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 23, 2021

"TBD"

Katherine A. Fantauzzo, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
Craniofacial Seminar Series


Time: Noon
Location: Zoom

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

"Organismal and cellular proprioception: mechano-sensitive channels’ function in regulating cellular secretion and morphogenesis"

Kang Shen, PhD 
Stanford University
BMS Seminar Series 


Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Thursday, October 14, 2021

"TBD"

Hu Zhao, DDS, Ph.D.
Texas A&M, College Dentistry
Craniofacial Seminar Series


Time: Noon
Location: Zoom

Thursday, October 28, 2021

"TBD"

Ethan Goldberg, MD, PhD
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Host: Scott Baraban, PhD
Neuroscience, Gladstone, and AARG Seminar Series 2021-22


Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Zoom

Monday, November 1, 2021

"TBD"

Carrie L Lucas, Ph.D.
Yale, School of Medicine
Host: Matthew Spitzer
ImmunoX Seminar Series


Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: TBD

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

"Pluripotent stem cells to model and treat lung disease"

Darrell Kotton, MD 
Boston University
Host:  Tien Peng, MD
BMS Seminar Series 


Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

"TBD"

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD 
Columbia University
Host: Todd McDevitt, PhD and Matt Kutys, PhD
BMS Seminar Series 


Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Thursday, November 18, 2021

"TBD"

Erika Holzbaur, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Ken Nakamura, MD, PhD
Neuroscience, Gladstone, and AARG Seminar Series 2021-22


Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Zoom

Monday, November 22, 2021

"TBD"

Aviv Regev, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Genentech
Host: Alex Marson
ImmunoX Seminar Series


Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Zoom

Thursday, March 31, 2022

"TBD"

Nathalie Rouach, PhD
Collège de France
Talk title tbd
Host: Jeanne Paz, PhD
Neuroscience, Gladstone, and AARG Seminar Series 2021-22


Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Zoom