2013-12-04 - BioTime’s CEO, Dr. Michael West to Moderate Session on Mapping the Cellular Basis of Life at the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit

BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) and subsidiary, LifeMap Sciences, announced that BioTime’s CEO, Dr. Michael West will lead a session titled “From Mapping the Genome to Mapping the Embryome: The Urgent Need for an International Initiative” today at the 2013 World Stem Cell Summit in San Diego, California. The session will include world leaders in stem cell biology discussing how major advances in stem cell science and human health could be achieved by databasing the cellular components of the human body. In addition to Dr. West, Dr. Ronit Shtrichman, Technical Vice President of BioTime’s Israeli subsidiary LifeMap Sciences Ltd., will give a presentation titled “LifeMap Discovery ™: An online database, integrating molecular and cellular information on embryonic development to improve stem cell research.