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Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'

Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future' | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
The pioneering American scientist, who created the world's first synthetic life, is building a gadget that could teletransport medicine and vaccines into our homes or to colonists in space
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This is an interview with one of the great and controversial scientists of our time. From his early work, the human genome sequencing project and Celera genomics to the creation of synthetic organisms and beyond.

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The Stem Cells Blog - Android Apps on Google Play

The Stem Cells Blog - Android Apps on Google Play | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
What are stem cells? How can we use them to treat diseases and replace damaged organs and tissues?
Learn about stem cell research, stem cell therapy, stem cell clin...
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CellNet - a novel computational platform for cellular engineering and stem cell research

CellNet - a novel computational platform for cellular engineering and stem cell research | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
CellNet is a network biology-based computational platform that more accurately assesses the fidelity of cellular engineering than existing methodologies and generates hypotheses for improving cell ...
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Stem cells reveal a connection between a mental disorder linked mutation and neuronal synaptic dysfunction

Stem cells reveal a connection between a mental disorder linked mutation and neuronal synaptic dysfunction | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
A team of researchers lead by prof. Guo-li Ming and Hongjun Song of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have revealed a possible connection between a genetic mutation found in schizophr...
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Stem Cells Show Promise For Treatment Of Spinal Cord Injuries

Stem Cells Show Promise For Treatment Of Spinal Cord Injuries | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
A research team led by scientist Paul Lu, PhD, of the UC San Diego Department of Neurosciences and colleagues demonstrated in a new paper that pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons can extend long ...
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Japanese stem-cell scientist Yoshiki Sasai commits suicide.

Japanese stem-cell scientist Yoshiki Sasai commits suicide. | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
A top Japanese scientist who co-authored studies on stem cells that were later retracted was found dead after an apparent suicide, the government-affiliated Riken institute said.
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Cloning, Stem Cells, and Cell Replacement with John Gurdon

Cloning, Stem Cells, and Cell Replacement with John Gurdon | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
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Metastatic Stem Cells: Sources, Niches, and Vital Pathways: Cell Stem Cell

Metastatic Stem Cells: Sources, Niches, and Vital Pathways: Cell Stem Cell | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
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This interesting free review characterizes metastatic stem cells (MetSCs), their sources , niches and relevant pathways. Chemotherapy is used to treat the primary tumor, however chemoresistant MetSCs selected during each round of treatment may eventually give rise to uncontrollable metastasis. 

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Stem Cells Formed Nasal Tissue In The Back Of A Spinal Cord Injury Patient After Treatment

Stem Cells Formed Nasal Tissue In The Back Of A Spinal Cord Injury Patient After Treatment | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
A spinal cord injury (SCI) patient that underwent a novel stem cell treatment in Portugal has developed a tumor-like outgrowth in her back. In this experimental treatment olfactory mucosal autograf...
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THE RISE AND FALL OF STAP - NATURE

THE RISE AND FALL OF STAP - NATURE | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Nature journal published a special news section entitled "The Rise And Fall Of STAP", describing the story of STAP stem cells, starting from the publication of the two breakthrough papers on Januar...
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BIONUMBERS - Understanding Biology By Understanding The Numbers

BIONUMBERS - Understanding Biology By Understanding The Numbers | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
The truly amazing BIONUMBERS database is a huge collection of useful biological numbers. For example, what are the genome sizes of popular species? Did you know that E. Coli genome size is only 5 M...
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Donald Ingber talks about the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Donald Ingber talks about the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Donald E. Ingber is the founding director of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. In this lecture he talks about the reasons that led to the foundation of...
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Lonza Webinar: Convenient Generation and Culture of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Lonza Webinar: Convenient Generation and Culture of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
This recorded webinar, from Lonza, will teach you how to generate and culture induced pluripotent stem cells in a more efficient way.
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Stem Cell Treatment For HIV Showing Good Results

Stem Cell Treatment For HIV Showing Good Results | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Calimmune Inc. announced that the stem cell based therapy they developed to treat HIV-infected individuals showed good results in the first group of treated patients. These encouraging results enab...
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New Materials and Tissue Engineering - Robert Langer

New Materials and Tissue Engineering - Robert Langer | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
MIT Prof. Robert Langer on artificial organs, fibers encapsulation, and diseases that can't be treated with drugs.  
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Application of Stem Cells in Disease Therapy - Rudolf Jaenisch

Application of Stem Cells in Disease Therapy - Rudolf Jaenisch | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
In this interview, prof. Rudolf Jaenisch from the Whitehead Institute, describes his work and others in the fields of therapeutic cloning and stem cell research.    
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Australian Researchers Discover Hematopoietic Stem Cells Origin

Australian Researchers Discover Hematopoietic Stem Cells Origin | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Australian researchers discovered what is believed to be a holy grail of stem cell research, the origin of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). HSCs are a a unique cell population which reside in the a...
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Stem Cells and Alzheimer's Disease

Stem Cells and Alzheimer's Disease | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
In this talk, Dr. Lawrence Goldstein from University of California San Diego (UCSD) explains how stem cells are being used to study Alzheimer's disease (AD). He talks about AD modeling using induce...
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Direct Reprogramming Papers Collection - Cell Stem Cell

Direct Reprogramming Papers Collection -  Cell Stem Cell | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Direct reprogramming is a relatively novel technique to change the identity of somatic cells without the production of pluripotent stem cells. The first researcher utilized this technique was Mariu...
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Oligodendrocytes derived from multiple sclerosis patients produce myelin in animals

Oligodendrocytes derived from multiple sclerosis patients produce myelin in animals | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a robust method for generation of OLIG2+ oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPCs) from pluripotent stem cells. They demonstrated the efficiency of their technique on induc...
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Can Stem Cells Treat Autism?

Can Stem Cells Treat Autism? | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina are getting ready to launch a new clinical trial that will test the ability of cord blood-derived stem cells to treat autism, stroke and c...
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ABCB5, a new limbal stem cell marker

ABCB5, a new limbal stem cell marker | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Limbal stem cells (LSC) are rare stem cells of the cornea that are important for maintaining corneal epithelial homeostasis and regeneration.It was shown that loss of these cells is a major cause o...
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3D Bioprinting - Brigham and Women's Hospital

3D Bioprinting - Brigham and Women's Hospital | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
In this video, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) explain how they use 3D bioprinting technology in their biomedical research.  
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SOX10 is a myelination master switch in brain stem cells

SOX10 is a myelination master switch in brain stem cells | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
In a new study published in PNAS, researchers from University at Buffalo have compared the gene expression of human CD140a+O4+ primary oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (OPCs) to CD133+CD140a−  neur...
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Nature will retract the two Obokata's STAP stem cell papers

Nature will retract the two Obokata's STAP stem cell papers | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Nature will retract the two Obokata's STAP stem cell papers According to the Japan Times, Nature journal will soon retract the two STAP stem cell papers that were published by Haruko Obokata in Jan...
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Roche Pharmaceuticals Confirms Organovo Bioprinted Liver

Roche Pharmaceuticals Confirms Organovo Bioprinted Liver | Stem Cells & Tissue Engineering | Scoop.it
Dr. Adrian Roth, head of mechanistic safety for Roche, published his study results on Organovo’s 3D printed liver cells at the 3D Cell Culture 2014 Conference in Germany. He found that the bioprint...
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