FALL 2021 Seminar Series

All Seminars are Wednesday, 12:10pm - 1:10pm 

If a virtual seminar is indicated, please follow this link:

Meeting ID: 996 5195 0114

Passcode: 621182


Contact Anika Dane (adane@wesleyan.edu) with questions.

+ Hosted by the Biology Department
* Hosted by the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department

September 8+

Melissa Pespeni, University of Vermont
Exploring the Adaptive Potential of Copepods: Genetic Consequences of a Hot and Sour World
Host: Coolon

September 29* __SH107

In person, virtual access: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/j/9711435059

Henry Dilonga Meriki, Visiting Assistant Professor of MB&B
HIV and tuberculosis co-infections in Southwestern Cameroon: Genetic diversity and drug resistance
Host: Oliver

October 6+__ VIRTUAL

Martin Kreitman, University of Chicago
Systems Developmental Drift: The tempo and mode of gene regulatory evolution is not what you think

Host: Cohan


Anne McDermott, Columbia University

Signaling in Ion channels and other systemsInsights from NMR
Host: Molecular Biophysics Program

Note: this seminar is presented at 4:15pm at the Wadsworth Mansion as part of the day long annual Biophysics Retreat.

October 20+__ VIRTUAL

Claudia Piccini, Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas, Clememte Estable
Blooms of Microcystis: Keys to Success


October 27*

In person, virtual access: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/99651950114
Tom Bartnikas, Brown University
How iron levels are regulated in the body
Host: Padilla-Benavides

November 3+ __ VIRTUAL

Hawa-Racine Thiam, National Institute of Health
The Nucleus: Squeeze It, Burst It, to Mediate Immune Responses


Host: Cohan

November 10*

In person, virtual access: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/99651950114

Claudia Fallini, University of Rhode Island
Modulation of neuronal function though actin homeostasis: Focus on the nucleus. 
Host: MB&B PhD Student Group

November 17+ __ VIRTUAL

Jens Rister, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Vitamin A deprivation as a novel approach to identify neuroprotective molecules


Host: Johnson

December 1* 

In person, virtual access: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/99651950114

Paula Cohen, Cornell University
Investigating the marvels of meiosis in the mouse
Host: MacQueen 

December 8*

In person, virtual access: https://wesleyan.zoom.us/s/99651950114

Bluma Lesch, Yale University
Epigenetic poising in development, reproduction, and evolution
Host: Holmes


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