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Webinar: Developing the Regenerative Medicine Workforce

FREE Online Event - Wednesday, November 10, from 11:30 am - 1 pm EST

The availability of a skilled technical workforce for regenerative medicine research, clinical translation, and scaled manufacturing is crucial to this rapidly expanding field. The RegenMed Development Organization and STEM CELLS Translational Medicine are sponsoring a webinar, "Developing the Regenerative Medicine Workforce," on Wednesday, November 10, from 11:30 am - 1 pm EST. Leaders from regenerative medicine research and manufacturing, university and community college bioscience programs, biomanufacturing enterprises, and professionals in workforce development will benefit from this presentation on the skill needs and gaps in regenerative medicine and their implications for practice and policy.

 


WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

 

 



DEFINING THE RM SKILLS NEEDED AND THE SKILLS GAP 

Dr. Gary M. Green, Assistant Professor and Chief Workforce Development Officer, 
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine/ Chief Workforce Development Officer, RegenMed Development Organization

  • What the research tells us
  • Common employability skills and core bioscience skills
  • ReMDO Survey of technical skill needs for regenerative medicine


IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE 

Three presentations and panel discussion

Moderator, Dr. Linnea Fletcher, PI, InnovATEBio: National Biotechnology Education Center, Austin Community College

  • Dr. James DeKloe, Professor, Solano College
  • Russ H. Read, Executive Director, National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce, Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Andrew Breite, Director of Quality Assurance, VitaCyte, Inc. Indianapolis, IN


IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY 

Panel conversation

Moderator, Dr. Anthony Atala, Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine



CLOSING

Dr. Gary Green