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.


Thursday, September 24, 2020

"From GWAS to Genomes: New Insights into the Human Genetics of Orofacial Clefts"

Elizabeth J. Leslie, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
Craniofacial Seminar Series


Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

"The INO80 chromatin remodeling complex in pluripotent stem cells"

Guang Hu, PhD
NIEHS
Host: Diana Laird
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Thursday, October 1, 2020

"Cytoskeletal Mechanosensing by LIM domains"

Margaret Gardel
University of Chicago
Host: Dyche Mullins
BBC Seminar Series


Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

"Stem Cell Interactions with the Niche - Following Clonal Dynamics with Cellular Barcoding"

Leonard Zon, MD
Harvard
Host: Julie Sneddon
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Thursday, October 8, 2020

"Embryo scale single-cell spatial transcriptomics"

Cole Trapnell
University of Washington
Host: Sourav Bandyopadhyay
BBC Seminar Series


Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

"TBD"

Guo-Li Ming, MD, PhD
Univ. of Pennsylvania
Host: Alex Pollen
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Thursday, October 15, 2020

"General Anesthesia, Neuromodulation and Altered States of Arousal"

Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD
MIT/Harvard Med School
Host: Loren Frank
Neuroscience Formal Seminars


Time: 11:00am
Location: Zoom

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

"Daddy Issues: Effects of paternal environments on health and disease in the next generation"

Oliver Rando
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Biochem Basic Science Seminar Series


Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

"Molecular Mechanisms that affect Reproductive Outcomes "

Sarah England, PhD
Washington University
Host: Mark Anderson
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

"New genomic technologies to measure and manipulate cell identity"

Samantha Morris
Washington University School of Medicine
Host: Hani Goodarzi
Biochem Basic Science Seminar Series


Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

"Understanding the source of regenerative potential in animals "

Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
Stowers Institute
Host: Guo Huang
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Thursday, December 10, 2020

"TBD"

Aviv Regev
Genentech
Host: Balyn Zaro
BBC Seminar Series


Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

"Biology of time: What drives sleep and other circadian rhythms "

Amita Sehgal, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Ying-Hui Fu
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"The African killifish: a new model to study aging and ‘suspended life’"

Anne Brunet, PhD
Stanford
Host: Abby Buchwalter
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

"TBD"

Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD
Harvard
Host: Matt State
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Thursday, February 25, 2021

"TBD"

Kevin Eggan
Harvard
Host: Lani Wu
BBC Seminar Series


Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Monday, March 29, 2021

"TBD"

Alex K. Shalek
MIT
Host: Mike McManus
ImmunoX Seminar Series


Time: 9:00am
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

"TBD"

Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, PhD
Washington University - St. Louis
Host: Nadav Ahituv
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

"TBD"

Clemens Cabernard, PhD
University of Washington
Host: Todd Nystul
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Thursday, April 22, 2021

"TBD"

Vamsi Mootha
Harvard
Host: Yessica Gomez
BBC Seminar Series


Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

"Wnt Signaling and Cell Division Control"

Roel Nusse, PhD
Stanford University
Host: Bruce Wang
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

"Axolotls as a roadmap for vertebrate appendage regeneration"

Jessica Whited, PhD
Harvard
Host: Guo Huang
BMS Seminar Series


Time: 4:00pm
Location: Zoom