2023 Seminars

January 10, 2023

Dieter Egli, PhD
Assistant Professor of Developmental Cell Biology
in Pediatrics, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Hosted by Cathy Mendelsohn

January 30, 2023- Special Seminar

Location: Hammer Building, 701 West 168th Street, 3rd floor- Room 312

Time: 4:15pm

Kynon Benjamin, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Lieber Institute for Brain Development

Department s of Neurology and Psychiatry, John Hopkins University

January 31, 2023- Special Seminar

Location: Hammer Building, 701 West 168th Street, 3rd floor- Room 312

Time: 4:00pm

Graham Erwin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Genetics, Stanford Cancer Institute

February 7, 2023
Xiang Zhang, PhD
Interim Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center;
William T. Butler, M.D., Endowed Chair for Distinguished Faculty,
Baylor College of Medicine;
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Hosted by Gerard Karsenty

February 21, 2023
Cassandra Extavour, PhD
Timken Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University

Hosted by Luke Berchowitz

February 28, 2023

Alain Nicolas, PhD
Research Scientist CNRS, IRCAN,
University Nice-Côte d'Azur, France

Hosted by Rodney Rothstein

Monday, March 6, 2023 - SPECIAL SEMINAR

David W. Sanders, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Chemical and Biological Engineering Department

Princeton University

Hosted by the Genetics and Development Department

March 7, 2023

Scott Armstrong, MD, PhD
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Chairman of Pediatric Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute;
Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital
Hosted by Chao Lu

March 14, 2023
Bill Lowry, PhD
Associate Director of Education and Technology Transfer
UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center;
Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Hosted by Emmanuelle Passegue

March 21, 2023
Lynne Maquat, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics 
and Director, Center for RNA Biology
University of Rochester

Hosted by Luke Berchowitz

March 28, 2023 - HSC 312

Jonathan Whetstine, PhD
Professor and Director
Cancer Epigentic Institute
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Hosted by Aaron Viny

April, 11, 2023

Steve Henikoff, PhD
Basic Sciences Division
Fred Hutch Cancer Center

Hosted by Zhiguo Zhang

April 25, 2023

Anne Villeneuve, PhD
Developmental Biology and Genetics
Stanford University

Hosted by Luke Berchowitz

May 2, 2023 - HSC 312

Eric Pietras, PhD
Associate Professor
Medine - Hematology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Hosted by Emmanuelle Passegue

May 9, 2023

Stephen Tapscott, MD, PhD
Human Biology Division
Fred Hutch Cancer Center

Hosted by Laura Johnston

 2023 Summer Schedule

Location: Hammer Health Sciences- Room 312 
Time: 4:00pm


Dr. Philippe Batut


Philippe J. Batut, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Hosted by Dr. Gerard Karsenty

Dynamic control of gene expression in development by genome organization and noncoding RNAs