Upcoming Events

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26
Apr

Establishing & Building a Professional Network

10:00am to 11:30am
Career Center Room 200
  • Professional Skills

Overcome any reservations you may have about professional networking, in live situations. During this highly interactive session, attendees will learn a framework for in-person networking, build...

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27
Apr

MBI Seminar: Tomas Kirchhausen, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Research

Springer Family Chair, Boston Children’s Hospital Professor, Cell Biology & of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School “Picturing Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution” Kirchhausen Lab Website...

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27
Apr

MBI Seminar - Tomas Kirchhausen, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"Picturing Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution”
Tomas Kirchhausen, Ph.D., Springer Family Chair, Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor, Cell...

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28
Apr

Advances in Autism 2017 Symposium

8:00am to 5:00pm
Tamkin Auditorium
  • Networking
  • Research

Advances in Autism 2017 Symposium This full-day annual symposium is designed for all those interested in learning about the latest breakthroughs in research and treatment in autism spectrum...

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28
Apr

UCLA QC Bio 2nd Annual Symposium

8:30am to 4:00pm
CNSI Auditorium
  • Career Exploration
  • Networking

Exploring the Frontiers of Biomedical Big Data

1
May

HG Seminar - Luke Timmerman

11:00am to 12:00pm
Gonda 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

Human Genetics Seminar
"Hood: Trailblazer of the Genomics Age"
Luke Timmerman, Author
Contact & Intro: Eleazar Eskin x 51322

2
May

PGR Semel - Brad Peterson, M.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Semel Institute (NPI) Auditorium, C8-183

Psychiatry Grand Rounds
"Identifying Brain-Based Pathways to Illness and Treatment Response in Depressive Illness"
Brad Peterson, M.D., Professor, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Keck...

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2
May

MBI Member Seminar: Megan McEvoy

12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Research

Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics www.mbi.ucla.edu/faculty/megan-mcevoy/ Open to all MBI Members

2
May

JSN - Steven Siegelbaum, Ph.D. (Host: Carlos Portera-Cailliau)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
“The Hippocampal CA2 Region and the Search for the Social Engram”
Steven Siegelbaum, Ph.D., Departments of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Zukerman Mind...

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4
May

UCLA Career Development Conference

10:00am to 6:00pm
Ackerman Grand Ballroom
  • Career Exploration
  • Networking
  • Professional Skills

Connecting UCLA graduate students and postdocs with more than 100 advanced degree alumni and employers to explore careers, develop professional skills, and prepare for the future. Breakfast, lunch...

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4
May

BMC Seminar - Ivanka Savic-Berglund, M.D., Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB 132)

Brain Mapping Center Seminar
“Connectomics, traumatic brain injury and brain aging”
Ivanka Savic-Berglund, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden...

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4
May

Biomath Seminar - Ruzong Fan, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
23-105 CHS Center for the Health Sciences

Biomathematics Seminar Series: Frontiers in Systems and Integrative Biology
"Functional Regression Models for Gene-based Association Studies of Complex Traits"
Ruzong Fan, Ph.D.,...

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4
May

MBI Seminar - Victor Torres, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"Staphylococcus Aureus Leukocidins: Unraveling Their Role in Pathogenesis”
Victor Torres, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology,...

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4
May

MBI Seminar: Victor Torres, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Research

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology NYU School of Medicine “Staphylococcus Aureus Leukocidins: Unraveling Their Role in Pathogenesis” Torres Lab Website Hosted by The Immunity,...

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5
May

CART Lecture - Matthew W. State, M.D., Ph.D.

9:00am to 10:30am
Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357

Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) Distinguished Lecture Series
"Recent Progress in Autism Genetics"
Matthew W. State, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Psychiatry,...

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9
May

JSN - Stan Floresco, Ph.D. (Host: Alicia Izquierdo)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
“Uncertainty, Choice, and Dopamine”
Stan Floresco, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia,...

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9
May

MBI Member Seminar: Roy Wollman

12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Research

Associate Professor, Integrative Biology & Physiology and of Chemistry & Biochemistry http://wollman.chem.ucla.edu/ Open to all MBI Members

11
May

The PhD Job Search: Finding Opportunities in Industry, Government, Nonprofit & Business

10:00am to 11:30am
Career Center Room 200
  • Career Exploration

This workshop is designed to help graduate students and postdocs strategically search for and apply to jobs in nonprofit, government and industry. Students will leave this session with a time-...

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11
May

MBI/BRI Seminar: Susan Ackerman, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Research

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Steven W. Kuffler Chair, Biology Professor, Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego Professor, Cell & Molecular...

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11
May

MBI Seminar - Susan Ackerman, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"Translational Dysfunction & Neurodegeneration”
Susan Ackerman, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Steven W. Kuffler Chair,...

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15
May

HG Seminar - Jeffrey Leek, Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Gonda 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

Human Genetics Seminar
"How You Can Use 70,000 RNA-seq Samples in your Research"
Jeffrey Leek, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...

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16
May

MBI Member Seminar: Oliver Fregoso

12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Research

Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics www.fregosolab.org Open to all MBI Members

16
May

The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Fifth Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture - Supraja Varadarajan (Host: Felix Schweizer)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Fifth Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture
“Redefining the Role of Netrin1 as an Axon Guidance Cue in the Developing Spinal Cord”
Supraja...

