DEPARTMENTS OF BIOLOGY+
and
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY*
2008 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
2/14+

+Joseph Fins
Weill Medical College
Cornell University

Neuroprothestics and Disorders of Consciousness: Formulating an Ethic of Care & Research Bodznick
2/21*

*Kami Ahmed
BCMP Dept, Harvard

Histone Variants and Gene Regulation in Drosophila Holmes Holmes
2/28+

+Patrick Shloss
Microbiology Dept
UMass, Amherst

Describing and Comparing Microbial Communities with Metagenomic Sequences Cohan

March

3/6+ *TBA TBA TBA
3/27+ +Lorenz Studer Biology Dept Memorial Sloan Kettering Directed Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells Grabel

April

4/3+ *Jonathan R. Warner Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dealing with a Strike in the Ribosome Factory McAlear
4/10+ +Naomi Pierce Hessl Professor of Biology Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard The Diversification of Blue Butterflies and Ants: Pattern and Process Bio Graduate Students
4/17+ *Christopher Pearson The Hospital for Sick Children Genetics Dept Toronto, Canada DNA Replication, Repair, and Epigenetics Drive Disease-Associated Trinucleotide Repeat Instability Mukeri
4/24+ +Sam Pleasure, MD. Ph.D. Neurology Dept, UCSF Signaling Below the Surface: The Role of the Meninges in Controlling Cortical Development Naegele

May

5/1+ *Joann Sweasy Yale University Aberrant Base Excision Repair and Cancer Hingorani

+Biology Department Seminars
*Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department Seminars

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