All seminars will be held at 4:10 p.m. in Iacocca Hall, room B23, unless otherwise noted.
Please note that the seminar schedule will be updated regularly. Please check back again soon!
Department Seminar Series
All Biological Sciences seminars are electronics free. Please turn off your cell phones and laptops!
|January 31||Adam Reitzel, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
|"Combining the field and the lab to study the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis"|
|February 7||Matt Nicotra, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburg
|"How an cnidarian tells friend from foe: Allorecognition in Hydractinia"|
|February 14||Michael Kearse, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
|February 21||Daniel Marad
|"Empirically Testing Overdominance of New Beneficial Mutations in Evolving Diploid Yeast"|
|February 28||Michelle Tomaszycki, Ph.D.
|"The Effects of Early Life Experiences on Cognition and Social Relationships"|
|March 7||Sharon Gobes, Ph.D.
|"Birdsong and human speech: parallels and neural mechanisms"|
|March 21||David Gresham, Ph.D.
|"Evolution and Expression in Microbes with Single-Cell Resolution"|
|Christiane Linster, Ph.D.
|"Cholinergic modulation of olfactory processing"|
|March 28||Julie Morand-Ferron, Ph.D.
University of Ottawa
|"Why do individuals vary in their cognitive abilities? Causes and consequences of intraspecific variation in cognition"|
|April 4||Lashaka Jones
|"The development of tonotopic specialization of the chick cochlear nucleus"|
|April 11||Kevin Kocot, Ph.D.
University of Alabama
|"Biodiversity, systematics, and genomics of the Aculiferan Molluscs"|
|April 18||Ivan (Ike) Shibley, Ph.D.
Penn State University, Berks
|"Learn to Teach/Teach to Learn"|
|May 2||Karen Echeverri, Ph.D.
Woods Hole Marine Biology Laboratory
|"Molecular mechanisms of spinal cord regeneration: Lessons from axolotis"|
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