Lecture Videos

The following lectures are available to view online.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - read abstract - watch video

Emmanuelle Charpentier, PhD

CRISPR-Cas9: Transforming Life Sciences Through Bacteria

Emmanuelle Charpentier, PhD

Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - read abstract - watch video

James P Allison, PhD

Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New Insights and Opportunities, and Prospects for Cures

James P Allison, PhD

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - read abstract - watch video

Geraldine Seydoux, PhD

Of Gels and Liquids: Organizing the Cytoplasm of Eukaryotic Cells

Geraldine Seydoux, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - read abstract - watch video

Leemor Joshua-Tor, PhD

Our Ago-centric view of RNA interference

Leemor Joshua-Tor, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

Dianne K Newman, PhD

Life Without Oxygen

Dianne K Newman, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

John T Lis, PhD

Dissecting Molecular Mechanisms of Transcription Regulation

John T Lis, PhD

Cornell University

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

Beth Stevens, PhD

How Immune Cells Wire and Unwire the Brain

Beth Stevens, PhD

Boston Children’s Hospital

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

Kevin J Tracey, MD

Eavesdropping on Conversations Between the Brain and the Immune System

Kevin J Tracey, MD

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

Aviv Regev, PhD

Dissecting the Cellular Ecosystem of Tissues and Tumor with Single Cell Genomics

Aviv Regev, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

Erich D Jarvis, PhD

Dissecting the Molecular Mechanisms of Vocal Learning and Spoken Language

Erich D Jarvis, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - read abstract - watch video

Adrian Krainer, PhD

Antisense Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Harnessing the Power of a Backup Gene

Adrian Krainer, PhD

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Betty Diamond, MD

Antibodies, Behavior and Cognition: Rethinking Immune Privilege

Betty Diamond, MD

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Lynne Maquat, PhD

Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay and Human Disease: Genome Guardian and Executor

Lynne Maquat, PhD

University of Rochester Medical Center

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Vishva Dixit, MD

Why So Many Ways to Die? The Non-canonical Inflammasome Pathway

Vishva Dixit, MD

Genentech, Inc

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD

Navigating the Cellular Landscape with New Imaging Technologies

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Roger Nicoll, MD

Long-term Potentiation: A Cellular Model for Learning

Roger Nicoll, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Chris Miller, PhD

Ancient Challenge, New Physiology, Weird Ion Channel: Fluoride Resistance in Microorganisms

Chris Miller, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - read abstract - watch video

Susan Taylor, PhD

PKA: Dynamic Assembly of Localized Signaling Complexes

Susan Taylor, PhD

University of California, San Diego

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - read abstract - watch video

Eve Marder, PhD

Variability and Robustness in Neurons and Networks

Eve Marder, PhD

Brandeis University

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - read abstract - watch video

Christine Petit, MD, PhD

Understanding Hearing Mechanisms in Light of Genetic Disorders of this Sensory System: From Sound Detection to Auditory Perception

Christine Petit, MD, PhD

College de France & Institut Pasteur

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - read abstract - watch video

Eva Nogales, PhD

Visualization of Macromolecular Complexity and Function using Cry-Electron Microscopy

Eva Nogales, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - read abstract - watch video

Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD

X-Chromosome Inactivation, Color Vision, and the Female Advantage

Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - read abstract - watch video

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

Selective Autophagy: The Ultimate Recycling for a Long and Healthy Life

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - read abstract - watch video

George Church, PhD

Engineering Genomes, Organs & Ecosystems

George Church, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Hans Clevers, MD, PhD

Lgr5 Stem Cells in Self-Renewal and Cancer

Hans Clevers, MD, PhD

Hubrecht Institute

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

Optical Tools for Investigation of Intact Biological Systems

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Eric Betzig, PhD

Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution

Eric Betzig, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Jennifer Doudna, PhD

The Biology of CRISPRs: From Genome Defense to Genomic Engineering

Jennifer Doudna, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Helen Hobbs, MD

Genetic Disorders of Dietary Excess: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Helen Hobbs, MD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Angelika Amon, PhD

Consequences of Aneuploidy

Angelika Amon, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - read abstract - watch video

Jonathan Weissman, PhD

From the Cradle to the Grave: My Life in Science Watching Proteins Being Made, Folded and Degraded

Jonathan Weissman, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Charles Zuker, PhD

Receptors, Neurons, and Circuits: The Biology of Mammalian Taste

Charles Zuker, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Xiaowei Zhuang, PhD

Illuminating Biology at the Nanoscale with Single-Molecule and Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy

Xiaowei Zhuang, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Ruslan M Medzhitov, PhD

Host Defense Strategies

Ruslan M Medzhitov, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Michael Rosbash, PhD

Biological Time Travels: A Circadian Rhythm Story

Michael Rosbash, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Huda Y Zoghbi, MD

A Neural Tipping Point: MeCP2 and Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Huda Y Zoghbi, MD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baylor College of Medicine

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Ronald D Vale, PhD

The Marvels of Molecular Motors

Ronald D Vale, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - read abstract - watch video

Catherine Dulac, PhD

Molecular and Neural Sensing of Social Cues

Catherine Dulac, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Edith Heard, PhD

X-Chromosome Inactivation: Remembering Silence and Knowing When to Forget

Edith Heard, PhD

Curie Institute

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Clifford J Tabin, PhD

The Development and Evolution of Vertebrate Morphology

Clifford J Tabin, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Pascale Cossart, PhD

The Bacterial Pathogen Listeria monocytogenes: A Multi-Faceted Model and a Reference

Pascale Cossart, PhD

Institut Pasteur

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Stephen O’Rahilly, MD

Human Obesity and Insulin Resistance:
Lessons from Extreme Phenotypes

Stephen O’Rahilly, MD

University of Cambridge

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Arthur L Horwich, MD

Chaperonin-assisted protein folding:
“Nature leaves nothing to chance”

Arthur L Horwich, MD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Laurie H Glimcher, MD

Close to the Bone:
Novel Genes that Remodel the Skeleton

Laurie H Glimcher, MD

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - read abstract - watch video

Charles L Sawyers, MD

Overcoming Resistance to Cancer Drug Therapy

Charles L Sawyers, MD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - read abstract - watch video

Joshua Sanes, PhD

Wiring Up the Retina

Joshua Sanes, PhD

Harvard University

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - read abstract - watch video

Eric F Wieschaus, PhD

Cell Shape During Drosophila Gastrulation:
Science at the Interface of Biology, Biophysics and Aesthetics

Eric F Wieschaus, PhD

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Princeton University

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - read abstract - watch video

Robert H Singer, PhD

Following Single mRNA Molecules from Cradle to Grave

Robert H Singer, PhD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University