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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, and are open to the entire community.  

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 on-demand. Spring 2017, Winter 2016, Fall 2016 (UCSF MyAccess login required) **Note: the Safari web browser may not work correctly when trying to view the video.**


10/12/2016
TBA

10/19/2016
Deepak Srivastava, MD
UCSF
Title TBA
Host:  Anna Bakardjiev, MD

10/26/2016
Richard Schultz, PhD
Penn
"From egg to embryo: a peripatetic journey."
Host:  Susan Fisher, PhD

11/2/2016
Stuart Orkin, MD
Harvard
Title TBA
Host:  Trevor Burt, MD

11/9/2016
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD
Stanford
"Stem Cell Niche for Cells and Organs."
Host:  Emmanuelle Passegue, PhD

11/16/2016
Doug Wallace, PhD
Penn
"A Mitochondrial Etiology of Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases, Aging, and Cancer."

11/30/2016
Aviv Regev, PhD
Broad Inst.
"Reconstructing circuits: from cells to tissues."
Host:  Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD

12/7/2016
Eric Betzig, PhD
HHMI, Janelia Farm Research Campus
Title TBA
Host:  Max Krummel, PhD

1/11/2017
Fernando Camargo, PhD
Harvard
Title TBA
Host:  Diana Laird, PhD

1/18/2017
Heidi Rehm, PhD
Harvard
"Community Driven Efforts to Decipher the Genome."
Host:  Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD

1/25/2017
Ben Cravatt, PhD
Scripps Research Institute
Title TBA
Host:  Jason Cyster, PhD

2/1/2017
James Wells, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Title TBA
Host:  Ophir Klein, MD, PhD

2/8/2017
Ivan Dikic, MD, PhD
Goethe University, Frankfurt
Title TBA
Host:  Jay Debnath, MD

2/15/2017
Eric Greer, PhD
Harvard Medical School
"Towards a Mechanism of Epigenetic Inheritance: DNA Methylation on N6-Adenine."
Host:  Saul Villeda, PhD

2/22/2017
Sandra Barral Rodriguez, PhD
Columbia


3/1/2017

TBA

3/8/2017
Steven Henikoff, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Title TBA
Host:  Miguel Ramalho-Santos, PhD

3/15/2017
Alysson Muotri, PhD
UCSD
"Modeling the human social brain using pluripotent stem cells."

3/22/2017
TBA

3/29/2017
Vishva Dixit, MD
Genentech
"Why so many ways to die? The Non-canonical Inflammasome Pathway."
Host:  Ajay Chawla, MD, PhD

4/5/2017
Andrea McClatchey, PhD
Harvard
Title TBA
Host:  Diane Barber, PhD

4/12/2017  Karl F. Meyer Memorial Lecture
Skip Virgin, MD, PhD
Washington University, St. Louis
"Immune and transkingdom control of the virome, and vice versa."
Host:  Joanne Engel, MD, PhD

4/19/2017
Evan Eichler, PhD
University of Washington

4/26/2017
Stephanie Sherman, PhD
Emory

5/2/2017  co-hosted by the UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program
Jeffrey Gordon, MD
Washington University, St. Louis

5/10/2017
Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD
Univ of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"New strategies for diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer."
Host:  Zena Werb, PhD


5/17/2017
TBA


5/24/2017
Anjana Rao, PhD
LaJolla Institute
Title TBA
Host:  Mark Ansel, PhD

5/31/2017
TBA


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