Oct 22–23, 2024
The Rockefeller University

2023 Keynotes, Speakers & Chairs

2023 Keynotes

Amander Clark, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Ravi Majeti, MD, PhD
Stanford University

2023 Speakers & Chairs

Judith Agudo, PhD

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Tim Ahfeldt, PhD


Simi Ahmed, PhD

The NYSCF Research Institute

Raeka Aiyar, PhD

The NYSCF Research Institute

Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD

University of Arizona

Joel Blanchard, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Christine Brideau

Deerfield Management

Peter Calabresi, MD

John Hopkins Medicine

Shuibing Chen, PhD

Weill Cornell Medicine

Ya-Wen Chen, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Beth Cimini, PhD

Broad Institute

Olivier Elemento, PhD

Weill Cornell Medicine

Karuna Ganesh, MD, PhD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Alison Goate, DPhi

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

John M. Greally, DMed, PhD, FACMG

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Ruwanthi Gunawardane, PhD

Allen Institute for Cell Science

Pietro Lo Riso, PhD

IEO Istituto Europeo di Oncologia

Marinna Madrid, PhD


Shruti Naik, PhD

New York University

Daniel Paull, PhD

The NYSCF Research Institute

Filipe Pereira, PhD

Lund University

Giorgia Quadrato, PhD

University of Southern California

Qimin Quan, PhD


Daniel Ramos, PhD

The National Institute on Aging


Holger Russ, PhD

University of Florida

Kimberly Snyder

STEMCELL Technologies

Viviane Tabar, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Sohail Tavazoie, MD, PhD

The Rockefeller University

Sally Temple, PhD

Neural Stem Cell Institute

Paul J. Tesar, PhD

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Krystal Tsosie, PhD, MPH, MA

Arizona State University

Deepak Vashishth, PhD

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Teresa Wright-Johnson

Patient Advocate, Inspirational Speaker, Author and Consultant

Tracy Young-Pearse, PhD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital


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

Cell therapies
Precision medicine
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Paola Arlotta, PhD at the 2022 NYSCF Conference