PKU-UCLA JRI Mini-Symposium: Life Sciences

Friday, May 16, 2014
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
CNSI 5th Floor Presentation Room, North
CNSI Building



Life Sciences

  Dean Victoria Sork and Hong Wu, co-chairs
"Welcome and Comments on PKU-UCLA Collaboration in Life Sciences," Victoria Sork (dean, School of Life Sciences) UCLA
8:45  "Introduction to School of Life Sciences," Hong Wu (dean, College of Life Sciences) PKU
9:00 "Development of Zebrafish Tools for Genetics and Biomedical Research: Collaborative Effort between PKU and UCLA," Shuo Lin (professor, Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology) UCLA
9:20 "Novel Strategies for Cellular Reprogramming," Hongkui Deng (professor and director, Center for Stem Cell Research) PKU
9:40 "Association of Clinical Traits and DNA Methylation," Matteo Pellegrini (associate professor, Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology) UCLA 
10:00 "Number and Distribution Alternations of RBPMS Expressing Retinal Ganglion Cells After Optic Nerve Crush and Alpha Lipoic Acid Treatment in the Cat," Mingliang Pu (professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering) PKU
10:20 "How to Desensitize a Photoreceptor? A Probable Answer from At to Hs," Chentao Lin (professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology) UCLA
10:40 "How Plants Smell a Gas: Ethylene Signaling," Hongwei Guo (professor and vice dean for Graduate study) PKU
11:00 “California Conservation Genomics," Brad Shaffer (professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) UCLA
 11:20 "Conservation Sciences in Responding China’s Ecological Crisis," Zhi Lu (professor and director, Center for Conservation and Social Development) PKU
 11:40am-1pm lunch and group discussion


For more information please contact:

Larissa Harrison

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