Spring 2019 Seminar Series 

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

January 31+

Susan Wopat, Duke University
Spine Patterning Is Guided by Segmentation of the Notochord Sheath
Host: Devoto

February 7^

Carlos Simmerling, State University of New York, Stony Brook
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: Cohan

February 21*

Michael Law, Stockton University
Navigating cell fate decisions using a COMPASS
Host: MacQueen

February 28+

Madelaine Bartlett, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
TBA on the topic of evolution of floral development
Host: Johnson

March 7*

Thomas Walz, The Rockefeller University
The Recent Revolution in Single-Particle Cryo-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:  Singer and 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 Connecticut
Parallel, Episodic, and Spectacular, Diversification, Degradation, and Replacement of Cicada Endosymbionts 
Host: Biology

May 2*

Mara Schvarzstein, City University of New York, Brooklyn
Causes and consequences of aneuploidy and polyploidy
Host: MacQueen


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