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StemCellTalks Guelph

May 17
9:00 am - 3:00 pm (EDT) + Add to Calendar 2023-05-17 09:00:00 2023-05-17 15:00:00 America/Toronto University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario false

Our bodies contain stem cells, which can transform into any other type of cell. Imagine being able to treat or replace cancer cells with cells from the patient’s own body! If only we understood perfectly how to unlock the power of stem cells. Studying the potential for stem cells in cancer treatment is an active and promising field of research!This full-day symposium will teach youth about the potential of stem cell therapies and show them what it might be like to be an undergraduate student at the University of Guelph. The agenda includes . . . Introduction to Stem Cells presentationTalks from stem cell researchersKahoot quiz!LunchHands-on lab activityQuestion and answer panel about career paths in academia and health careMingle with University students in a poster session (chance to win a microscope!)Tour of the University of Guelph campus so youth can visualize themselves as undergraduate studentsThis is event is presented in partnership with the Canadian Stem Cell Network.


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