Annual DSCB Symposium

Friday, June 1, 2018
9:30am - 5:00pm
Byers Auditorium Genentech Hall

The Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Graduate Program at UCSF is hosting the 26th Annual DSCB Symposium on Friday, June 1. All graduate students, faculty and postdocs from Bay Area schools are invited to attend!  

Registration is not required, but please let us know if you plan to attend so we can order enough food for the catering. You can register here via SurveyMonkey.

Feel free to download and share this seminar schedule and flyer.

Annual DSCB Symposium Schedule

9:30 AM Light Breakfast Genentech Hall Atrium
10:00 AM Opening Remarks, Welcome Byers Auditorium
10:05-10:55 AM Alex Pollen, UCSF "Establishing Cerebral Organoids as a Platform for Studying Molecular Features of Human-Specific Evolution"
11:00-11:50 AM Karen Sears, UCLA "The developmental basis of evolutionary adaptations in bats"
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Genentech Hall, Room 114
1:05-1:55 PM Len Pennacchio, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab “In Vivo Studies of Human Genome Function”
2:00-2:50 PM Christopher Lowe, Stanford “Deep deuterostome regulatory origins of the vertebrate brain"
2:55-3:05 PM Coffee Break Genentech Hall Atrium
3:10-4:00 PM Nipam Patel,
UC Berkeley
"Structural Color in Butterflies: The Physics of Beauty"
4:05-4:55 PM Nicole King,
UC Berkeley
“Bacterial regulation of mating and development in the closest living relatives of animals”