Spring 2019 Seminars Series

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

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

JANUARY 31+:
Susan Wopat, PhD candidate, Duke University School of Medicine
Spine Patterning Is Guided by Segmentation of the Notochord Sheath
Host: Stephen Devoto

FEBRUARY 7^:   
Carlos Simmerling, State University of New York, Stonybrook
Dynamic recognition in protein-DNA complexes studied through MD simulations and experiments
Host: Mukerji, Weir

FEBRUARY 14+:
Paul Turner, Yale University
Using viruses to combat pathogenic bacteria
Host: Fred Cohan

FEBRUARY 21*:
Michael Law, Stockton University
Navigating cell fate decisions using a COMPASS
Host:  Amy MacQueen

FEBRUARY 28+:
Madelaine Bartlett, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
Evolution of floral development
Host:  Ruth Johnson

MARCH 7*
Thomas Walz, The Rockefeller University
The Recent Revolution in Single-Particle Cayo-Electron Microscopy
Host: MacQueen

MARCH 28+
J. Tiago Gonçalves, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Adult Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus: From Stem Cells to Behavior
Host: Jan Naegele

APRIL 4*:   
Stavros Lomvardas, Columbia University
Achieving Singularity in Olfactory Receptor Gene Expression
Host: Lane

APRIL 11: Special seminar sponsored by the College of the Environment
Liza Holeski, Northern Arizona University
Evolutionary genetics and ecology of herbivory defense in monkeyflower
Hosts:  Mike Singer and Sonia Sultan

APRIL 18*:
Samantha Schilit, '10, MA '11, Harvard University
Uncovering Novel Cytogenetic and Molecular Etiologies for Male Infertility
Host: Holmes

APRIL 25+:
Chris Simon, University of CT
Parallel, Episodic, and Spectacular, Diversification, Degradation, and Replacement of Cicada Endosymbionts 
Host:  Mike Singer

MAY 2*: 
Mara Schvarzstein, City University of New York, Brooklyn
TBA 
Host: MacQueen

 

 

Please see "Upcoming Seminars" for the Spring 2019 speaker schedule