Stem Cell Research Expert Dr. Jose Cibelli to Speak at LCC Library
February 16, 2015
Lansing, MICH – Lansing Community College’s One Book #One LCC community read initiative continues with a visit from internationally recognized stem cell research and cloning expert Dr. Jose Cibelli, D.M.V, Ph.D. on Thursday, February 19 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the LCC Library.
Dr. Cibelli is a Professor of Animal Biotechnology at Michigan State University and head of the Cellular Reprogramming Laboratory in the Departments of Animal Science and Physiology at MSU. His research has been published in numerous journals including Science, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Medicine, Nature Methods, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), and Journal of the American Medical Society (JAMA). More information about Dr. Cibelli’s research and accomplishments can be found at: http://www.reprogramming.net/our-team/current-team/jose-cibelli-dvm-phd.
Attendees at this event will learn about stems cells, related research practices and processes, the medical benefits of stem cell research, and will explore ethical and philosophical viewpoints related to stem cells and stem cell research.
This One Book #OneLCC event is free and open to the public. To view a full schedule of events, please visit lcc.edu/onebook. For more information, contact Victoria Meadows at 517-483-1648.
About One Book #OneLCC
One Book #OneLCC is a shared community reading experience open to the Greater Lansing Community. Community members are invited to join LCC students, faculty, and staff in reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and to engage in various programs and events throughout the year.
About Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.