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Thursday, May 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dr. Michael Piacentino, Bronner Group, Caltech

"Temporal changes in plasma membrane lipid content regulate neural crest epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition"

Location: Online Event
Thursday, May 21, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Danny Sawyer, Shapiro Group, Caltech

"Ultrasensitive ultrasound imaging of gene expression with signal unmixing"

Location: Online Event
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Luke Lavis, Senior Group Leader, Janelia/ HHMI

TBD

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cornelis Murre, Professor and Vice Chair, Biological Sciences, UC San Diego

TBD

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Elissa Hallem, Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UCLA

TBD

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, April 30, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Colin Camerer, Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioral Economics; T&C Chen Center for Social and Decision Neuroscience Leadership Chair and Director, Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

Forced Exploration and the "New Normal" from COVID-19

Chen Institute Virtual Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dana Pe'er, Chair, Computational and Systems Biology, Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

TBD

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Steve Liberles, Professor, Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

"Internal Senses of the Vagus Nerve"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, April 17, 2020
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Dean Mobbs, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Chen Scholar, Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

The Invisible Predator: Fear and Anxiety in the Age of COVID-19

Chen Institute Virtual Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chris Doe, Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon

▶︎ CANCELED: General Biology Seminar

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 13, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yuki Oka, Assistant Professor of Biology and Chen Scholar, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

"Sensing Inside and Outside: How Does the Brain Regulate Body Fluid Balance?"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Online Event
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Xiaoke Chen, Associate Professor, Biology, Stanford University

TBD

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Andrew Carter, MRC Program Leader, MRC LMB, Cambridge UK

TBD

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Daniel Kronauer, Associate Professor, Social Evolution and Behavior, Rockefeller University

"Differentiation, Communication, and Emergence in Ant Societies"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 23, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kelly Stevens, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering and Pathology, University of Washington

TBD

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Michael Levine, Professor, Molecular Biology, Princeton University

"Transcriptional Control of Animal Development"

Kroc Lecture
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 16, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chris Voigt, Professor, Biological Engineering, MIT

" 'Smart' Agricultural Systems: Plants and Bacteria that Surveil and Respond to Their Environment"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ken Cho, Professor, Developmental & Cell Biology, University of Irvine

"How Maternal Transcription Factors Shape Early Embryonic Chromatin Landscape in Time and Space"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 2, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Misha Ahrens, Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus

"Neuron-Glia Circuits for Controlling Behavioral State"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Monday, February 24, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Chen Institute Director's Seminar

Chen Institute for Neuroscience Director's Seminar Series
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, February 20, 2020
12:00 AM - Friday, February 21, 2020 12:00 AM

Emerging Neuroscience Symposium

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
James Briscoe, Group Leader, The Francis Crick Institute

"The Cellular and Molecular Logic of Spinal Cord Development"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lionel Christiaen, Associate Professor, Biology, New York University

"Regulation of Cardiopharyngeal Fates in Chordates"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido, Assistant Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota

"Neural Adaptations and Behavioral Strategies for Aerial Interception of Targets in Visually Guided Predatory Insects"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, February 3, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cystic Fibrosis Talk by Diane Shader Smith

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yukiko Yamashita, Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School

"Asymmetric Stem Cell Division and Germline Immortality"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, January 27, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jian Ma, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

"Probing the Nuclear Organization via Machine Learning"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Steve Henikoff, PI, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/HHMI

"Genome-Wide Mapping of Protein-DNA Interaction Dynamics"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Marian Walhout, Professor, Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

SEMINAR RESCHEDULED TO 05/26/2020

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
David Foster, Associate Professor, Psychology, UC Berkeley

"The Ins and Outs of Hippocampal Replay"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Joseph Parker, Assistant Professor Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

Watson Lecture - How to Deceive Society: An Insect Masterclass

Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Auditorium
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaute Einevoll, Professor, University of Oslo

"Towards Multipurpose Biophysics-Based Mathematical Models of Cortical Circuits"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, November 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lucy Forrest, PI, Computational Structural Biology, National Institutes of Health

“Satisfying Symmetry: Functional Insights from Patterns in Membrane Protein Structures”

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bette Korber, Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos National Labratory

"HIV Diversity and Vaccine Design"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ibrahim Cisse, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Super-Resolution Imaging of Transcription in Living Mammalian Cells”

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Natalie Andrew, Professional Biologist and Visual Artist
Brian Knep, Media Artist

Immortality Projects: Science and Art of Being Ephemeral

Visual Culture Program Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adam Arkin, Professor, Bioengineering, University of Califronia Berkeley

"Creation of Natural and Synthetic Microbial Assemblages for Understanding and Application"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ruby Behnia, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Columbia University

"Wavelength Processing and Spectral Opponency in Drosophila"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christopher Miller, Professor, Biochemistry, Brandeis University/HHMI

"A Weird Ion Channel for a Weird Ion: How Microbes Protect their Precious Bodily Fluids from Environmental Fluoride"

Biochemistry Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Amy Gladfelter, Associate Professor, Biology, University of North Carolina

CANCELED

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

BBE TecherTalk

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jennifer Zallen, Professor, Sloan Kettering Institute/HHMI

Signals, Forces, and Cells: Decoding Tissue Morphogenesis

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Deborah Hung, Professor, Molecular Biology, Harvard University

"Chemical Biological Approach to Understanding Infection"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
4:00 PM - Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:00 PM
Stephen Libreles, Professor, Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

CANCELED

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 8, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Deborah Gordon, Professor, Biology, Stanford University

TBD

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 1, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sriram 'Sri' Kosuri, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA

“Combining DNA Synthesis, Multiplexed Reporters, and Genome Engineering to better Understand Human Gene Regulation and Protein Function”

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jeffrey C. Magee, Professor, Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

"Mechanisms of Experience-Dependent Hippocampal Representations"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Claude Desplan, Professor, Biology and Neural Science, New York University

"The Generation of Neural Diversity: from Stochastic to Deterministic"

General Biology Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119

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