Past Events

Thu
14

Antiracist Book Club - Killing Rage, Ending Racism

October 14, 2021, 4:10-5pm
Selected text and guiding questions The next session will take place Thursday, October 14th, from 4:10-5pm. For this session, we will discuss Killing Rage, Ending Racism by Bell Hooks. Here are the guiding questions:
Mon
27

The Microbiome as a Mediator of Prostate Carcinogenesis (Dr. Karen Sfanos, John Hopkins)

September 27, 2021, 12-1pm
On behalf of the Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research and in collaboration with the Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine, you are invited to a virtual presentation by Dr. Karen Sfanos from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on Monday, September 27th, 2021 at 12:00pm (noon Pacific Time). There will be a Q&A session after the talk. Trainees who are interested in meeting with Dr. Sfanos that day should contact [email protected]  Zoom info below.
Fri
17

Microbiome Ignite Talk

September 17, 2021, 12:10-1pm
  Click to join Zoom: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/96101827934?pwd=cDlYU0RQTGNXRk5xNWU2WlpDZThFdz09Meeting ID: 961 0182 7934Password: 584853
Fri
20

Microbiome Ignite Talks

August 20, 2021, 12:10-1pm
Click to join Zoom (new link for 2021-2022): https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/96101827934?pwd=cDlYU0RQTGNXRk5xNWU2WlpDZThFdz09Meeting ID: 961 0182 7934Password: 584853  
Thu
19

Antiracist Book Club - The New Jim Crow

August 19, 2021, 4:10-5pm
Selected text and guiding questions The next session will take place Thursday, August 19th, from 4:10-5pm. For this session, we will discuss The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander. Here are the guiding questions:
Fri
18

Microbiome Ignite Talks

June 18, 2021, 12:10-1pm
Click to join Zoom: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/92367474995?pwd=UVQ4RHZ0MkQ1MHpxNUErZXdRT0dYZz09&from=msftMeeting ID: 923 6747 4995Password: 335865
Thu
03

Antiracist Book Club - Are Prisons Obsolete?

June 3, 2021, 4:10-5pm
Selected text and guiding questions The next session will take place Thursday, June 3rd, from 4:10-5pm. For this session, we will discuss Are Prisons Obsolete by Angela Davis. Here are the guiding questions:
Fri
21

Microbiome Ignite Talks

May 21, 2021, 12:10-1pm
Click to join Zoom: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/92367474995?pwd=UVQ4RHZ0MkQ1MHpxNUErZXdRT0dYZz09&from=msftMeeting ID: 923 6747 4995Password: 335865 Add event to calendar
Fri
30

Antiracism Symposium

April 30, 2021
Antiracism Curriculum Conference Series
Fri
16

Microbiome Ignite Talks

April 16, 2021, 12:10pm - 1pm
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Thu
08

Antiracist Book Club - Sister Outsider

April 8, 2021, 4-5pm
Selected text and guiding questions The next session will take place Thursday, April 8th, from 4-5pm. For this session, we will discuss Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde. Here are guiding questions:
Mon
29

Gladstone Data Science Program: Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis

March 29, 2021, 1-3pm
This session occurs over two days, March 29th and April 1st. Bioinformatics Series Spring 2021
Fri
26

Gladstone Data Science Program: Introduction to Unix Command Line

March 26, 2021, 2-5pm
Bioinformatics Series Spring 2021
Mon
22

Embracing Antiracism in Medical Education

March 22, 2021, 12-1pm
Antiracism Curriculum Conference Series
Fri
19

Microbiome Ignite Talks

March 19, 2021, 12-1pm
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Mon
01

Gladstone Data Science Program: Introduction to R Data Analysis

March 1, 2021, 2-4pm
This session occurs over 2 days, 1st and 2nd of March. Bioinformatics Series Spring 2021
Tue
23

Gladstone Data Science Program: Introduction to Statistics and Experimental Design

February 23, 2021, 2-5pm
Bioinformatics Series Spring 2021
Fri
19

Microbiome Ignite Talks

February 19, 2021, 12-1pm
Click to join Zoom: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/92367474995?pwd=UVQ4RHZ0MkQ1MHpxNUErZXdRT0dYZz09&from=msftMeeting ID: 923 6747 4995Password: 335865 Add event to calendar
Mon
15

Gladstone Data Science Program: Introduction to RNA-Seq

February 15, 2021, 2-4pm
Occurs over 2 days, 15th and 16th of February Bioinformatics Series Spring 2021
Mon
15

Structural Racism in Medicine with Jyothi Marbin, MD

February 15, 2021, 12-1pm
Antiracism Curriculum Conference Series
Thu
11

Antiracist Book Club - So you want to talk about race?

