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Friday, April 14 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alumni Weekend Opening Session

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Join us for the keynote event of Alumni Weekend. Chancellor Sam Hawgood will share a campus update followed by a fireside chat with 2022 Nobel laureate and UCSF professor David Julius, PhD. They will delve into Dr. Julius’s award-winning research on how our bodies sense heat, cold, and chemical irritants, as well as new insights into transforming pain therapy.

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Sam Hawgood, MBBS, Postdoc Alum

UCSF Chancellor
Chancellor Hawgood is the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor. His career at UCSF, which began when he joined the university as a research fellow in 1982, includes serving as dean of the UCSF School of Medicine, vice chancellor for medical affairs, chair of the Department... Read More →
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David Julius, PhD

Dr. Julius is professor and chair of UCSF Department of Physiology and the Morris Herzstein Professor of Molecular Biology and Medicine. He was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on pain sensation. Dr. Julius’ work has focused on how our bodies sense... Read More →

Friday April 14, 2023 4:30pm - 5:30pm PDT
Grand Ballroom A 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA