MBIDP Student Defense | Ying Lin (Zipursky lab)

MBIDP Student Defense | Luke Riggan (O’Sullivan lab)

MBIDP Student Defense | Jeannette Bowler (Eisenberg lab)

Hybrid: Boyer 159 and Zoom

MBIDP Student Defense | Yanruide (Charlie) Li (Yang lab)

MBIDP Student Defense | Andrew Lopez (Fregoso lab)

MBIDP Journey Talk | Michael Wells, Ph.D.

MBIDP Student Defense | Alex Salisbury (Sallam/Tontonoz)

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Yunsun Nam, Ph.D. | Hosted by Feng Guo

“How RNA Shape Regulates Gene Expression” Yunsun Nam, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Biochemistry University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Maitreyi Das, Ph.D. | Hosted by Alice Soragni

“Principles of cell polarization: a journey through growth and cytokinesis” Maitreyi Das, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Audree V. Fowler Fellowships in Protein Science Special Seminar

Journey Talk – Ye Zhang, Ph.D.

MBIDP Student Defense – Gloria Hernandez (Iruela-Arispe lab)

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Marco Mangone, Ph.D. | Hosted by Oliver Fregoso

“miRNAs and Alternative Polyadenylation” Marco Mangone, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Biodesign Institute Arizona State University

MBIDP Student Defense – Lingyu Zhan

MBIDP Student Defense – Sam Edwards (T. Johnson lab)

MBIDP Student Defense – Adriana Corvalan

MBIDP Student Defense – Kevin Qian

MBIDP Student Defense – Kaleab Tessema

MBIDP Student Defense – David Shia

Audree V. Fowler Fellowships in Protein Science Special Seminar

MBIDP Student Defense – Alex Sercel

MBI Annual Retreat

Registration has now closed. To join the retreat, email Stephanie Cuellar. Download the full program book here. More about our Keynote Speaker here.

MBIDP Student Defense – Elena Korsakova

MBIDP Student Defense – Jiaji Yu (Yang lab)

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Maralice Conacci Sorrell, Ph.D. | Hosted by Claudio Villanueva

“Defining nutritional needs of MYC-transformed cells” Maralice Conacci Sorrell, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cell Biology University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Kumaran Ramamurthi, Ph.D. | Hosted by Hung Ton-That and Emily Peluso

Kumaran Ramamurthi, Ph.D. Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Biology Senior Investigator Head, Cell Biology Section National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Cosimo Commisso, Ph.D. | Hosted by Edward De Robertis

Cosimo Commisso, Ph.D. Director Associate Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology of Cancer Program Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Jurgen Knoblich, Ph.D. | Hosted by Anne Roe and April Pyle

“Using cerebral organoids to discover human-specific mechanisms of brain development” Jurgen A. Knoblich, Ph.D. Scientific Director Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA), Vienna

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Amy Shyer, Ph.D. | Hosted by Alvaro Sagasti and Siobhan Braybrook

“A reciprocal cell-matrix exchange regulates the emergence of ordered structure in the skin” Amy Shyer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Morphogenesis The Rockefeller University

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Steven Kliewer, Ph.D. | Hosted by Tom Vallim

Steven Kliewer, Ph.D. Diana K. and Richard C. Strauss Distinguished Chair in Developmental Biology Professor, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Dorothy Schafer, Ph.D. | Hosted by Ye Zhang

“Microglia and Neural-immune Signaling Within Brain Circuits” Dorothy Schafer, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Neurobiology University of Massachusetts Medical School

MBIDP Student Defense – Matt Nitzahn

MBIDP Student Defense – Jiayan Zhang

MBIDP Student Defense – Samuel Zeng

MBIDP Student Defense – Victoria Sun

MBIDP Student Defense – Victoria Sun

MBIDP Student Defense – Grace Hancock (Clark lab)

MBIDP Student Defense – Jessica M. Ochoa

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Sarah Slavoff, Ph.D. | Hosted by Keriann Backus

“Dark Matter of the Human Genome: Small Open Reading Frames” Sarah Slavoff, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University

2020-2021 Sigman Symposium

Sigman Symposium Schedule Sigman Symposium Poster Session

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Charles KF Chan, Ph.D. | Hosted by John Adams

“Skeletal Stem Cells and Beyond” Charles KF Chan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Surgery-Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Stanford University   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu to request Zoom link.

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Crystal Rogers, Ph.D. | Hosted by Siobhan Braybrook

“Regulating cell fate and survival during embryonic development” Crystal Rogers, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu […]

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Melina Schuh, Ph.D. | Hosted by Margot Quinlan

“New insights into aneuploidy in mammalian embryos” Melina Schuh, Ph.D. Director, Department of Meiosis Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Abstract: The Schuh lab studies meiosis in mammalian oocytes. In […]

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Sarah Teichmann, FMedSci FRS | Hosted by Maureen Su

“Mapping the human intestines throughout life: one cell at a time” Sarah Teichmann, FMedSci FRS Head of Cellular Genetics Wellcome Sanger Institute   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu to request Zoom link.

UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience Lecture | Liqun Luo, Ph.D. | Hosted by Weizhe Hong and Orkun Akin

“Wiring Specificity of Neural Circuits” Liqun Luo, Ph.D. Ann & Bill Swindells Professor Departtment of Biology, Stanford University Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Shawn Burgess, Ph.D. | Hosted by Marc Liesa-Roig

“Mapping Mitochondrial Metabolism in Liver and its Importance in NAFLD” Shawn Burgess, Ph.D. Professor, Human Nutrition, Pharmacology The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu to request […]

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Bil Clemons, Ph.D. | Hosted by Jose Rodriguez and Tracy Johnson

“A detailed look at tail-anchored membrane protein targeting – from opisthokonts to protists to plants” Bil Clemons, Ph.D. Professor, Biochemistry California Institute of Technology   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu to request Zoom link.

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Clifford Brangwynne, Ph.D. | Hosted by Margot Quinlan and Kathrin Plath

“Fluid forces –  phase separation in, on, and around the genome” Clifford Brangwynne, Ph.D. Director, Princeton Bioengineering Initiative June K. Wu ’92 Professor in Engineering Professor of Chemical and Biological […]

MBI Thursday Research Seminar | Sabine Petry, Ph.D. | Hosted by Margot Quinlan

“How to make microtubules and build the cytoskeleton” Sabine Petry, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Molecular Biology Princeton University Abstract: How does a cell construct its microtubule cytoskeleton? According to Feynman’s principle […]

MBI Faculty Seminar – Oluwatayo (Tayo) Ikotun, Ph.D.

Oluwatayo (Tayo) Ikotun, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology   All MBI Faculty Welcome

MBI Faculty Seminar – Sophie Deng, M.D., Ph.D.

Sophie Deng, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Ophthalmology   All MBI Faculty Welcome

MBI Faculty Seminar – William Gelbart, Ph.D.

William Gelbart, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry   All MBI Faculty Welcome

MBI Faculty Seminar – Anthony Covarrubias, Ph.D.

Anthony Covarrubias, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics   All MBI Faculty Welcome

MBI Faculty Seminar – Aparna Bhaduri, Ph.D.

“An Atlas of Cortical Arealization Identifies Dynamic Molecular Signatures” Aparna Bhaduri, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry   All MBI Faculty Welcome

Journey Talk – Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Ph.D.

