Integrated Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series

Seminars and Events

Seminars are Tuesdays 10am in the Genome Auditorium (GBSF) 1005. Please contact Amy Weaver for additional information: adweaver@ucdavis.edu

May 17, 2016
Lecture: "Probing neural circuits with shaped light"
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"
Speaker: David Olson, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Host: Lin Tian, Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

September 15, 2015
Lecture: "Interplay between post-translational modifications regulates the animal circadian clock"
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?"
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?"
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)"
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"
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"
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?"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
Speaker: Diane Robins, Ph.D., Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan
Host: Tom Glaser, Ph.D., Cell Biology and Human Anatomy