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Healthy Aging Series- "From Planarians to Parasites: Stem Cells and Regeneration in Flatworms"

Wisconsin Alumni Assocation

Event Details

Thursday, November 21, 2019
7-8 p.m.
Capitol Lakes Retirement Community, 333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
Join a discussion about planarians to discover how they use stem cells as a source of new tissue during regeneration and tissue maintenance. You’ll also learn how the UW’s work with planarians has led to studying the biology of parasitic flatworms, which has significance for global health.

The speaker, Phil Newmark, is a professor in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Registration is strongly encouraged.

For more information, please visit the linked UW Alumni website.