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Pathology Research Lecture Series

Due to the unfortunate circumstances with Coronavirus that we are currently facing, the Pathology Research Lecture Series is currently taking place as a virtual conference.

Pathology Research Lecture Series (PRLS) - Fall 2020

PRLS seminars are held Mondays at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom Video. Please email Tyler Badilla ( for Zoom conference details. Printable Schedule: PRLS_Fall 2020.pdf

Monday, September 14, 2020
Paul Mischel, M.D.
UC San Diego Department of Pathology
"Form Follows Function: The Role of Extrachromosomal DNA in Cancer"

Monday, September 21, 2020
Dannielle D. Engle, Ph.D.
The Salk Institute
"Aberrant Glycosylation Promotes Pancreatic Disease"

Monday, September 28, 2020
Dan S. Kaufman, M.D., Ph.D.
UC San Diego Department of Medicine
"Engineered Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Lymphocytes With Improved Anti-Tumor Activity"

Monday, October 5, 2020
Hannah Carter, Ph.D.
UC San Diego Department of Medicine
"Evolutionary Pressure Against the MHC Restricted Tumor Genome"

Monday, October 12, 2020
Viviana Gradinaru, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
"Engineered Gene Delivery Vectors and Microbial Opsins for High-Precision Minimally-Invasive Study and Repair of Diseased Nervous Systems Across Species"

Monday, October 19
Jack Bui, M.D., Ph.D.
UC San Diego Department of Pathology
"IL-17D, Exosomes, and IFNs in Cancer and Pathogen Immunity"

Monday, October 26, 2020
Aryeh Warmflash, Ph.D.
Rice University
"Studying Early Mammalian Development With Self-Organizing Embryonic Stem Cell Systems"

Monday, November 2, 2020
Alana L. Welm, Ph.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine
"Metastatic Breast Cancer: New Models and Treatment Strategies"

Monday, November 9, 2020
Robert Schooley, M.D.
UC San Diego Department of Medicine
"Escaping COVID-19: What If There Is No Vaccine?"

Monday, November 16, 2020
Stephen Schoenberger, Ph.D.
La Jolla Institute for Immunology
"Talk Title TBA"

Monday, November 23 - NO PRLS THIS WEEK

Monday, November 30, 2020
Jean Zhao, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
"Integrating Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy in Cancer Treatment: Mechanistic Insights and Clinical Implications"

Monday, December 7, 2020
Ron Rapini, M.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Derma Tips"

Monday, December 14, 2020
Edmund S. Cibas, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
"Personal Best: Dashboards for Performance Improvement in Cytology"

Click here for a list of past Pathology conferences.

For more information, please contact Tyler Badilla at 858-534-4323 or

Click here for the Neuropathology Educational Conference schedule.