About the Stem Cell Network

To capitalize upon Canada’s competitive advantage in stem cell research for the benefit of Canadians

Supporting and building a national stem cell and regenerative medicine research network has been the raison d’être of the Stem Cell Network (SCN) since its inception in 2001.




Research Groups


In Research, Training and Outreach


In Partner Support

Research funding opportunities

Learn about SCN’s research programs and funding competitions.


More than 2,500 HQP have benefitted from SCN courses, workshops and travel awards. See what we’re offering in 2018

Research & trainee profiles

Discover how SCN has leveraged funding in different regions of Canada and meet some of the people conducting the important research.

Upcoming workshops

Learn more about travel awards and bursaries for professional development courses and workshops.

Comprehensive Course on Fluorescence Microscopy

UBC Flow Cytometry Workshop

In the news

Five to be Inspired by

Women in regenerative medicine have made tremendous contributions and there is much to be celebrated. In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8 the Stem Cell Network will be profiling some of these incredible women all week long. Nika Shakiba is a talented early-career scientist, now pursuing her postdoctoral fellowship at MIT in Boston, …

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