The UCLA: DDRCC SigCo Lecture Series is scheduled for selected Wednesdays from 1-2 pm. Until further notice, all lectures will be held on the zoom platform. If interested in presenting a lecture, please contact the UCLA DDRCC-SigCo Director, Enrique Rozengurt, at

Please see below for the current list of speakers (please email for zoom links)

Tomas Ganz, MD,PhD, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Pathology, UCLA
"Systemic iron metabolism: a paradigm of gastrointestinal endocrinology"
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Jason C. Mills, MD, PhD, AGAF, Herman Brown, Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
“Paligenosis: the conserved cell plasticity program that fuels regeneration, metaplasia, and cancer”
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Robert O. Heuckeroth MD. PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Irma and Norman Braman Endowed Chair for Research in GI Motility DisordersPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Lecture: TBN
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Miklos Sahin-Toth, MD, PhD, Professor,Garry Shandling Chair in Pancreatic Diseases, Department of Surgery, UCLA
Lecture: TBN
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Kara Margolis, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University; Pediatric Gastroenterologist, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia
Lecture: TBN
Wednesday, December 15,2021