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CTSI Seminar Series

2016-2017

Date Speaker Institution Video
10/05/16 Cassian Yee, M.D. MD Anderson Cancer Center

10/19/16 Leonard P. Guarente, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10/26/16 Louis Ptacek, M.D. UC San Fransisco

11/02/16 Pamela Bjorkman, Ph.D. Caltech
11/09/16 H. Ronald Kaback, M.D. UCLA
11/16/16 Garrett M. Brodeur, M.D. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
11/30/16 Leonid Kruglyak, PhD UCLA
12/07/16 Joshua D. Rabinowitz, Ph.D. Princeton  
01/11/17 Jodi Nunnari, Ph.D. UC Davis
01/18/17 Joshua Mendell, M.D., Ph.D. UT Southwestern Medical Center
01/24/17 Long Cai, Ph.D. California Institute of Technology  
02/08/17 Garret A. FitzGerald, M.D. University of Pennsylvania
02/15/17 Michael Teitell, M.D., Ph.D. UCLA
02/22/17 Vivan Cheung, M.D. University of Michigan  
03/01/17 Douglas L. Black, Ph.D. UCLA
03/08/17 Marianne E. Bronner, Ph.D. Caltech
03/15/17 Richard A. Gibbs, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine
03/22/17 Michael Elowitz, Ph.D. Caltech
04/05/17 Susan Kaech, Ph.D. Yale University
04/19/17 Kevin P. Campbell, Ph.D. University of Iowa
04/26/17 Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D. Rockefeller University
05/03/17 Brendan D. Manning, Ph.D. Harvard University  
05/10/17 Micheal E. Jung, Ph.D. UCLA
05/17/17 Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia  

2015-2016

Date Speaker Institution Video
10/07/15 Joel Elmquist, D.V.M., Ph.D. UT Southwestern Medical Center

10/14/15 Stephen Kowalczykowski, PhD UC Davis

10/21/15 Russell Debose-Boyd, PhD UT Southwestern Medical Center
10/28/15 Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, PhD UC San Diego
11/04/15 Owen N. Witte, M.D. UCLA

11/18/15 Robert E Maxson, PhD University of Southern California

12/02/15 Jay Shendure, MD, PhD University of Washington
12/09/15 Andrew Dillin, PhD UC Berkeley
12/16/15 Clive Svendsen, PhD. UCLA

01/06/16 Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD Columbia University

01/13/15 Neal Rosen, MD, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering

01/20/16 Jonathan Flint, MD UCLA

01/27/16 Walter Willett, M.D., Dr.P.H. Harvard University School of Public Health

02/03/16 Atul Butte, MD, PhD UC San Francisco

02/10/16 Thomas Kornberg, PhD UC San Francisco

02/17/16 Lynda Chin, PhD University of Texas

02/24/16 Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. UCLA

03/02/16 Theodore Friedmann, M.D. UC San Diego

03/09/16 Bruce Alberts, Ph.D. UC San Francisco

03/16/16 David Ginsburg, MD University of Michigan

03/23/16 Hiroshi Handa, MD, PhD Tokyo Medical University

03/30/16 Larry Zipursky, PhD UCLA

04/06/16 Jeffrey Friedman, MD, PhD Rockefeller University

04/13/16 Peter Kwong, PhD National Institutes of Health

04/20/16 Kelsey Martin, MD, PhD UCLA

04/27/16 David Calderwood, PhD Yale University
05/11/16 Arieh Warshel, PhD University of Southern California

05/18/16 Eric Wieschaus, PhD Princeton University

05/25/16 Hugo Bellen, PhD Baylor College of Medicine

06/01/16 Garret FitzGerald, MD University of Pennsylvania
06/08/16 Jose Baselga, MD, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering

2014-2015

Date Speaker Institution Video
10/06/14 Gene Block, PhD UCLA

10/15/14 John C. Doyle, PhD Caltech

10/22/14 Martin Chalfie, PhD Columbia University

10/29/14 Stanton Glantz, PhD UC San Francisco

11/05/14 Michael 'Mike' Phelps UCLA
11/12/14 Edward 'Eddy' De Robertis, MD, PhD UCLA

11/19/14 Inder M. Verma, PhD Salk Institute

11/21/14 Barry Coller, MD Rockefeller University

12/03/14 Robert Mahley, MD, PhD UC San Francisco

12/10/14 Anne Rimoin, PhD, MPH UCLA

12/17/14 Jasper Rine, PhD UC Berkeley
01/07/15 Robert Innis, MD, PhD NIMH

01/14/15 David Feinberg, MD, MBA UCLA

01/21/15 Floyd Bloom, MD Scripps Institute

01/28/15 Manajit Hayer-Hartl, PhD Max Planck Institute

02/11/15 Tony Hunter, PhD Salk Institute

02/18/15 Roy Herbst, M.D., Ph.D. Yale

02/18/15 Paul Mischel, MD UC San Diego

02/25/15 Frank McCormick, PHD, FRS UC San Francisco

03/06/15 Jack Szostak, PhD Harvard University

03/11/15 David J. Anderson, PhD Caltech
03/18/15 Julia R. Greer, PhD Caltech

03/20/15 Steven Chu, PhD Stanford University

03/25/15 Ming Guo, MD, PhD UCLA
04/01/15 David Julius, PhD UC San Francisco

04/08/15 Sidney Altman, PhD Yale University

04/15/15 Mina Bissell, PhD Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

04/22/15 Richard Flavell, PhD, FRS Yale University School of Medicine

04/28/15 Keith Flaherty, M.D. Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

04/29/15 Philip Beachy, Ph.D. Stanford University
05/06/15 Arthur Horwich, MD Yale University

05/13/15 Robert Schreiber, PhD Washington University in St. Louis

05/27/15 Peter Tontonoz, MD, PhD UCLA
06/03/15 Irving Weissman, MD Stanford University

06/10/15 Clyde Hutchison, Ph.D. J. Craig Venter Institute

10/07/15 Joel Elmquist, D.V.M., Ph.D. UT Southwestern Medical Center

10/14/15 Stephen Kowalczykowski, PhD UC Davis

2013-2014

Date Speaker Institution Video
10/23/13 Hong Wu, MD, PhD Beijing University

10/30/13 Hidde Ploegh, PhD MIT

11/05/13 Walter Gilbert, PhD Harvard Medical School

11/06/13 Greg Hannon, PhD Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
11/13/13 Mike Wigler, PhD Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

12/04/13 Rafi Ahmed, PhD Emory University

12/11/13 Steve McKnight, PhD UT Southwestern

12/12/13 David Bartel, PhD MIT

01/15/14 David Housman, PhD MIT

01/22/14 Charles Bolden NASA

02/05/14 Erin Brockovich Brockovich & Associates

02/12/14 Harvey Cantor, MD Harvard Univ.

02/19/14 Brian Druker, MD Oregon Health & Science University
02/26/14 Craig Venter, PhD Synthetic Genomics
03/05/14 Thomas Sudhof, MD Stanford University

03/14/14 Noam Chomsky, MA MIT

03/19/14 Joan Steitz, PhD Yale University
03/26/14 George Church, PhD Harvard Medical School
04/04/14 Robert Roeder, PhD Rockefeller University

04/09/14 Douglas Melton, PhD Harvard University

04/11/14 Margaret Hamburg, MD Food & Drug Administration

04/16/14 Helen Blau, PhD Stanford University

04/30/14 Brian Greene, PhD & Tracy Day World Science Festival

05/07/14 Jeannie Buss Los Angeles Lakers
05/14/14 James Spudich, PhD Stanford University

05/28/14 David Kessler, MD UC San Francisco

2012-2013

Date Speaker Institution Video
10/09/12 Richard Dawkins Oxford Univ.

10/17/12 Keith Yamamoto, PhD UC San Francisco

10/24/12 Malcolm Gladwell New Yorker Magazine

10/31/12 Peter Schultz, PhD Scripps Institute

11/02/12 Andrew Fire, PhD Stanford Univ.
11/14/12 David Relman, MD Stanford Univ.

11/28/12 Randy Schekman, PhD UC Berkeley

12/05/12 Mark Davis, PhD Caltech
12/12/12 Dennis Carson, PhD UC San Diego
01/09/13 Phil Sharp, PhD MIT

01/15/13 Bruce Beutler, PhD UT Southwestern Medical Center

01/23/13 Tom Cech, PhD Univ. Colorado

01/25/13 Skip Virgin, IV, MD, PhD Washington Univ. in St Louis
01/30/13 Max Wicha, MD Univ. Michigan

02/13/13 Robert Bradway Amgen, Inc.
02/20/13 Mario Capecchi, PhD Univ. of Utah

02/27/13 Shirley Tilghman, PhD Princeton
03/07/13 Mark Yudoff, LLB Univ. California Office of President

03/13/13 Charles Bolden NASA
11/15/13 Amartya Sen, PhD Harvard

11/18/13 James Watson, PhD Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

03/20/13 Fred Gage, PhD Salk Institute
03/27/13 Webster Cavanee, PhD UC San Diego

04/02/13 Henry Samueli, PhD Broadcom, Inc.

