iBioSeminars.org was developed to bring the best biology to people throughout the world for free. Started in 2007 by University of California - San Francisco and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, Professor Ron Vale, iBioSeminars has grown to include over 160 seminars and short talks by the world’s leading scientists. Our collection includes 18 talks by Nobel Laureates and 77 talks by members of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2013, we released our first full-length course in Light Microscopy and expanded the educational resources we offer. iBioSeminars is funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, and supported by the American Society for Cell Biology.
The iBioSeminars Team
Sarah Goodwin (Director): Dr. Goodwin is responsible for the iBioSeminars pipeline, dissemination, and marketing. She also helps develop iBioSeminars educational resources for educators worldwide.
Karen Dell (Editor): Dr. Dell was formerly the reviews editor at the Journal of Cell Biology and is now responsible for pre- and post-recording editing of the talks. She also contributes to international and educational outreach.
Laurence Clement (Associate Director of International Programs): Dr. Clement heads our international outreach efforts and also helps with the development of educational iBioSeminars resources.
Yolanda O’Bannon (Web Producer): Ms. O’Bannon co-produces the website and is in charge of the video production pipeline.
Lobsang Wangdu (Web Designer): Mr. Wangdu (www.yowangdu.com) is our webmaster extraordinaire.
Eric Kornblum (Videographer): Mr. Kornblum is responsible for filming speakers in our specially-equipped “chroma key” studio and digital editing work.
Isaac Conway (Digital Wizard): Mr. Conway-Stenzel, with the Educational Technology Services at the University of California, San Francisco, helped make our studio what it is today and continues to advise on the project.
Chris Vargas (Videographer at HHMI): Mr. Vargas is invaluable for helping us film and produce videos at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland.