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

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