February 11, 2021, 4-5pm
For this session, we will discuss "So you want to talk about race?" by Ijeoma Oluo.
Fri
29

Anti-racism Town Hall - Focus on Faculty

January 29, 2021, 12-1:15pm
This third anti-racism town hall will focus on faculty. More information is available on the UCSF Events Calendar.  Join via Zoom.
Thu
21

Microbiome in Early Childhood Development Symposium

January 21, 2021
This event has already occurred. An event agenda and recording is below.  
Fri
15

Microbiome Ignite Talks

January 15, 2021, 12-1pm
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Fri
18

Microbiome Ignite Talks

December 18, 2020, 12-1pm
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Thu
10

Antiracist Book Club - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

December 10, 2020, 4-5pm
Selected text and guiding questions The next session will take place Thursday, December 10th, from 4-5pm. For this session, we will discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Here are some questions to consider as you read the book:
Tue
08

Muriel Steele Society HeForShe Event at UCSF

December 8, 2020, 7-8pm
The Muriel Steele Society invites you to their inaugural HeForShe event at UCSF
Thu
03

Festive Virtual Happy Hour

December 3, 2020, 4-5pm
  Meeting ID: 920 6502 8862 Password: 061908 Phone or Conference room password: 061908 --- One Click Join from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android device:https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/92065028862?pwd=dHFQYWhIdHZWanMveWxwQUg1MGt1QT09   Add event to calendar
Fri
20

Microbiome Ignite Talks

November 20, 2020, 12-1pm
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Tue
27

Diversity and Science Symposium

October 27, 2020, October 27th-29th
The Diversity And Science Lecture (DASL) UCSD is hosting a fully virtual Inaugural Diversity and Science Symposium October 27th-29th.  This trainee-organized symposium features: 20 incredible speakers doing cutting edge research in everything from microbiology to chemical ecology to developmental patterning to science education 4 illuminating panel sessions on dismantling racist, misogynist, ableist, and homophobic structures in STEM fields,
Fri
23

Microbiome Ignite Talks

October 23, 2020, 12-1pm
Moved from original date (10/16) to accommodate UCSF-wide Anti-Racism Town Hall.
Fri
16

UCSF Anti-Racism Town Hall II

October 16, 2020, 12-1:15pm
This second anti-racism town hall will focus on staff. More details and zoom link at http://tiny.ucsf.edu/AB3wqR. Note: The BCMM is not affiliated with this event, but rather amplifying its distribution to support UCSF's BIPOC. Please direct all questions to the event organizers.
Wed
14

Introduction to Gnotobiotics

October 14, 2020, 2-4pm
The Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine is pleased to offer a virtual Introduction to Gnotobiotics. To attend the workshop, please RSVP via the form below.
Wed
07

Antiracist Book Club - Introduction

October 7, 2020, 4-5pm
About this series The Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine is pleased to announce the launch of our antiracist book club series.
Thu
01

Virtual Happy Hour

October 1, 2020, 4-5pm
  Meeting ID: 985 2715 8188 Password: 256550 --- One Click Join from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android device:https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/98527158188?pwd=RGZYK0QrYzhBRzhLTmxwcUVZa0pyZz09
Tue
29

iMicro lecture: Dr. Colin Hill

September 29, 2020, 10-11am
Integrative Microbiology Seminar Series   Colin Hill, PhD Professor University College Cork, Ireland   "Bacteriophage; providing context for the microbiome"   Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Fri
25

Microbiome Community Circle: Exploring Values, Exploring Ourselves

September 25, 2020, 10am-11:30am
A community circle grounded in restorative justice practice is an approach to community building by creating a space for participants with varying values, experiences, and backgrounds to discuss topics in a safe space.  The goal of this community circle is to reflect and discuss how to embody your values as we build out the BCMM. This is one step the BCMM is taking to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. The event will be from 10-11:30am on September 25. If you are interested...
Fri
25

