Biology Seminar: Spring 2017

The bio seminars happen every Thursday at noon, in RKC 103 (large auditorium). The list of speakers and talks this semester:

  • 2-Feb: Information session
  • 9-Feb: Cancelled because of a snowstorm
  • 16-Feb: Emma Rosi; Cary Institute; Our Rivers on Drugs
  • 23-Feb: Kirk Haltaufderhyde; University of RI; Characterization of Human T cell Response to Dengue
  • 2-Mar: Paolo Forni; SUNY Albany; Terminal differentiation of vomeronasal sensory neurons and GnRH-1 neuronal migration, from new models to new stories
  • 9-Mar: Jordan Ruybal; U Scranton; The influence of climate change and evolution on mosquito life history traits and pathogen transmission
  • 16-Mar: Cathy Collins, on the ecology of plant-fungal interactions
  • 23-Mar: Spring Recess
  • 30-Mar: Sarita Lagalwar; Skidmore; Ataxin1-pS776: Single site phosphorylation and its impact on neurodegenerative disease
  • 6-Apr: Chris Elphick; U Connecticut; Canaries in the saltmarsh: tidal marsh conservation in the face of sea level rise
  • 13-Apr: Cancelled
  • 20-Apr: Sarah Bowden; Cary Institute; The ecology of West Nile virus in the United States
  • 27-Apr: Charvann Bailey; Vassar; Molecular mechanisms of SLUG-induced chemotherapeutic resistance in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC)
  • 4-May: Alexander Petroff; Rockefeller; tbc (mathematical dynamics of microbial cooperation)
  • 11-May: Michelle Hersh; Sarah Lawrence; tbc (ecology of fungal-plant interactions)
  • 18-May: Student talks

Illustration: Scholars at an Abbasid library, House of Wisdom, Baghdad. A miniature by Yahyá al-Wasiti, 1237, from the Maqamat of al-Hariri manuscript.