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The Salk Bulletin, managed by the Salk Events team, is a compilation of upcoming scientific lectures and conferences taking place in and around La Jolla, California. The Bulletin includes events at the Salk Institute, UC San Diego, La Jolla Institute, Scripps Research and Sanford Burnham Prebys. Click to subscribe to the monthly Salk Bulletin. If you would like to have your event included in the Salk Bulletin, click here.

Click here to download the listing of events for February.

Changes and cancellations are not infrequent, so please check this page often for updates.

Click to download the Thursday Seminar Series poster, download poster »


Cancer Center Trainee Research Seminar

WHEN: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.
TOPIC: Understanding the role of oxidative metabolism in physiology and cancer
SPEAKER: Kivanc Birsoy, PhD
Chapman Perelman Associate Professor, The Rockefeller University
HOST: Chris Murray, T32 Fellows
LOCATION: Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Aaron Streets

WHEN: Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Aaron Streets, University of California, Berkeley
TALK TITLE: New Tools for Multimodal Precision Measurement of Single Cells and Single Molecules
HOST: Christina Towers
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Dulbecco Lecture: Steven Artandi

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 4:00 pm
SPEAKER: Steven Artandi, M.D., Ph. D., Jerome and Daisy Low Gilbert Professor
Director, Stanford Cancer Institute
TALK TITLE: Clone wars, telomerase and cancer
HOST: Tony Hunter and Reuben Shaw
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Black in STEM
WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
SPEAKERS: Kevin Cox (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center), Eric Archer (Western Michigan University), and Charisse Nicole Winston (Keck School of Medicine of USC)
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/events/science-events/black-in-stem-information/

San Diego Nathan Shock Center 2024 Symposium
WHEN: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
HOST: Alessandra Sacco (SBP) and Gerald Shadel (Salk Institute)
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium and Zoom
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/sd-nsc-symposium

7th Annual La Jolla Aging Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, March 7, 2024
HOST: Alessandra Sacco (SBP), Peter Adams (SBP), and Gerald Shadel (Salk Institute)
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/events/science-events/la-jolla-aging-meeting/

International Women’s Day | The Power of Persistance
Women Transforming Cancer Research and Care
WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
HOSTS: Lustgarten Foundation and the Salk Institute
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/events/science-events/international-womens-day/

Thursday Seminar Series: Liqun Luo

WHEN: Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Liqun Luo, Stanford University
TALK TITLE: Wiring Specificity of Neural Circuits
HOST: Sung Han
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Corey Harwell

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Corey Harwell, University of California, San Francisco
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Krissy Lyon
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Tullia Bruno

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Tullia Bruno, University of Pittsburgh
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Daniel Hollern
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Amita Sehgal

WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Amita Sehgal, University of Pennsylvania
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Satchidananda Panda
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Xiaowei Zhuang

WHEN: “Monday”, April 22, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University and HHMI
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Margarita Behrens
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Sue Rhee

WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Sue Rhee, Stanford University
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Todd Michael and Wolfgang Busch
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Steve McCarroll

WHEN: Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Steve McCarroll, Harvard Medical School
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Graham McVicker
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Ukpong Eyo

WHEN: Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Ukpong Eyo, University of Virginia
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Jasmine Revanna
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Hernandez Moura Silva

WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Hernandez Moura Silva, MIT Ragon Institute
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Deepshika Ramanan
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Ian Maze

WHEN: Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Ian Maze, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Kenta Asahina
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Navdeep Chandel

WHEN: Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Navdeep Chandel, Northwestern University
TALK TITLE: TBD
HOST: Christian Metallo
LOCATION: Trustees’ Room

The Salk Bulletin, managed by the Salk Events team, is a compilation of upcoming scientific lectures and conferences taking place in and around La Jolla, California. The Bulletin includes events at the Salk Institute, UC San Diego, La Jolla Institute, Scripps Research and Sanford Burnham Prebys. Click to subscribe to the monthly Salk Bulletin. If you would like to have your event included in the Salk Bulletin, click here.

Click here to download the listing of events for February.

Changes and cancellations are not infrequent, so please check this page often for updates.

Click to download the Thursday Seminar Series poster, download poster »


Black in STEM
WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
SPEAKERS: Kevin Cox (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center), Eric Archer (Western Michigan University), and Charisse Nicole Winston (Keck School of Medicine of USC)
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/events/science-events/black-in-stem-information/

San Diego Nathan Shock Center 2024 Symposium
WHEN: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
HOST: Alessandra Sacco (SBP) and Gerald Shadel (Salk Institute)
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium and Zoom
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/sd-nsc-symposium

7th Annual La Jolla Aging Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, March 7, 2024
HOST: Alessandra Sacco (SBP), Peter Adams (SBP), and Gerald Shadel (Salk Institute)
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/events/science-events/la-jolla-aging-meeting/

International Women’s Day | The Power of Persistance
Women Transforming Cancer Research and Care
WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
HOSTS: Lustgarten Foundation and the Salk Institute
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: www.salk.edu/events/science-events/international-womens-day/