DSCB Approved Seminars

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.


Tuesday, September 20, 2022

"Roadmap to generate human cells from pluripotent stem cells"

Kyle Loh, PhD
Assistant Professor and DiGenova Faculty Scholar
Jonah Platt Stem Cell Seminar Series 


Time: 1pm-2:30pm
Location: HSW 300

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

"Single-cell Epigenomics: Gene regulation at unprecedented resolution"

Jason Daniel Buenrostro, PhD
Harvard
Host:  Nadav Ahituv, PhD
Zoom ONLY


Time: 4pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

"TBA"

Richard Mann, PhD
Columbia University
Host:  Licia Selleri, MD, PhD
In person at Room N-225
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4pm
Location: N-225

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

"From Molecules to Development: Biological timing and patterning"

Qiong Yang, PhD
University of Michigan
Host:  Mustafa Aydogan, PhD


Time: 2pm-3pm
Location: Mission Bay, Rock Hall Auditorium

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

"From Single Cell Genomics to Neural Circuits: Surprises from Mapping the Lung"

Xin Sun, PhD
UCSD
Host:  Tien Peng, MD
In person at Room N-217


Time: 4pm
Location: N-217

Thursday, October 13, 2022

""Short- and long-term effects of neonatal infection and inflammation on the brain and behavior""

Carina Mallard, PhD
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Host: Zena Vexler, PhD


Time: 4pm
Location: Pottruck Lecture Hall, Rock Hall 102

Monday, October 17, 2022

"Topic is Heart regeneration"

Eldad Tzahor, PhD
Weizmann Institute of Science
GICD/CVRI Seminar Series
 


Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Mahley Auditorium

Thursday, November 3, 2022

"Protein structure prediction in a post-AlphaFold2 world"

Mohammed AlQuraishi, PhD
Columbia University
BBC Seminar Series


Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: TBA

Monday, November 14, 2022

"TBA"

Marianne Bronner, PhD
California Institute of Technology 
GICD/CVRI Seminar Series


Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Mahley Auditorium

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

"“Molecular logic of glia-neuron interactions""

Aakanksha Singhv, PhD
Fred Hutch Cancer Center
Biochem Basic Science Series


Time: 12pm
Location: https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Channel/c1ad8e1076e546b990067c014f4b7c0e5f/

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

"Illuminating post-transcriptional control of stem cell fate and function"

Carolyn Sangokoya, MD, PhD
Instructor, UCSF Department of Pathology
Board Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research
Executive Director, UCSF Women Physician-Scientists Supergroup

Physician Scientist Search Candidate Seminar
Host: Eric Huang


Time: 12pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

"The neuro-vascular interactions in the CNS"

Chenghua Gu, MD
HMS, HHMI
Host:  Guo Huang, PhD
In person at Room N-225
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4pm
Location: N-225

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

"TBD"

Matthew Welch, PhD
UC Berkeley
Host: TBD


Time: TBD
Location: Parnassus, TBD

Monday, January 23, 2023

"TBA"

Anne Eichmann, PhD
Yale University
GICD/CVRI Seminar Series


Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Mahley Auditorium

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

"“Brain organoids as avatars to understand human neurodevelopmental disease”"

Paola Arlotta, PhD
Harvard University
Host:  Julie Sneddon, PhD
zoom only


Time: 4pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

"TBA"

John Constantino, MD
WUSTL
Host:  Elliott Sherr, MD, PhD
In person at Room N-225
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4pm
Location: N-225

Monday, February 27, 2023

"TBA"

Aviv Regev, PhD
Genentech
ImmunoX Seminar Series


Time: 9am
Location: N-225

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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Kathrin Plath, PhD
UCLA
Host:  Elphege Nora, PhD
In person at Room N-225
BMS Semniar Series


Time: 4pm
Location: N-225