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2023 School of Biological Sciences-Salk Institute Retreat

Location: UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - Friday, September 22, 2023

Each year, the retreat brings together UC San Diego School of Biological Sciences and Biological Sciences-affiliated Salk Institute researchers, faculty, and PhD students to share their work and foster a sense of community.

The School is pleased to announce that the 2023 retreat will be held at the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge.

Keynote Speaker

Dianne K. Newman
Executive Officer for Biology and Biological Engineering
Gordon M. Binder/Amgen Professor of Biology and Geobiology



Due to capacity limitations at the venue, registrations are limited to faculty members and students in cohort years 1-4. Unfortunately, it is not possible to accommodate guests, partners, and children.

Please register using the EventBrite link included in the message to your cohort group. Registrations received via any other link will be voided.

Committee Members

  • Hao, Nan (Chair)
  • Bazyar, Melody
  • Han, Sung
  • Kurle, Carolyn
  • Lovett-Barron, Matthew
  • Muroyama, Andrew
  • Nimmerjahn, Axel
  • Perry, Michael
  • Spall, Valeria

For any questions related to the Retreat, please contact