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  WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
 Departments of Biology + and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry*

 

Spring 2014 Seminar Series

All Seminars are Thursdays, at NOON, in 107 Shanklin

 

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

January 30+

Dr. Michael J. Higley, MD/PhD

Yale

Shedding light on GABAergic inhibition in neocortical dendrites

Aaron

February 6*

Yorgo Modis

Yale

Cell entry, assembly and evolution of enveloped RNA viruses 

Molecular Biophysics Prog

February 13+

 

Mark J. Tomishima

Head, SKI Stem Cell Research Facility

Sloan-Kettering Institute

Navigating through rough waters to the clinic: stem cell-based treatment for Parkinson's disease

 

Grabel

February 20*

  4:15 pm

Dr. Fritz Henn ’63, MD/PhD

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

A basic science approach to understanding and developing new treatments for major depression

NS&B symposium

February 27+

 

 

 

March 6*

Michael Stitzel

Jackson Lab for Genomic Medicine  (JAX-GM)

Transcriptional Enhancers in Human Health and Disease including Cancer and Diabetes

MB&B

Spring Break

 

 

 

March 27+

 

Kurt Schwenk

UCONN

Chameleons and snakes: evolution and biomechanics of extreme tongues

Burke

April 3*

 

 

 

 

April 10+

 

Florence Marlow

Albert Einstein School of Med

Oocyte polarity requires a Bucky ball-dependent feedback amplification loop

Devoto

 

April 17*

Frank McKeon and Wa Xian

JAX-Genomic Medicine

Adult Stem Cells in Tissue Regeneration and Cancer

MB&B

April 24+

Amelia J. Eisch

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

 

 

Naegele

May 1*

Olga Boudker

Weill Cornell Medical College

NY,NY

 

 

Olson

 

Classes begin January 23

Spring Break, March 10-23

Passover, April 15; Good Friday, April 18

Classes end May 7

Commencement May 25