Second International Congress on Stem Cell and Cellular Therapies –ICSCCT organised by Stem Cell and Cellular Therapies Foundation was held in Antalya by the pioneers of stem cell research between 15-18 October. During the Congress it has been stated to be the best Congress held in recent years in terms of scientific content and organisation and that this would bring very good scientific returns.
Three students from our University are awarded prize
The Congress had 345 participants with 39 sessions held , 26 foreign speakers to present their abstracts, 96 poster presentations and 59 oral presentations. Two students from Yeditepe University were awarded for their poster presentations and one student received an award for oral presentation.
Prof. Dr. Fikrettin Şahin, chair of the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University delivered a speech at the Congress and stated in his speech that they had been working on stem cell gene therapy and cellular products for a long time. He also reported that they had been working for the opening of the center of Excellence for Stem Cell and that the research on the production of cellular products in laboratories continued.