Class of 1960 Scholars Program:

With funds generously provided by the Class of 1960, the BIMO Program invites prominent researchers from other institutions to campus to present a public seminar and then to meet privately in a discussion and dinner setting with a select group of students (chosen for the calendar year to be the BIMO Class of 1960 Scholars).

Upcoming Speakers


Maron, Bradley MDDr. Bradley Maron, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Date: September 23, 2016

Seminar Title:  “Redox switches in health and human disease”

Dr. Maron is a cardiovascular medicine specialist.  His research focuses on understanding novel molecular mechanisms involved in the pathobiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

See his website for more details concerning Dr. Maron’s research.



doudnaj_250_309Prof. Jennifer Doudna, PhD
Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences
University of California Berkeley
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Date: March 3, 2017

Seminar Title: TBA

Prof. Doudna studies RNA molecules’ unique capability to encode and control the expression of genetic information, often as a consequence of their three-dimensional structures. She is interested in understanding and harnessing RNA-mediated control of the genome, including CRISPR-Cas bacterial adaptive immunity and related systems.

See her website for more details concerning Prof. Doudna’s research.


The BIMO Class of 1960 Scholars for 2016

John Ahn
Megumi Asada
Varun Bhadkamkar
Adam Calogeras
Selena Castro
Kelly Chen
Cesar Dominguez
Ruby Froom
Rebecca Gorelov
Jacques Guyot
Roya Huang
Raisha Ishmail
David Jaramillo
Kiki Laino
Lia Lee
Joyce Lee
Jonathan Meng
Ian Outhwaite
Christine Reed
Adam Resnick
Hanna Shebert
Katie Spence
Timmy Suh

Wilson Wang