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Working at CIRM you get to meet many remarkable people and Dr. Jan Nolta certainly falls into that category. Jan is the Director of the Stem Cell Program at UC Davis School of Medicine. She also directs the Institute for Regenerative Cures and is scientific director of both the Good Manufacturing Practice clean room facility at UC Davis and the California Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program.
As if that wasn’t enough Jan is part of the team helping guide UC Davis’ efforts to expand its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion using a variety of methods including telemedicine, to reach out into rural and remote communities.
She is on the Board of several enterprises, is the editor of the journal Stem Cells and, in her copious spare time, has dozens of aquariums and is helping save endangered species.
So, it’s no wonder we wanted to chat to her about her work and find out what makes her tick. Oh, and what rock bands she really likes. You might be surprised!
That’s why Jan is the guest on the latest edition of our podcast ‘Talking ‘Bout (re)Generation’.
I hope you enjoy it.
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Good to hear about the podcast. For other interesting developments on the CIRM diversity effort, see this piece on how Stanford chalked up a first when it opened the door to a CIRM DEI plan and shared it with the world. https://david293.substack.com/p/sharing-diversity-equity-plans-a?s=w