October 23–24, 2023
The Rockefeller University

Thank you for joining us for the 2022 NYSCF Conference

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2022 Keynote Speakers


Janet Rossant, PhD, FRS, FRSC
University of Toronto


Feng Zhang, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2022 Speakers & Chairs

Simi Ahmed, PhD — The NYSCF Research Institute
Raeka Aiyar, PhD — The NYSCF Research Institute
Karen Akinsanya, PhDSchrödinger
Paola Arlotta, PhDHarvard University
Kapil Bharti, PhDNational Eye Institute
Mathew Blurton-Jones, PhD  University of California, Irvine
Kristen Brennand, PhDYale University
Johnna Frierson, PhD – Duke University
Kevan Herold, MD – Yale University
Mandë Holford, PhDCUNY Hunter College
Vikram Khurana, MD, PhDBrigham and Women’s Hospital
Richard Lifton, PhD — The Rockefeller University
Megan Levings, PhD – BC Children’s Hospital
Kelsey Martin, MD, PhD – The Simons Foundation
Michael Milone, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhilColumbia University

Ashton Murray, PhD – The Rockefeller University
Samira Musah, PhD
Duke University
Eric Nestler, MD, PhD 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Scott Noggle, PhD
– The NYSCF Research Institute
Malin Parmar, PhD
Lund University
Daniel Paull, PhD — The NYSCF Research Institute
Dimitris G. Placantonakis, MD, PhD – NYU School of Medicine
Srilakshmi Raj, PhDAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
Derrick J. Rossi, PhD — The NYSCF Research Institute
Michael Snyder, PhD – Stanford University School of Medicine
Cherie Stabler, PhD University of Florida
Lorenz Studer, MD – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Qizhi Tang, PhDUniversity of California, San Francisco
Christina Termini, PhD – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Lili Yang, PhDUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Roberta Zappasodi, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine


Covering a wide range of topics, The NYSCF Conference fosters progress in stem cell research by providing a forum for scientific discussion and collaboration.

iPSC disease models

Regenerative medicine
Genomics & gene editing

Neurological diseases
Emerging therapies
Cell therapies
Precision medicine
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging