FALL 2020 Seminar Series

All Seminars are Mondays, 2:50-4:10pm online via Zoom unless otherwise noted. Contact Anika Dane (adane@wesleyan.edu) with questions.

September 7+

Paul Rainey, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Ecological scaffolding and the evolution of individuality
Host: Cohan

September 14*^

Jing Yan, Yale University
Mechanical principles of biofilm formation
Host: Olson

September 21+

Angela Ozburn, Oregon Health and Science University
Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Addiction
Host: Laverne Melon

September 28^ | Biophysics Retreat

Tom Broker, '66, University of Alabama at Birmingham
HPV-Host Cell Interactions and Anti-Viral Drug Discovery in 3D-Tissue Systems
Host: Biophysics Program

October 5+

Nitin Phadnis
University of Utah, School of Biological Sciences
Host:Joe Coolon

October 12*

Gustavo Monteiro Silva, Duke University
K63 ubiquitin and translation control during oxidative stress
Host: MB&B Graduate Student Group

October 16+ (NOTE: this is scheduled for Friday)

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, University of New Hampshire
Host: Ishita Mekerji
Special STEM Equity


October 26+ 

Nii Addy, Yale University
Neuroscience and Mental Health Aspects of Depression
Host: Jan Naegele

November 2*

Benoit Kornmann, University of Oxford
Host: MB&B Graduate Student Group

November 9*

Jason Kahn, University of Maryland, College Park
DNA Flexibility via DNA looping and High-Throughput Sequencing
Host: Mukerji

November 16+ 

Alissa Richmond Armstrong, Univ. of South Carolina
Stem Cells and Development
Host: Ruth Johnson

November 23*

Brian Lewis, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Therapeutic targeting of MTOR signaling in pancreatic cancer
Host: Padilla-Benavides


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