University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, Room 103
Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building
1657 E. Helen St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Brought to you by the Arizona Center for the Biology of Complex Diseases (ABCD) at the University of Arizona:
TOPIC: “Network Approaches to Complex Disease Genetics”
SPEAKER: Aldons "Jake" Lusis, PhD — Professor, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Human Genetics, and Vice Chairman of the Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles; and Member, Board of Scientific Counselors, National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a unit of the National Institutes of Health
WHEN: Friday, March 22, 2018 | 9-11 a.m.
WHERE: BIO5 Room 103
Weekly Colloquium, Spring 2019 – Problems in the Biology of Complex Diseases
(CMM, MCB, GENE, IMB, PCOL 595H)
Fridays, 9-11 a.m., Keating/BIO5 Room 103, Jan. 11-April 26 (except for March 1, 9-11 a.m., Keating/BIO5 Room 247)
SPEAKERS SCHEDULE: Click here [PDF] for a printable schedule for the entire series.
About the Speaker
Dr. Jake Lusis received his doctorate in biophysics from Oregon State University, after which he was a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Kenneth Paigen in the Molecular Biology Department, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. Since 1979, he has been on the faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is presently a professor in the Departments of Microbiology and Medicine. He has a secondary appointment in the Department of Human Genetics, where he is also vice chairman. He has served on advisory panels for the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and various private companies and organizations. Presently, he serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, an NIH unit. Among his awards are the Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Research, the American Heart Association Duff Award, and the NAVBO Benditt Award from the North American Vascular Biology Organization.