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CCMBM Events

CCMBM Grant Review Sessions

Clipboard and pencil clipart for CCMBM grants review session

*If you are not a member, you may concurrently join during your grants review period.

CCMBM would like to help investigators strengthen their grant proposals for the next RAP cycle deadline for Pilot grant applications and/or NIH deadlines. We invite CCMBM members* to participate in the Grants Review program to receive 1:1 feedback and/or live panel review with peers as well as coaching from experienced investigators.


CCMBM Member Featured Publication Submissions

Are you a CCMBM member? Have you recently published new research that you're excited about sharing with the MSK Community? Let the CCMBM and UCSF Musculoskeletal Center help promote your science discoveries!


Simply complete the our submission form and we will spotlight your publication in a future newsletter and on social media. We are excited to learn about your research!



Bone Investigator Group

March 8, 10:00-11:00am; Virtual Event


Investigators can present their clinical research grants or data and receive feedback and informal consultation from peers and senior investigators.

Please contact Lucy Wu for more information or if you'd like to present your research at an upcoming meeting.



CCMBM Junior Investigator Committee Workshop: Translating Musculoskeletal Discoveries into Clinical Practice and Commercial Ventures
March 27, 9:00-11:00am; Mission Bay, Mission Hall, MH-1407

This workshop will discuss challenges, strategies, and opportunities related to translating basic science discoveries into clinical practice and commercial success. Experts on basic science, clinical medicine, and entrepreneurship will discuss:

• how to incorporate translational considerations into study aims
• types of evidence needed to change clinical management
• how discoveries are commercialized

Workshop Speakers

Dennis Black, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Alexis Dang, MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Charles Hart, PhD
Executive Director, UCSF Catalyst Program

Sunita Ho, PhD
Professor, Department of Preventative & Restorative Dental Sciences

Sarah Knox, PhD
Professor, Department of Cell & Tissue Biology

Conor O’Neill, MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Partner Events                                    

February 26, 9:00-10:00am; Parnassus, N-225

ImmunoX Seminar Series

Elaine Fuchs, PhD, Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University

RSVP to receive Zoom details.

Hosted by ImmunoX

February 26, 3:00-4:00pm; Mission Bay, Gladstone Institutes, Mahley Auditorium

GICD/CVRI Seminar Series

Marcia Haigis, PhDProfessor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

"The Role of Metabolites in Cancer"

Hosted by the Gladstone Institutes and CVRI

February 27, 7:00-7:30am & February 29, 12:00-12:30pm; Virtual Event

Compliance Educator Office Hours

Schedule time to meet with an Educator. Bring your coding and documentation concerns. We are here to help you.

Join via Zoom (Tuesdays).

Join via Zoom (Thursdays).

Hosted by the Office of Healthcare Compliance and Privacy

February 27, 10:00-11:00am; Parnassus, N-225

iMicro Seminar Series

Jesse Bloom, PhD, Professor, Basic Science Division and Herbold Computational Biology Program, Public Heath Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

"Interpreting the evolution of SARS-CoV-2"

Hosted by iMicro

February 27, 11:00am-12:00pm; Mission Bay, Gladstone Institutes, Mahley Auditorium

Gladstone Neuroscience Seminar

Eunji Cheong, PhD, Associate Professor of Biotechnology, Yonsei University

"Glial Control of Thalamic Sensory Processing"

Hosted by the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and the Gladstone Institutes

February 27, 11:45am-1:00pm; Virtual Event

QBC Journal Club

Sean Myers, Biophysics Graduate Student, UCSF

Sarina Garcia, PSPG Graduate Student, UCSF

Zack Mawaldi, Biophysics Graduate Student, UCSF

Sruthi Raguveer, CCB Graduate Student, UCSF

RSVP to receive Zoom details.

Hosted by the PhD Degree Program in Biophysics

February 27, 1:00-2:00pm; Virtual Event

QB3 Webinar Series

Tom Nowakowski, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, UCSF

"Establishing Tools for Human Neuroscience"

Register to receive Zoom details.

Hosted by QB3

February 27, 2:00-3:00pm Virtual Event

Bay Area Open Science Group - Reproducibility with the UCSF Decision Lab

The Bay Area Open Science Group is intended to bring together students, faculty, and staff from the Stanford, UCSF, and Berkeley community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a research context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices into their work.

Hosted by the UCSF Library

February 27 & 28, 2:00-3:00pm; Virtual Event

Data Science Help Desk

Introducing the virtual DSI Help Desk, a place to ask your general questions about data science including how to download software or code packages, prep for upcoming DSI classes, get started with programming, connect with data science expertise, and more.

Hosted by the UCSF Library

February 27, 3:30-4:45pm; Virtual Event

New Postdoc Orientation

Gain important knowledge about the following topics: Human Resources information and resources, Research grants – resources for finding your own funding, Careers – how to get the best job after UCSF, Ideas for maximizing your productivity and minimizing conflicts with your PI, and UAW Union Presentation.

Register to receive Zoom details.

