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Upcoming Seminars

The Center for Perinatal Discovery Seminar Series occurs the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00pm. Please email Megan Mulholland (mlmulhol@ucsd.edu) for seminar details.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 12:00pm (PDT)
"Stem Cell Insights Into Normal and Abnormal Placental Development and Function"
Jo James, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Obstretrics and Gynecology, FMHS
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 9:00am - 4:00pm (PDT)
2nd Annual CPD Symposium - Announcement & Agenda

Past Seminars

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 12:00pm (PDT)
"MotherToBaby Pregnancy Studies: The Autoimmune Diseases in Pregnancy Project"
Christina Chambers, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics


Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 12:00pm (PST)
"The Microbiome Side of Endometrial Cancer"
Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Departments of Surgery and OB/GYN
Mayo Clinic

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:00pm (PST)
"Novel Targets in Pediatric Obesity Management"
Kay Rhee, M.D., MSc, MA, FAAP
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
UC San Diego
"Novel Targets in Pediatric Obesity Management"

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 12:00pm (PST)
"Development of Placental Therapeutics and the Sexually Dimorphic Impact on Restoring Fetal Development"
Helen Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics &
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 12:00pm (PST)
"Gametes, Glycans and Genital Tracts"
Pascal Gagneux, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pathology
UC San Diego

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:00pm (PST)
"Study of Mitotic Associated Histone Deacetylation Patterns"
Alon Goren, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
UC San Diego

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
"Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery: A Few Tricks (and Data) to Keep Up Your Sleeve"
Yvette LaCoursiere, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
UC San Diego

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
"What Does it Take to Make a Good Egg and Embryo?"
Heidi Cook-Andersen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Reproductive Medicine
UC San Diego

Opening Symposium - Saturday, September 26, 2020 
"The Effect of Chronodisruption on Pregnancy Outcomes"
Sarah England, Ph.D. (Keynote Speaker)
Professor, Washington University
Department of OB/GYN
Watch the recorded seminar here: https://youtu.be/ZJkzNu8FYa0 
CPD Flyer and Agenda_final.pdf


Team Gatherings



Katharine K. Nelson’s farewell (May 2016)



Jennifer Tasarz’s graduation (June 2017) 



Group photo (July 2017) 





Holiday Party (December 2017) 




Clinic research coordinator gathering (May 2019) 


Events



Star Legacy visit (June 2019) 

Caption:  Members of the San Diego Chapter of Star Legacy Foundation visit our labs at Sanford Consortium and learn about research in perinatal biology.