Formal Research Seminars

The Buck Institute hosts regular virtual seminars throughout the year from national and international scientists to Buck faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows to share related areas of research.  These seminars are not currently open to the public.

Targeting hypothalamic microglia to regulate energy and glucose homeostasis

Martin Valdearcos Contreras, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Diabetes Center, UCSF

Hosted by Buck Professor, Pankaj Kapahi

Systems Approach to Identify Resilience-based Targets for Aging and Alzheimer’s

Catherine Kaczorowski, PhD

Associate Professor and Evnin Family Chair in Alzheimer’s Research, The Jackson Laboratory

Hosted by Buck Professor, Pankaj Kapahi

Title: TBA

Richard J. Youle, PhD

Senior Investigator, Biochemistry Section, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, Bethesda, MD

Hosted by Buck Fellow, Kai Zhou

Title: TBA

Janet Lord, PhD

Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham, England

Hosted by Buck Professor, Gordon Lithgow

Adapting Proteostasis Pharmacologically to Ameliorate Aging-associated Degenerative Diseases

Jeff Kelly, PhD

Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor
of Chemistry, The Scaggs Institute for Chemical Biology / The Scripps Research Institute

Hosted by Buck Fellow, Kai Zhou

Title: TBA

Alessandra Sacco, PhD

Associate Professor
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center, Sanford Burnham Prebys, Medical Discovery Institute

Hosted by Buck Professor, Simon Melov

Title: TBA

Daniel Alfonso Colón-Ramos, PhD

Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology

Hosted by Buck 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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