Past Speakers

Spring 2017

  • Irene Chiolo
    University of Southern California
  • Terry Orr-Weaver
    MIT
  • Yohanns Bellaiche
    Institute Curie
  • Thomas Rando
    Stanford University
  • Thomas Duchaine
    University of Montreal
  • Dr. Nipam Patel
    University of California, Berkeley
  • Naohiro Terada
    University of Florida
  • Anne Brunet
    Stanford
  • Matt Gibson
    Stowers
  • Joan Brugge
    Harvard
  • Patricia Wittkopp
    University of Michigan
  • Puneet Opal
    Northwestern
  • Nadav Ahituv
    UCSF

Fall 2016

  • James H. Eberwine
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Gabsang Lee
    Hopkins University
  • Christopher
    Brown Un. Of PA
  • Jing-Ke Weng
    MIT
  • Judith Campisi Lawrence
    Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Dr. Stephen Helfand
    Brown University
  • Stefano De Renzis
    EMBL Heidelberg
  • Christian Stehlik
    Northwestern
  • Cole Trapnell
    University of Washington
  • KiBum Lee
    Rutgers
  • Tom Schwarz
    Harvard

Spring 2016

  • Gabrielle Kardon
    University of Utah
  • Narry Kim
    Seoul National University
  • Christian Stehlik
    Northwestern University
  • Harry Orr
    University Michigan
  • Thirumala-Devi
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan
    University of Geneva
  • Amita Seghal
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Joan Brugge
    Harvard University
  • Peter Park
    Harvard University
  • Leslie Thompson
    University of California, Irvine
  • Nicole King
    University of California, Berkley
  • Rebecca Heald
    University of California, Berkley
  • Jeff Coller
    Case Western Reserve University
  • Su-Chung Zhang
    University of Wisconsin
  • Neal Silverman
    University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Fall 2015

  • Ophir Klein
    UCSF
  • Erik Sontheimer
    UMASS
  • Sangwon F. Kim
    UPENN
  • Denim Wang
    Wisconsin Blood Center
  • Jean- Paul Vincent
    MRC
  • Karen Cichowski
    Harvard University
  • Linas Mazutis
    Columbia University
  • Anita Corbett
    Emory
  • Vamsi Mootha
    MGHHMS
  • Ben Voight
    UPENN
  • Michael Eisen
    University of California, Berkley

Spring 2015

  • Henry Paulson
    University of Michigan
  • Beatrice Hahn
    UPENN
  • Andrew Lieberman
    University of Michigan
  • Mary Baylies
    MSKCC
  • Pardis Sabeti
    Harvard
  • Michael Shapiro
    University of Utah
  • Justin Ichida
    USC
  • Lindsey Criswell
    UCSF
  • Benjamin Neale Broad
  • AJ Marian Walhout
    UMASS, Worcester
  • Wallace Marshall
    UCSF
  • John B. Wallingford
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Vladimir Gelfand
    Northwestern
  • Hugo Bellen
    Baylor College
  • Laura Ranum
    University of Florida
  • Michael Hecht
    Princeton
  • Huck Hui Ng
    Genomic Institute of Singapore

Fall 2014

  • Stephen Cohen
    University of Copenhagen
  • John Condeelis
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Alejandro Sanchez-Alvaredo
    Stowers Institute
  • Mark Roth
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Jianlong Wang
    Mount Sinai
  • Greg Suh
    NYU
  • Andrew Dillon
    Berkley
  • Helen McNeil
    MSHRI
  • Jonghwan Kim
    University of Texas
  • Matthew Kaeberlein
    University of Washington
  • Ken Irvine
    Rutgers
  • Sestan Nenad
    Yale
  • Karen Hirschi
    Yale

Spring 2014

  • Jeffrey Neul
    Baylor College
  • Soumya Raychaudhuri
    Broad Institute
  • Helge Grosshans
    FMI
  • Xi He
    Harvard
  • Kevin White
    University of Chicago
  • Nurit Ballas
    Stony Brook University
  • Tim Ley
    Washington University
  • Kathleen Green
    Northwestern
  • Markus Landthaler
    Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine
  • Steve Finkbeiner
    UCSF
  • Adam Auton
    Albert Einstein
  • Diane Merry
    Thomas Jefferson University
  • Eran Hornstein
    Weizmann Institute

Fall 2013

  • Willem Ouwehand
    Cambridge
  • Daniela Drummond-Barbosa
    Johns Hopkins
  • Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou
    UPENN
  • Yi Zhang
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Javier Martinez
    IMBA
  • Jiandon Huang
    University of Hong Kong
  • John Collinge
    University College London
  • Gary Bassell
    Emory
  • John Dick
    University Health Network
  • Anna-Katerina Jadjantonakis
    MSKCC
  • Phil Newmark
    University of Illinois
  • Ralf Janknecht
    University of Oklahoma
  • Sharon Amacher
    Ohio State University

