Integrated Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series

Seminars and Events

Seminars are Tuesdays 10am in the Genome Auditorium (GBSF) 1005. Please contact Stephanie Lagala for additional information: sdlagala@ucdavis.edu

2015 - 2016

September 15, 2015

Lecture: "Interplay between post-translational modifications regulates the animal circadian clock" (PDF)

Speaker: Joanna Chiu, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis

Host: Henry Ho, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


October 06, 2015

Lecture: "Transcriptional control of stem cells in the adult brain: What makes them unique?" (PDF)

Speaker: Masato Nakafuku, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Host: Nadean Brown, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


October 20, 2015

Lecture: "Neural progenitor maintenance and specification – and end to self-renewal?" (PDF)

Speaker: Bruce Appel, Ph.D., University of Colorado

Host: Li-En Jao, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


October 27, 2015

Lecture: "Inside-out pharmacology of nicotine (and perhaps psychiatric drugs)" (PDF)

Speaker: Henry Lester, Ph.D., CalTech, Division of Biology and Biomedical Engineering

Host: Lin Tian, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine


November 03, 2015

Lecture: "Cellular and Molecular Dynamics Shaping the Vertebrate Eye" (PDF)

Speaker: Kristen Kwan, Ph.D., University of Utah

Host: Henry Ho, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


November 17, 2015

Lecture: "Human-specific genomic duplications and their role in human evolution and disease" (PDF)

Speaker: Megan Dennis, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

Host: Li-En Jao, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


December 01, 2015

Lecture: "Reelin Mutations in Autism: Do They Hint at Unknown Functions in Brain Chemistry?" (PDF)

Speaker: Brian Howell, Ph.D., SUNY Upstate, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology

Host: Sergio Simó, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

March 01, 2016

Lecture: "Eph/ephrin signaling in morphogenesis and congenital disease" (PDF)

Speaker: Jeffrey Bush, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Host: Sergio Simó, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


March 15, 2016

Lecture: "Lineage progression and asymmetric cell divisions in the developing mouse retina" (PDF)

Speaker: Michel Cayouette, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal

Department of Medicine and Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University

Host: Anna La Torre, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


April 05, 2016

Lecture: "Cortical afferent projections: from connectivity to function" (PDF)

Speaker: Leopoldo Petreanu, Ph.D., Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal

Host: Lin Tian, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine


April 19, 2016

Lecture: "Lights, Sound, Action: in situ imaging of developing neurons in the eye and in the ear" (PDF)

Speaker: Lisa Goodrich, Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Host: Henry Ho, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


April 26, 2016

Lecture: "Epigenetic Regulation by KRAB Zinc Finger Proteins – the Consequences of Sex on Metabolism" (PDF)

Speaker: Diane Robins, Ph.D., Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan

Host: Tom Glaser, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy


May 17, 2016

Lecture: "Probing neural circuits with shaped light" (PDF)

Speaker: Na Ji, Ph.D., HHMI Janelia Farm

Host: Lin Tian, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine


June 07, 2016

Lecture: "Chemical Tools for Studying Psychedelic Medicine" (PDF)

Speaker: David Olson, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicin

Host: Lin Tian, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine