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2022 Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lecture: Susan L. Ackerman - "mRNA Translation and Neurological Defects"

October 24, 2022 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
James H. Clark Center Auditorium
318 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
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2022 Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lecture

mRNA Translation and Neurological Defects

Susan L. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Steven W. Kuffler Chair of Biology
Neurobiology Section & Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
UC San Diego Medical School

Susan Ackerman received her Ph.D. from UCLA and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Illinois Medical School and the Wistar Institute. Prior to her move to UCSD in 2016, Dr. Ackerman was a Professor at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, where she was a faculty member for nineteen years. She has been an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 2005. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Medicine.

Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lecture


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