04/17/13 Mark Ptashne, PhD Memorial Sloan-Kettering

05/08/13 Steve Quake, PhD Stanford

05/10/13 Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen Google, Inc.

05/15/13 Cliff Tabin, PhD Harvard

05/22/13 Ruth Lehmann, PhD NYU
05/29/13 Jacqueline Barton, PhD Caltech

06/05/13 Bonnie Bassler, PhD Princeton

2011-2012

Date Speaker Institution Video
10/05/11 Judy Campisi, PhD Buck Institute for Aging
10/19/11 Mitch Kupchak Los Angeles Lakers
10/26/11 Vivian Pinn, MD National Institute for Health
11/01/11 Rebecca Skloot Narrative Science Author
11/02/11 Gerald Levey, MD UCLA
11/09/11 David Baltimore, PhD Caltech
11/16/11 Gail Martin, PhD UC San Francisco
12/07/11 Tyler Jacks, PhD MIT
12/14/11 Stuart Orkin, MD Harvard Medical School

01/11/12 John Minna, MD UT Southwestern Medical Ctr.

01/18/12 Richard Axel, MD Columbia University

01/25/12 Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD Rockefeller University
01/26/12 Joan Brugge, PhD Harvard Medical School

02/01/12 Jeannie Lee, MD, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital

02/08/12 Lee Hood, MD, PhD Systems Biology

02/15/12 Don Cleveland, PhD UC San Diego

02/22/12 Roel Nusse, PhD Stanford University

02/29/12 Robert Lanza, MD Advanced Cell Technology
03/07/12 Eric Kandel, MD Columbia University

03/14/12 Mauro Ferrari, PhD Methodist Hospital Research Institute

03/21/12 Frank Gehry, PhD Gehry & Associates

11/22/12 Mike Greenberg, PhD Harvard University

03/28/12 Robert Langer, PhD MIT
04/04/12 Nancy Jenkins, PhD & Neal Copeland, PhD Houston Methodist Research Institute

04/11/12 Stephen Baylin, MD Johns Hopkins

04/16/12 Lisa Sanders, MD Yale Univ

04/18/12 Kodi Azari, MD UCLA
11/19/12 Joan Massague, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering

04/25/12 Zeda Rosenberg, ScD Int'l Partnership for Microbicides

05/09/12 Dan Littman, MD, PhD New York University

05/16/12 Ian Clarke Genentech
06/13/12 Jerome Groopman, MD Harvard Medical School

2010-2011

Date Speaker Institution
10/06/10 Gene Block, PhD UCLA
10/13/10 Ken Murphy, MD, PhD Washington Univ. at St. Louis
10/20/10 Ben Howland UCLA
10/27/10 Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD UCLA
11/03/10 William Brody, MD, PhD Salk Institute
11/10/10 Jeff Bluestone, PhD UC San Francisco
12/01/10 Louis Kunkel, PhD Harvard University
12/08/10 Thomas Steitz, PhD Yale University
01/12/11 Curt Harris, MD Georgetown University
01/14/11 Ezekiel Emanuel. MD, PhD NIH - Clinical Center Dept of Bioethics.
01/19/11 Nancy Snyderman, MD NBC News
02/01/11 Temple Grandin Colorado State Univ
02/09/11 Bruce Alberts, PhD UC San Francisco
02/16/11 Robert Gallo, MD Univ. Maryland, Institute Human Virology
02/23/11 Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH UC San Francisco
03/02/11 Gary Nabel, MD, PhD NIH (Vaccine Research Center)
03/09/11 David Livingston, MD Harvard University
03/11/11 Rudolf Jaenisch, MD MIT / Whitehead Institute
03/16/11 Laurie Levenson, JD Loyola Law School
03/23/11 Junying Yuan, PhD Harvard University
03/30/11 Tim Hunt, FRS Cancer Research UK
04/06/11 Sherry Lansing Sherry Lansing Foundation
04/13/11 John Reed, MD, PhD Burnham Institute
04/20/11 Jacques Banchereau, PhD Roche Inc.
04/22/11 Nathan Myhrvold, PhD Intellectual Ventures
04/27/11 Ron Evans, PhD Salk Institute
05/04/11 Napoleone Ferrara, MD Genentech, Inc.
05/11/11 Joseph Schlessinger, PhD Yale University
05/25/11 Frances Arnold, PhD Cal Tech
05/27/11 Joseph Goldstein, MD Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr.
06/01/11 Peter Cresswell, PhD Yale University

