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SPRING 2017 Seminar Series

All Seminars are Thursdays, at Noon, in 107 Shanklin Laboratory unless otherwise noted.

February 2*

Upasna Sharma '12 (PhD), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Paternal dietary effects on offspring metabolism
Host: Holmes

February 9+

Jesse Goldberg, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University
Neurophysiology and neuroanatomy of trial and error learning, basal ganglia studies
Host: Aaron

March 9+

Daniela Kaufer, Department of Integrative Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley
Perineuronal nets on GABAergic interneurons OR the stress response
Host: Naegele

March 30*^

Andrei Korostelev, University of Massachusetts, Medical School
How viral mRNAs hijack host ribosomes
Host: Weir

April 6+

Ehab Abouheif, Dept of Biology, McGill University
What soldier and supersoldier ants teach us about ecology, evolution, and development.
Host:  Sultan

April 13*^ 

Brian Kelch, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Motors, rings, springs and things: macromolecular machines on DNA
Host: Hingorani

April 20+

Nathan A. Ahlgren, Clark University
Viral and environmental controls on seasonal dynamics of fine-scale genotypes within marine cyanobacterial ecotypes
Host: Cohan

April 27*^

Karen Fleming, Johns Hopkins University
From Chaperones to the Membrane with a BAM!
Host: Mukerji

May 4+

Bill Hanage, Harvard University School of Public Health
Bacterial evolution from outbreaks to species
Host: Fred Cohan

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