2016 - 2017 Distinguished Lecture Series

Seminars are Wednesdays 11am in the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility Auditorium. Student and post-doc lunch with speaker following seminar is in Tupper Hall Room 2433. Journal club discussing speaker's research Tuesday prior at noon is in Tupper Hall Room 2433.

Contact: Jon Sack <jsack@ucdavis.edu>, Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy <yarovoy@ucdavis.edu>.

March 15, 2017
Lecture: "Taking a chemical biology approach to voltage-dependent ion channel gating: encoding discovery with atomic mutagenesis” (PDF)
Speaker: Christopher Ahern, Associate Professor with University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

April 19, 2017
Lecture: "Signaling at a distance: communicating by touch” (PDF)
Speaker: Thomas Kornberg, UCSF, Cardiovascular Research Institute

May 24, 2017
Lecture: "From Atom to Adam: Channelopathies and Cardiac Pathophysiology"
Speaker: Geoffrey Pitt, Assistant Professor with Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medical College

January 18, 2017
Lecture: "A new perspective on stem cells in the liver” (PDF)
Speaker: Roel Nusse, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Professor with the Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine

December 6, 2016
Lecture: "Translating thought into blood flow: Capillary-to-arteriole communication in the brain” (PDF)
Speaker: Thomas Longden, Assistant Professor with the Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont College of Medicine