“Unraveling the molecular code in neural circuit assembly” Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology Baylor College of Medicine

Journey Talk – Andrew Goldstein, Ph.D.

“A scientific journey of learning” Andrew Goldstein, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Tzung K. Hsiai, M.D., Ph.D. | Hosted by Jie Zheng

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Light at the End of SARS-CoV-2: Integrating 4-D Light-Sheet and Light-Field to Elucidate Cardiac Morphogenesis” Tzung K. Hsiai, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering UCLA […]

MBIDP Student Defense – Shawn Tan

MBI Postdoc Chalk Talk – Daniel Velez-Ramirez, Ph.D.

MBIDP Student Dissertation Defense

Harold Pimentel, Ph.D.

Harold Pimentel, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Computational Medicine, Human Genetics

Eri Srivatsan, Ph.D.

Eri Srivatsan, Ph.D. Professor, Surgery

Pearl Quijada, Ph.D.

Pearl Quijada, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology & Physiology

Suraj Bhat, Ph.D.

Suraj Bhat, Ph.D. Professor, Ophthalmology

Alexander Hoffmann, Ph.D.

Alexander Hoffmann, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics

Chao Peng, Ph.D.

Chao Peng, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Neurology

Robert Schiestl, Ph.D.

Robert Schiestl, Ph.D. Professor, Pathology, Environmental Health Sciences, Radiation Oncology

Marlin Touma, M.D., Ph.D.

Marlin Touma, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor-In-Residence, Pediatrics   All MBI Faculty Welcome

Mindful Movement with Raquel

Join Zoom Meeting https://ucla.zoom.us/j/93020609766?pwd=SjlSWWVBdGNlbVVVWVhBOVcvYjd6QT09 Meeting ID: 930 2060 9766 Passcode: 041973 One tap mobile +12133388477,,93020609766#,,,,*041973# US (Los Angeles) +16692192599,,93020609766#,,,,*041973# US (San Jose)

MBIDP Student Defense

MBIDP Student Defense

“Characterization of a Trichomonas vaginalis surface protein that mediates parasite binding to host cells and establishment of a male mouse model for in vivo study of parasite pathogenesis” Brenda Molgora (Patricia Johnson lab)   […]

MBIDP Student Seminar

“Investigating the role of the transcription factor ZFHX4 in human corticogenesis” Yuki Hebner (de la Torre-Ubieta lab) and “Understanding Neuronal Stress in Monogenic Intellectual Disability Syndromes” Abril Morales (Lowry lab)   Join […]

William Weis, Ph.D. | Hosted by Jie Zheng

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Force-dependent allosteric regulation of cell-cell adhesion” William Weis, Ph.D. William M. Hume Professor in the School of Medicine, Professor of Structural Biology, of Molecular and Cellular […]

Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D. | Hosted by Hung Ton-That

MBI Thursday Research Seminar   “CRISPR-Cas13 immunity: sacrificing the host for the population” Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor and Head, Laboratory of Bacteriology The Rockefeller University

Marisa Bartolomei, Ph.D. | Hosted by Patrick Allard

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Epigenetic Regulation of Imprinting in Clusters” Marisa Bartolomei, Ph.D. Perelman Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology Co-Director, Epigenetics Institute University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc | Hosted by Elizabeth Tarling

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Personalized, Personalized Medicine: Lessons Learned While Chasing My Cure” David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc Assistant Professor, Medicine Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Jodi Nunnari, Ph.D. | Hosted by Catherine Clarke and Alexa Novales

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Mitochondrial Behavior” Jodi Nunnari, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California, Davis

Yongsheng Shi, Ph.D. | Hosted by Douglas Black

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Targeting mRNA 3’ end processing in cancer therapy” Yongsheng Shi, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics University of California, Irvine

Marie Kmita, Ph.D. | Hosted by Samantha Butler

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Pioneering digit development” Marie Kmita, Ph.D. Research Unit Director Laboratory of Genetics and Development Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal

Maxence Nachury, Ph.D. | Hosted by Daniel Velez-Ramirez and Kent Hill

MBI Thursday Research Seminar “Regulated trafficking of signaling receptors out of the primary cilium.” Maxence Nachury, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Ophthalmology University of California, San Francisco

MBI Thursday Research Seminar

“Molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating neuron-glial interactions” Kelly Monk, Ph.D. Senior Scientist and Co-Director Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Sciences University

MBIDP Defense

MBI Faculty Seminar

“Stronger than hunger was sorrow”: epigenetic consequences of glucose deprivation in lung cancer Claudio Scafoglio, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu […]

MBI Faculty Seminar

Roy Wollman, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Integrative Biology and Physiology   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information.   All MBI Faculty Welcome

MBI Faculty Seminar

“Dysregulated NFκB impairs B lymphopoiesis by disrupting proper pacing of developmental transitions” Alexander Hoffmann, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics   All MBI Faculty Welcome

MBI Faculty Seminar

“Effect of rare variants on gene expression and Alzheimer’s disease” Jae Hoon Sul, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences    All MBI Faculty Welcome Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom […]

MBI Faculty Seminar

“DNA methylation landscapes inform cellular responses to COVID as well as factors that impact aging” Matteo Pellegrini, Ph.D. Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom […]

MBI Faculty Seminar

“Engineering Next-Generation CAR-T Cells for Cancer Immunotherapy” Yvonne Chen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information   All […]

MBI Faculty Seminar

“A saga of protein arginine methyltransferases: Tuning PRMT5/PRMT7 activity for health?” Steven Clarke, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry   Please email mbbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information.   All MBI Faculty […]

Audree V. Fowler Fellowships in Protein Science Special Seminar

Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information.

MBIDP Student Seminar

“NFkB RelB Prevents Type I interferon Overproduction and Autoimmune Disorders” Hector Navarro (Hoffmann lab) Join Zoom Meeting https://ucla.zoom.us/j/91292402765?pwd=ZHg0SmVUbHdBUjZrbmNBbjZiYWt2Zz09   Meeting ID: 912 9240 2765 Passcode: 869573 One tap mobile +16513728299,,91292402765#,,,,,,0#,,869573# […]

MBIDP Student Defense

MBIDP Student Defense

“Biomaterials to Enhance T cell Therapies“ Negin Majedi (Butte lab)   Zoom information https://zoom.us/j/93545600704?pwd=QWpkS2xxTFBkUVNhZS9jaHU3aXprUT09 Meeting ID: 935 4560 0704 Passcode: phd2020    

MBIDP Student Seminar

“RNA-binding proteins in genome organization” Nivedita Damodaren (Plath/Black labs)   Join Zoom Meeting https://ucla.zoom.us/j/94938248474?pwd=SjhZOEw5dENtVU9NbE9jeldWanc3Zz09 Meeting ID: 949 3824 8474 Passcode: 284283 One tap mobile +16465588656,,94938248474#,,,,,,0#,,284283# US (New York) +16699006833,,94938248474#,,,,,,0#,,284283# US […]

MBIDP Student Seminar

“Exploring Mechanisms of Stem Cell Niche Maintenance in the Drosophila testis” Jordan Kryza (Jones lab)     Join Zoom Meeting https://ucla.zoom.us/j/97467710305?pwd=MjFSZFplN05SMFl5QVhzM2EycEJYZz09 Meeting ID: 974 6771 0305 Passcode: 099395 One tap mobile +16699006833,,97467710305#,,,,,,0#,,099395# US (San […]

Chentao Lin, Ph.D.

