Seaver Spotlight with Dr. Deepak Srivastava
"Hacking the Genetic Code to Treat Human Disease"
Deepak Srivastava, M.D., president of the nonprofit Gladstone Institutes, leads an elite biomedical research organization focused on heart, brain, viral and immunologic diseases, leveraging cutting edge technologies and data science to overcome some of humankind’s most devastating conditions. He will discuss some of the transformative work conducted at Gladstone and share some of his life experiences.
Srivastava also serves as director of the Roddenberry Stem Cell Center at Gladstone and is an attending pediatric cardiologist in UCSF’s Benioff Children’s Hospital. He has identified several genetic causes of human heart disease and developed novel approaches for heart regeneration. He also co-founded several biotechnology companies to advance discoveries into clinical trials.
Seaver Spotlight is the college’s signature speaker series featuring leaders who share their experiences and career pathway as they seek to live a life of meaning and purpose.
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PDT
Featherston Life Sciences Building Auditorium (for current LMU students, faculty and staff)
*Alumni are invited to attend the event virtually. You will be send a Zoom link prior to the event.
Past Seaver Spotlight Speakers
Learn more about the guests who have shared their stories with the Seaver Community as part of the Seaver Spotlight speaker series.
Director, Vatican Observatory
President, Vatican Observatory Foundation
"Your God is Too Small"
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Associate Medical Director of Patient Safety Programs, Flatiron Health
"Innovation in the Time of COVID-19"
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Aerospace Corporation President
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Retired Four-Star General
"The Only Woman in the Room"
Friday, October 4, 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
President and COO, SpaceX
Friday, September 21, 2018
President and CEO, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Chair, LMU Board of Trustees
"Do You Want to Hear God Laugh?"
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
CEO, Computational Diagnostics, Inc.
Managing Partner, Clinical Neurophysiological Services, LLC
Director of Intraoperative Monitoring Services, Allegheny Health Network
"Life is Not Linear: How LMU Prepares You for the Curves"
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
President of Strategy, Providence St. Joseph Health
Chief Executive, St. Joseph Health
"From Scientist to Strategist: A Mother's Journey"
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Vice President, FLOUR Corporation
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Propulsion Chief Technology Officer, SpaceX
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Director of Social Innovation & Impact, TOMS
Thursday, November 12, 2015
President, Simplexity Product Development
"Success on Your Own Terms: Seizing Opportunity While Focusing on Your Priorities"
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Surgeon and Professor of Surgery
"From the Classroom to the Operating Room"
Thursday, November 6, 2014