The research school Cancer Stem cells & Developmental biology (CS&D) is part of the Utrecht Graduate School of Life Sciences and combines about 100 research groups from Utrecht University, the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research, and the Princess Maxima Center. The school offers two programmes:




Seminar Schedule

Seminars are on Thursday at 16.00 hrs in the Ted Peek Auditorium - Hubrecht Institute, unless otherwise indicated (in the comment field).

Date & timeSpeaker TitleHostComment
29 Feb 24
Peter Tessarz

Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Metabolism-epigenetics crosstalk in ageing

Maria Rodriguez Colman

within the frame of the "Metabolic Pathways: From Cell to Disease" course

07 Mar 24
Bon-Kyoung Koo

IBS Center for Genome Engineering, Daejeon, South Korea

From organoid genetics to mosaic genetics

Weng Chuan Peng 
21 Mar 24
Jody Rosenblatt

Kings College London, UK

Asthma: putting the squeeze on airway epithelia

Madelon Maurice and Martijn Gloerich

within the frame of the "Cell Organisation in Health and Disease"

28 Mar 24
Raul Mostoslavsky

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Linking metabolism to epigenetics and cancer, one gene at a time

Jurica Matkovic - PhD candidate 
11 Apr 24
Reserved  Adrien Melquiond

within the frame of the "Advanced Bioinformatics: Data Mininhg and Data Integration for LS" course

18 Apr 24
Reserved  Korswagen, Galli, Janssen, Bothma

within the frame of the "Model Organisms Genetics" course

25 Apr 24
Emma Andersson

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden


Saskia van Mil and Martijn Gloerich 
16 May 24
Reserved  Nalan Liv

within the frame of thje "Digital Pictures: Data Integrity and Display"

23 May 24
Jean-Léon Maître

Institut Curie, Paris, France

Mechanics of blastocyst morphogenesis

Lisa Sackmann - PhD candidate 
04 Jul 24
Bob Goldstein

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA


Matilde Galli