Formal Research Seminars

Seung Jae LeeThe Buck Institute hosts a number of scientific seminars throughout the year, offering talks on current research by national and international scientists for faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows. FRS Seminars are open to the public. Individuals wishing to attend should respond with their name, email address, and seminar date to:

Seminars are held in the Dexler Auditorium at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker/Title

May 19

Marius Wernig

Marius Wernig, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and Department of Pathology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

How to Make a Neuron

Hosted by Professor Lisa Ellerby

June 2

Judith Frydman

Judith Frydman, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and of Genetics

 Stanford University

Proteostasis and Aging: the delicate art of maintaining a healthy proteome

Hosted by Professor Henri Jasper & Postdoc Imilce Rodriguez

June 9

Jonathan Burman

Jonathon Burman, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Mitochondrial Fission Regulates the Specificity of PINK1/Parkin-Mediated Mitophagy

Hosted by Professor Julie Andersen

June 16

Seung-Jae V. Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor/Visiting Scholar
Pohang University of Science and Technology
South Korea/Calico

Novel insulin/1GF-1 signaling factors that regulate aging in C. elegans

Hosted by Professor Jennifer Garrison

June 23

DAvide Ruggero

Davide Ruggero, Ph.D.

Professor of Urology, UCSF


Hosted by Professor Pankaj Kapahi

June 30

Andrew Brack

Andrew Brack, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine

Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells: Regeneration and Aging

Hosted by Professor Henri Jasper & Postdoc Harshani Peiris

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