BMS Seminar Series

The weekly Seminars in Biomedical Sciences attract renowned faculty from all over the world to present cutting-edge research related to human health and disease. The seminars are open to the entire community.

2019-20 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. Links to the live stream and recorded video will be available in the sidebar at the start of each quarter.


October 2, 2019

Alicia Guemez Gamboa, PhD
Host:  Jeanne Paz, PhD

October 9, 2019

Kristy Red-Horse, PhD
Host:  Todd Nystul, PhD

October 16, 2019

"Understanding acquired and genetic epilepsies through stem cell-based models."

Jenny Hsieh, PhD
UT San Antonio
Host:  Scott Baraban, PhD

October 23, 2019

Paul Shaw, PhD
Washington University St. Louis
Host:  Louis Ptacek, MD

November 6, 2019

"Regulation of lung progenitors and their microenvironment."

Carla Kim, PhD
Host:  Tien Peng, MD

November 13, 2019

"Keeping order in the immune system and beyond."

Alexander Rudensky, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Host: Mark Anderson, MD, PhD

November 20, 2019

"Viral nucleases reveal surprising connections in the gene expression cascade."

Britt Glaunsinger, PhD
UC Berkeley

December 4, 2019

"The cell biology of Listeria monocytogenes pathogenesis: From bacterial genetics to cancer immunotherapy."

Dan Portnoy, PhD
UC Berkeley
Host:  Joanne Engel, MD, PhD
K. F. Meyer Memorial Lecture