We are committed to advancing biomedical research for the benefit of humankind, and to delivering innovative teaching and training at the interface of biology and medicine. Our dynamic, collegial department is part of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School. This reflects the strategic importance of our work across the university, and opens up unrivaled opportunities for meaningful collaboration.

Microscopy image of beta cell cluster

Advancing cell therapy for diabetes

May 8. A new study from the Douglas Melton lab has improved the yield of insulin-producing cells for diabetes therapy

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Pluripotency and Reprogramming Symposium 2019

The Second Pluripotency and Reprogramming Symposium

On May 24, join leading scientists from around the world as they discuss the latest advances in stem cell biology and reprogramming

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Job Opportunity: Preceptor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Mar. 15. Join our mission to deliver exceptional, inquiry-led education and laboratory experience to Harvard's undergraduate, graduate, and medical communities

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The ultimate goal of HSCRB’s research, whether it is focused on the most basic level of cellular development or on screening chemical compounds for potential drugs, is combating disease and tissue degeneration and improving human health. Research is conducted in our state-of-the-art new laboratories in Cambridge, and in one of Harvard’s affiliated world-class hospitals.

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HSCRB is the academic home of 20 faculty and over 350 stem cell scientists conducting research on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campuses as well as Massachusetts General Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and the Broad Institute. Over 200 HSCRB scientists conduct work in the Bauer-Fairchild laboratories in Cambridge.

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HSCRB administrators are dedicated to achieving the Department’s goals in research and education. We support faculty in their roles as scientists, teachers, and University leaders. We support students’ efforts to learn and grow through coursework, lab experiences, and advising. We help each other in labs and offices throughout the Department and University to create a productive, supportive, and collegial work environment.

Please stop by the Administrative Suite in the Bauer Laboratory Building so we can introduce ourselves.

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