Biology Seminars 2020-2021

This academic year all Biology Seminars are happening on Zoom, as Zoom Webinars, followed by a Q&A session. This allowed us to invite speakers from afar, including lots of Bard alums, which is definitely a silver lining for these weird times!

Speakers for the Spring 2021 semester:

  • Audrey Russel ’20, Isa JonesĀ  – who both just finished their senior projects in December 2020
  • Prof. Tom Cech, Nobel Prize Laureate, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Molly McQuillan ’17, Brown University
  • Dr. Min Kyung Shinn ’14, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Dr. Caroline Bartman, Princeton U
  • Shailab Shrestha ’16, Tufts
  • Dr. Marta Shocket ’09, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Dr. David George Haskell, author of “The Forest Unseen”; Sewanee University
  • Dr. Carlita Favero, Ursinus College
  • Dr. Sully Fernandez, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson
  • Liz Miller ’18, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • sprojjes (tbc)

Speakers that we had the honor to host in the fall of 2020:

  • Georgia Doing ’15, Dartmouth
  • Nadia Russel ’20, Addie Finch ’20, Eli McClatchy ’20, Gabby Hartman ’20, who finished their senior project in May 2020
  • Silas Busch ’16, U Chicago
  • Dr. Erica Perez, Xavier U of Louisiana
  • Dr. Parris Humphrey ’06, Harvard U
  • Prof. Manu Prakash, Stanford
  • Dr. Sara Andreotti, University of Stellenbosch
  • Emma Kelsick ’17, AmeriCorps
  • Prof. Scott Loss, U Oklahoma
  • Prof. Mary Lou Guerinot, Dartmouth
  • Dr. Melanie McReynolds, Princeton U
  • Dr. Daniel Gonzales, Purdue