Hosted by the Office for Postdoctoral Scholars

February 28, 7:30am; Mission Bay, GenHall - Byers Auditorium

UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds Series

Favian Su, MD, Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF

Join via Zoom.

Hosted by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

February 28, 8:30-9:30am; Virtual Event

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Diana Alba, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, UCSF

Join via Zoom.

Hosted by the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism

February 28, 1:00-2:00pm PT; Virtual Event

CSR Journal Club

Karl Lewis, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

RSVP to receive Zoom details.

Hosted by the Center for Musculoskeletal Research

February 28, 4:00pm; Parnassus, N-225

BMS Seminar Series

Panagiotis Roussos, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

"Decoding the Brain: Exploring the Genetic Landscape of Neuropsychiatric Traits"

Hosted by the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

February 28, 5:00-8:00pm; Mission Bay, MH-1400

QBI Pre-Hackathon Mixer

Join us for an exciting pre-hackathon mixer at UCSF Mission Bay! Get ready to mingle, form teams, and start brainstorming ideas for your projects before the QBI Hackathon kicks off in the fall of 2024.

Register to attend.

Hosted by QBI

February 29, 9:00-10:00am; Parnassus, N-217

ImmunoX Journal Club

Julianne Riggs, BMS Graduate Student, UCSF

McKenzie Daanen, BMS Graduate Student, UCSF

Hosted by ImmunoX

February 29, 11:00am-12:00pm; Mission Bay, Gladstone Institutes, Mahley Auditorium

Gladstone Neuroscience Seminar

Robert Datta, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

"How does Natural Behavior Arise from the Brain?"

Hosted by the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and the Gladstone Institutes

February 29, 12:00-1:00pm; Mission Bay, HD-160

BBC Seminar Series

Michael Summers, PhD, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland

"Mechanism for control of HIV-1 transcript function and genome packaging"

Watch via livestream.

Hosted by the Biophysics Graduate Program

February 29, 12:00-1:00pm; Parnassus, N-225

BMS Journal Club

Clara Kochendoerfer, BMS Graduate Student, UCSF

Eva Gillis-Buck, BMS Graduate Student, UCSF

Hosted by the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

February 29, 2:00-4:00pm; Virtual Event

C2C Seminar Series: Clinical Trial Outcomes Research, PROs and Database Topics

This series of seminars will provide high-yield, practical information about designing, funding, and conducting patient-facing oncology trials.

Registration required.

Hosted by the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

March 1, 9:00-11:00am; Virtual Event

Intro to Python Part 2

This workshop will provide an introduction to programming in Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. We will cover basic variable assignment, loops, conditionals, lists, and functions. Exercises will be hands on and use the Jupyter notebook environment.

Hosted by the UCSF Library

March 1, 11:05am-12:00pm; Virtual Event

R for Statistics Part 5: Linear Regression

Want to learn computer programming but don't know where to start? Join DSI's WinteR of LeaRning Series to learn about R and R Studio.

Hosted by the UCSF Library

March 1, 12:00pm; Parnassus, HSW-300

Diabetes Seminar Series

Rebecca Arwyn Lee, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Gregory Ku Lab, UCSF Diabetes Center

"A shRNA screen in primary human beta cells identifies the serotonin 1F receptor as a negative regulator of survival during transplant"

Hosted by the UCSF Diabetes Center

March 1, 1:00-2:00pm; Mission Bay, MH-1400

The Biology of Aging: Research in the San Francisco Coordinating Center

Faculty of the San Francisco Coordinating Center (SFCC) lead research in many facets of aging, including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, mobility disability, and muscle aging. The seminar with show examples of our translational research in the biology of aging. Dr. Peggy Cawthon will present “Sarcopenia Highlights” where she will describe how a new measurement of skeletal muscle mass transformed our understanding of the importance of muscle in consequences of aging. Dr. Theresa Mau will present “The Role of Muscle Mitochondrial Energetics in Aging,” showing groundbreaking studies about the importance of mitochondria in mobility, frailty, and aging.

Hosted by the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

March 1, 1:00-4:00pm; Virtual Event

Introductory Machine Learning

Machine learning is becoming increasingly important not only in data science, but also in bioinformatics. Machine learning gives you the opportunity to find hidden patterns in your data and draw predictive conclusions. In this workshop, you’ll learn key machine learning concepts and categories, and get hands-on practice with simple examples. See how machine learning can be applied to advance your research!

Register to receive Zoom details.

Hosted by the Gladstone Institutes

March 1, 3:05-4:00pm; Virtual Event

Generative AI Foundations Part 3: Image Generation Technologies

In this series designed specifically for non-technical UCSF learners, you'll be introduced to generative AI tools and explore ways they can be used productively. You must be an UCSF affilitation to register for this workshop.

Hosted by the UCSF Library

March 1, 4:00-5:00pm; Mission Bay, HD-160

Cancer Center Friday Seminar Series

Xiaokun Shu, PhD, Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

"Identifying differential role of oncoprotein phase separation on the transcriptome by designing chemogenetic tools"

Hosted by the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center