “Patterns of placental gene expression.” Poster.
Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. Reno, NV.

Laurent LC, Smotrich D, Ross R, Williams R, Loring J. 2006. “Analysis of gene regulation in the earliest stages of human embryonic development.” Poster. Genomes, Medicine, and the Environment Conference. The Venter Institute. Hilton Head, SC.

Mueller F-J, Williams R, Laurent LC, Kostka D, Ulitsky I, Shamir R, Schmidt NO, Loring J. 2007. “Stem Cell Matrix Database: Classification of Hundreds of Stem Cell Preparations using Transcriptional Networks.” Poster. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Systems Biology. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Fan J-B, Chen J, Laurent LC, Loring J, Barker D. 2007. “MicroRNA expression profiling in cancer tissues using universal bead arrays.” Poster. American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA.

Laurent LC, Ross R, Williams R, Lu C, Chen C, Loring J. 2007. “mRNA and miRNA
profiling of intact and microdissected human blastocysts.” Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting. Cairns, Australia.

Laurent LC, Chen J, Mueller F-J, Williams R, Carneal B, Fan, J-B, Loring J. 2007.
“Integration of genome-wide mRNA and miRNA profiling to identify regulatory pathways critical for self-renewal, pluripotency, and differentiation of human embryonic stem cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Cairns, Australia.

Fan J-B, Chen J, Loring J, Laurent LC. 2007. “MicroRNA expression profiling in human
embryonic stem cells using universal bead arrays.” Poster. American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Laurent LC, Frazer K, Murray S, Loring JF. 2008. “Alterations in gene expression
corresponding to recurrent genetic variations observed in human embryonic stem cell cultures.” Poster. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Systems Biology. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Laurent LC, Bibikova M, Jaeger E, Lu C, Chen J, Loring JF, Fan J-B. 2008. “Evidence for DNA hypermethylation as a mechanism for repression of microRNAs expression in human embryonic stem cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Philadelphia, PA.

Laurent LC, Nievergelt C, Frazer K, Ulitsky I, Murray S, Shamir R, Loring JF, Schork, N. 2008. “SNP Genotyping as a tool to assess ancestry and genetic stability of human embryonic stem cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Philadelphia, PA.

Albert K, Sheridan S, Laurent L, Loring J, Rao R. 2008. “Propagation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in an Indirect Microporous Membrane-Based Co-Culture System.” Poster. ISSCR. Philadelphia, PA.

Ben-Nun IF, Lynch C, Lieu P, Fontes A, Chesnut J, Laurent LC, Loring JF. 2008. “Cellular reprogramming by microRNAs.” Poster. Stem Cells on the Mesa. San Diego, CA.

Garitaonandia I, Ulitsky I, Murray S, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2008. “SNP Genotyping Analysis as a Tool to Asses Genetic Stability of Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Poster. Stem Cells on the Mesa. San Diego, CA.

Altun G, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2008. “Classification and Analysis of Human Stem Cell Lines.” Poster. Stem Cells on the Mesa. San Diego, CA.

Tache V, Laurent LC, Parast M. 2008. “The role of hypoxia in regulation of trophoblast proliferation and gene expression.” Poster. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. San Diego, CA.

