Frank Staal is full professor of Molecular Stem Cell biology at Leiden University School of Medicine (LUMC). He is co-director of the LUMC Flow Cytometry Core Facility (FCF) and holds teaching positions at Delft University of Technology and Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He was a postdoctoral Fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, member of the Health Council that advises the Dutch Government (on neonatal screening) and coordinates two large EU H2020 consortia on gene therapy for immune disorders. The research of Frank J.T. Staal focuses on molecular regulation of immature T lymphocyte development and hematopoietic stem cell biology.
Retroviral transduction; Gene therapy; Stem cell assays; FTOC; Reporter gene assays; Immunology assays; T cell clones; Molecular biological techniques; Protein chemistry; Kinase assays
Tengiz Tkebuchava, American, Russian, Swiss Cardiac surgeon. He was the founder of BTT (BostonTransTec) President Pro Georgia, since 1993. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy Science, Association Swiss Physicians. He did Medical diploma, State Medical U., Tbilisi, Georgia, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, Bakulev Institute, 1990. His career as Researcher, Institute Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, 1981-1982; surgeon, Eastern State Hospital, Tbilisi, 1982-1985; cardiac surgeon, Bakulev Institute Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, 1985-1989; researcher, Paul Sherer Institute, Brugg, Switzerland, 1990; cardiac surgeon, U. Hospital Zürich, Switzerland, since 1991. Director Project for Development of Cardiovascular Surgery, Georgia.
Cardiac ablation, stem cells, drugs, hydrogels, gene therapy and others