MCD Biology Seminars

The Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology Department seminar series (BIOL291 & BIOL292) occurs every Monday and Friday of the academic year 12:00-1:05 PM in Natural Sciences Annex 101 *unless otherwise noted. 

You can add the calendar below to your personal Google calendar by clicking the Google Calendar icon on the bottom left corner of the calendar below.

Fall 2017


Friday
Sept. 29 

Alison Frand, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, UCLA

Corks and Corsets on the Clock: How Worms Really Molt

Hosted by Jordon Ward

Monday
Oct. 2

 Open date

Friday
Oct. 6

Francesca Cole, Associate Professor, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Timing is Everything: Meiotic Recombination Mechanisms in Mammals

Hosted by Needhi Bhalla

Monday
Oct. 9

Sarki Abdulkadir, John T. Grayhack, MD, Professor of Urology and Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Polycomb protein Bmi1-expressing cells in prostate regeneration and cancer

Hosted by Zhu Wang

Friday
Oct. 13

Sara Abrahamsson, Assistant Professor Baskin School of Engineering, UCSC

Tailor Made Microscopy Systems for 3D Biology at UCSC

Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Monday
Oct. 16
Open Date
Friday
Oct. 20

Matthew Colonnese, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington School of Medicine and Health

What's Special About the Fetal Brain?

Hosted by James Ackman

Monday
Oct. 23

Ryan M. O'Connell, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Utah

Immunoregulatory Noncoding RNAs Play Pivotal Roles in Myeloid Leukemia

Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Friday
Oct. 27

David Feldheim, Professor, MCD Biology, University of California Santa Cruz

Development and Function of the Mouse Visual System

Monday
Oct. 30

Gabrielle Kardon, Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Co-Director MD/PHD Program, University of Utah

Whole or Hole? Development of the Mammalian Diaphragm

Hosted by David Feldheim

Friday  Nov. 3

Jeremy SanfordAssociate Professor, MCD Biology, University of California Santa Cruz

Talk Title TBD

Monday

Nov. 6

Celest Berg, Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington

 A Conserved Class of Novel Growth Factors Regulates Tissue Morphogenesis 

Hosted by Bill Sullivan

Monday
Nov. 13

Dan Kiehart, Professor, Dean of Natural Sciences, Department of Biology and Department of Cell Biology, Duke University

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Bill Sullivan

Wednesday
Nov. 15

 1st Rotation Talks TBD

Thursday
Nov. 16

1st Rotation Talks TBD

Friday
Nov. 17

1st Rotation Talks TBD

Friday
Nov. 17

Mitsuharu Hattori, Professor, Nagoya University, Japan

Roles of Reelin in the Brain and their Relationship with Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Hosted by David Feldheim

Monday

Nov. 20

Rebecca Nelson, Pofessor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell Universtiy

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Bill Sullivan
Friday
Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar

Monday
Nov. 27

Daniel Lim, Assistant Professor of Neurolgical Surgery at UCSF

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Thursday
Nov. 30

Dennis Glegg, Professor, MCD Biology, UCSB

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Susan Strome and Bill Sullivan

*Biomed 200, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.*

Friday
Dec. 1

Grant Hartzog, Professor, MCD Biology, UCSC

Talk Title TBD

Monday
Dec. 4

Jasper Rine, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Ro Kamakaka

Friday
Dec. 8

Open Date

Anyone needing special arrangements to accommodate a disability should call 831-459-4986 or email astouras@ucsc.edu two weeks prior to the seminar they wish to attend.