Bioengineering professor Kara E. McCloskey will discuss how embryonic stem cells are identified, extracted and used medically during a forum in Modesto on Jan. 23.
The forum, “Stem Cell Research in the Valley,” starts at 7:30 p.m. in Forum 110 at Modesto Junior College’s East Campus, 435 College Ave. McCloskey is a founding professor of the School of Engineering at UCMerced. One of her research areas involves stem cell use in heart repair.
In 2008, McCloskey received a $2.2 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to fund her research.
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