BASE hosts a variety of programming events for members of our extended interdisciplinary community.

*denotes open to the Stanford Community. For more information, please contact omatthys at

Heart Center Research Meetings
Monthly basic science, translational, and clinical research project presentations with BASE laboratories and the Children’s Heart Center clinical faculty and fellows.

BASE Works-in-Progress Series
Monthly interactive group sessions with BASE faculty and researchers to share ongoing project findings and discuss potential collaborations.

BASE Seminar Series*
Invited lectures from Stanford and beyond.

Upcoming seminars for the 2022-2023 academic year:

November 28, 2022: Isha Jain, PhD
Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease
University of California, San Francisco

Previous BASE Seminars

Kristy Red-Horse, PhD
Stanford University
October 24, 2022

Zev Gartner, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
September 26, 2022

“Imagine Heart Valves that Grow”
Robert Tranquillo, PhD
University of Minnesota
May 23, 2022

“Whole Embryo-Barcoding for Genetic Interrogation of Vertebrate Development”
Dan Wagner, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
March 28, 2022

“Genomic Medicine for Rare Diseases at Scale”
Wendy Chung, MD
Columbia University
January 24, 2022

“Sequence-Structure-Function Models for DNA”
Katie Pollard, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
November 15, 2021

“Congenital Heart Disease Genomics: From Risk Variant Identification to Patient Return of Results”
Sarah Morton, MD, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
June 14, 2021

“Deep learning-derived cardiovascular imaging phenotypes as a substrate for genetic analysis”
James Pirruccello, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, The Broad Institute
May 10, 2021

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