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.

January 11, 2024 - Michael F. Clarke, MD: What are Cancer Stem Cells?

Karel H. and Avice N. Beekhuis Professor of Cancer Biology


SCI Cancer Biology & Cancer Stem Cell Talks

January 18, 2024 talk 1- Brad Zuchero: An unexplored route to brain regeneration by oligodendrocyte transdifferentiation

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery


January 18, 2024 talk 2- Aaron Gitler: Defining ALS mechanisms at single cell resolution

Stanford Medicine Basic Science Professor


January 25, 2024 - Clive Niels Svendsen, PhD:  Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to model and treat human disease

Executive Director & Distinguished Chair, Regenerative Medicine Institute, Cedars-Sinai


February 1, 2024 talk 1 - Jan Skotheim:  Cell intrinsic control of cell size in vivo

Professor of Biology and, by courtesy, of Chemical and Systems Biology


February 1, 2024 talk 2 - Julien Sage:  Investigating intratumoral metabolic heterogeneity to identify novel therapeutic vulnerabilities

Elaine and John Chambers Professor of Pediatric Cancer and Professor of Genetics


February 8, 2024 - Jeffrey Axelrod:
Generation of asymmetry in planar cell polarity signaling

Professor of Pathology

SCI Cancer Biology & Cancer Stem Cell Talks

February 15, 2024 talk 1 - Paul Khavari: New Gene Networks and Biomolecular Cues Governing Somatic Stem Cell Differentiation

Carl J. Herzog Professor of Dermatology in the School of Medicine


February 15, 2024 - talk 2 Gregory S Barsh: How the cheetah gets its spots

Professor of Genetics and of Pediatrics, Emeritus


February 22, 2024 - Eric Verdin, MD:  Talk title TBA

President and Chief Executive Officer, Professor

The Buck Institute for Research on Aging


February 29, 2024 talk 1 - Nazish Sayed: Long COVID and it’s long hold on the heart: molecular mechanisms


Assistant Professor (Research) of Surgery (Vascular Surgery) and at the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

February 29, 2024 talk 2- Stefan Heller: How birds regenerate their auditory sensory hair cells

Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS)



March 7, 2024 - No ReMS seminar today


March 14, 2024 - Charles Gawad: Towards Mapping Drug Resistance Heritability in Pediatric Leukemias

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology)


SCI Cancer Biology & Cancer Stem Cell Talks


March 21, 2024 - Samantha Morris, PhD: New genomic technologies to deconstruct and control cell identity

Associate Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology at Washington University in St. Louis



2024 Baxter Foundation Distiguished Lecture

March 28, 2024 - Elaine Fuchs, PhD: Stem Cells: Coping with Stress and Learning from Their Experiences

Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Please note room change for this special seminar: Li Ka Shing Center, Classroom LK130



ReMS Organizers

Helen Blau

Margaret Fuller

Marius Werning