Laurent LC, Ulitsky I, Peterson S, Garitaonandia I, Shamir R, Loring JF. 2009. “Integrated analysis of recurrent regions of copy number variation and gene coexpression in human embryonic stem cells.” Poster. Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Systems Biology. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Harness J, Nistor G, Laurent LC, Ferguson D, Poole A, Fredrickson C, Loring JF, Keirstead H. 2009. “Equivalence of Blastocyst-Derived and Parthenote-Derived Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Laurent LC, Ulitsky I, Park H-S, Graichen R, Shamir R, Loring JF. 2009. “Recurrent
Duplication of NANOG in Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Peterson SE, Westra JW, Rehen SK, Lynch C, Young H, Laurent LC, Loring JF, Carpenter MK, Chun J. 2009. “Human Embryonic Stem Cells Display Pervasive Mosaic Aneuploidy.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Garitaonandia I, Ulitsky I, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2009. “The Effects of Culture Methods on the Genetic and Phenotypic Stability of Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Lee JW, Wood SH, Laurent LC, Loring JF, Jimenez R, Fontana JM. 2009. “Generation of Disease Specific Human Blastocysts Following Interspecies Somatic Stem Cell Nuclear Transfer (iSCNT) with ALS Fibroblasts and Pig Oocytes.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Altun G, Harness J, Brinza D, Keirstead H, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2009. “Epigenetic
Signatures of Conventional and Parthenote Human Embryonic Stem Cells.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Altun G, Brinza D, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2009. “Role of DNA Methylation in Regulation of Transcription in Pluripotent Stem Cells and Their Derivatives.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Friedrich Ben-Nun I, Laurent LC, Loring JF. 2009. “Cellular Reprogramming of Human Adult Cells by MicroRNAs.” Poster. ISSCR. Barcelona, Spain.

Fakunle E, Tran H, Shen J, Lynch CL, Mulvihill DF, Simon R, Laurent LC, Loring JF. 2009. “Derivation of an Ethnically Diverse Panel of Pluripotent Stem Cells for Studies on Genetic Variation.” Poster. World Stem Cell Summit. Baltimore, Maryland.

Altun G, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2009. "Statistical Analysis of DNA Methylation in Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Comparison with Induced Pluripotent and Differentiated Cells." Poster. Stem Cells on the Mesa. La Jolla, California.

Slavin I, Altun G, Laurent LC, Loring JF. 2009. "Epigenetic Regulation of microRNA Expression in hESC Pluripotency and Differentiation." Poster. Stem Cells on the Mesa. La Jolla, California.

Trivedi N, Laurent LC. 2009. "Do microRNAs Play a Role in Early Embryogenesis in Dicer1- null Mice." Poster. Stem Cells on the Mesa. La Jolla, California.

Trivedi N, Laurent LC. 2010. " Do microRNAs play a role in early embryonic demise?" Poster. Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. Chicago, Illinois.

