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Thursday Seminar Series – Focus on Aging: Vilhelm Bohr

WHEN:Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Vilhelm Bohr, MD, PhD, Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, NIH
TALK TITLE:Nuclear DNA damage signaling to mitochondrial dysfunction in aging and neurodegeneration
HOSTS:Gerald Shadel
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

First Friday Seminar: Lisa Giocomo

WHEN:Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Lisa Giocomo, Stanford University
TALK TITLE:Multiple maps for spatial memory and navigation
HOSTS:Kay Tye
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

First Friday Series: Steve Lisberger

WHEN:Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Steve Lisberger – Duke University
TALK TITLE:Principles of operation of a learning neural circuit
HOST:Terry Sejnowski
LOCATION:Sanford Consortium-Conference Room 1013

First Friday Series: Jack Feldman

WHEN:Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
SPEAKER:Jack Feldman – University of California, Los Angeles
TALK TITLE:Breathing Matters
HOST:Eiman Azim and Sung Han
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Anne Churchland

WHEN:Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Anne Churchland, PhD, Cold Spring Harbor
TALK TITLE:Decisions, movements and wholistic behavior
HOSTS:Kay Tye
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

March of Dimes Lecture: Lew Cantley

WHEN:Thursday, March 12, 2020
SPEAKER:Lew Cantley, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine
TALK TITLE:PI 3Kinase and Disease
HOST:Geoffrey Wahl, Greg Lemke
LOCATION:Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Trey Ideker

WHEN:Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Trey Ideker, PhD, UC San Diego
TALK TITLE:Interpreting the cancer genome through physical and functional models of the cancer cell
HOSTS:Tony Hunter
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Bernardo Sabatini

WHEN:Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Bernardo Sabatini, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School
TALK TITLE:Action Selection and Evaluation in the Basal Ganglia
HOSTS:Sung Han
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Orgel Lecture: Rachael Greene

WHEN:Thursday, April 16, 2020
SPEAKER:Rachael Greene, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
TALK TITLE:The Colliding Ribosome as a Hub for Translational Regulation
HOST:Gerald Joyce, Vicki Lundblad
LOCATION:Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Bernardo Sabatini

WHEN:Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Denis Duboule, PhD, University of Geneva
TALK TITLE:Long range gene regulation during embryo and embryoid development
HOSTS:Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Alice Ting

WHEN:Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Alice Ting, PhD, Stanford School of Medicine
TALK TITLE:Optogenetic and chemogenetic technologies for probing molecular and cellular interactions
HOSTS:Gerald Shadel
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Xavier Darzacq

WHEN:Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Xavier Darzacq, PhD, UC Berkeley
TALK TITLE:Visualizing nuclear organization and transcription regulation dynamics
HOSTS:Jesse Dixon, Clodagh O’Shea
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Eva Nogales

WHEN:Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Eva Nogales, PhD, UC Berkeley
TALK TITLE:Structure, interactions and dynamics in macromolecular assemblies visualized by cryo-EM
HOSTS:Dmitry Lyumkis
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series – Focus on Aging: John Morrison

WHEN:Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:John Morrison, PhD, UC Davis
TALK TITLE:Synaptic Health, Cognitive Aging, and Monkey Models of Alzheimer’s Disease
HOSTS:John Reynolds
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Jeffrey Long

WHEN:Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Jeffrey Long, PhD, UCLA
TALK TITLE:TOPLESS exposes new links between plant development and chromatin
HOSTS:Jan Karlseder
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

First Friday Seminar: Lisa Giocomo

WHEN:Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Lisa Giocomo, Stanford University
TALK TITLE:Multiple maps for spatial memory and navigation
HOSTS:Kay Tye
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

First Friday Series: Steve Lisberger

WHEN:Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER:Steve Lisberger – Duke University
TALK TITLE:Principles of operation of a learning neural circuit
HOST:Terry Sejnowski
LOCATION:Sanford Consortium-Conference Room 1013

First Friday Series: Jack Feldman

WHEN:Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
SPEAKER:Jack Feldman – University of California, Los Angeles
TALK TITLE:Breathing Matters
HOST:Eiman Azim and Sung Han
LOCATION:Trustees’ Room

Neural Circuits Symposium
WHEN:February 18, 2020
HOSTS:Kay Tye
LOCATION:February 18, 2020: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:https://www.salk.edu/ncs2020

Plant Carbon Drawdown Symposium 2020
WHEN:March 5-6, 2020
HOSTS:Wolfgang Busch & Joe Noel
LOCATION:March 5, 2020: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
March 6, 2020: San Diego Botanic Garden
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:https://www.salk.edu/pcdd2020

The La Jolla Aging Meeting
WHEN:Friday, March 27, 2020
HOST:Jan Karlseder
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:https://www.salk.edu/events/science-events/la-jolla-aging-meeting/
LOCATION:Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Challenging Neurodegeneration Symposium
WHEN:April 14, 2020
HOST:Nicola Allen
LOCATION:Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:https://www.salk.edu/cns2020

2020 Cell Cycle Meeting
WHEN:June 23-26, 2020
HOST:Tony Hunter
LOCATION:Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:https://www.salk.edu/cellcycle2020

2020 Post-translational Regulation of Cell Signaling (PRCS) Meeting
WHEN:August 4-7, 2020
HOST:Tony Hunter
LOCATION:Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:https://www.salk.edu/prcs2020