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Max Birnstiel Lecture Videos

Starting in 2015, talks given in the frame of the Max Birnstiel Lecture series are recorded. They are made available to broader audiences via online videos, which you can find here. 

The Origin of Blood Cancer

Ben Ebert, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Broad Institute.
13 November 2019.

Decrypting the Noncoding Genome - Unmasking the role of transcriptional control in complex traits and human disease

Bing Ren, University of California in San Diego (UCSD)
16 October 2019

Enhancer-Promoter Communication in Living Drosophila Embryos

Mike Levine, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University.
29 May 2019.

Skin stem cells: coping with stress, inflammation and cancer

Elaine Fuchs, The Rockefeller University, New York City (US).
24 April 2019

Organizing and stabilizing genomes through heterochromatic and euchromatic domains

Susan M. Gasser, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel (CH)
20 March 2019

Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe

Thomas Cech, University of Colorado Boulder
24 October 2018

RNA phase separation and neurogenerative disease

Ron Vale, University of California in San Francisco, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
12 September 2018

The Design of Pluripotency: Plasticity and Order

Austin Smith, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
17 May 2018

In Search of Cajal’s "unfathomable mystery of life

Lawrence Zipursky, UCLA
25 April 2018

The ubiquitin proteasome system – from basic mechanisms thru human diseases and on to drug targeting

Aaron Ciechanover, Technion Integrated Cancer Center
28 March 2018

Neural circuits and behavior in larval zebrafish

Florian Engert, Harvard University
13 December 2017

The VHL Tumor Suppressor Protein: Insights into Oxygen Sensing, Cancer Metabolism and Drugging the Undruggable

William Kaelin, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
29 June 2017

Towards a Connectome of the Whole Mouse Brain

Winfried Denk, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology
8 January 2017

DNA sequence and the Epigenome

Adrian Bird, University of Edinburgh
9 November 2016

The cerebral cortex, a substrate for computing in high dimensional dynamic state space

Wolf Singer, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
7 September 2016

Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer and Stem Cell Failure

Carol Greider, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
7 July 2016

Controlling the Cell Cycle

Sir Paul Nurse, London Research Institute
6 April 2016

Biogenesis and function of the autophagosome membrane

Randy Schekman, University of California at Berkeley
2 December 2015

New Technologies for Reading and Writing Biology

George Church, Harvard Medical School
16 September 2015