Spring 2013

  • Norbert Perimon
    Harvard
  • Thomas Paul Zwaka
    Baylor College
  • Jerry Workman
    Stowers
  • Lisa Goodrich
    Harvard
  • David Allis
    Rockefeller University
  • Jeurgen Knoblich
    IMBA
  • Dennis Kim
    MIT
  • Salvador Aznar-Benitah
    ICREA
  • Linheng Li
    Stowers
  • David Zarkower
    University of Minnesota
  • David Pellman
    Dana-Farber
  • Ben Ebert
    Harvard
  • Ron McKay
    Johns Hopkins
  • Howard Edenberg
    Indiana University
  • Ren Sun
    UCLA
  • Robert Waterston
    University of Washington
  • Carl Thummel
    University of Utah
  • Duncan Odom
    Cambridge

Fall 2012

  • Akira Sawa
    Johns Hopkins
  • Max Nachury
    Stanford
  • Gordon Keller
    University Health Network
  • Joel Richter
    UMASS
  • Reuven Agami
    Netherland Cancer Institute
  • Sean Morrison
    University of Michigan
  • David Kokel
    Harvard
  • Itsik Pe’er
    Columbia University
  • Steven Artandi
    Greco
  • Richard Gardner
    University of Washington Seattle
  • Alex Joyner
    MSKCC

Spring 2012

  • David Page
    MIT
  • Xin Sun
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Joshua Mendell
    UT Southwestern
  • Jeremy Reiter
    UCSF
  • Richard Single
    University of Vermont
  • Andrew Belmont
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Cecilia Lo
    Pittsburg University
  • Xiang-Dong Fu
    UCSD
  • Jay Keasling
    Berkley
  • Elly Tanaka
  • Bradley Bernstein
    Harvard/MIT
  • Sarah Miller
  • Gill Bejereno
    Stanford University
  • Laurie Boyer
    MIT

Fall 2011

  • Arturo Alvarez-Buylla
    UCSF
  • Alexander Meissner
    Harvard University
  • George Church
    Harvard University
  • Hunt Willard
    Duke University
  • David Bilder
    UC Berkley
  • John Kim
    University of Michigan
  • Katrin Karbstein
    Scripps Florida
  • Laura Nilson
    McGill University
  • LeAnn Jones Salk
    Institute for Biological Studies
  • Valter Longo
    USC
  • Phil Benfey Duke University
  • Mark Krasnow Stanford
  • Tim Aitman Imperial College of London

Spring 2011

  • Mario Capecchi
    University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Brenda Bass
    University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Greg Wray
    Duke University
  • Terry Lechler
    Duke University
  • Peter Doris
    University of Texas, Houston
  • Carlos Bustamante
    Stanford University
  • Kathryn Anderson
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute
  • Tom Maniatis
    Columbia University
  • Shaun Purcell
    Harvard University
  • David Altshuler
    Harvard University
  • Gines Morata
    University Autonoma of Madrid
  • Rong Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research
  • Ben Stanger
    UPENN
  • David Kingsley
    HHMI & Stanford University
  • Satchin Panda
    The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Jonathan Weissman
    HHMI & UCSF
  • Robb Krumlauf
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research
  • Marc Freeman
    UMass Medical School

Fall 2010

  • Stanislav Shvartsman
    Princeton University
  • Martin Ignacio Garcia-Castra
    MCDB
  • Frank Costantini
    Columbia University Medical Center
  • Rob Steele
    UCI School of Medicine
  • Robert Darnell
    Rockefeller Institute
  • Michael Bassic
    UCSF
  • Joann Sweasy
    Yale University

Spring 2010

  • Haru Siomi Keio
    University School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Gavis
    Princeton University
  • Murat Gunel
    Yale University
  • Joseph Yost
    University of Utah
  • Jonathan Pritchard
    University of Chicago
  • Brad Cairns
    Huntsman Cancer Institute University of Utah
  • John Lis
    Cornell University
  • Brian Kennedy
    University of Washington
  • Steven Henikoff
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Judy Lieberman
    Harvard University
  • Gary Ruvkun
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Robert Blelloch
    UCSF
  • Martha Bulyk
    Harvard University
  • Ivan Ovcharenko
    National Center for Biotechnology Information
  • Margaret Goodell
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Amy Wager
    Harvard University
  • Linheng Li
    Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Fall 2009

  • Yue Xiong
    University of North Carolina
  • Susan Strome
    UCSC
  • Craig Pikaard
    Washington University
  • Jeremy Rich
    Cleveland Clinic
  • Yuan Chang
    University of Pittsburg Cancer Institute
  • Brent Graveley
    University of Connecticut
  • Zihe Rao
    Nankai University
  • Claude Desplan
    New York University
  • Tricia Serio
    Brown University
  • David Malkin
    Hospital for Sick Children
  • Frank Costantini
    Columbia University
  • Michael McManus
    University of California San Franciciso
  • William Theurkauf
    University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Spring 2009

  • Helen Hobbs
    University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
  • Greg Hannon
    Cold Spring Harbor
  • Alan Garen
    Yale University
  • Bing Ren
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Wei Guo
    UPenn
  • Kevin Eggan
    Harvard
  • James Haber
    Brandeis University
  • Yang Shi
    Harvard
  • Nikolaus Pfanner
    University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Richard Axel
    Columbia University
  • Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
    University of Cambridge