Upcoming events

  • Sex, Drugs, and Funky Rhythms in Silico

    Speaker: Colleen E. Clancy, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology, University of California, Davis

    A long-sought goal has been to develop drugs to manage diseases of excitability. One such disease is cardiac arrhythmia, which occurs when electrical impulses in the heart become disordered. A ...

  • What Makes the Human Brain Human

    Speaker: Terrence J. Sejnowski, PhD, Francis Crick Chair, Professor, and Head of Computational Neurobiology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; The Salk Institute; La Jolla, California; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

    Join Terrence Sejnowski, PhD, for a talk on computational neuroscience approaches to understanding human brain formation and the storage of memories in health and dementia. A public reception will precede ...

  • Structural Rearrangement of the Ebola Virus Matrix Begets Multiple Functions in the Virus Life Cycle

    Speaker: Erica Ollman-Saphire, PhD, Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbial Science, The Scripps Institute

  • Cancer and Aging

    Speaker: Ronald A. DePinho, MD, President, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, NAS Institute of Medicine

    Dr. DePinho will discuss recent discoveries that have led to better methods of early cancer detection, improved cancer patient care, and new cancer drugs. Such discoveries can come from a ...