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Formal research seminars

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

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. Formal Research Seminars are open to the public. Individuals wishing to attend should respond with their name, email address, and seminar date to: FRS@buckinstitute.org

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

Drexler Auditorium
8001 Redwood Boulevard
Novato, CA 92945 United States
Buck Institute for Research on Aging
On the Road to New Therapies for Intractable Epilepsies

Scott Baraban, PhD

Professor & William K. Bowes Jr. Endowed Chair in Neuroscience Research, Neurological Surgery, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, UCSF

Hosted by Professor Lisa Ellerby

A genetic model of rapid life-history evolution in the sea

Matthew Rockman, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology and Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, NYU

Hosted by Professor Rachel Brem

Beyond Sarcopenia

Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD

Professor and Director, Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention
Internal Medicine – Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Hosted by Assistant Professor John Newman

The genomics of flightlessness in birds

Scott V. Edwards, PhD

Professor of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Hosted by Professor Rachel Brem

Turning the Oxygen Dial as a Therapy: Hypoxia as a Treatment for Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Isha Jain, PhD

Sandler Faculty Fellow, UCSF

Hosted by Professor Pankaj Kapahi

Modeling Human Development Using Insights from Organoids and Embryos

Jason Spence, PhD

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

Hosted by Professor Lisa Ellerby and Posdoc Jie Zhu

ER proteostasis unbalance: from aging to neurodegenerative diseases

Claudio Hetz, PhD

Biomedical Neuroscience Institute, Faculty of Medicine
Center for Geroscience, Brain Health & Metabolism
University of Chile
Dept. of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Harvard School of Public Health
Adjunct Professor, Buck Institute

Hosted by Professor Eric Verdin

Title: TBA

Meng Wang, PhD

Associate Professor, Robert C. Fyfe Endowed Chair on Aging, Baylor COllege of Medicine, Huffington Center on Aging, Dept. of Molecular and Human Genetics

Hosted by Buck Fellow, Kai Zhou

Title: TBA

Sylvia Lee, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University, Ithica, NY

Hosted by Associate Professor Rachel Brem

Stem cells in silence, action and cancer

Elaine Fuchs, PhD

Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Rockefeller, University

Hosted by Assistant Professor Jennifer Garrison

Directions

The Buck Institute is located 25 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

San Francisco Airport/San Francisco/South Bay:

  • Take Highway 101 North across the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Take the last Novato exit — Atherton/San Marin Drive (just north of the DeLong exit)
  • Turn left at the stoplight, and go west over the freeway overpass
  • Get in the right lane, and turn right at the second stoplight onto Redwood Boulevard
  • Go approximately ½ mile, and turn left onto Buck Center Drive
  • At the top of the hill, turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot

Berkeley/Oakland/Oakland International Airport:

  • Take Highway 80 to Highway 580 West, and cross the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge
  • Take 580 until it merges with Highway 101 North in San Rafael
  • Take the last Novato exit — Atherton/San Marin Drive (just north of the DeLong exit)
  • Turn left at the stoplight, and go west over the freeway overpass
  • Get in the right lane, and turn right at the second stoplight onto Redwood Boulevard
  • Go approximately ½ mile, and turn left onto Buck Center Drive
  • At the top of the hill, turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot

From Sonoma County, take Highway 101 South:

  • Take the first Novato exit (Atherton/San Marin Drive)
  • Turn right at the stoplight, and stay in the right lane
  • Take an immediate right onto Redwood Boulevard
  • Go approximately ½ mile, and turn left onto Buck Center Drive
  • At the top of the hill, turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot

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