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).
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.
Prof. Jennifer Doudna, PhD
University of California Berkeley
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
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