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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 03, 2014
Cancer Initiation and Maintenance Genes
Scott Lowe, Ph.D., chair, Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, January 10, 2014
Bacterial sRNA Regulatory Circuits and their On and Off Switches
Joshua Lederberg Distinguished Lectureship in Molecular Genetics
Susan Gottesman, Ph.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator; co-chief, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute

Friday, January 17, 2014
A Hexagonal Code for Space; Grid Cells, Place Cells and Memory
Edvard Moser, Ph.D., co-director, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience; professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
May-Britt Moser, Ph.D., co-director, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience; professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Friday, January 24, 2014
What Happens in the Cerebellum while You Learn a Motor Skill
Steve Lisberger, Ph.D., George Barth Geller Professor and chair, department of neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Friday, January 31, 2014
How Did Our Adaptive Immune System Evolve?
Max Cooper, M.D., professor, Emory Vaccine Center and Emory Center for AIDS Research, Emory University School of Medicine



 
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