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Lectures & Events

The Rockefeller University Friday Lecture Series is one of the principal university-wide activities of the academic year. Scientists from around the world, and from varying disciplines, are invited to speak to the Rockefeller community and members of neighboring institutions to share their recent research, techniques and findings. Lectures take place in the university's Caspary Auditorium at 3:45 p.m. (preceded by a tea reception at 3:15 p.m.).

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JANUARY FULL CALENDAR ACADEMIC LECTURES


Friday, January 06, 2017
The Human Fetal Globin Switch: A Paradigm for Disease-related Common Genetic Variation in Regulatory Elements 
The Maclyn McCarty Memorial Lecture
Stuart Orkin, M.D., David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, January 13, 2017
The RNA Exosome–Ribosome Connection: Coupling the RNA Degradation and Translation Machineries
The Bruce Merrifield Distinguished Lecture
Elena Conti, Ph.D., Honorary Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University; director and scientific member, department of structural cell biology, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Friday, January 20, 2017
Hedgehog Signaling and the Stem Cell Niche in Regeneration and Malignancy
Philip Beachy, Ph.D., Ernest and Amelia Gallo Professor, member, Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, January 27, 2017
Applying Quantitative Genomics to Austism and Cancer
Michael Wigler, Ph.D., professor, department of genetics, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory



 
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