The REPAIR Project: A Strategic Initiative to Address Anti-Black Racism in Science, Medicine, and Healthcare

September 25, 2020, 12-1:15pm
The REPAIR Project: A Strategic Initiative to Address Anti-Black Racism in Science, Medicine, and Healthcare. Presented by: Antoine Johnson, Aude Bouagnon, Bonnie Wong, Carlos Martinez, Ian Whitmarsh, Joey Lew, Kara Zamora, Nadia Gaber, Vincanne Adams, Aimee Medeiros More info and zoom link at https://calendar.ucsf.edu/event/social_sciences_grand_rounds#.X2Uc2pNKjlw.
Fri
18

Microbiome Ignite Talks

September 18, 2020, 12-1pm
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Fri
21

Microbiome Ignite Talks

August 21, 2020, 12-1pm
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Wed
19

Anti-Blackness and Its Link to Racism, Privilege and Power (Dante King Webinar Series No. 2)

August 19, 2020, 12pm
Note: The BCMM is not affiliated with this event, but rather amplifying its distribution to support UCSF's BIPOC. Please direct all questions to the event organizers.
Thu
30

From Ally to Co-Conspirator: BLM Solidarity in Latinx, API and White Communities

July 30, 2020, 5-6:30pm
Note: The BCMM is not affiliated with this event, but rather amplifying its distribution to support UCSF's BIPOC. Please direct all questions to the event organizers.
Thu
30

Restorative Justice Circle: Exploring Values, Exploring Ourselves

July 30, 2020, 12pm
Note: The BCMM is not affiliated with this event, but rather amplifying its distribution to support UCSF's BIPOC. Please direct all questions to the event organizers.
Thu
16

DEI in Academic Medicine with Drs. Renée Navarro and David Skorton

July 16, 2020, 11am
Join J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, vice chancellor of diversity and outreach at UCSF, and David J. Skorton, MD, president and CEO of the AAMC, for a candid conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion in academic medicine, and the role of the AAMC in leading and serving the academic medicine community.  Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions in a moderated questions and answer session. Register at https://aamc.elevate.commpartners.com/p/200716.
Tue
30

Honoring Grief and Trauma for Graduate Students of Color (Session #2)

June 30, 2020, 2-4pm
Open to graduate students only
Wed
24

Restoring Justice Circles: Healing in Challenging Times

June 24, 2020, 1-2:15pm
Restoring Justice Circles: Healing in Challenging Times
Tue
23

CCMBM lecture: Vitamin D Metabolites and the Gut Microbiome

June 23, 2020, 3-4pm PDT
Featuring Deborah Kado, MD, Professor of Health Sciences at UC San Diego. Dr. Kado is an internist and geriatrician with a primary research focus on osteoporosis and the related disorder hyperkyphosis. She leads the osteoporosis program for UCSD, building a highly interdisciplinary program integrating clinical care, research, and teaching
Fri
19

BCMM community forum for combating racism

June 19, 2020, 9-10am PDT
Join us for an open discussion on race and how the BCMM can better advocate and be an ally for BIPOC. 
Thu
18

Anti-Blackness and Its Link to White Racism, Privilege and Power

June 18, 2020, 2-3:30pm
Anti-Blackness and Its Link to White Racism, Privilege and Power presented by Dante King Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020  Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM Register Here. This event will be recorded. Description: 
Thu
18

Write it Out: Moving Past Fear and Empowering Authenticity

June 18, 2020, 1-2:30pm
Write it Out: Moving Past Fear and Empowering Authenticity
Wed
17

Honoring Grief and Trauma for Graduate Students of Color (Session #1)

June 17, 2020, 2-4pm
Open to graduate students only 
Tue
16

Virtual Community Circle for Black PhD Students

June 16, 2020, 5:30-7pm
Open to graduate students only
Tue
09

I-Micro lecture: Systems-level analysis of the metabolism of the gut bacterium Eggerthella lenta

June 9, 2020, 10am
Please join us for a zoom seminar next Tuesday, 6/9 at 10am that will be given by Cecilia Noecker from the Turnbaugh Lab. Her talk will be on "Systems-level analysis of the metabolism of the gut bacterium Eggerthella lenta." The following is the zoom link for the talk:
Thu
28

Intro to data analysis (including discussion of preprocessing methods and survey of data analysis tools)

May 28, 2020, 1-2:30 PDT
A part of our metabolomics workshop series
Tue
26

I-Micro lecture: Unraveling gut-microbiota-brain interactions

May 26, 2020, 10am
Please join us next Tuesday, 5/26 at 10am, via zoom for an I-Micro seminar that will be given by Mauro Costa-Mattioli, a visiting professor from Baylor University. His topic will be "Unraveling gut-microbiota-brain interactions." The following is the zoom link for the talk:
Thu
21

Intro to mass spectrometry, interpreting mass spec data

May 21, 2020, 1-2:30 PDT
A part of our metabolomics workshop series
Tue
19

I-Micro lecture: Can the microbiome help stop COVID-19

May 19, 2020, 10am
Please join us Tuesday, 5/19 at 10am, via zoom for an I-Micro talk that will be given by Peter Turnbaugh. His topic will be "Can the microbiome help stop COVID-19?" The following is the zoom link for the talk:
Fri
15

Microbiome Ignite Talk (5/15 - virtual meeting)

May 15, 2020, 4-5pm PDT
  Click to join Zoom meeting: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/92440373503?pwd=NzNNajhsenRUOG5TME9NZ3dTOW9mZz09 Meeting ID: 924 4037 3503 Password: 009257   Add event to calendar
Thu
14

Intro to metabolomics, discussion of workflows and sample prep

May 14, 2020, 1-2:30pm PDT
A part of our metabolomics workshop series
Thu
07

Version control & managing computational workflows

May 7, 2020, 1-2:30pm (PDT)
A part of our Microbial Bioinformatics Workshop series
Thu
30

Advanced visualization and statistical analysis in R

April 30, 2020, 1-2:30pm (PDT)
A part of our Microbial Bioinformatics Workshop series
Tue
28

BCMM 2020 Symposium: The Microbiome in Early Childhood Development

April 28, 2020
We are postponing our symposium until later in the year. We will re-announce the event when a new date is decided.  
Thu
23

Introduction to R and RStudio

April 23, 2020, 1-2:30pm (PDT)
A part of our Microbial Bioinformatics Workshop series
Tue
21

BCMM social

April 21, 2020, 11-11:30am PDT
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Fri
17

Microbiome Ignite Talks (4/17 - virtual meeting)

April 17, 2020, 4-5pm (PDT)
Click to join the Zoom meeting: https://ucsf.zoom.us/j/979730004?pwd=RWJ2SDhLL08rRTZVczlEMXBxRmZaZz09​ (you must be signed into Zoom to access the meeting - UCSF users can use SSO option) Add event to calendar
Thu
16

Lunch and chat via Zoom

April 16, 2020, 12-12:45pm
We are hosting a virtual lunch social from 12-12:45pm. Come and chat with your colleagues. Zoom info is below. We hope you will join us. ----- Join from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android device:
Thu
16

Importing and analyzing data with QIIME2

April 16, 2020, 1-2:30pm (PDT)
A part of our Microbial Bioinformatics Workshop series
Thu
09

Introduction to BASH, conda, and the Wynton cluster

April 9, 2020, 1-2:30pm (PDT)
A part of our Microbial Bioinformatics Workshop series
Fri
20

Microbiome Ignite Talk (3/20 - virtual meeting)

March 20, 2020, 4-5pm
Please join us for our March Microbiome Ignite Talks. This meeting will be held via Zoom.
Fri
21

Microbiome Ignite Talks

February 21, 2020, 12-1pm
More details coming soon.
Fri
20

Microbiome Ignite Talks: Elze Rackaityte (Lynch lab) & Ella Chang (Liao lab)

December 20, 2019, 4pm-6pm
Elze Rackaityte from Lynch Lab Title: "Viable bacterial colonization is highly limited in the human intestine in utero"   Ella Chang from Liao Lab Title: "Multi-omics Analysis Reveals Distinct Host-Microbe Interaction Networks in Psoriasis and Psoriasis Groups"