Black Family Stem Cell Institute


The Black Family Stem Cell Institute (BFSCI) offers a number of membership categories.

  • Faculty Member: Full- and part-time faculty at the instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor levels
  • Staff Member: Professional and technical staff members
  • Trainee Member: Graduate students, post-doctoral research fellows, and residents

Benefits of Membership

Membership in the BFSCI provides the opportunity to interact with a diverse team of basic scientists and translational and clinical researchers interested in stem cell biology and its applications in regenerative medicine. Our members are at the forefront of discovery in this highly exciting field that has the potential to improve therapeutic approaches for a wide variety of diseases. We welcome you to join our stem cell research community and take advantage of our programs:

  • Participation in Work in Progress Series and Seminars
  • BFSCI Annual Retreat
  • Pilot Grant Program
  • Monthly Happy Hour

Application Materials and Process

Applications for BFSCI membership involve the following materials and steps:

  • Please indicate which category of membership you are applying for
  • Please provide NIH-style Biosketch and Other Support page
  • Please provide a 1-2 paragraph statement of interest in stem cell research and/or regenerative medicine
  • Email completed applications to Jessica Bauza at
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