Chentao Lin, Ph.D. Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology   Open to Faculty. Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information.

MBIDP Student Seminar

Yan Li (Guo lab) “Structure-based design of antisense oligonucleotide”    Join Zoom Meeting https://ucla.zoom.us/j/99357198069?pwd=YzhYWFRyb0hMeWFrdm95L2JOZzdvUT09 Meeting ID: 993 5719 8069 Passcode: 404225 One tap mobile +13462487799,,99357198069#,,,,,,0#,,404225# US (Houston) +16465588656,,99357198069#,,,,,,0#,,404225# US (New […]

MBIDP Short Talks 3

Jiayan Zhang “Baby Jeff and kitties too!” Andrew Lopez “Film 101” Glo Hernandez “A fish and a tail!” Raquel Aragón “Make your money work for you!” Jessica Ochoa “Cuerdas de […]

MBI Annual Retreat

Agenda Zoom links will be sent to registrants via email. Contact stephanie@lifesci.ucla.edu with any questions MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 9:15 – 9:20 A.M.                  [...]

Cole Trapnell, Ph.D.

“Embryo-scale, single-cell spatial transcriptomics” Cole Trapnell, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Genome Sciences University of Washington

Jorge Torres, Ph.D.

Jorge Torres, Ph.D. Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry     Open to Faculty. Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom link.  

Gay Crooks, M.B.B.S.

Gay Crooks, M.B.B.S. Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics     Open to Faculty. Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom link

Irene Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Irene Chen, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering     Open to faculty Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu

Pavak Shah, Ph.D.

Pavak Shah, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology     Open to faculty Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom link

Julia Mack, Ph.D.

Julia Mack, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology   Open to faculty Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu

Claudio Villanueva, Ph.D.

“Tales from the cold—metabolic adaptations that promote thermogenesis” Claudio Villanueva, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Integrative Biology and Physiology     Open to faculty Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom link

Stephanie Correa, Ph.D.

“Sex differences in the regulation of temperature and metabolism” Stephanie Correa, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology and Physiology     Open to faculty Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom link

Ahna R. Skop, Ph.D., D.Sc.

“The midbody is a translationally active RNP granule necessary for intercellular communication” Ahna R. Skop, Ph.D., D.Sc. Professor, Genetics University of Wisconsin-Madison  

Scott Dehm, Ph.D.

“Evolution and Plasticity of the Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer” Scott Dehm, Ph.D. Professor and Apogee Enterprises Chair in Cancer Research Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology University of Minnesota […]

Samie Jaffrey, M.D., Ph.D.

“Understanding the function and dynamics of m6A in the epitranscriptome” Samie Jaffrey, M.D., Ph.D. Greenberg-Starr Professor, Pharmacology Weill Medical College, Cornell University

Cecilia Moens, Ph.D.

“Building a Topographic Map: What Happens in Vagus” Cecilia Moens, Ph.D.  Member, Division of Basic Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Affiliate Professor, Biology University of Washington   Please email […]

Benoit G. Bruneau, Ph.D.

“Transcriptional regulation of heart development and congenital heart disease” Benoit G. Bruneau, Ph.D. Director, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease William H. Younger Chair in Cardiovascular Research, Gladstone Institutes Professor, Department […]

Dominique Missiakas, Ph.D.

“A tale of two pathogens: Yersinia pestis and Staphylococcus aureus” Dominique Missiakas, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology University of Chicago   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information.

Henry N. Higgs, Ph.D.

“Dissecting the mechanisms by which actin influences mitochondria in mammals” Henry N. Higgs, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth   Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom […]

Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D.

“Antibody recognition of pandemic viruses” Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D. David Baltimore Professor, Biology and Biomolecular Engineering California Institute of Technology

Eric Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H.

“Nutritional Immunity and Microbial Countermeasures” Eric Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4) Director, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis Ernest W. Goodpasture Chair in Pathology Vice Chair […]

MB-IDP Town Hall

For Zoom details please email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu

MBIDP Student Seminar

Amara Thind (Bradley Lab) “Discovery and Characterization of Novel Bradyzoite Dense Granule Proteins in Toxoplasma gondii.” Please contact mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom details.

MBIDP Short Talks Round 2

Matt Lowe “Functional Artwork: How to Start a Record Collection” Matilde Miranda “Skincare Bootcamp” Lauren Thurlow “Infinite Houseplants” Andrew Lopez “Film Cameras 101”   Please email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom information

Jimmy Hu, Ph.D.

“Regulation of adult mouse dental epithelial progenitor cells by YAP and tissue architecture” All MBI Faculty Welcome Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/94027699869?pwd=dzdsc0prckZFNzdPRHkxcy9XL25rdz09 Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for password

Thursday Research Seminar Series

Russell Vance, Ph.D. Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology UC, Berkeley More information coming soon!

MBIDP Talk

“Organizing work at home: Lessons from ADD/ADHD” by Siobhan Braybrook

Mental Health Seminar

“Combating isolation as a grad student”  w/ Fay Lin Join via Zoom at: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/99392326644?pwd=UitYMktGblp5N0Fvb1JXakFBWGV2UT09 Please email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for password

Defense: Ade Adelaja

“Stimulus-specificity of NFκB signaling in macrophages” Mentor: Alexander Hoffmann

Defense: Cynthia Shu

“Discovery and development of small molecule sarcospan enhancers for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy” Mentor: Rachelle Crosbie-Watson Zoom location: https://uconline.zoom.us/j/235712900 Please email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for password

Defense: Tran Do

“Single cell Transcriptomic Analyses Reveal the Dynamic Landscape of Acne Lesions” Mentor: Robert Modlin Zoom location: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/495870952?pwd=azh3N0RGNm9WdmhjT1gzbW11b2x4UT09 Please email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for password

MBIDP Happy Hour

MBIDP Happy Hour with Matilde Miranda ft. origami crafts No origami paper? No problem. Most paper is fine!! Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/94507919934?pwd=WmxFdVNaS1dNZExiemU5eUFiVi9MQT09 Email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for password

Siobhan Braybrook, Ph.D.

Siobhan Braybrook, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology All MBI Faculty Welcome Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu for Zoom link and password.

Leonard H. Rome, Ph.D.

Leonard H. Rome, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Biological Chemistry David Geffen School of Medicine “The vault platform and its potential use for a SARS-CoV-2-vaccine” All MBI Faculty Welcome Please email mbiasst@lifesci.ucla.edu […]

MBIDP Student Seminar

Tasha Lin (Rao Lab)  Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/93530902154?pwd=aldseDVjVG5vc01aQmMvMEsybVJuUT09 Please email mbigrad@lifesci.ucla.edu for password

MBIDP Student Seminar

Eta Atolia (Butte Lab) “Reverse engineering vaccine neoantigens”    

Baking with the BEST

Featuring: Ian Ford, Michal Juda, and Kaiser Atai  

MBIDP Student Seminar

Feiyang Ma (Pellegrini Lab)

MBIDP Student Seminar

Alex Sercel (Teitell Lab) 

Junyoung Park, Ph.D.

