2016 - 2017 Distinguished Lecture Series

Seminars are Wednesdays 11 a.m. in the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility Auditorium. Student and post-doc lunch with speaker following seminar is in Tupper Hall Room 2433. Journal club discussing speaker's research Tuesday prior at noon is in Tupper Hall Room 2433.

Contact: Eamonn Dickson <ejdickson@ucdavis.edu>, Rose Ellen Dixon <redickson@ucdavis.edu>.

December 6, 2016

Lecture: "Translating thought into blood flow: Capillary-to-arteriole communication in the brain” (PDF)

Speaker: Thomas Longden, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

January 18, 2017

Lecture: "A new perspective on stem cells in the liver” (PDF)

Speaker: Roel Nusse, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Professor with the Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine


March 15, 2017

Lecture: "Taking a chemical biology approach to voltage-dependent ion channel gating: encoding discovery with atomic mutagenesis” (PDF)

Speaker: Christopher Ahern, Ph.D., Associate Professor with University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine


April 19, 2017

Lecture: "Signaling at a distance: communicating by touch” (PDF)

Speaker: Thomas Kornberg, Ph.D., UCSF, Cardiovascular Research Institute


May 24, 2017

Lecture: "From Atom to Adam: Channelopathies and Cardiac Pathophysiology" (PDF)

Speaker: Geoffrey Pitt, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor with Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medical College