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Translational Lectures in Reproductive Science

The CRS sponsors the Translational Lectures in Reproductive Science (LRS) seminar series.  This seminar series takes place monthly and includes lectures by luminaries in the field of reproductive science and medicine. These seminars are often co-sponsored by various departments and programs across the university and are open to the broader Northwestern community and interested members of the public.  Each year, an esteemed individual is honored with the “Neena B. Schwartz Lectureship in Reproductive Science” in recognition of Professor Schwartz’s contribution to and leadership in reproductive science. View the upcoming schedule on Planit Purple. 

To participate in the program or to suggest a speaker, please contact the Executive CRS Director.

A list of previous speakers in the Lectures in Reproductive Science seminar series include:

Title Affiliation Date
Gail S. Prins, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago May 2017
Susan Klock, PhD Northwestern University April 2017
Milan Bagchi, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign March 2017
Daniela Matei, MD Northwestern University February 2017
Jon Levine, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison December 2016
Shannon L. Kelleher, PhD Penn State Hershey College of Medicine February 2015
David I. Soybel, MD Penn State Hershey College of Medicine February 2015
Richard L. Stouffer, PhD Oregon Health & Science University January 2015
William A. Grobman, MD, MBA Feinberg School of Medicine – Northwestern University December 2014
Joan S. Jorgensen, PhS School of Veterinary Medicine – University of Wisconsin November 2014
Steve Hammes, MD, PhD University of Rochester May 2014
Allan Spradling, PhD Carnegie Institution of Washington April 2014
Tracy Bale, PhD University of Pennsylvania March 2014
Jose Teixeira, PhD Michigan State University February 2014
Joao Ramalho-Santos, PhD University of Coimbra, Portugal January 2014
George Saade, MD University of Texas Medical Branch January 2014
Julie Kim, PhD Feinberg School of Medicine – Northwestern University December 2013
Abby Dernburg, PhD University of California – Berkley November 2013
Max Costa, PhD New York University October 2013
Nao Suzuki, PhD St. Marianna University September 2013
Mario Ascoli, PhD University of Iowa April 2013
Gerald R. Cunha, PhD School of Medicine – University of California, San Francisco March 2013
Mary Hunzicker-Dunn, PhD Washington State University February 2013
Jock Findlay, AO, PhD, DS Prince Henry Institute, Clayton VIC, Australia February 2013
Aleksander Rajkovic, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh January 2013
Takeshi Kurita, PhD Feinberg School of Medicine – Northwestern University December 2012
John A. McLachlan, PhD Tulane University November 2012
Kenneth S. Korach, PhD Laboratory of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, NIEHS/NIH October 2012
Hamish Wallace, MD Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh September 2012
Hugh Taylor, MD Yale University School of Medicine May 2012
Susan Fisher, PhD University of California, Los Angeles April 2012
John Katzenellenbogen, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign February 2012
Benita Katzenellenbogen, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign February 2012
Chris Kuzawa, PhD Weinberg College of Arts and Science – Northwestern University January 2012
Robert Brannigan, MD Feinberg School of Medicine – Northwestern University December 2011
Dolores Lamb, PhD Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX November 2011
Marty Matzuk, MD, PhD Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX October 2011
Amander Clark, PhD University of California, Los Angeles September 2011
Susan Fisher, PhD University of California, San Francisco May 2010
Seyon Choe, PhD Salk Institute April 2010
Patricia Hunt, PhD Washington State University March 2010
Nick Webster, PhD University of California, San Diego March 2010
Shahin Rafi, MD Cornell University February 2010
Diego Castrillon, MD, PhD U.T. Southwestern Med. Center December 2009
S.K. Dey, MD Vanderbilt University November 2009
Allan Herbison, PhD University of Otago-New Zealand October 2009
Linda Giudice, MD, PhD University of California, San Francisco October 2009
Andrea Gore, PhD University of Texas-Austin May 2008
Pam Mellon, PhD University of California, San Diego March 2008
Milan Bagchi, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign February 2008
Jeff Weiss, PhD Northwestern University December 2007
Holly Ingraham, PhD University of California, San Francisco November 2007
Blanche Capel, PhD Duke University October 2007
Jeff Chang, PhD University of California, San Diego September 2007
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