In partnership with the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) Themes, UCLA CTSI is pleased to announce the return of the UCLA CTSI Distinguished Speaker Series for 2018-2019. In its second year, the seminar series will continue to emphasize the DGSOM research themes which include: cancer, neuroscience, metabolism, regenerative medicine, cardiovascular research, and I3T (immunity, inflammation, infection and transplantation). 

Participants can expect to hear from nationally and internationally recognized speakers coming from NIH-NIAID, NIH-NCI, Harvard University, UCSF, Johns Hopkins University, University of British Columbia, Caltech, and more. View the detailed schedule or the series' webpage to see the full list of upcoming speakers.  

The first event of the season will be held Wednesday, September 26 in the NRB Auditorium at UCLA. Dr. Siavash Kurdistani of UCLA will present on histones as copper reductase enzymes. Lunch is provided. 

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