DSCB Seminar Schedule

DSCB sponsors seminars throughout the year for the UCSF community to learn about current topics in developmental and stem cell biology as presented by renowned researchers from institutions worldwide. Seminars are open to the entire community. A variety of campus programs and entities also offer seminars in developmental and stem cell biology including the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Biomedical Sciences Program (BMS), the Neuroscience Program, the Biochemistry Department, the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI), the Craniofacial and Mesenchymal Biology Program (CMB), the Oral and Craniofacial Biology Program (OCS), the Diabetes Center, the Liver Center, and the Gladstone Institutes. Seminars of interest to the DSCB community are listed below for Parnassus Heights (PH) and Mission Bay (MB).

 

DSCB 217 Seminar Series
Course Director: Brian Black, PhD

Students are required to attend seven seminars each quarter from the list of approved seminars, including those co-hosted by DSCB. Co-hosted seminars are indicated below. The DSCB students also invite and host a seminar speaker each year.

 

DSCB approved seminars for 2017-18


Monday, September 11, 2017

Li Qian, PhD - "Programming and Reprogramming: What Does It Take to Make a Cardiomyocyte?"

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series
Host: Deepak Srivastava


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mahley Auditorium Gladstone Institute


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sophie Creuzet, PhD - "Architectonic and Paracrine Control of Craniofacial Development by the Neural Crest"

Institute of Neurobiology, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

PCB Seminar
Host: Rich Schneider


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: HSW-301 Parnassus


Monday, October 16, 2017

Paul Tesar, PhD - "Chemical Control of Endogenous Stem Cells for Understanding and Treatment of Myelin Disorders"

Case Western Reserve University

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series
Host: Saptarsi Haldar


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mahley Auditorium Gladstone Institute


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Andre Levchenko - "Are signaling networks Rube Goldberg machines? Information Processing vs. Network Structure"

Yale University

BBC Seminar Series
Host: Wallace Marshall

*Livestream link available upon request to: nicole.flowers@ucsf.edu


Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Genentech Hall Auditorium


Friday, October 20, 2017

Paul Riley - "Coronary vessel development"

University of Oxford

GICD/CVRI Special Seminar
Host: Brian Black


Time: 10:00AM

Location: GICD Room 107A/B


Monday, October 23, 2017

Merv Yoder, MD - "Identification of Murine and Human Endothelial Stem Cells"

Indiana University School of Medicine

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series
Host: Brian Black


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mahley Auditorium Gladstone Institute


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Judith Campisi - "TBA"

Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Jonah Platt Stem Cell Seminar
Host: Andrew Brack


Time: TBA

Location: TBA


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tim Reddy, PhD - "Title TBA"

Duke University

PSPG/CERSI Seminar
Host: Nadav Ahituv

*simulcast to N-225 at Parnassus


Time: 12:00 PM

Location: RH-102 Mission Bay


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Gary Ruvkun - "Elegans surveillance of conserved cellular components..."

Harvard

Biochemistry and Biophysics Seminar
Host: Tom Kornberg

*Simulcast to S-161 at Parnassus


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Byers Auditorium Mission Bay


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Roberto Mayor, PhD - "Collective migration of neural crest cells"

University College London

PCB Seminar
Host: Jeffrey Bush


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: HSW-301 Parnassus


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Joseph Wu, MD, PhD - "Stem Cells and Genomics for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine"

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

BMS Seminar Series
Host: Deepak Srivastava

*Some seminars are available via livestream here.


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: N-225 Parnassus


Monday, December 11, 2017

Marcelo Nobrega, MD, PhD - "Title TBA"

University of Chicago

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series
Host: Brian Black


Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Mahley Auditorium Gladstone Institute


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Antonio Giraldez - "Deciphering gene regulatory codes during embryonic development"

Yale University

Biochemistry and Biophysics Seminar
Host: Hani Goodarzi

*Simulcast to S-161 at Parnassus


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Byers Auditorium Mission Bay


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Leanne Jones - "TBA"

UCLA

Jonah Platt Stem Cell Seminar
Host: Diana Laird


Time: TBA

Location: TBA


Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ben Philpot, PhD - "Title TBA"

UNC

Neuroscience Seminar
Host: Kevin Binder

*Livestream and some recorded seminars available here.


Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Rock Hall Auditorium


Thursday, December 14, 2017

Jacob Hanna, PhD - "Title TBA"

Weizmann Institute of Science

PCB Seminar
Host: Ophir Klein


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: HSW-301 Parnassus