BMS Seminar Series 2016-17

2016-17 Seminar Schedule

Day/Time: Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m.
Location: N-225, Parnassus, except as noted

Some (but not all) presentations may be available via livestream and recorded video. You can access them via the links below. UCSF MyAccess login is required.

October 12, 2016

"Which anti-apoptotic BCL-2 family member should be targeted for the treatment of which cancer?"

Andreas Strasser, PhD
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Parkville, Australia
Host: Jason Cyster, PhD

co-sponsored by the Vallee Foundation

October 19, 2016

"To Be or Not To Be: Cellular Reprogramming in Regeneration and Disease."

Deepak Srivastava, MD
Host:  Anna Bakardjiev, MD

October 26, 2016

"From egg to embryo: a peripatetic journey."

Richard Schultz, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host:  Susan Fisher, PhD

November 2, 2016

"Solving the Human Hemoglobin Switch: what comes next?"

Stuart Orkin, MD
Host:  Trevor Burt, MD

November 9, 2016

"Stem Cell Niche for Cells and Organs."

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD
Host: Emmanuelle Passegue, PhD
note: This seminar will not be recorded, but will be livestreamed.

November 16, 2016

"A Mitochondrial Etiology of Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases, Aging, and Cancer."

Doug Wallace, PhD
Host: Yuri Kirichok, PhD

November 30, 2016

"Dissecting Tumor and Tissue Ecosystems with Single Cell RNA-Seq." NOTE: Seminar will be livestreamed, but not recorded.

Aviv Regev, PhD
Broad Inst.
Host: Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD

co-sponsored by the UCSF DSCB Graduate Program

NOTE:  Seminar will be livestreamed, but not recorded.

December 7, 2016

"Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution."

Eric Betzig, PhD
HHMI, Janelia Farm Research Campus
Host: Max Krummel, PhD

January 18, 2017

"Community Driven Efforts to Decipher the Genome."

Heidi Rehm, PhD
Host:  Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD

January 25, 2017

SEMINAR CANCELLED - to be rescheduled

Ben Cravatt, PhD
Scripps Research Institute
Host:  Jason Cyster, PhD

February 1, 2017

"Using pluripotent stem cells to study human gastrointestinal development and disease."

James Wells, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Host:  Ophir Klein, MD, PhD

February 8, 2017

"Non-conventional ubiquitination - from chemistry to biology."

Ivan Dikic, MD, PhD
Goethe University, Frankfurt
Host: Jay Debnath, MD

February 15, 2017

"Towards a Mechanism of Epigenetic Inheritance: DNA Methylation on N6-Adenine."

Eric Greer, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Host:  Saul Villeda, PhD

February 22, 2017

"Genetic contributions to memory function in the aging brain."

Sandra Barral Rodriguez, PhD
Host:  Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD

March 1, 2017

no seminar scheduled

March 8, 2017

"Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics."

Steven Henikoff, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Host:  Miguel Ramalho-Santos, PhD

March 15, 2017

"Modeling the human social brain using pluripotent stem cells."

Alysson Muotri, PhD
Host:  Lauren Weiss, PhD

March 22, 2017

"Identification of a stress-responsive vascular progenitor cell population resident in adult tissues."

David A. Sassoon, PhD
ICAN, Paris
Host: Andrew Brack, PhD

March 29, 2017

"Why so many ways to die? The Non-canonical Inflammasome Pathway."

Vishva Dixit, MD
Host: Ajay Chawla, MD, PhD

April 5, 2017

"Xenopus: Three vignettes: Evolution after tetraploidy, alternative splicing in development, and genome modification in the study of autism."

Richard Harland, PhD
UC Berkeley
Host: Susan Fisher

April 12, 2017

"Immune and transkingdom control of the virome, and vice versa."

Karl F. Meyer Memorial Lecture
Skip Virgin, MD, PhD
Washington University, St. Louis
Host: Joanne Engel, MD, PhD

April 19, 2017

"Autism: New Mutations, Pathways and Genetic Subtypes."

Evan Eichler, PhD
University of Washington

April 26, 2017

"Trisomy 21: Causes and Consequences."

Stephanie Sherman, PhD
Host:  Lauren Weiss, PHD

May 2, 2017

The gut microbiota and childhood undernutrition: looking at human development from a microbial perspecitve.

co-hosted by the UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program
Jeffrey Gordon, MD
Washington University, St. Louis
Host:  Mark Anderson, MD, PhD
note: this week's seminar takes place on a Tuesday
This seminar will be livestreamed, but not recorded.

May 10, 2017

no seminar on 5/10/17
please join us next week

May 17, 2017

Control of ErbB receptors by the membrane:cytoskeleton interface.

Andrea McClatchey, PhD
Host:  Diane Barber, PhD

May 24, 2017

Transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms in cancer and cancer immunotherapy

Anjana Rao, PhD
LaJolla Institute
Host: Mark Ansel, PhD
note: This seminar will not be recorded, but will be livestreamed.

May 31, 2017

Quantitating how daf-2/IIS mutants maintain “Quality of Life” Phenotypes with Age.

Coleen Murphy, PhD
Host:  Aimee Kao, PhD