2012-13 DSCB Seminar Archive

UCSF Seminars in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology (2012-2013)

September 2012
Thur 9/6/12 4:00 p.m. PH-HSW302
CMB Seminar Series
Yingzi Yang, PhD
National Human Genome Research Institute
“Wnt and Hh signaling in skeletal development and disease”
Host: Ralph Marcucio, PhD

Tue, 9/25/12 4:00 p.m.
MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Wallace Marshall, PhD
UCSF
How Big is Your Organelle?
Host: Hiten D. Madhani, MD, PhD

October 2012
Wed, 10/3/12 4:00 p.m. (PH) N225 Simulcast to GEN-S271 (MB)
DSCB Seminar (co-sponsored with BMS) 
Oliver Rando, MD, PhD
University of Massachusetts
Epigenetic inheritance in yeast and mouse
Host: Miguel Ramalho-Santos, PhD, MSc

Mon., 10/8/12 noon-1:00 p.m. (MB) Mahley Auditorium Gladstone Institutes
GICD/CVRI Seminar
Holger Gerhardt, PhD
London Research Institue
Branch, expand or regress? Regulation of endothelial cell dynamics in vascular pattering
Host: Ann Zovein, MD

Tue, 10/9/12 4:00 p.m. MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Gerald Crabtree, MD
Stanford
Causes and Consequences of Natural Genetic Variation
Host: Geeta Narlikar, PhD

Tue10/23/12 4:00 p.m. MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Alexander Schier, PhD
Harvard
Morphogen gradients: from formation to interpretation
Host: Jeremy Reiter, PhD

Mon., 10/29/12 noon-1:00 p.m. (MB) Mahley Aud/Gladstone Inst.-RESCHEDULED for January 7, 2012
GICD/CVRI Seminar Series
Renee Reijo-Pera, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Host: Deepak Srivastava, MD

Tue10/30/12 4:00 p.m. MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall
Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Leanne Jones, PhD.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
"Mechanisms regulating stem cell function and tissue homeostasis during aging"
Host: Cynthia Kenyon, PhD.

Wed, 10/31/12 4:00 p.m. (PH) N225 Simulcast to GEN-S271 (MB)
BMS Seminar Series
S.K. Dey, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
"Muscle segment homeobox (MSX) genes direct embryo implantation by regulating the luminal epithelial cell polarity"
Host: Susan Fisher, PhD

November 2012
Wed, 11/7/12 4:00 p.m. (PH) N225 Simulcast to GEN-S271 (MB)
BMS Seminar Series
Michael Skinner, PhD
Washington State University
"Environmentally Induced Epigenetic Transgenerational Inheritance of Disease and Reproductive Phenotypes: Ancestral Ghosts in your Genome"
Host: Paolo Rinaudo, MD, PhD

Tue, 11/27/12 4:00 p.m. MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Brian Dynlacht, PhD
New York University Langone Medical Center
Title: The centrosome-cilium cycle
Host: Jeremy Reiter, PhD

Wed, 11/28/12 4:00 p.m. (PH) N225 Simulcast to GEN-S271 (MB)
BMS Seminar Series
Iannis Aifantis, PhD
New York University Langone Medical Center
"Ubiquitin-mediated stem cell pluripotency, differentiation and malignant transformation"
Host: Emmanuelle Passegue, PhD

December 2012
Wed, 12/5/12 4:00 p.m. (PH) N225 Simulcast to GEN-S271 (MB)
BMS Seminar Series
M. Celeste Simon, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
"Hypoxia, HIFs, and Tumor Progression"
Host: Emin Maltepe, MD, PhD

Tue, 12/11/12 4:00 p.m. MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Claude Desplan, D.Sc/PhD
NYU Biology
The centrosome-cilium cycle
Host: Jeremy Reiter

Thur 12/13/12  4:00 p.m. PH- HSW 300
CMB Seminar Series
Linda Barlow, PhD
Director, Graduate Program in Cell Biology, Stem Cells and Development,
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Title: “Maintaining a sense of taste”
Host: Rich Schneider, PhD

Tue, 12/18/12 4:00 p.m. MB -Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall Simulcast to PH S161
Biochem-Byers Lecture
Bruce Spiegelman, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School
Title: Brown and Beige Fat: Toward a New Generation of Therapeutics
Host: Kaveh Ashrafi

January 2013
Mon, 1/7/13 Noon Smith Cardio Res Bldg SC-159 not simulcast to PH
CVRI Seminar
Renee A. Reijo Pera, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
http://stemcell.stanford.edu/about/Laboratories/reijopera/labmembers.htm... 
Host: Deepak Srivastava