Junyoung Park, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Valerie Arboleda, M.D., Ph.D.

Valerie Arboleda, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Lindsay De Biase, Ph.D.

Lindsay De Biase, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Physiology     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Laura DeNardo, Ph.D.

Laura DeNardo, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Physiology     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Luis De La Torre-Ubieta, Ph.D.

Luis De La Torre-Ubieta, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Lachezar Nikolov, Ph.D.

Lachezar Nikolov, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Paul Boutros, Ph.D.

Paul Boutros, Ph.D. Professor, Human Genetics     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Claudio Scafoglio, M.D., Ph.D.

Claudio Scafoglio, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine     All MBI Faculty Welcome

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“A tale of two pathogens: Yersinia pestis and Staphylococus aureus” Dominique Missiakas, Ph.D. Director of the Howard T. Ricketts Laboratory Co-founder and owner of ImmunArtes LLC Professor, Microbiology University of […]

Thursday Research Seminar Series

Trent Northen, Ph.D. “Exploring the chemistry of microbiomes with mass spectrometry” Chemist Senior Scientist, Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology, DOE Joint Genome Institute Berkeley Lab Biosciences

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“Defining totipotency- from embryos to stem cells” Janet Rossant, Ph.D., FRS, FRSC Senior Scientist, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology SickKids Professor, Molecular Genetics, Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Toronto  

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“Transcriptional Regulation of Circadian Rhythms and Metabolism” Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D. Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Chief, Division […]

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“How cells form and sense their shape” Amy Gladfelter, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Biology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“How gut microbes enhance enteric virus infection”  Julie Pfeiffer, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology Kern and Marnie Wildenthal President’s Research Council Professorship in Medical Science University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“Egg Development and Evolution, Inside and Out” Cassandra Extavour, Ph.D.  Professor, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Harvard University

Marc Liesa-Roig, Ph.D.

Marc Liesa-Roig, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Medicine- Endocrinology

Hung Ton-That, Ph.D.

Hung Ton-That, Ph.D. Professor, Dentistry

Marlin Touma, M.D., Ph.D.

Marlin Touma, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor In-Residence, Pediatrics David Geffen School of Medicine

Keriann M. Backus, Ph.D.

“Chemoproteomic approaches to expand the druggable proteome” Keriann M. Backus, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry

Lindsay M. De Biase, Ph.D.

Lindsay M. De Biase, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Physiology

Thomas A. Vallim, Ph.D.

Thomas A. Vallim, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cardiology, Biological Chemistry

Elizabeth Tarling, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Tarling, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Cardiology

Maureen Su, M.D.

Maureen Su, M.D.  Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“Host-microbe interactions: Harnessing co-evolution to treat disease” Janelle Ayres Professor and Laboratory Head Molecular and Systems Physiology Laboratory NOMIS Center for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Helen McLoraine Developmental Chair Salk […]

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“The highs and lows of cryo-EM and its use in studying molecular machines of mass destruction.” Gabriel Lander, Phd Professor Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology California Campus Scripps […]

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“Regulation of protein functions by 3’UTRs” Christine Mayr, MD, PhD Molecular and Cell Biologist Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Sloan Kettering Institute        

Thursday Research Seminar Series

“How is electrical signal generated? Structural and mechanistic investigations of Nav channels” Nieng Yan Shirley M. Tilghman Professor of Molecular Biology Princeton University

Special Event: 2019 Sigman Symposium

“Enzyme Hydrophobic Sites and Allosteric Membrane Interactions Regulate Cell Signaling and Inflammation” Honoring the legacy of David S. Sigman. Presentation begins at 3.30pm. A reception will follow the talk. Edward […]

Thursday Research Seminar Series

Sarah Kucenas Associate Professor of Biology Director of the Distinguished Major Program in Biology College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences University of Virginia

Thursday Research Seminar Series

Arun Radhakrishnan, Ph.D. Associate Professor Molecular Genetics Department University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Thursday Research Seminar Series

Grant Jensen Professor of Biophysics and Biology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Caltech

Thursday Research Seminar Series

Rachel Dutton, PhD Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences University of California, San Diego

MBI Annual Retreat

The 2019 Annual Retreat will be held at the Arrowhead Conference Center on September 27nd – 29th. Keynote Speaker: Min Yu, Ph.D. Richard N. Merkin Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Biology […]

Boyer/Parvin Postdoctoral Awards

Atsushi Nakano, M.D., Ph.D. – MBI FACULTY ONLY

Atsushi Nakano, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

Alvaro Sagasti, Ph.D. – MBI FACULTY ONLY

Alvaro Sagasti, Ph.D. “Creating a cellular labyrinth: Keratin filaments and cytoskeletal linkers direct morphognesis of epithelial microridges” Associate Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

Siobhan Braybrook, Ph.D.

Siobhan Braybrook, Ph.D. “Does it ever pay to be slow and fat? Functional directional growth in plants” Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology  

Edward De Robertis, Ph.D.

Edward De Robertis, Ph.D. “Wnt Signaling as a Regulator of Endocytosis” Distinguished Professor, Biological Chemistry Norman F. Sprague Chair of Molecular Oncology

Bill Lowry, Ph.D.

Bill Lowry, Ph.D. Professor, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

Hilary Coller, Ph.D.

Hilary Coller, Ph.D. “The Role of Autophagy in Wound Healing” Associate Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Associate Professor, Biological Chemistry

Oliver I. Fregoso, Ph.D.

Oliver I. Fregoso, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics

Suraj Bhat, Ph.D.

Suraj Bhat, Ph.D. Professor, Ophthalmology

Robert Schiestl, Ph.D.

Robert Schiestl, Ph.D. “Novel probiotics persisting more than 60 days in the human guts and reducing inflammation in the entire body” Professor, Pathology and Environmental Health Sciences

Michael Rosenfeld, M.D.

Michael Rosenfeld, M.D. Distinguished Professor, Medicine Howard Hughes Medical Investigator University of California, San Diego

Ya-chieh Hsu, Ph.D.

Ya-chieh Hsu, Ph.D. “Title” Alvin and Esta Star Associate Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Principal Faculty, Harvard Stem Cell Institute Harvard University

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Ph.D.

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Ph.D. William H. Fleming Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology Professor, Microbial Pathogenesis Director, Microbial Sciences Institute Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Yifan Cheng, Ph.D.

Yifan Cheng, Ph.D. Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics Howard Hughes Medical Investigator University of California, San Francisco  

Orion Weiner, Ph.D.

Orion Weiner, Ph.D. Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute University of California, San Francisco  

Ronald Evans, Ph.D.

Ronald Evans, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Gene Expression Laboratory Howard Hughes Medical Investigator March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Markus Grompe, M.D.

Markus Grompe, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine Oregon Health & Sciences University

Robert Spitale, Ph.D.

Robert Spitale, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences University of California, Irvine  

Matthew Tyska, Ph.D.

Matthew Tyska, Ph.D. Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Cell & Developmental Biology Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“On growth and form in petals”

Vivian Irish, Ph.D. Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Eaton Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Yale School of Medicine  

Robert Clubb, Ph.D.

Robert Clubb, Ph.D. Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology

Jason Ernst, Ph.D.

