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.

 

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "Towards the origins of crainiofacial variation: Genes, development and the environment."

Craig Albertson, PhD
University of Massachusetts Amherst


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Thursday, September 20, 2018

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Lance Davidson, PhD
University of Pittsburgh


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Monday, September 24, 2018

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series - "TBA"

Napoleone Ferrara, MD
UCSD
Host: Doug Gould, PhD


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes, Mission Bay


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

BMS Seminar Series - "Genetic and Chemical Approaches to Fertility and Contraception"

Martin Matzuk, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Host: Susan Fisher, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Thursday, October 4, 2018

BBC Seminar Series - "RNA Processing, Chromatin Modification, and the Coordinated Control of Gene Expression"

Tracy Johnson, PhD
UCLA
Host: Stephen Floor


Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Stem Cell Seminar Series - "Building and Regenerating a Complex Organ - the Skin as a Paradigm"

Ya-Chieh Hsu, PhD
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Host: Anna Molofsky, MD, PhD

Stream: https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Catalog/Full/91f648e6069f43f384c130affbe6c46121


Time: 12:00 PM

Location: HSW-302


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Neuroscience Seminar Series - "TBA"

Liqun Luo, PhD
Stanford University
Host: Ying-Hui Fu


Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Mission Bay, Rock Hall Auditorium


Monday, October 22, 2018

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series - ""

L. Stirling Churchman, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Host: Saptarsi Haldar, MD


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes


Monday, October 22, 2018

Immunology Seminar Series - "TBA"

Camilla Forsberg
UC Santa Cruz
Host: Anthony DeFranco


Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Biochem Seminar - "Mechanisms of Development and Regeneration in Hydra"

Celina Juliano, PhD
UC Davis
Link to recording: https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Play/a0601ee0d1c74d29b39dadbdce3bd21d1d?catalog=e74925af88624ed4be794bdfd24e085f21


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Liz Lacy, PhD
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

BMS Seminar Series - "TBA"

Benjamin Ohlstein, MD, PhD
Columbia University
Host: Todd Nystul, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

GIND Seminar Series - "iPSCs-based Regenerative Medicine and Drug Development for CNS diseases."

Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD
Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Host: Yadong Huang, MD, PhD


Time: 10:00-11:00 AM

Location: Mission Bay, Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BMS Seminar Series - "Gene-environment interactions in pediatric brain disease"

Joseph Gleeson, MD
UCSD
Host: Su Guo, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Terence Capellini, PhD
University College London


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Thursday, December 6, 2018

DSCB Informal Seminar - ""Super-resolution imaging drives mechanism, discovery and diagnosis of rare diseases.""

Vito Mennella, PhD
University of Toronto
Host:  Jeremy Reiter, MD, PhD


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: CVRI SC-159, MB


Thursday, December 13, 2018

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Robert Cornell, PhD
Weizmann Institute of Science


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Tuesday, December 18, 2018

DSCB Informal Seminar - "Genetic and epigenetic deregulation of adult stem cells."

Allison Bardin, PhD
Institut Curie
Host:  Todd Nystul, PhD


Time: 4pm

Location: S-214


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "TBA"

Denise Montell, PhD
UCSB
Host: Todd Nystul, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Thursday, January 10, 2019

BBC Seminar Series - "Spatial genomics and dynamics by intron seqFISH"

Long Cai
CalTech
Host: Sourav Bandyopadhyay


Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium


Thursday, January 24, 2019

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Sevan Hopyan, PhD
Michigan State University


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Monday, February 11, 2019

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series - "TBA"

Anne Brunet, PhD
Stanford University
Bruce Conklin, MD


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

David Clouthier, PhD
University of Massachusetts Amherst
 


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "TBA"

Bruce Spiegelman, PhD
Harvard University
Host: Shingo Kajimura, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "TBA"

Carol Wise, PhD
UT Southwestern
Host: Nadav Ahituv, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "Genetic compensation and transcriptional adaptation."

Didier Stanier, PhD
Max Planck Institute
 


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Monday, March 25, 2019

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series - "TBA"

Caroline Burns, PhD, and Geoff Burns, PhD
Harvard University
Host: Benoit Bruneau, PhD


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "Regulation of lung progenitors and their microenvironment"

Carla Kim, PhD
Harvard University
Host: Tien Peng, MD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Thursday, March 28, 2019

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Lisa Taneyhill, PhD
University of Helsinki


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "TBA"

Elaine Fuchs, PhD
Rockefeller
Host: Zena Werb


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "Prenatal inflammatory exposures and neonatal immune development"

Claire Chougnet, PhD, PharmD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Tippi MacKenzie, MD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Thursday, April 18, 2019

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Abigail Tucker, PhD
King's College London
 


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus


Wednesday, April 24, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "Sodium channels and epilepsy: mechanisms and interventions."

Miriam Meisler, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Host: Lauren Weiss, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "New Insights from De Novo Models of Human Cancer."

Connie Eaves, PhD, FRS (C)
Terry Fox Lab, University of British Columbia
Host: Zena Werb


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Monday, May 13, 2019

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series - "DSCB co-hosted"

Shelley Berger, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Benoit Bruneau, PhD


Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Mission Bay, Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes


Wednesday, May 29, 2019

BMS Seminar Series - "The placenta is a pivotal target organ for reproductive health."

Myriam Hemberger, PhD
University of Calgary
Host: Susan Fisher, PhD


Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Parnassus, N-225


Thursday, May 30, 2019

Craniofacial Seminar Series - "TBA"

Fanxin Long, PhD
University of Michigan


Time: 12:00-1:00 PM

Location: Parnassus campus