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Thursday Seminar Series: Mario Capecchi

WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Mario Capecchi, University of Utah
TALK TITLE: Causative Role of Microglia in OCD Spectrum Disorders
HOST: Geoff Wahl
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Stephen Harrison

WHEN: Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Stephen Harrison, Harvard University
TALK TITLE: Structure of Yeast Kinetochores
HOST: Dmitry Lyumkis
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Shelley Berger

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Shelley Berger, University of Pennsylvania
TALK TITLE: Epigenetic Pathways as Targets in Human Disease
HOST: Diana Hargreaves and Joe Ecker
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Orgel Lecture: John Grotzinger

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: John Grotzinger, Caltech
TALK TITLE: Curiosity’s Search for Habitable Environments at Gale Crater, Mars
HOST: Vicki Lundblad and Gerald Joyce
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

March of Dimes Lecture

WHEN: Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Fiona Watt, King’s College London, UK
TALK TITLE: Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity in Human Skin
HOST: Greg Lemke and Geoff Wahl
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Markus Meister

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Markus Meister, Caltech
TALK TITLE: Neural Computations for Vision
HOST: John Reynolds
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Jeffrey Macklis

WHEN: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Jeffrey Macklis, Harvard University
TALK TITLE: Growth Cone Molecular Machinery for Circuit-Specific Brain Wiring: Transcriptomes and Proteomes in Subtype- and Stage-Specific Cerebral Cortex Projection Neurons
HOST: Eiman Azim
LOCATION: Trustees Room

La Jolla Aging Meeting
WHEN: March 29, 2019
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: https://www.salk.edu/events/science-events/la-jolla-aging-meeting/
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Christopher Walsh

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Christopher Walsh, Harvard University
TALK TITLE: One Brain, Many Genomes: Somatic Mutation and Genomic Diversity from Birth to Old Age
HOST: John Reynolds
LOCATION: Trustees Room

NOMIS Center 10th Year Anniversary Symposium
WHEN: April 10, 2019
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: https://www.salk.edu/nomis-symposium
HOST: Susan Kaech
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Tatiana Kutateladze

WHEN: Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Tatiana Kutateladze, University of Colorado Denver
TALK TITLE: Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation
HOST: Diana Hargreaves
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Jill Mesirov

WHEN: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Jill Mesirov, UC San Diego
TALK TITLE: Integrative Computational Approaches to the Understanding and Treatment of Cancer
HOST: Edward Stites
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Leonid Mirny

WHEN: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Leonid Mirny, MIT
TALK TITLE: Physical Mechanisms of Genome Folding
HOST: Jesse Dixon
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Umesono Lecture: Steven Kliewer

WHEN: Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Steven Kliewer, UT Southwestern
TALK TITLE: Metabolic Stress Hormone FGF21: From Thirsty to Thin
HOST: Ron Evans and Gerald Shadel
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

Thursday Seminar Series: Tadashi Isa

WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Tadashi Isa, Kyoto University, Japan
TALK TITLE: Large-Scaled Network Reorganization for Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury
HOST: Eiman Azim
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Thursday Seminar Series: Rafael Yuste

WHEN: Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Rafael Yuste, Columbia University
TALK TITLE: Neuronal Ensembles: Emergent Units of Cortical Function
HOST: Axel Nimmerjahn
LOCATION: Trustees Room

Vale Lecture: Daniel Drucker

WHEN: Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Daniel Drucker, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
TALK TITLE: The Evolving Gut Hormone-DPP4 Axis for Control of Metabolism
HOST: Kuo-Fen Lee
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

2019 Mechanisms & Models of Cancer Meeting – SAVE THE DATE
WHEN: July 30 – August 2, 2019
HOSTS: Reuben Shaw, Jan Karlseder and Clodagh O’Shea
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

2020 Cell Cycle Meeting – SAVE THE DATE
WHEN: June 2020
HOST: Tony Hunter
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

2020 Post-translational Regulation of Cell Signaling (PRCS) meeting – SAVE THE DATE
WHEN: August 4-7, 2020
HOST: Tony Hunter
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

La Jolla Aging Meeting
WHEN: March 29, 2019
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: https://www.salk.edu/events/science-events/la-jolla-aging-meeting/
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

NOMIS Center 10th Year Anniversary Symposium
WHEN: April 10, 2019
REGISTRATION AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: https://www.salk.edu/nomis-symposium
HOST: Susan Kaech
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

2019 Mechanisms & Models of Cancer Meeting – SAVE THE DATE
WHEN: July 30 – August 2, 2019
HOSTS: Reuben Shaw, Jan Karlseder and Clodagh O’Shea
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

2020 Cell Cycle Meeting – SAVE THE DATE
WHEN: June 2020
HOST: Tony Hunter
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium

2020 Post-translational Regulation of Cell Signaling (PRCS) meeting – SAVE THE DATE
WHEN: August 4-7, 2020
HOST: Tony Hunter
LOCATION: Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium