DEPARTMENTS OF BIOLOGY+
and
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY*
2005 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
January

Jan 20

+Mark Wesneat
Field Museum, Chicago

Evolutionary Biomechanics: Structure, Function, and History of Feeding and Swimming in Reef Fishes.

Chernoff

Jan 28
Friday

*Marlene Bouvier
UConn, School of Pharmacy

A Molecular View of the Class I Antigen Presentation Pathway and Its Susceptibility to Viral Proteins. Oliver/
Novick
[MBB/Chem]

February

Feb 3 +Thomas Schneider
National Cancer Institute
Molecular Information Theory: From Clinical Applications to Molecular Machine Efficiency Weir
Feb 10 *MBB
TBA

Feb 15
Tuesday
+Ron Voorhees
New Mexico Dept of Health, Santa Fe
Real Disease Detectives: Epidemiology, Virology and Native Wisdom. Faust
Feb 24 *Cynthia Wolberger
John Hopkins Univ.
Mechanisms and Regulation of Sir2, a Deacetylase Involved in Transcriptional Aging, Silencing, and Human Disease. Murkerji

March

Mar 3 +Paul Katz
Georgia State Univ.
The Neural Basis and Evolution of a "Sluggish" Behavior. Kirn
Mar 24 *Graham Walker
MIT
Primer Terminus Management and DNA Problems: Still Some Surprises! Hingorani
Mar 31 +Susanna Remold
Yale Univ.
Linking Homes and Genomes: Evolution of the Genetic Architecture of Habitat-Use in Microbes. Cohan

April

Apr 7 *David Han
UCONN Health Center

Dynamic Proteomic Landscape of Apoptotic Signaling Pathway

Flory
Apr 14 +Joseph Fetcho
Cornell Univ.
Seeing is Believing: Optical and Genetic Studies of the Neuronal Circuits for Movement in Zebrafish. Bodznick
Apr 21 *Jennifer Morgan
Yale Univ.
Synaptic Vesicle Recycling: A Role for the Cytoskeleton-Associated Protein, Talin. Marcucci
Apr 28 +Candace Galen
Univ. Missouri-Columbia
Floral Evolution in an Ecological Web: Bumblebees, Ants and the Alpine Wildflower, Polemonium viscosum. Sultan

+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