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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 seasonally and includes lectures by luminaries in the field of reproductive science and medicine. These seminars are open to the broader Northwestern community and interested members of the public.

Our named lectures include:

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:

Name Affiliation Date
Serdar Bulun, MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine May 2018
Robin Lovell-Badge, PhD The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK April 2018
Mariana Wolfner, PhD Cornell University March 2018
Thomas Hope, PhD Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering and Feinberg School of Medicine February 2018
Janice Evans, PhD* Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health January 2018
Jennifer Gerton, PhD Stowers Institute for Medical Research, and The University of Kansas School of Medicine January 2018
William A. Grobman, MD, MBA Northwestern  University Feinberg School of Medicine November 2017
Kelly E. Mayo, PhD Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences October 2017
Gail S. Prins, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago May 2017
Susan Klock, PhD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine April 2017
Milan Bagchi, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign March 2017
Daniela Matei, MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 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 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine December 2014
Joan S. Jorgensen, PhS University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine 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 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 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 University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine 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 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 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 Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Science January 2012
Robert Brannigan, MD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 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
Francesco J. DeMayo, PhD* National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 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
Peter Koopman, PhD* The University of Queensland, Australia 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
Joanne S. Richards, PhD* Baylor College of Medicine 2006
J. David Puett, PhD* The University of Georgia and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine 2005
William F. Crowley Jr., MD* Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital 2004