DEPARTMENTS OF BIOLOGY+
and
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY*
2001 SPRING SEMINAR SERIES


Seminars are held in Shanklin Room 107 at 12 NOON on Thursdays, unless otherwise indicated in red.

Date Speaker and Title Host

February

2/1

David Reznick
Biology Dept.
Univ. of CA, Riverside

Life history evolution in guppies: an experimental evaluation of natural selection in natural populations Burke
2/8
MBB

2/15 David Ward
Dept. of Land Resources &
Environmental Sciences
Montana State University
Bioremediation ecology: the importance of microbial population biology Cohan
2/22 MBB

March

3/1 Kathryn Tosney
Biology Dept.
Univ. of Michigan
Axon guidance Biology Graduate Students
3/8

Susan Baserga*
Ther. Radiology & Genetics
Yale University

Ribosome Biogenesis: the Ultimate Regulator of Cell Growth in Size McAlear
3/29

Ana Marie Cuervo
Dept. of Physiology
Tufts University

Chaperone-mediated autophagy: a one-way trip to the lysosomal matrix Weir

April

4/5 Joseph Nickels
Dept. of Biochemistry
MCP Hahnemann Univ.
Protein Phosphatase 2A: A protein that wears many hats Homes
4/12

Elizabeth Jockusch
Dept. of Ecology &
Evolutionary Biology
Univ. of Connecticut

A developmental perspective on arthropod appendage evolution Appel
4/19 George Chaconas
Univ. of Western Ontario

Structural and functional studies on the unusal genome of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete

MBB Graduate Students
4/26 Masashi Kawasaki
Dept. of Biology
Univ. of Virginia
Sensory hyperacuity in intensity and time domains in weakly electric fishes Bodznick

May

5/3 Danesh Moazed
Dept. of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Studies on the Mechanism of Gene Silencing in Yeast

MBB Graduate Students

+Biology Department Seminars
*Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department Seminars

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9/6 *Philip Bevilacqua
 Chemistry Dept
 Penn State
RNA Catalysis and Folding: Functional Complexity From Molecular Simplicity Mukerji