Jason Ernst, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Biological Chemistry & Computer Science

“Hemogenic endocardium, a novel source of cardiac tissue macrophages”

Atsushi Nakano, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology

“What is up with TOPLESS?”

Jeffrey Long, Ph.D. Director, Cell & Developmental Biology Home Area Professor, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology

Arnold Berk, M.D.

Arnold Berk, M.D. Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics

“A window into the brain – biomarkers in blood exosomes distinguish closely related neurodegenerative diseases”

Gal Bitan, Ph.D. Professor-in-Residence, Neurology

“Dissecting Molecular Pathways how Air Pollution Disrupts Cell Metabolism”

Jesus Araujo, M.D., Ph.D.  Associate Professor, Medicine

Jake Lusis, Ph.D.

Jake Lusis, Ph.D.  Professor, Medicine, Human Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics Vice Chair, Human Genetics

“MicroED Conception, practice and future opportunities”

Tamir Gonen, Ph.D. Professor, Biological Chemistry & Physiology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Arjun Raj, Ph.D.

Arjun Raj, Ph.D.  “Free will, determinism, and therapy resistance in cancer” Associate Professor, Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania

“Development and function of innate-like alpha beta T cells”

“Development and function of innate-like alpha beta T cells”  Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D.  President & Chief Scientific Officer, Division of Developmental Immunology La Jolla Institute for Immunology

“Designing Synthetic Transcription Factors”

Aseem Ansari, Ph.D. “Designing Synthetic Transcription Factors” Professor of Chemical Genomics and Synthetic Biology Department of Biochemistry and Genome Center University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Structural insights into nuclear pre-mRNA splicing in higher eukaryotes”

*Held on Monday, February 11, 2019 and will be in CHS 13-105 Reinhard Luhrmann, Ph.D.  Director, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry  

“Caught in the act: visualizing and targeting tumor-stroma interactions in metastasis”

Mikala Egeblad, Ph.D.  Associate Professor University of Copenhagen & the Danish Cancer Society Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

“Silencing of Retroviral DNAs”

“Silencing of Retroviral DNAs” Stephen Goff, Ph.D.  Professor, Microbiology & Immunology Higgins Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Columbia University

“Dynamics of Autophagy in Neuronal Homeostasis and Neurodegeneration”

Erika Holzbaur, Ph.D.  William Maul Measey Professor in Physiology Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Dillin, Ph.D.

“Orchestrating aging and proteostasis across a troubled soma” Professor, Genetics, Genomics and Development Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Center University of California, Berkeley  

Matthew P. DeLisa, Ph.D.

“Adventures in bacterial glycobiology: engineering sweet solutions to sticky situations” William L. Lewis Professor of Engineering Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Cornell University

Andrew Murray, Ph.D.

“A Trip to the Evolutionary Repair Shop: How cells adapt to the loss of important genes” Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor Director, FAS Center […]

Ann McKee, M.D.

“CTE: A Post Traumatic Tauopathy” Director, Neuropathology Core Professor, Neurology and Pathology Boston University CTE Center  

Steven McKnight, Ph.D.

“A Solid State Conceptualization of Information Transfer from Gene to Message to Protein”  Distinguished Chair in Basic Biomedical Research Professor, Biochemistry UT Southwestern Medical Center  

Michelle Wang. Ph.D.

David S. Sigman Symposium Lecture Professor, Physics Howard Hughes Medical Investigator Cornell University

Clodagh O’Shea, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar Salk Institute for Biological Studies  

Thomas Perkins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology University of Colorado, Boulder

Fred Dyda, Ph.D.

Section Chief, Structural Biochemistry Section Laboratory of Molecular Biology National Institute of Health

De-Chen Lin

Jesse Zamundio

Siobhan Braybrook

Melody Li

Tamer Sallam

Timothy O’Sullivan

Theodoros Keledisis

Justine Lee

Boyer/Parvin Postdoctoral Awards

Michael Carey, Ph.D.

Professor, Biological Chemistry Co-Director, Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Program Director, JCCC Gene Regulation Program Area

Peter Tontonoz, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Jerome Zack, Ph.D.

Director, Ahmanson Biological Imaging Division Director, Center for AIDS Research Associate Director, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research Associate Director, UCLA AIDS Institute Professor, […]

Joseph Loo, Ph.D.

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biological Chemistry

Ren Sun, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & medical Pharmacology, Bioengineering  

Angelique Bordey, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurosurgery Professor, Cellular and Molecular Physiology Vice Chair, Research, Neurosurgery Yale School of Medicine Host: Ye Zhang (MBI), Chris Evans (BRI) Will be held in NRB Auditorium.

Jay Keasling, Ph.D.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Bioengineering University of California, Berkeley Senior Faculty Scientist Associate Laboratory Director Berkeley National Laboratory Chief Executive Officer Joing BioEnergy Institute Host: BBSB Home Area

Tim Stearns, Ph.D.

“Centrosomes and Cilia: From Single Molecules to New Model Organisms” Frank Lee and Carol Hall Professor of Biology Chair, Biology Stanford University

Photini Sinnis, M.D.

“Establishment of Malaria Infection: Parasite Bottleneck & Point for Intervention”  Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology Johns Hopkins University Host: Peter Bradley

Gregory Alushin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology and Structural Biology The Rockefeller University

Roy Parker, Ph.D.

Endowed Chair, Biochemistry Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry University of Colorado, Boulder Host: Ming Guo

Hana El Samad, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics UCSF School of Medicine Host: Van Savage (QCB), Margot Quinlan (MBI)

Sophie Dumont, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell & Developmental Tissue Biology Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco  

Tuesday Faculty Lunch: Yousang Gwack

Gwack Lab

Tuesday Faculty Lunch: Lily Wu

Wu Lab

Tuesday Faculty Lunch: Margot Quinlan

Quinlan Lab

Tuesday Faculty Lunch: Hong Zhou

Zhou Lab

Tuesday Faculty Lunch: Amander Clark

Clark Lab

Tuesday Faculty Lunch: Grace Aldrovandi

Aldrovandi Lab

MBI Annual Retreat

MBI Seminar: Steven Boxer, Ph.D.

Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry Department of Chemistry Stanford University  Boxer Website  Hosted by Steve Young

MBI Seminar: Olga Boudker, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Physiology and Biophysics Cornell University Boudker Website  Hosted by Jim Bowie

MBI Seminar: Emanuela Gussoni, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics Harvard Medical School Boston Children’s Hospital  “Tetraspanin CD82 in muscle stem cells and muscular dystrophy” Gussoni Website  Hosted by MBIDP Students CDB Home Area

MBI Seminar: William A. Petri Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Internal Medicine, Pathology, and Microbiology Director of Infectious Diseases Training Program University of Virginia Petri Jr. Website  Hosted by Patricia Johnson

MBI Seminar: Michel Goedert, M.D., Ph.D.

Head, Division of Neurobiology Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology University of Cambridge  Geodert Website Hosted by David Eisenberg

MBI Seminar: Scott Keeney, Ph.D.

Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences HHMI Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center    Keeney Website Hosted by Tracy Johnson

MBI Seminar: Vamsi Mootha, M.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Mootha Website  Hosted by Steve Young & Sabeeha Merchant

MBI Seminar: Karen Adelman, Ph.D.

Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Harvard Medical School Adelman Website Hosted by Tracy Johnson

MBI Seminar: David J. Rawlings, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics  University of Washington Director, Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies  Seattle Children’s Research Institute  Chief, Division of Immunology  Seattle Children’s Hospital  Rawlings Website  Hosted by MBIDP Students […]

2018 MBI Retreat

Our Keynote speaker (invited by the students) will be Michael Snyder, from Stanford. http://snyderlab.stanford.edu/

MBI Member Seminar: Brigitte Gomperts, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Pulmonary Medicine Gomperts Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Jose Rodriguez, PhD

Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry Rodriguez Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Grace Aldrovandi, MD

Professor, Pediatrics Aldrovandi Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Alice Soragni, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Hematology-Oncology Soragni Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Gerald Lipshutz, MD, DDS

Professor in Residence, Surgery, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology Lipshutz Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Don Puppione, PhD

Emeritus Member, Molecular Biology Institute Puppione PubMed Link Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Manish Butte, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, MIMG Butte Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Patrick Allard, PhD

Assistant Professor, Institute for Society & Genetics Allard Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Member Seminar: Luisa Arispe, PhD

Professor, Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology Director, Molecular Biology Institute Arispe Lab Website Open to all MBI Members Lunch Served

MBI Seminar: Christopher Lima, PhD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Structural Biology Program Member, Professor of Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences & the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School […]

MBI Seminar: Raymond Stevens, PhD

Provost Professor, Biological Sciences & Chemistry Director of The Bridge Institute, Departments of Biological Sciences & Chemistry, University of Southern California “TBA” Stevens Website Hosted by Ronald Kaback (RKaback@mednet.ucla.edu)

MBI Seminar: Tamir Gonen, PhD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Departments of Physiology and Biological Chemistry, UCLA Title TBA Gonen Website

MBI Seminar: Len Zon, MD

Director, Stem Cell Program, Children’s Hospital Boston Grousbeck Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute “Pathways regulating hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and migration” Zon Website Hosted […]

MBI Seminar: Ray Deshaies, PhD

Senior Vice President, Discovery Research, Amgen Visiting Associate, Division of Biology & Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology “The Adaptive Exchange Hypothesis: Dynamic Specification of the SCF Ubiquitin Ligase Repertoire […]

Sigman Symposium: Yigong Shi, PhD

Vice President, Tsinghua University Dean, School of Life Sciences , Tsinghua University Co-Director, Tsinghua-Peking Joint Center for Life Sciences, Beijing “Mechanism of pre-mRNA Splicing by the Spliceosome” Shi Website Sigman […]

MBI Seminar: Elçin Ünal, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Department of Molecular & Cell Biology University of California, Berkeley “Meiotic Differentiation: Uncovering Unique Modes of Gene Regulation and Organelle Remodeling” Unal Webite Hosted by Margot […]

MBI Seminar: Peter K. Jackson, PhD

Professor Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology Department of Microbiology & Immunology Stanford University School of Medicine   “Reforming adipogenesis: ciliary trafficking of fatty acid GPCR activates cAMP- dependent differentiation […]

MBI Seminar: Liana Lareau, PhD

Principal Investigator California Institute for Quantitative Biology University of California, Berkeley “Ribosome Dynamics Captured by Deep Sequencing and Deep Learning” Lareau Website Hosted by the Gene Regulation Home Area

QCBio/MBI Seminar: Tobias Meyer, Ph.D.

Quantitative & Systems Biology Seminar Presented by the QCBio and MBI Tobias Meyer, Ph.D. Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University “Using live-Cell Analysis to Elucidate the Logics of […]

NO MBI FACULTY SEMINAR TODAY

MBI Seminar: John Eiler, Ph.D.

Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology Professor, Geochemistry, Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, Caltech “Isotopic Structures of Natural Organic Molecules” Eiler Website Hosted by Steve Young, SGYoung@mednet.ucla.edu

CANCELLED: MBI Seminar: David Botstein, Ph.D.

CANCELLED

MBI Seminar: Harmit Malik, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Principal Investigator, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center “Rules of Engagement: Molecular Arms Races Between Host and Viral Genomes” Malik Lab Website […]

MBI Seminar: Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Professor, Tomkins Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UC San Francisco “Genomics and Infectious Disease” DeRisi […]

MBI/BRI Seminar: Susan Ackerman, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Steven W. Kuffler Chair, Biology Professor, Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego Professor, Cell & Molecular Medicine, UC San Diego Medical School […]

MBI Seminar: Victor Torres, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology NYU School of Medicine “Staphylococcus Aureus Leukocidins: Unraveling Their Role in Pathogenesis” Torres Lab Website Hosted by The Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis Home Area, […]

MBI Seminar: Tomas Kirchhausen, Ph.D.

Springer Family Chair, Boston Children’s Hospital Professor, Cell Biology & of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School “Picturing Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution” Kirchhausen Lab Website Hosted by Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Ph.D., arispe@mbi.ucla.edu

MBI Seminar: Chuck Murry, M.D., Ph.D.

Woods Professor of Pathology, Bioengineering & Medicine/Cardiology Director, Center for Cardiovascular Biology Interim Director, Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington “Cardiac Development, Maturation, & Regeneration” Murry […]

MBI Member Seminar: Ye Zhang

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences  www.yezhanglab.org/ Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Reza Ardehali

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology https://ardehalilab.med.ucla.edu/ Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Oliver Fregoso

Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics www.fregosolab.org Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Roy Wollman

Associate Professor, Integrative Biology & Physiology and of Chemistry & Biochemistry http://wollman.chem.ucla.edu/ Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Megan McEvoy

Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics www.mbi.ucla.edu/faculty/megan-mcevoy/ Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Alex Hoffmann

Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Director, Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences Hoffmann Lab Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Andrew Goldstein

Assistant Professor in Residence, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology and of Urology www.goldsteinlabucla.com Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Robert Schiestl

Professor of Pathology, Environmental Health, and of Radiation Oncology www.mbi.ucla.edu/faculty/robert-schiestl/ Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Luisa Arispe

Professor, Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology Director, Molecular Biology Institute www.mcdb.ucla.edu/Research/Arispe “MBIDP Update and Upcoming Review” Open to all MBI Members

MBI Seminar: Mark Khan, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Translational Research Center “Cerebral Cavernous Malformation: From Mechanism to Therapy” Khan Lab Website Hosted by Steve Young, M.D., sgyoung@mednet.ucla.edu

MBI Seminar: Steven Henikoff, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Member, Division of Basic Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center “Genome-wide Mapping of Protein-DNA Interaction Dynamics” Henikoff Lab Website Hosted by The MBIDP Gene Regulation […]

MBI Seminar: David Mangelsdorf, Ph.D.

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor & Alfred G. Gilman Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology Raymond & Ellen Willie Distinguished Chair in Molecular Neuropharmacology in Honor of Harold B. Crasilneck, Ph.D. […]

Sigman Symposium: Xiaowei Zhuang, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator David B. Arnold Professor of Science Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology Professor of Physics Harvard University “Illuminating Biology at the Nanoscale and Systems Scale […]

MBI Member Seminar: Fuyu Tamanoi

Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics Director, Signal Transduction Program Area, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Tamanoi Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Elaine Hsiao

Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology & Physiology Hsiao Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Beth Lazazzera

Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics Lazazzera Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

No MBI Faculty Seminar Today

MBI Member Seminar: Yibin Wang

Professor of Anesthesiology, Physiology, & Medicine Director of the Division of Molecular Medicine Wang Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Elizabeth Tarling

Assistant Professor, Cardiology Tarling Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Siavash Kurdistani

Chair & Professor Department of Biological Chemistry David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Kurdistani Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Hilary Coller

Associate Professor Departments of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology and Biological Chemistry Coller Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Member Seminar: Larry Simpson

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Simpson Lab Website *Open to all MBI Members

MBI Seminar: Stephen Beverley, Ph.D.

