Formal Research Seminars

The 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

August 4

Ken Nakamura

Ken Nakamura, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Gladstone Institute and Neurology, UCSF

Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Fission in Neurodegeneration

Hosted by Professor Julie Andersen

September 15

Eric Verdin

Eric Verdin, M.D.

Professor and CEO, Buck Institute

Title: TBD



September 29

David Sassoon, Ph.D.

Director of Reserach, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Sorbonne and the Institute of Cardiometabolism and Nutrition

Identification of a Stress-Responsive Vascular Progenitor Cell Resident Population in Adult Tissues

Hosted by Professor Judith Campisi

October 6

Malu Tansey, Ph.D.

Professor of Physiology, Emory University

Role of inflammation and immune responses in age-related neurological disorders

Hosted by Professor Julie Andersen

October 20

Jason Spence, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Cell and Development Biology, University of Michigan

Modeling Human Development Using Insights from Organoids and Embryos

Hosted by Professor Deepak Lamba and Postdoc Jie Zhu

October 27