January 21, 2022
8:45 am / 4:45 pm
Luskin Conference Center – Optimist Room
Mentor Professor Faculty Symposium
8:45 a.m. ? 8:55 a.m. Welcome ? Samantha Butler, Ph.D., UCLA
Professor & Vice Chair EDI, Neurobiology
9:00 a.m. ? 9:55 a.m. Lauren Goins, Ph.D., UCLA
?Developmental Hematopoiesis: Paths and Pathways that Control Progenitor Maintenance and Differentiation?
10:00 a.m. ? 10:55 a.m. Debora Sobreira, Ph.D., University of Chicago
?Regulatory variants in human complex diseases: dissecting the complex landscape of GWAS
11:00 a.m. ? 11:10 a.m.Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. ? 12:10 p.m. Tanya Stoyanova, Ph.D., Stanford University
?Developing Early Detection and Therapeutic Strategies for Cancer”
12:15 p.m. ? 1:15 p.m. Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. ? 2:10 p.m. Lillian Brady, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
?Sex-specific cholinergic regulation of dopamine release mechanisms in the nucleus accumbens?
2:15 p.m.? 3:10 p.m. Cindy Poo, Ph.D., Champalimaud Research
?Cortical circuits for olfactory behavior”
3:10 p.m. ? 3:20 p.m. Tea Break
3:25 p.m. ? 4:20 p.m. Lena Pernas, Ph.D., Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
?Microbial infection as a lens to study mitochondria and metabolism?
4:20 p.m. Closing Remarks
Registration Zoom Link: Contact Catherine
For more information, please contact Catherine Weston at Cweston@mednet.ucla.edu