News & Events


News & Events

Seminars are held in Hutchison Hall, on the River Campus. (Campus map) Contact the Department of Biology at 273-1139 at least three days in advance to request any special accommodations or if you would like to meet with an outside speaker. Refreshments provided.

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Friday, April 8, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Binshuang Li, University of Rochester

“Finding the aphid wing dimorphism locus: phylogenetic and expression analyses”

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 11, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Yujiang Geno Shi, Harvard Medical School

"Toward understanding of environmental impact on cancer epigenome"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, April 15, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Romain Dahan, University of Rochester

“Mating system, cheating behavior and the evolution of social parasitism in ants”

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 18, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. A. Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona


Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Michael Lynch, Indiana University

"Mutation, Drift, and the Origin of Cellular Features"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Friday, April 22, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Longjun Wu, University of Rochester

"Lophotrochin: a lineage-specific gene for a lineage-specific structure"

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 25, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Sebastian Hohna, University of California, Berkeley

"Bayesian Inference of Diversification Rates from Molecular Phylogenies"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Thursday, April 28, 2016
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Justin Fay, Washington University School of Medicine

"Gene regulation and evolution in yeast"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, May 2, 2016
1:15 p.m.

Dr. Jef Boeke, NYU Langone Medical Center

“Synthetic retrotransposons: Mobile DNA biology and inspiration for thinking big”

Hutchison Hall - Room 473

Thursday, May 5, 2016
2:30 p.m.

Dr. Nadia Singh, North Carolina State University

"Causes and consequences of recombination rate variation"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, May 9, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Rebekah Rogers, University of California, Berkeley

"Complex mutations facilitate rapid evolution via exon shuffling"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Thursday, May 12, 2016
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Daniel Schrider, Rutgers University

"(Machine) learning about natural selection through genetic variation"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Friday, May 20, 2016
9:00 a.m.


This all-day event will feature aging research talks and a poster session with prizes

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Leonard P. Guarente, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stay tuned for more information

Goergen Hall, Room 101