Zofia Zukowska Distinquished Lectureship
The graduate students in the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology wanted to honor Zofia Zukowska's science, her passion for learning and her energetic, positive approach to life. In the fall of 2014, the students organized the inaguaral Zofia Zukowska Distinquished Lectureship.
2017 Keynote Speaker:
Viviana Gradinaru, Ph.D., a preeminent leader in the field of neuroscience. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering. Additionally, she serves as the Director of Caltech's Center for Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience and the CLOVER Center (Beckman Institute for CLARITY, Opgogentics, and Vector Engineering).
2015 Keynote Speaker:
Anthony R. Hunter, Ph.D. Tony is one of the foremost leaders in the field of cell growth control, is the Renato Dulbecco Chair in Cancer Research, the Director of the National Cancer Institute designated Salk Institute Cancer Center, and an American Cancer Society Professor in the Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California.
2016 Keynote Speaker:
Kathryn Sandberg, Ph.D. is a preeminent leader in the field of hypertension. Dr. Sandberg is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Departments of Medicine and Physiology at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Additionally, she serves as Director of the Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging and Disease as well as the Translational Biomedical Science Program at Georgetown-Howard Universities.
2014 Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Ronald G. Victor, M.D., is Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Hypertension, Associate Director of Clinical Research and holds the Burns and Allen Chair in Cardiology Research at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. He is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in cardiovascular diseases.