Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University, USA
Dr. Vasiliy Galat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is also the director of the Childrens Research Center iPS and Human Stem Cell Core Facility. In 1998, Dr. Galat earned his PhD in biology from the Russian Academy of Science and continued his studies at the Max-Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin. In 2005, the American Board of Bio-Analysis certified Dr. Galat as a High-Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director. He started his clinical research career at Reproductive Genetics Institute in Chicago, directed the IVF laboratories at the New England Medical Center, Boston, Women’s and Infant Hospital, Providence, and the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Laboratory, Los Angeles. Dr. Galat has been working on establishing and directed differentiation of hESCs and iPSC lines. He was the first to develop and introduce the hESC lines harboring the mutations specific for human diseases.
Stem Cells, Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC), Stem cell lineages, Cellular programming and reprogramming: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (IPSC), Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT), Directed differentiation, Fertilization, Preimplantation embryo development, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnostics, Medical Genetics, Experimental Embryology.