Marvin A. Brennecke Professor Chair of Molecular Microbiology Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine “RNA Viruses as Virulence Factors in Parasitic Protozoa” Beverley Lab Website Host: Patricia Johnson […]

MBI Seminar: Prashant Mali, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Bioengineering UC, San Diego “Multiplex Genome Engineering via CRISPR-Cas: New Approaches and New Challenges”  Mali Lab Website Host Sri Kosuri, Ph.D., (sri@ucla.edu)  

MBI Seminar: Frederic de Sauvage, Ph.D.

Vice President & Staff Scientist, Molecular Oncology Genentech “Targeting intestinal stem cells in cancer” Sauvage Genentech Website Host: Steve Young (sgyoung@mednet.ucla.edu)

MBI Seminar: Fitnat Yildiz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology UC, Santa Cruz “”Mechanism and Regulation of Biofilm Formation” Yildiz Lab Website Host: Beth Lazazzera (BethL@microbio.ucla.edu)  

MBI Seminar: Jan Karlseder, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology Laboratory Donald & Darlene Shiley Chair Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla “What Telomeres Can Teach Us About DNA Replication and Repair Pathway Choice” […]

MBI Seminar: Wendell Lim, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Director, UCSF Center for Systems & Synthetic Biology UC, San Francisco “Programming and Perturbing Cell Signaling Networks“ […]

MBI Seminar: Marc Diamond, M.D.

Director, Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases Professor, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, Neuroscience UT Southwestern Medical Center “The Prion Model: Expanding Our Ability to Classify and Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases” Diamond Lab Website […]

MBI Seminar: Maria Barna, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Departments of Developmental Biology & Genetics Stanford University “Specialized Ribosomes: A New Frontier in Gene Regulation, Organismal Biology, and Evolution” Barna Lab Website  

MBI Seminar: Kathryn Moore, Ph.D.

Jean and David Blechman Professor of Cardiology Department of Medicine Professor, Department of Cell Biology New York University School of Medicine “Non-Coding RNA Regulation of Cholesterol Homeostasis” Moore Faculty Website […]

MBI Members Seminar: Luisa Arispe, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Director, Molecular Biology Institute “State of the Molecular Biology Institute” Arispe Lab Website *All MBI Members Welcome

Seminar: Brian Dynlacht, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology New York University School of Medicine “Transcriptional and Epigenetic Control of Differentiation” Dynlacht Lab Wesite

MBI Members Seminar: Xia Yang, Ph.D.

Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology *Open to all MBI Members Yang Lab website  

MBI Members Seminar: Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology *Open to all MBI Members Memarzadeh Lab website  

MBI Members Seminar: Austin Nakano, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology *Open to all MBI Members Nakano website    

MBI Members: Jie Zheng, Ph.D.

Department of Ophthalmology *Open to all MBI Members Zheng Faculty Profile

MBI Members Seminar: Arnold Berk, M.D.

Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics *Open to all MBI Members Berk website

MBI Members Seminar: Thomas Vallim, Ph.D.

Division of Cardiology *Open to all MBI Members Vallim website

MBI Members Seminar: Alvaro Sagasti, Ph.D.

Department of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology *Open to all MBI Members Sagasti Lab website

MBI Members Seminar: Steven Clarke, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry *Open to all MBI Members Clarke Lab website    

MBI Members Seminar: Lin Jiang, Ph.D.

Department of Neurology “Old Drugs New tricks: Structure-based Drug Discovery in Alzheimer’s Disease and Others” *Open to all MBI Members Jiang Lab website

MBI Members Seminar: Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry “Teaching as research: a Big Data approach to educational experiments” *Open to all MBI Members Lee Lab website

Seminar: Benjamin F. Cravatt, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute “Activity-based Proteomics – Protein and Ligand Discovery on a Global Scale” Click here for […]

Seminar: Sally Horne-Badovinac, PhD

Associate Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology; University of Chicago “Going in Circles Gets You Somewhere – Mechanisms Controlling Egg Chamber Elongation in Drosophila” Click here for more information

Seminar: Hal Dietz, MD

Victor A. McKusick Professor, Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular Biology and Genetics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Director, William S. Smilow Center for Marfan Syndrome Research “TGFβ in the Pathogenesis of Inherited […]

Seminar: Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

Professor, Departments of Developmental and Molecular Biology and of Anatomy and Structural Biology, Co-Director, Institute for Aging Research, Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases; Albert Einstein […]

Seminar: Vladimir Kalinichenko M.D., Ph.D.

Professor & Endowed Chair in Regenerative Medicine, Director, Center for Lung Regenerative Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary Biology and Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine of the […]

Seminar: Nevan Krogan, PhD

Professor, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, School of Medicine; UC, San Francisco “Using System Approaches to Studying Disease”  Click here for more information

Seminar: Dianne K. Newman, PhD

Professor of Geobiology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and Division of Biology; California Institute of Technology Investigator; Howard Hughes Medical Institute “Primary Roles for “Secondary” Metabolites in Microbial Community […]

Seminar: Abby Dernburg, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology; UC, Berkeley Investigator; HHMI “A Liquid Crystalline Compartment Assembles Between Chromosomes to Control Meiotic Recombination” Click here […]

Seminar: Jared Rutter, PhD

HHMI Investigator Professor of Biochemistry; University of Utah School of Medicine “Metabolism and Cellular Decisions: Entwined in Health and Disease” Click here for more information

Seminar: Michael Rape, PhD

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Dr. K. Peter Hirth Chair in Cancer Biology; UC, Berkeley Investigator; Howard Hughes Medical Institute “Building a Face, One Ubiquitin at a Time” Click […]

Seminar: Samara Reck-Peterson, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine; University of California San Diego “The cellular interstate system: regulation of microtubule-based transport” Click for more information

Seminar: Alan Saghatelian, PhD

Professor, Dr. Frederik Paulsen Chair; Salk Institute for Biological Studies “Discovery of a Novel Class of Bioactive Lipids” Click for more information

Seminar: Jay Horton, MD

Chief, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Director, Center for Human Nutrition, Program Director, Physician Scientist Training Program, Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics; UT Southwestern Medical Center “The […]

Seminar: Roger Sunahara, PhD

*Special Tuesday seminar Cosponsored with The Brain Research Institute; UCLA Professor, Department of Pharmacology; UC, San Diego “Probing G Protein-Coupled Receptors as Allosteric Sensors Linking Hormone Binding to G Protein […]

Seminar: Rebecca Heald, PhD

Flora Lamson Hewlett Chair, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology; UC, Berkeley “Mechanisms of mitosis and size control in Xenopus” Click for more information