Glenn V, Fakunle E, Tran H, Peterson S, Nickey K, Abdelrahman S, Altun G, Simon R, Shen J, Laurent LC, Loring JF. 2010. "Expanding the Genetic Diversity of a Pluripotent Stem Cell Database by the Derivation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from People of African Descent." Poster. CIRM Grantees Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Schultheisz HL, Liao X, Boscolo F, Ulitsky I, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2010. " Functional
Characterization of the microRNA network in Human Embryonic Stem Cells." Poster. CIRM Grantees Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Slavin I, Altun G, Laurent LC, and Loring JF. 2010. " The Role of DNA Methylation involvement in human embryonic stem cells pluripotency and differentiation." Poster. CIRM Grantees Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Tran H, Slavin I, Lynch C, Garitaonandia I, Loring JF, Laurent LC. 2010. " Accumulation of Genetic Aberrations in the Generation and Long-Term Passage of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells." Poster. CIRM Grantees Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Laurent, LC., Wong, Eleanor, Li, Guoliang, Huynh, Tien, Tsirigos, Aristotelis, Rigoutsos, Isidore, Loring, Jeanne F., Wei, Chialin. 2010. "Comprehensive Methylomes of Human Pluripotent and Differentiated Cells Reveals Dynamic Changes Occuring During Differentiation." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Altun, Gulsah, Bibikova, Marina, Loring, Jeanne F., Laurent, LC. 2010. "Imprinting and X-Inactivation are Disrupted in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Xue, Haipeng, Jiang, Peng, Garitaonandia, Ibon, MacArthur, Chad C., Laurent, LC., Loring, Jeanne F., Deng, Wenbin, Rao, Mahendra S., Liu, Ying. 2010. "Gene Targeting in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Mueller, Franz-Josef, Schuldt, Bernhard, Goldman, Johanna, Laurent, LC., Lynch, Candace, Aldenhoff, Josef B., Loring, Jeanne F. 2010. "Context-based Exploration of Different Stem Cell Types in a Novel High-Content Data Matrix." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Schultheisz, Heather L., Liao, Xiaoyan, Boscolo, Francesca, Ulitsky, Igor, Loring, Jeanne F., Laurent, LC. 2010, "mRNA/microRNA Networks in Human Embryonic Stem Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Montague, Susanne C., Friedrich Ben-Nun, Inbar, Muller, Franz-Josef, Laurent, LC., Loring, Jeanne F. 2010. "Exploring the Role of microRNAs in Cell Cycle Regulation of Somatic and Pluripotent Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Tran, Ha T., Slavin, Ileana, Lynch, Candace, Garitaonandia, Ibon, Loring, Jeanne F., Laurent, LC. 2010. "Accumulation of Genetic Aberrations in the Generation and Long-Term Passage of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Harness, Julie V., Nistor, Gabriel, Laurent LC, Altun, Gulsah, Turovets, Nikolay A.,
Ferguson, David, Janus, Jeffrey D., Loring, Jeanne F., Keirstead, Hans S. 2010. "Equivalence of Conventionally-Derived and Parthenote-Derived Human Embryonic Stem Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Liao, Xiaoyan, Schultheisz, Heather, Boscolo, Francesca, Loring, Jeanne, Laurent, L. 2010. "Reprogramming of Fibroblasts Using microRNAs for Autologous Cell Replacement Therapy for Juvenile Diabetes." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Slavin, Ileana, Altun, Gulsah, Wang, Yu-Chieh, Laurent, L, Loring, Jeanne. 2010.
"Involvement of DNA Methyltransferases in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Garitaonandia, Ibon, Seldeen, Jordan, Wambua, Gerald, Lynch, Candace, Altun, Gulsah, Loring, Jeanne, Laurent, L. 2010. "Culture Methods can Influence the Genetic Stability and Phenotypic Properties of Human Embryonic Stem Cells." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Nickey, Kyle, Fakunle, Eyitayo, Peterson, Suzanne, Glenn, Victoria, Tran, Ha, Lynch, Candace, Abdelrahman, Sara, Altun, Gulsah, Shen, James, Simon, Ronald, Laurent, L, Loring, Jeanne. 2010. "Using Ethnically Diverse Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Develop Improved Drug Screens." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Yan, Yiping, Kaur, Jasmeet, Tran, Ha, Laurent, L, Loring, Jeanne J., Rao, Mahendra, Vemuri, Mohan. 2010. "Culture of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Feeder- and Xeno-Free Conditions." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Trivedi, Neha, Guo, Guoji, Robson, Paul, Laurent, L. 2010. "The Role of microRNAs in Early Mammalian Development." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Glenn, Victoria, Fakunle, Eyitayo, Tran, Ha, Peterson, Suzanne, Nickey, Kyle, Abdelrhman, Sara, Altun, Gulsah, Simon, Ronald, Shen, James, Laurent, L, Loring, Jeanne, Lynch, Candace. 2010. "Expanding the Genetic Diversity of a Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Database by the Derivation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from People of African Descent." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.

Fakunle, Eyitayo, Peterson, Suzanne, Glenn, Victoria, Tran, Ha, Lynch, Candace, Nickey, Kyle, Abdelrahman, Sara, Altun, Gulsah, Simon, Ronald, Shen, James, Laurent, L, Loring, Jeanne. 2010. "Potential Application of Ethnically Diverse Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Study Genetic Variations Involved in Drug Sensitivities." Poster. International Society for Stem Cell Research. San Francisco, California.


Faculty


Current Fellows in Maternal-Fetal Medicine:

  • Rachel Overcash
  • Kate Pettit
  • Adanna Anyikam
  • Jill McCaulley
  • Tiffany Herrero