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Feb 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Gene Yeo

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Inside Innovation featuring Gene Yeo.

Roth Auditorium and Terrace, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, Tuesdays from 5pm to 7pm.

5:00 pm - Registration

5:15 pm - Welcome

5:20 pm - Presentation

5:40 pm - Q&A

6:00 pm - Refreshments/ Networking

7:00 pm - End

Prof. Gene Yeo is a leader in the development of computational and experimental approaches to understand mechanistic details of how RBPs control post-transcriptional regulatory networks in development and disease (neurodegeneration). His ongoing research program focuses on how specific RBPs and their regulated RNA targets are necessary for the survival and function of pluripotent stem cells and the central nervous system.

His lab is reputed to generate genome-wide data of the highest quality coupled with rigorous analyses. Using human patient-derived stem cell models, mice and patient post-mortem samples, they delve deep into mechanistic validations of our predictions, forging actionable links between basic biology and medicine. They are committed to developing RNA-sensitive nanotechnologies that utilize differences in RNA content in cells to alter cellular behavior, linking our efforts to deeply understand RNA biology with engineering applications derived from that knowledge.

Inside Innovation is a presentation series featuring the latest innovative technologies developed by UC San Diego researchers. Get an inside look at what is happening in the labs, explore commercialization opportunities and inquire about licensing.

UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization - providing campus-wide innovation and entrepreneurism support, building a dynamic entrepreneurial community and promoting a vibrant regional ecosystem.

There is ample parking adjacent to the auditorium building, once you head upstairs from the parking lot, go walk past the Bella Vista Caffe to the left.

Directions to the Roth Auditorium (with Google maps link): http://www.sanfordconsortium.com/directions

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Date and Time

Feb 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Location

Sanford Consortium, Roth Auditorium and Terrace

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required.

Event Fee

Free

Contact

Gwen Sands    innovation@ucsd.edu    858-534-5815 (office front desk)

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

UC San Diego Office of Innovation & Commercialization

Event Category

Talks and Lectures