Current Seminars

FALL 2016 Seminar Series

FALL SEMINARS ARE THURSDAYS, AT 12:00 Noon, in 121 EXLEY SCIENCE CENTER unless otherwise noted. 

SEPTEMBER 15+

Martin Schicht, Department of Anatomy, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg
Surfactant Proteins - an Overview
Host: Biology PhD Program

SEPTEMBER 22*

No seminar is scheduled.

SEPTEMBER 29^

Biophysics Retreat - at Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth St., Middletown, CT

4:15 PM:  Keynote: Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University

Structural and mechanistic insights into RNA splicing

Host: Biophysics Program, Departments of Chemistry and MB&B

OCTOBER 6*

James Cole, University of Connecticut

Mechanism for activation of the antiviral kinase PKR

Host: Ishita Mukerji

OCTOBER 13+

Tim Farkas ’08 (BA), ’10 (MA), Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UCONN

Evolution in ecological communities: Insights from Californian walking sticks and extremophile Archaea.

Host: Singer

OCTOBER 27+

Brenton Graveley, Genetics and Genome Sciences, UCHC
RNA Genomics
Host: Coolon

NOVEMBER 3*

TBD

NOVEMBER 10+

Olivier Pourquié, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Bilateral symmetry, from somites to brain
Host: Stephen Devoto

NOVEMBER 17*

JoAnne Engebrecht, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Califormia, Davis
TBA
Host: MacQueen

DECEMBER 1+

Stephanie E. Pierce, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, Dept Organismic & Evol Biology, Harvard University
Without a leg to stand on: morphology and movement in the earliest tetrapods
Host: Burke

DECEMBER 8*

Karen Arndt, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
TBA
Host: McAlear

+Hosted by the Department of Biology
*Hosted by the Department of MB&B
^Hosted by the Biophysics Program