Biological Sciences Faculty 2018

Virtual Open House - November 23, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.   

See where a Ph.D. in Biology can take you!

Click here to register and receive the link to the Zoom meeting room.

When you attend our Virtual Open House you will receive an application fee waiver -- a $75 value!


2:00 p.m.  - Led by Amber Rice, Ph.D. and Greg Lang, Ph.D.

  • Program Overview 
  • Introduction of Faculty in Attendance 
  • Registration information 
  • Q&A 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Drop in Q&A with faculty and grad student representatives

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Evolution and Behavior
  • Neuroscience
  • Current graduate students      

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Drop-in posters from current graduate students

Participating Faculty:

Daniel Babcock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor | Neuroscience

R. Michael Burger, Ph.D., Professor | Neuroscience

Matthias Falk, Ph.D., Professor | Cell Biology

Julie Haas, Ph.D., Associate Professor | Neuroscience

Wonpil Im, Ph.D., Professor | Biochemistry and Computational Biology

M. Kathryn Iovine, Ph.D., Professor | Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Greg Lang, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Graduate Program Co-Director | Molecular Biology and Evolution

Linda Lowe-Krentz, Ph.D., Professor and Chair | Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Robert Skibbens, Ph.D., Professor | Cell and Molecular Biology

Wynn Meyer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor | Genomics

Julie Miwa, Ph.D., Associate Professor | Neuroscience

Amber Rice, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Graduate Program Co-Director | Evolution

Vassie Ware, Ph.D., Professor | Molecular Biology


Graduate Student Poster Presentations:

Dylan Faltine-Gonzalez, Ph.D. Candidate in the Layden Lab - "Wnt regulates neuronal subtype patterning in the cnidarian, Nematostella vectensis"

Shasha Feng, Graduate Student in the Im Lab - "Understanding TRPV2 ion channel function and allosteric network by computational approach"

Luke McCartin, Graduate Student in the Herrera Lab - "Applying Environmental DNA Methods for the Study of Deepwater Coral Communities"

Joan Marie Spinelli, Graduate Student in the Rice Lab- "Learning the "chick-a-dee" call: Implications for reproductive isolation in sympatry"

Mitchell Vaughn, Graduate Student in the Haas Lab - "Dopaminergic modulation of excitability and electrical synapses in the thalamic reticular nucleus"

Ryan Vignogna, Ph.D. Candidate in the Lang Lab - "Experimental evolution of yeast models of congenital disorders of glycosylation"

We hope you join us!

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