Monday, September 11, 2006

Stem Cell Snippets: Starters to Strategic Planning

Links to interesting pieces and announcements involving California stem cell issues.

Stem Cell 'Starter' – The tale of Jennifer Cash, a UC Davis grad student and a worker well down the stem cell food chain. She is trying to concoct a stem cell 'starter' medium, according to a writer Sam Whiting in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Cautionary Piece – An Australian web site has a summary of an article that is called a "cautionary tale" about the California stem cell agency. The original article, by Tamra Lysaght of the University of Sydney, was published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry but is not yet available online.

CIRM Strategic Meeting – On Friday, CIRM will hold a meeting in San Francisco of its Strategic Planning Advisory Committee. The agenda includes a report on the Aug. 26 Diversity Focus Group Meeting and a progress report on the strategic plan.

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