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2013-14 Academic Year Schedule

2014 - 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR

MCB/ECH 294 Seminar - 2015 Winter Schedule

All seminars are scheduled from 11:00am to 12:00pm unless otherwise stated

January 9, 2015
LSA 1022

Organizational Meeting
Dr. Judy Kjelstrom - Co-Instructor, Biotechnology Program & DEB Program Coordinator
Prof. Karen McDonald - Co-Instructor, ECH
Co-Prof. Ray Rodriguez - Co-Instructor, MCB

January 16, 2015
LSA 1022

A journey from graduate school to research scientist in industry
Rachel Jacobson, PhD, Senior Scientist, Rinat-Pfizer, Inc., South San Francisco

UCD Alum

January 23, 2015
LSA 1022

Structure counts too: The importance of alternative splicing in cholesterol regulation
Marissa Lin Wong Medina, PhD
Associate Scientist, CHORI, Oakland

Former NIH Biotech Fellow and DEB Student

January 30, 2015

Bowley Lecture Hall (101 Bowley Science Center)

First Drug Approved for Use in Preoperative Breast Cancer: An Insider's View
Michael Howland, PhD - Regulatory Program Manager, PDR-PM Oncology
Genentech, South San Francisco

Former NIH Biotech Fellow and DEB Student

February 6, 2015
LSA 1022

HER2, from lab to clinic; a neu perspective on an old target
Richard E Cutler Jr., PhD - Director, Clinical Science, Puma Biotechnology, South San Francisco

February 13, 2015
LSA 1022

What is Intellectual Property?
Nancy Rashid, PhD - Registered Patent Agent, Intellectual Property Officer, UC Davis Innovation Access

February 20, 2015
LSA 1022

The Enjoyment of Employment
Doug Kalish, PhD - Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, Consultant and Entrepreneur

February 27, 2015
LSA 1022

The Insera Way: Bringing Biotech Innovation to Market
Vikram Janardhan, PhD - Chief Executive Officer, Insera Therapeutics Inc, Sacramento

March 6, 2015
LSA 1022

From Bench Scale to Production Scale
Raquel Orozco, PhD - Bioprocess Engineer, Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont Inc.

Former NIH Biotech Fellow and DEB Student

March 13, 2015

LSA 1022

Translational Pathology in Biotech: How Pathologists Help the Quest for Predictive Biomarkers

Suzanne K. Coberly, MS, MD FACP, Pathologist Director, Amgen, San Francisco

UC Davis SOM alum

 

 

 

 

Reports are due by 5pm on Friday, March 20, 2015


MCB/ECH 294 Seminar - 2014 Fall Schedule

All seminars are scheduled from 11:00am to 12:00pm unless otherwise stated

October 3, 2014
LSA 1022

Organizational Meeting
Dr. Judy Kjelstrom - Co-Instructor, Biotechnology Program & DEB Program Coordinator
Prof. Karen McDonald - Co-Instructor, ECH
Co-Prof. Ray Rodriguez - Co-Instructor, MCB

October 10, 2014
LSA 1022

Big Bang Kickoff
Niki Peterson - Program Manager, UC Davis Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Edward Silva - Program Coordinator, Sustainable AgTech Innovation Center, UC Davis
Dr. Maelene Wong & Jeni Lee, PhD candidate in
Biomedical Engineering (DEB Student) - ViVita Presentation (2012 Big Bang! Winning Team)

October 16, 2014
LSA 1022

Natural Products - sources and inspiration for insect control agents
Thomas Sparks, PhD
Research Fellow, Discovery Research Dow AgroSciences LLC

October 17, 2014
LSA 1022

OMICS, BIG DATA, INSIGHTS
Frank N. Lee, PhD - Technical Advisor and Lead Architect, Technical Computing Worldwide
IBM Incorporated,
BGI@ucdavis co-sponsored seminar

October 24, 2014
LSA 1022

Discovering Medicine, Discovering Opportunity and Achieving Personal Career Goals
Wendy Nelson, PhD - Senior Director, Head of Manufacturing,
Genentech, Vacaville
Presentation

October 31, 2014
LSA 1022

Microbial community applications in sustainable agriculture and food processing
Christopher Simmons, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology Department
(DEB graduate & CREATE IGERT fellow)

November 7, 2014
LSA 1022

An Infectious Approach to Biofabrication: Nanoscale Assembly with a Plan Virus Scaffold
James Culver, PhD - Professor, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research and Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland

November 14, 2014
LSA 1022

Building a Self-Directed Career: One Man's Journey from Construction, to Aerospace, to Media & Entertainment, to IT Consulting, to Biotechnology
Scott Hamilton, PhD Chief Technology Officer Sony DADC, New Media Solutions, Marina Del Rey
(DEB graduate & Biotech fellow)Presentation

November 21, 2014
LSA 1022

Semi-Synthetic Artemisinin: Developing Industrial Production of the World's Most Important Anti-Malarial Drug
Chris Paddon, PhD - Project Lead Scientist Amyris, Inc., Emeryville

November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 5, 2014
LSA 1022

From Fermentation to Formulation - An Integrated Approach to Bioprocess Problem Solving
Corey Dodge, PhD - Principal Scientist
BASF (formerly Verenium), San Diego, CA

December 12, 2014
LSA 1022

Modeling Huntington's Disease with Stem Cells
Lisa Ellerby, PhD - Associate Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato

Reports are due on Friday, December 12, 2014

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