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18
May

11th Annual Neural Microcircuits Training Program Symposium

9:00am to 5:00pm
NRB Auditorium

11th Annual Neural Microcircuits Training Program Symposium - Dynamics of Neural Microcircuits
8:30-9:00 COFFEE & PASTRIES
9:00 - 9:10 Jack Feldman - Introduction
9:10 - 10:...

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18
May

Building a Career in Data Science with IBM

12:00pm to 2:00pm
CNSI Auditorium
  • Career Exploration

In this talk, Prafulla Dawadi from IBM will talk about exciting opportunities and career paths for data scientists. He will discuss different skillsets that a data scientist can develop and learn...

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18
May

MBI Seminar: Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Professor, Tomkins Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Chair, Department of Biochemistry...

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18
May

MBI Seminar - Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"TBA"
Joseph DeRisi, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Professor, Tomkins Chair...

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22
May

HG Seminar - Hua Tang, Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Gonda 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

Human Genetics Seminar
"TBD"
Hua Tang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
Contact & Intro: Jessica Li x 68375

23
May

JSN - Garret Stuber, Ph.D. (Host: Kate Wassum)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
“Dissecting the Neural Circuits that Mediate Motivated Behaviors”
Garret Stuber, Ph.D., Departments of Psychiatry & Cell Biology and Physiology,...

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23
May

MBI Member Seminar: Reza Ardehali

12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Research

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology https://ardehalilab.med.ucla.edu/ Open to all MBI Members

24
May

Crafting Effective Cover Letters for Graduate Students & Postdocs

12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Professional Skills

Learn how to write a compelling cover letter that can articulate your fit for a position and lead to interviews. We'll cover the formatting and structure of an effective cover letter and...

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25
May

MBI Seminar - Harmit Malik, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"TBA"
Harmit Malik, Ph.D., IInvestigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Principal Investigator, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson...

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25
May

MBI Seminar: Harmit Malik, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Research

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Principal Investigator, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center "TBA" Malik Lab Website Hosted by Sri Kosuri,...

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30
May

JSN - Wolfram Schultz, Ph.D. (Host: Michele Basso)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
“Getting the Best Deal: Neuronal Rewards Signals for Economic Utility Maximization”
Wolfram Schultz, Ph.D., Department of Physiology Development &...

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30
May

MBI Member Seminar: Brigitte Gomperts

12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Research

Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Pulmonary Medicine http://gompertslab.wixsite.com/gompertslab Open to all MBI Members

1
Jun

Careers in... Data Science

8:30am to 10:00am
CNSI Auditorium
  • Career Exploration

Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni and professionals currently working in Data Science. Gain insight on how to leverage your PhD in data science and strategies for applying to similar...

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1
Jun

MBI Seminar - David Botstein, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"TBA"
David Botstein, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Calico
Hosted by David Eisenberg, david@mbi.ucla....

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1
Jun

MBI Seminar: David Botstein, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Research

Chief Scientific Officer, Calico "TBA" Botstein Website Hosted by David Eisenberg, david@mbi.ucla.edu

2
Jun

CART Lecture - Charles Nelson, Ph.D.

9:00am to 10:30am
Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
  • Research

Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) Distinguished Lecture Series "TBD" Charles Nelson, Ph.D., Harvard University Contact: Monica Belli

5
Jun

HG Seminar - Noah Zaitlen, Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Gonda 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

Human Genetics Seminar
"TBD"
Noah Zaitlen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine in Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco
Contact & Intro:...

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6
Jun

PGR Semel - Larry Swanson, Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Semel Institute (NPI) Auditorium, C8-183

Psychiatry Grand Rounds
"From Cajal to the Connectome and Beyond"
Larry Swanson, Ph.D., Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, USC, Professor of Neurology and Psychology, USC

6
Jun

MBI Member Seminar: Ye Zhang

12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Research

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences  www.yezhanglab.org/ Open to all MBI Members

6
Jun

Charles H. (Tom) Sawyer Distinguished Lecture - Martin J. Kelly, Ph.D. (Host: Art Arnold and the LNE)

12:00pm to 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

Charles H. (Tom) Sawyer Distinguished Lecture
“Integration of the Anorexigenic Effects of Estradiol and Metabolic Hormones by Hypothalamic Arcuate Neurons”
Martin J. Kelly, Ph.D....

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8
Jun

MBI Seminar: John Eiler, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Research

Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology Professor, Geochemistry, Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, Caltech "TBA" Eiler Website Hosted by Steve Young,...

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8
Jun

MBI Seminar - John Eiler, Ph.D.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
159 Boyer Hall

Molecular Biology Institute Seminar
"TBA"
John Eiler, Ph.D., Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology, Professor, Geochemistry, Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, Caltech...

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12
Jun

HG Seminar - Sohini Ramachandran, Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Gonda 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

Human Genetics Seminar
"Causes and Consequences of Human Genomic Variation"
Sohini Ramachandran, Ph.D., Manning Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University...

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16
Jun
26
Jun

HG Seminar - Bradley Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D.

11:00am to 12:00pm
Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium, Room 132

Human Genetics Seminar
"TBD"
Bradley Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, Medical School and Broad Institute
Contact &...

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25
Sep