Seminar: Tobias Walther, PhD

Professor, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health; Harvard University Professor, Department of Cell Biology; Harvard Medical School “How we deal with fat: mechanisms and consequences of […]

Seminar: Manoj Duraisingh, PhD

John LaPorte Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health; Harvard University “The locks and keys for moving in: red blood cell invasion by malaria parasites” […]

Seminar: Daniel Gottschling, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist; Calico Life Sciences, LLC  “Wrestling with how interconnected biological systems change with age” Click for more information

Seminar: Lynn Cooley, PhD

CNH Long Professor of Genetics, Professor, Departments of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Yale University “Extreme reproduction: the cell biology […]

MBI Members Seminar: Samantha Butler, PhD

Department of Neurobiology *Open to all MBI Members Butler Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: H. Phillip Koeffler, MD

Department of Bioengineering; UCLA IM/Hematology/Oncology; Cedars-Sinai *Open to all MBI Members Koeffler Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: H. Ronald Kaback, MD

Department of Physiology Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics *Open to all MBI Members Kaback Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: James Bowie, PhD

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry *Open to all MBI Members Bowie Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Ellen Carpenter, PhD

Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Science *Open to all MBI Members Carpenter Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Harley Kornblum MD, PhD

Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences Department of Pediatric Neurology Department of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology *Open to all MBI Members Kornblum Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: J. William Schopf, PhD

Department of Earth, Planetary & Space Sciences *Open to all MBI Members Schopf Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Harvey Herschman, PhD

Department of Biological Chemistry, Department of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology *Open to all MBI Members Herschman Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Peter Bradley, PhD

Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics *Open to all MBI Members Bradley Lab Website

Seminar: Chris Glass, MD, PhD

Departments of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, Medicine, UC San Diego “The Nature and Nurture of Macrophage Development and Function” Click for more information

Seminar: Ben Blencowe, PhD

Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto "An alternative splicing regulatory network and its role in autism spectrum disorder" Host: Doug Black, PhD Click for more information

Seminar: James Chen, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology; University of Texas, Southwestern “Enemy within – immune and autoimmune responses to cytosolic DNA” Click for more information

Seminar: Dan Goldberg, MD, PhD

Departments of Molecular Microbiology & Medicine; Washington University “Protein Export in Intraerythrocytic Malaria Parasites” Host: Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis Graduate Students Click for more information

Seminar: Kausik Si, PhD

Stowers Institute Dept of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas "A putative biochemical engram of long-term memory" Host: Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology Graduate Students Click for more information

Seminar: Sanjay Tyagi, PhD

Public Health Research Institute Center, New Jersey Medical School - Rutgers “Origins and consequences of stochastic mRNA synthesis in higher eukaryotes” Host: Gene Regulation Graduate Students Click for more information

Seminars: Eva Nogales, PhD

  Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley “Insights into microtubule dynamics and transcription initiation from cryo-EM studies” Host: Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology Graduate Students Click for more [...]

Seminar: Martin Hetzer, PhD

Molecular & Cell Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies “How the nuclear membrane controls genome function” Click for more information

Seminar: Martin Pollak, MD

Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard “Kidney disease in people of African ancestry”  Host: Steve Young, MD Click for more information

MBI Members Seminar: Sri Kosuri, ScD

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry “Synthetic Approaches to Sequence-Function Relationships” *Open to all MBI faculty members Kosuri Lab Website

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MBI Members Seminar: Alison Frand, PhD

Department of Biological Chemistry “Staying in Shape:  Physiologic Atresia and Corsetry in C. elegans” *Open to MBI Members only Frand Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: April Pyle, PhD

Department of  Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics “Combining Gene Editing and Skeletal Muscle Progenitor Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Applications in Muscle Disease” *Open to MBI Members […]

MBI Members Seminar: David Underhill, PhD

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine “The Fungal Microbiome in Health and Disease” *Open to MBI Members only Underhill Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: David K. Jacobs, PhD

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology “TBA” *Open to MBI Members only Jacobs Website

MBI Members Seminar: Sabeeha Merchant, PhD

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry “Visualization of dynamic sites of metal accumulation” *Open to MBI Members only Merchant Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Tracy Johnson, PhD

Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology “TBA” *Open to MBI Members only Johnson Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Wenyuan Shi, PhD

Departments of Dentistry & Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics “TBA” *Open to MBI Members only Shi Lab Website  

Biotechnology Edge

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this year’s workshop has been canceled. We’re exploring alternative biotech-related career events.   Are you interested in making the leap from academia to industry? The world […]

Focus on Imaging workshop

  Open to all MBIDP students, MBI Faculty and their lab personnel. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY SEPT 6TH! SCHEDULE Tuesday – September 11th 2018 9.30am- noon Boyer 130 Introductory Seminars Joel [...]

Sigman Symposium: Carlos Bustamante, PhD

Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology, Physics, and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Click for more information *Seminar at 4pm with reception to follow.

MBI Members Seminar: Jim Lake, PhD

Departments of Human Genetics and Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology *Open to MBI Member’s only* Lake Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Giovanni Coppola, MD

Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences *Open to MBI Members only” Coppola Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Yi Xing, PhD

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics “Open to MBI Members only” Xing Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Suraj Bhat, PhD

Department of Ophthalmology “Open to MBI Members only” Bhat Lab Website

MBI Members Seminar: Jorge Torres, PhD

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry *Open to MBI Members only* Torres Lab Website  

MBI Members Seminar: Thomas Vallim, PhD

David Geffen School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology *Open to MBI Members only* Vallim Faculty Website    

MBI Members Seminar: Huiying Li, PhD

Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology Title TBA Click for more information

MBI Members Seminar: Yibin Wang, PhD

Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Physiology Title TBA Click for more information

MBI Members Seminar: Gal Bitan, PhD

Department of Neurology Title TBA Click for more information

MBI Members Seminar: Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD

Director, Molecular Biology Institute. "MBI: Past Accomplishments and Future Directions" Click for more information

Seminar: Marcia Haigis, PhD

Department of Cell Biology, Harvard University. "Uncovering new roles for mitochondria in cancer" Host: MBIDP Students Click for more information

Seminar: Manuel Ares, PhD

Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, UC Santa Cruz. Title TBA Host: Douglas Black, Tracy Johnson Click for more information

Seminar: Steve P. Bell, PhD

Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Studying the Initiation of DNA Replication, One Molecule at a Time" Host: James Wohlschlegel Click for more information

Seminar: Mitsu Ikura, PhD

Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto "Dissecting Oncogenic RAS Signaling Mechanisms at the Membrane Surface" Hosts: Juli Feigon, Fuyu Tamanoi Click for more information

Seminar: Matthew Vander Heiden, MD, PhD

Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Title TBA" Host: Michael Teitell Click for more information

Seminar: Victor Corces, PhD

Department of Biology, Emory University. "Transcription and the 3D Organization of the Genome" Host: Tom Vondriska Click for more information

Seminar: Robert Blelloch, MD, PhD

Department of Urology, UC San Francisco. "How to avoid commitment- epigenetic maintenance of pluripotency". Host: Leanne Jones Click for more information

Seminar: Louis J. Ptacek, MD

Department of Neurology, UC San Francisco. "Clinical, genetic, and biochemical characterization of human circadian regulation". Host: Peter Tontonoz. Click for more information