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:

2016 - 2017

October 18, 2016
Lecture:Defining the DYRK1 a signaling pathway involved in intellectual disability disorders" (PDF)
Speaker: Kassandra Ori-McKenney, Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, UC Davis
Host: Nadean Brown, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

November 1, 2016
Lecture:Breaking down barriers to photoreceptor integration” (PDF)
Speaker: Deepak Lamba, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Host: Anna La Torre, Ph.D., Center for Vision Science

December 6, 2016
Lecture:Wdfy3 links defective cortical neurogenesis to autism spectrum disorders" (PDF)
Speaker: Konstantinos Zarbalis, Ph.D., Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, UC Davis
Host: Nadean Brown, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

February 7, 2017
Lecture: “A fresh look at photoreceptor transplantation and retina repair” (PDF)
Speaker: Valerie Wallace, Ph.D., Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital/Research Institute
Host: Nadean Brown, Ph.D., Center for Vision Science

February 21, 2017
Lecture: “Molecular mechanisms of Cerebral Cortex Development” (PDF)
Speaker: Anthony Barnes, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University
Host: Sergi Simó, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

March 1, 2017
*Special Seminar*

Sponsored by the Center for Vision Science
Lecture: “What Optic Neuropathy Teaches Us About Neurons” (PDF)
Speaker: Dr. David Calkins, The Denis M. O’Day Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Vice-Chair and Director of Research, Vanderbilt University

March 10, 2017 (Special Friday Seminar)
Lecture: “Generation of neural diversity in the visual system” (PDF)
Speaker: Claude Desplan, Ph.D., Department of Biology, New York University
Host: Nadean Brown, Ph.D., Center for Vision Science

March 21, 2017
Lecture: “Genetic and neurological mechanisms that regulate sleep” (PDF)
Speaker: David Prober, Ph.D., Department of Biology, California Institute of Technology
Host: Li-En Jao, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

April 4, 2017
Lecture: "Sensing direction in neutrophil chemotaxis"   (PDF)
Speaker: Sean Collins, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, UC Davis
Host: Henry Ho, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

April 18, 2017
Lecture: "Regulation of Stem Cell Behavior During Tissue Repair”  (PDF)
Speaker: Nestor Oviedo, Ph.D., School of Natural Sciences, UC Merced
Host: Henry Ho, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

April 25, 2017
Lecture:New Methods of Exploring Brain Chemistry In Vivo”  (PDF)
Speaker: Robert Kennedy, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
Host: Lin Tian, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine