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Transformative Leaders Series With Cori Bargman, PhD

December 11, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Digital looking worm

Organizing behavior across timescales

Reception to follow at 4:00 PM

CORI BARGMANN, PhD, Torsten N Wiesel Professor and Head of the Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior at Rockefeller University; Distinguished Fellow and Head of Science Emerita, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

CORI BARGMANN is a neuroscientist and geneticist. After training at MIT, she joined the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco before moving to Rockefeller University in 2004. Her work addresses the relationships between genes, circuits, and behaviors, including the basis of odor recognition and odor preference, the circuits and neuromodulatory systems that regulate innate behaviors, the genetics of natural behavioral variation, and behavioral responses to pathogens. In 2013-2014, she co-chaired the advisory group to the NIH Director for President Obama’s Brain Initiative. From 2016-2022 she was the first Head of Science at a new philanthropy, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. She has now returned to her lab full-time.

Kindly RSVP by December 4th at: www.usc.edu/ESVP | Code: BARGMANN

INTERNAL EVENT: Open to Keck School of Medicine of USC students, faculty and staff only.

For those who cannot attend in person, the seminar will be recorded and made available for viewing at a later date. Please contact Cort Brinkerhoff with any questions: cort.brinkerhoff@med.usc.edu



Mayer Auditorium, KAM

1975 Zonal Ave.

Los Angeles,


United States


December 11, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mayer Auditorium, KAM
1975 Zonal Ave.
Los Angeles, 90033 United States
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