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Saturday, April 13 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Discovery Talks

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Join moderator UCSF Graduate Division dean Elizabeth Watkins, PhD, for a jam-packed hour of TEDx-style talks showcasing renowned UCSF faculty innovators describing their transformative research and discoveries.

Speakers
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Elizabeth Watkins

PhD
Elizabeth Watkins is dean of the Graduate Division, vice chancellor of Student Academic Affairs, and professor of History of Health Sciences. She came to UCSF in 2004 and has served as dean since April 2012 and as vice chancellor since August 2013. She earned her B.A. in biology and... Read More →
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Stefan Habelitz

DDS, PhD, Postdoc Alum
Dr. Habelitz is a Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at UCSF, where his research involves the study of self-assembly of amelogenin proteins and peptides for fibrillar apatite crystallization mimicking dental enamel, and the use polymeric process-directing... Read More →
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Wendy Max

PhD, Postdoc Alum
Dr. Max is a Professor of Health Economics and Co-Director of the Institute for Health & Aging at UCSF. Her recent research has focused on modeling the economic impact of tobacco on healthcare expenditures. Dr. Max has estimated national costs of smoking; costs to Medicare, Medicaid... Read More →
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Anita Sil

MD ’98, PhD ’96
Dr. Sil is a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at UCSF. Her lab has built a number of fundamental tools to study the molecular biology of Histoplasma capsulatum, which is thought to be the number one cause of fungal respiratory infections in the world.
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Dyche Mullins

PhD
Dr. Mullins is a professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at UCSF, where his research focuses on the assembly and regulation of cytoskeletal networks—collections of molecules used by living cells to move molecular cargo, establish polarity, and propel themselves... Read More →
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Michelle Arkin

PhD
Dr. Arkin is a Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, co-Director of the UCSF Small Molecule Discovery Center (SMDC), member of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and an Adjunct Professor at the Buck Institute for Aging Research. Her research focuses on developing... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Atrium 5 Embarcadero, San Francisco