Tue, 1/8/13 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Dan Gottschling, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
http://labs.fhcrc.org/gottschling/index.html

Tue, 1/15/13 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Claude Desplan, NYU Biology
http://biology.as.nyu.edu/object/ClaudeDesplan.html

Tue, 1/22/13, 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Anne Brunet, Stanford
http://www.stanford.edu/group/brunet/

Mon, 1/28/13 Noon Smith Cardio Res Bldg SC-159 not simulcast to PH
CVRI Seminar
Len A. Pennacchio, Ph.D., Joint Genome Institute
http://www.jgi.doe.gov/whoweare/pennacchio.html 
Host: Benoit Bruneau

February 2013
Wed, 2/13/2013 4:00 p.m. PH simulcast MB
BMS Seminar Series
Ying-Hui Fu, UCSF
Title: Clock Sugar Rush
Host: Yadong Huang, MD, PhD

Tue, 2/19/13 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Erik Sontheimer, Northwestern University
Title: CRISPR RNA-Directed Genetic Interference in Bacteria
Host: Hiten Madhani

March 2013
Wed, 3/13/2013 4:00 p.m. PH N-225 with simulcast GEN-S271,MB
BMS Seminar Series
Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, University of Utah
"Using planarians to uncover first principles of regeneration"
Host: Diana Laird, PhD

Mon, 3/18/13 Noon Smith Cardio Res Bldg SC-159 not simulcast to PH
CVRI Seminar Series
Jonathan A. Epstein, M.D., University of Pennsylvania
Host: Deepak Srivastava, MD

Wed, 3/20/2013 4:00 p.m. PH N-225 with simulcast GEN-S271,MB
BMS Seminar Series
Robert Tjian, UC Berkeley
"New Players and Transcriptional Mechanisms in ESC Pluripotency and Differentiation"
http://mcb.berkeley.edu/index.php?option=com_mcbfaculty&name=tjianr     
Host: Shingo Kajimura, PhD

Tue, 3/26/13  4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Evan Eichler, University of Washington
Title: “Neurocognitive Disease and Autism: New Mutations, Genes and Genetic Models”
http://eichlerlab.gs.washington.edu/  
Host : Louis J. Ptacek, MD

Wed, 3/27/2013 4:00 p.m. PH N-225 with simulcast GEN-S271,MB
BMS Seminar Series
Phil Sharp, MIT
http://web.mit.edu/sharplab/ 
"The synthesis and functions of non-coding RNAs"
Host: BMS Students

April 2013
Wed, 4/3/2013 4:00 p.m. PH N-225 with simulcast GEN-S271,MB
BMS Seminar Series
Brigid Hogan, Duke University
"The Life of Breath: Stem Cells in Lung Repair and Disease"
http://www.cellbio.duke.edu/faculty/research/hogan.html    
Host: Jason Rock, PhD

Tue, 4/9/13 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Larry Zipursky, UCLA/HHMI
http://www.hhmi.org/research/investigators/zipursky_bio.html      ... 

Wed, 4/10/2013 4:00 p.m. PH N-225 with simulcast GEN-S271,MB
BMS Seminar Series
Zhigang He, Harvard
http://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/neuroscience/fac/he.php
"Re-building neuronal circuits after CNS injury"
Host: Yadong Huang, MD, PhD

Tue, 4/23/13  4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Nahum Sonenberg, McGill University
http://www.med.mcgill.ca/nahum/

Tue, 4/30/12 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Hugo Bellen, Baylor College of Medicine, HHMI
http://www.bcm.edu/genetics/index.cfm?pmid=10582

May 2013
Mon, 5/6/13  4:00-5:00 p.m. PH Location N225 simulcast to MB Location RH Auditorium
DSCB Seminar Series
Yoshiki Sasai, M.D., PhD.
Title: Self-organization of neural and retinal structures in 3D stem cell culture
Host: DSCB Students
http://www.irm.ucsf.edu/events/symposium/abstract-bio/sasai.pdf   

Tue, 5/14/13 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Michael Rape, UCB
http://mcb.berkeley.edu/index.php?option=com_mcbfaculty&name=rapem

Mon, 5/20/13 Noon Smith Cardio Res Bldg SC-159 not simulcast to PH
CVRI Seminar
Chad Cowan, Ph.D., Harvard University
http://www.hsci.harvard.edu/people/chad-cowan-phd
Host: Bruce Conklin, MD

Tue, 5/21/13 4:00 p.m. Buyer Aud/Gen Hall Simulcast PH
BIOCHEM Seminar Series
Hopi Hoekstra, Harvard
http://www.oeb.harvard.edu/faculty/hoekstra/

June 2013
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June 7, 2013 Annual DSCB Symposium - Mission Bay