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Dulbecco Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Charles Swanton, Translational Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory, Francis Crick Institute, UK
TALK TITLE: Order From Chaos – Evolutionary Constraints in Cancer Progression and Immune Evasion
HOST: Inder Verma and Reuben Shaw
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

March of Dimes Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Carla Shatz
TALK TITLE: Synapses Lost and Found: Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer’s Disease
HOST: Inder Verma
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Edward Chang

WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Edward Chang
TALK TITLE: Functional Architecture of Human Speech Cortex
HOST: Sharona Ben-Haim
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Crick Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: George Church
TALK TITLE: Reading and Writing DNA for Organs and Ecosystems
HOST: Inder Verma
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Heinemann Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Liqun Luo
TALK TITLE: Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuit Assembly and Organization
HOST: Eiman Azim and Kenta Asahina
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Christine Mayr

WHEN: Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Christine Mayr , Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
TALK TITLE: Regulation of Protein-Protein Interactions by 3’UTRs
HOST: Alan Saghatelian
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Ido Amit

WHEN: Friday, April 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Ido Amit , Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
TALK TITLE: The Power of ONE: Immunology in the Age of Single Cell Genomics
HOST: Axel Nimmerjahn
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Sing Sing Way

WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Sing Sing Way , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
TALK TITLE: Immune Pathogenesis of Prenatal Infection
HOST: Clodagh O’Shea
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Larry Abbott

WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Larry Abbott , Columbia University
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Eiman Azim
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Ziv Bar-Joseph

WHEN: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Ziv Bar-Joseph , Carnegie Mellon University
TALK TITLE: Reconstructing Development Regulatory Networks from scRNA-Seq Data
HOST: Graham McVicker
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Alex Shalek

WHEN: Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Alex Shalek , MIT
TALK TITLE: Approaching the Immune System as an Interacting Ensemble of Cells
HOST: Patrick David Hsu
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Jose Carmena

WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Jose Carmena , UC Berkeley
TALK TITLE: Mechanisms of Neural Activity Exploration and Consolidation Underlying Neuroprosthetic Skill Learning
HOST: Xin Jin and Tatyana Sharpee
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Cell Cycle Symposium
WHEN: June 26-29, 2018
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: http://www.salk.edu/cellcycle2018
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Vale Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Vamsi Mootha
TALK TITLE: Genomics Approaches to Mitochrondrial Disease
HOST: Marc Montminy/Inder Verma
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Post-Translational Regulation of Cell Signaling
WHEN: July 31 – August 3, 2018
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: http://www.salk.edu/prcs2018
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Guoping Feng

WHEN: Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Guoping Feng , MIT
TALK TITLE: Dissecting Synaptic and Circuitry Mechanisms of Psychiatric Disorders
HOST: John Reynolds
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Orgel Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Hopi Hoekstra
TALK TITLE: From Mice to Molecules: the Genetic Basis of Behavioral Evolution
HOST: Inder Verma
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Edward Chang

WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Edward Chang , UCSF
TALK TITLE: Functional Architecture of Human Speech Cortex
HOST: Sharona Ben-Haim
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Brad Bernstein

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Brad Bernstein , Massachusettes General Hospital
TALK TITLE: Chromosomal Topologies and Plasticity in Cancer
HOST: Diana Hargreaves
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Elizabeth Haswell

WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Haswell , Washington University in Saint Louis
TALK TITLE: Stretching the Imagination: Mechanosensitive Ion Channels as Multifunctional Sensors of Membrane Tension
HOST: Joanne Chory
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Navdeep Chandal

WHEN: Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Navdeep Chandal , Northwestern University
TALK TITLE: Mitochondria Control of Physiology and Disease: Beyond ATP
HOST: Janelle Ayres
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Sheng-Yang He

WHEN: Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Sheng-Yang He , Michigan State University, China
TALK TITLE: Bacteria in the Phyllosphere
HOST: Wolfgang Busch
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Jennifer Nemhauser

WHEN: Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Jennifer Nemhauser , University of Washington
TALK TITLE: Plant Logic
HOST: Julie Law
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Bill Bialek

WHEN: Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Bill Bialek , Princeton University
TALK TITLE: Searching for Simplicity in Large Biological Networks
HOST: Tatyana Sharpee
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Cell Cycle Symposium
WHEN: June 26-29, 2018
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: http://www.salk.edu/cellcycle2018
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Post-Translational Regulation of Cell Signaling
WHEN: July 31 – August 3, 2018
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: http://www.salk.edu/prcs2018
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium