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Caroline & Geoffrey Burns, "Cardiovascular Development and Regeneration in Zebrafish"

Oct 28, 2013 (Mon) | 4:00 PM -6:00 PM
393 Serra Mall, Herrin T-175 : Stanford, CA

Abstract: Congenital and adult heart diseases are significant causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In our seminar, we will discuss our recent work on cardiovascular development and regeneration using the zebrafish model organism. Specifically, we will describe our recent discovery of the zebrafish second heart field, the role of Notch signaling in cardiac regeneration, and the embryonic origins of pharyngeal arch artery endothelium.

Department:  Biology

Contact: Maria Magana-Lopez | 650-723-2413 | mmagana@stanford.edu

Presenter(s):

  • Caroline & Geoffrey Burns Charlestown Navy Yard, Cardiovascular Research Center