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NOV 16Department Seminar: Stefan Feske, MD "Ion channels as critical regulators of immunity" 4 p.m., Tamkin, Room F110
OCT 26Department Seminar: "Vaccine Research & Development Center Open House," 11 a.m., School of Medicine Med Surge 2, Room 389
OCT 25Department Seminar: Kok-Fai Kong, PhD, "New Insights Into the Costimulatory Signaling of T Cells", noon, Thorp Conference Center, Gross Hall, 4th floor
SEP 17Department Seminar: Emily R. Liman, PhD, "Ion channels that taste sour," 2 p.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001
AUG 29Department Seminar: Autumn S. Ivy, MD, PhD, "Early-life exercise enables hippocampal learning and synaptic plasticity: role of the epigenome," 11 a.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001
MAY 07Department Seminar: Philip Kiser, PharmD, PhD, “Retinoid isomerase inhibitors: Catalytic mechanism to visual cycle physiology and therapeutics,” 11 a.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001
APR 25Department Seminar: Timothy Kern, PhD, "Photoreceptors and the Development of Diabetic Retinopathy," 11 a.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001
JAN 16Department Seminar: Yoshida Yutaka, PhD, "Formation and function of corticospinal circuits underlying skilled movements," 11 a.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001


DEC 18Department Faculty Recruitment Seminar Series: Soham Chanda, PhD, "Decrypting the Neuroligin Codes for Synapses Development and Disease," 11 a.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001
DEC 15Join our department Holiday Party on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, 4-7 p.m., Tamkin Hall, F1085.
NOV 06Department Faculty Recruitment Seminar Series: Kevin Beier, PhD, "Viral-genetic dissection of the midbrain dopamine system," 11 a.m., Medical Education Bldg., Telemedicine Theater, B001
OCT 26Department Seminar Series: "The Physiological Optics of the Lens: A Central Role for the Lens Microcirculation System," 3 p.m., Tamkin Student Lecture Building, F110
OCT 02Department New Graduate Students Welcome Gathering at the Healing Garden (Pictures to come soon)
JULY 19Physiology Student Clinton Yu defends PhD dissertation, “Investigating Protein Complex Dynamics—Analysis of Cullin-Ring Ligase Machinery through Development of Quantitative Cross-linking Mass Spectrometry Strategies” at 10:00 a.m. in Telemedicine Theater B001, Chair is Lan Huang Ph.D.
MAY 03MSTP Student Tobias Dong defends PhD dissertation, "Visualizing Calcium Dynamics in the Regulation of T Lymphocyte Motility and Activation" at 2:00 p.m. in Tamkin F-110, Chair is Michael D. Cahalan, Ph.D.
APR 24Department Seminar Series: "Synaptic and epigenetic plasticity induced by early life experience drives life-long emotional and cognitive resilience" Speaker: Tallie Z. Baram, M.D., Ph.D. (Vice-Chairman for Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Physiology & Biophysics; Danette Shepard Professor of Neurological Sciences; Director, Conte Center and UCI Epilepsy Research Center (Monday, April 24th, 2017 11:30 am @ Telemedicine Theater B001, Medical Educational Bldg.)
APR 18School of Biological Sciences Presents - "Evanescent Light: The Nature Photography of Professor Ian Parker" (Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 4pm in UCI Student Center / Crystal Cove Auditorium and Viewpoint Gallery
MAR 30Department Panel Discussion: "How to communicate with an Elected Official" Invited panel members include (Beth Schachter, Ph.D. @ Beth Schahcter Consulting, scientist to scientist communicator; Sidney Golub, Ph.D. @ Interim Director, UCI Stem Cell Research Center and former Executive Director, FASEB; Kate Klimow @ UCI Associate Vice Chancellor, Public Affairs (This event will be held at Gross Hall 4000 at 10am on Thursday, March 30th, 2017.)
MAR 29Department Writing Workshop: "Journal articles, platform talks, posters or tweets: Optimizing your message for your audience and your medium" By Facilitator: Dr. Beth Schachter – Editor, Coach, Consultant, Writer; Host: Dr. Medha Pathak – Assistant Professor (Wednesday, March 29th 2:30pm – 3:30pm)
MAR 22Department Seminar Series: "Physiological, pathophysiological, and molecular aspects of water soluble vitamin transport in organs of the digestive system" Speaker: Hamid Said, Ph.D. (Vice-Chairman for Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics; Senior Research Career Scientist VA Medical Center Long Beach, CA) (Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 11:30 am @ Telemedicine Theater B001, Medical Educational Bldg.)
MAR 14Graduate student Galina Schmunk defends PhD dissertation, "IP3-Mediated Calcium Signaling Deficit in Monogenic and Sporadic Forms of Autism Spectrum Disorders" at 12:00 p.m. in Telemedicine Theater, Room B001, Medical Education Building. Chair is John Jay Gargus, M.D., Ph.D.


SEPT 12Department Faculty Recruitment Seminar: Mingye Feng, Ph.D. - Instructor - Stanford Medicine
JUN 09Graduate student Logan Robert's defends Ph.D. dissertation at 11 a.m. "Molecular and Whole Circuit Dynamics of Drosophila Clockwork and Light Integration." Chair is Todd C. Holmes, MD.
JUN 05-09Graduate students Craig Gutierrez and Clinton Yu of Lan Huang's lab present at the 64th American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
MAY 31Graduate student Yu-Han Chen defends PhD dissertation, "Mitochondrial Akt1 Signaling Enhanced IPSC Reprogramming-Mechanism of Mitochondrial Akt1-PDHE3 subunit Interaction" at 9:30 a.m. in Gross Hall. Chair is Ping H. Wang, MD.
APR 7-9Graduate Student Galina Schmunk out of Jay Gargus's lab will present in Honolulu, Hawaii at the Advances and Breakthroughs in Calcium Signlaing conference.