ReMS has returned to Munzer Auditorium
as an in-person event only, please join us!

Seminars are 12:00 - 1:00 PM on Thursdays in Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Building.  There will be no Zoom option in the 2023/24 academic year.  Contact to be added to the the ReMS mailing list.

September 28, 2023 -  Kathrin Plath, PhD: Decoding Xist: Unraveling the Mechanisms of Action of this Chromatin-Associated lncRNA and Its Implications for Sexual Dimorphism

Professor of Biological Chemistry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine


October 5, 2023 talk 1- Matteo Mole':  Modeling human embryo implantation in vitro

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Dunlevie Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center for Discovery, Innovation and Clinical Impact)

October 5, 2023 talk 2- Aaron F. Straight: Chromatin regulation by noncoding RNA during human stem cell differentiation

Pfeiffer and Herold Families Professor, Professor of Biochemistry and, by courtesy, of Chemical and Systems Biology

October 12, 2023 talk 1- Brad Zuchero: An unexplored route to brain regeneration by oligodendrocyte transdifferentiation

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

October 12, 2023 talk 2- Monte Winslow: Toward multiplexed and quantitative dissection of cancer and beyond

Associate Professor of Genetics and of Pathology


October 19, 2023 - Xiaojing Gao:  RNA editing-based sensors for intracellular transcripts and extracellular ligands

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

SCI Cancer Biology & Cancer Stem Cell Talks

October 26, 2023 talk 1- Alistair Boettiger: Genome folding directs cell fate: a single molecule view

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology

October 26, 2023 talk 2- Vittorio Sebastiano: To be or not to be (a human germ cell): that is the question.

Associate Professor (Research) of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology)


November 2, 2023 talk 1 - Ryann Fame: Crosstalk at the developing CSF neural stem cell niche

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

November 2, 2023 talk 2- Jessica Feldman: Talk Title TBA

Associate Professor of Biology



November 9, 2023 - Peng Wu: The influence of lineage programs on tumorigenesis in hepatoblastoma

Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

SCI Cancer Biology & Cancer Stem Cell Talks


November 16, 2023 talk 1- Stanley Qi: Engineering the human transcriptome for controlling the cell state

Associate Professor of Bioeingineering and of Genetics


November 16, 2023 talk 2 - Polly Fordyce: Understanding how transcription factors activate gene expression using high-throughput microfluidic assays

Associate Professor of Bioeingineering and of Genetics


November 30, 2023 - Deepak Srivastava, MD: A Change of Heart: From Genetics of Disease to New Therapeutics

President and Senior Investigator Gladstone Institutes    


December 7, 2023 talk 1 - Matt Franklin: Human satellite DNA arrays as megabase-scale hubs for Hippo transcription factors YAP and TEAD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Nicolas Altemose Lab


December 7, 2023 talk 2 - Suzanne Tharin, MD: Talk Title TBA

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery


December 14, 2023 - Tushar Desai: TBA

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine)

SCI Cancer Biology & Cancer Stem Cell Talks

ReMS Organizers

Helen Blau

Margaret Fuller

Marius Werning