2009-2010

Date Speaker Institution
10/15/09 David Feinberg, MD, MDA UCLA
10/15/09 Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD Tokyo University School of Medicine
10/29/09 Paul Weiss, PhD UCLA
11/04/09 Reuben Shaw, PhD Salk Institute
11/18/09 Barry Brown, PhD Harvard University
12/02/09 Eli Broad Edith & Eli Broad Foundation
12/09/09 Charles Mullighan, MD, MSc St Jude's Children's Research Hospital
12/16/09 Jared Diamond, PhD UCLA
01/13/10 Bruce Stillman, PhD Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory
01/20/10 Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS UC San Francisco
01/27/10 Michael Karin, PhD UC San Diego
02/03/10 Gerald Crabtree, PhD Stanford University
02/10/10 Janet Rowley, MD University of Chicago
02/17/10 Stephen Bergman Novelist
02/24/10 Harold Moses, MD Vanderbilt University
03/03/10 Jerome Zack, PhD UCLA
03/10/10 Eugene Washington, MD, MSc UCLA
03/17/10 David Page. MD Massachusetts Institute of Technology
03/24/10 Marc Kirschner, PhD Harvard Medical School
03/31/10 Jocelyn Elders, MD US Surgeon General
04/07/10 Alan Trounson, PhD California Institute of Regenerative Medicine
04/14/10 J. Michael Bishop, MD UC San Francisco
04/21/10 Todd Golub, MD Harvard Medical School
04/28/10 Haifan Lin, PhD Yale University
05/05/10 Juli Feigon, PhD UCLA
05/12/10 Stuart Anderson, PhD Mount Sinai Medical Center
05/19/10 Tom Maniatis, PhD Columbia University
05/26/10 Michael Gottesman, MD National Institutes of Health

2008-2009

Date Speaker Institution
10/01/08 Owen Witte, MD UCLA
10/08/08 Dan Geschwind, MD. PhD UCLA
10/15/08 Arul Chinnaiyan, MD. PhD University of Michigan School of Medicine
10/22/08 Don Listwin Canary Foundation
10/29/08 Sean Morrison, PhD University of Michigan School of Medicine
11/05/08 Stanley Prusiner, MD UC San Francisco
11/12/08 Lance Liotta, MD, PhD George Mason University
11/19/08 Arnold Levine, PhD Simons Center for Systems Biology
12/03/08 Carlos Croce, MD Ohio St. University
12/10/08 Ana-Maria Cuervo, MD. PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine
12/17/08 Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD Columbia University
01/07/09 Myron Goodman, PhD University of Southern California
01/14/09 William Paul, PhD National Institutes of Health
01/21/09 Mark Davis, PhD Stanford University
01/28/09 Phillippa Marrack, PhD University of Colorado
02/04/09 Charles Sawyers, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
02/11/09 Lew Cantley, PhD Harvard University School of Medicine
02/18/09 James Allison, PhD Georgetown University
02/25/09 Harvey Lodish, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology
03/04/09 Kenneth Anderson, MD Harvard University School of Medicine
03/11/09 Fred Alt, PhD Harvard University School of Medicine
03/18/09 Robert Bazell NBC News
03/25/09 Scott Fraser, PhD California Institute of Technology
04/01/09 Polly Matzinger, PhD National Institutes of Health
04/08/09 Oliver Sacks, MD Columbia University
04/15/09 Peter Jones, PhD, DSc University of Southern California
04/22/09 Yu-Chong Tai, PhD California Institute of Technology
04/29/09 Tak Mak, PhD University of Toronto
05/06/09 George Demetri, MD Harvard University School of Medicine
05/13/09 Don Catlin, MD UCLA
05/20/09 Michael Lenardo, MD National Institutes of Health
05/27/09 Terry Orr-Weaver, PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology
06/03/09 Charles Sherr, MD, PhD St. Jude's Children's Research Center
06/10/09 Victor Ambros, PhD University of Massachusetts