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.

2017-18 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 4, 2017

"Activity-based proteomics - protein and ligand discovery on a global scale"

Benjamin Cravatt, PhD
The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Jason Cyster, PhD


October 11, 2017

"Viral epitranscriptomics"

Bryan Cullen, PhD
Duke University
Host: Matija Peterlin, MD


October 18, 2017

"New Ways of Looking at the EGF Receptor in Neoplasia"

Robert Coffey, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Host: Andrei Goga, MD, PhD

October 25, 2017


Daphna Bar-Sagi, PhD
Host: Rushika Perera, PhD

November 1, 2017


Clodagh O'Shea, PhD
Salk Institute of Biological Sciences

November 15, 2017

"Dissecting the genetic architecture of complex diseases through integrated analysis of genome wide association studies and genome annotations"

Hongyu Zhao, PhD
Yale University
Host: John S. Witte, PhD