For over 35 years, Keith Yamamoto has been a faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco where his lab studies the specificity and mechanisms by which intracellular receptors govern gene transcription networks. Currently Dr. Yamamoto is Vice Chancellor for Research at UCSF, Executive Vice Dean of the School of Medicine, and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology. Throughout his career, Dr. Yamamoto has chaired or served on numerous committees focused on science policy, education, and public outreach.
Talks with this Speaker
In this iBiology Hangout with Keith Yamamoto, he answers questions about why we need to change and improve graduate and post-doctoral training and education. (Talk recorded in March 2014)
- Adv. Undergrad / Grad
Keith Yamamoto explains that it is time to rethink graduate education and postdoc training and suggests that we create a “Ph.D. hub” instead of a “post-doc terminal.” (Talk recorded in February 2014)
- Educators of H. School / Intro Undergrad
- Educators of Adv. Undergrad / Grad
Yamamoto argues that the trait that separates the best scientists from the rest is the willingness in taking risks in science. (Talk recorded in August 2010)