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Adult stem cells: from concepts to reality

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Biosketch: Connie Eaves (BA and MSc, Queen’s University; PhD, University of Manchester; post-doctoral studies, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto) joined the staff of the BC Cancer Agency in 1973 and the University of BC as an Assistant Professor. In 1981, she and her husband, Dr. Allen Eaves, co-founded the Terry Fox Laboratory – now recognized worldwide as a premier research group in cancer biology with 15 faculty and over 100 trainees. In 2006, she succeeded her husband as Director of the Terry Fox Laboratory and, in 2008, was also appointed Vice President Research of the BC Cancer Agency. She has received many awards for her contributions to stem cell research, leukemia and breast cancer, including election in 1993 to the Royal Society of Canada and, most recently, the 2009 prestigious Henry Stratton award of the American Society of Hematology. She has trained more than 70 talented graduate students and post-doctoral fellows and is active in research programs locally, nationally and internationally. She has also held many senior elected and volunteer administrative and board positions and continues to review grants and manuscripts for agencies and journals worldwide.

This talk is part of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) Seminars in Cancer series.

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