News & Events

Seminars

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, January 20, 2017
3:00 p.m.

Dr. Xin Li, URMC

“Domesticated chickens activate a piRNA defense against avian leukosis virus”

Hutchison 316

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Danielle Benoit, University of Rochester

"Nanomaterials for drug and cell delivery to promote tissue regeneration"

Pittsford Barnes and Noble, Upstairs Common Room

Rochester Science Café Series

Thursday, January 26, 2017
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Daniel Bolnick, University of Texas at Austin

"Honey, I shrunk the tapeworms!"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Thursday, February 2, 2017
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Kira Delmore, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology

"Studying Speciation using Hybrid Zones"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, February 6, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Christina Zakas, NYU

"The genetic basis of evolutionary transitions in early development"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Thursday, February 9, 2017
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Joseph Parker, Columbia University

"An Inordinate Fondness for Rove Beetles: How Ants Have Shaped Beetle Diversity"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, February 13, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Nancy Chen, University of California, Davis

"Evolutionary genomics of a pedigreed wild population"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, February 27, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Matthew Herron, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Origins of multicellular development in the volvocine algae"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, March 27, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Barbara Mellone, University of Connecticut

“One and only: ectopic centromere formation and inactivation in Drosophila

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, April 3, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Benjamin Glick, University of Chicago

“TBA”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, April 10, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Karen Miga, University of California, Santa Cruz

“The dark side of the genome: a high-resolution study of human centromeric regions”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, April 17, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Steven Horvath, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine

“Epigenetic clock in humans and other species”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, April 24, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Floris Bosveld, Institute Curie (Paris, France)

“TBA”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, May 1, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Yang Shi, Harvard University

“TBA”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, May 15, 2017
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Hernan Lopez-Schier, Helmholtz Zentrum M√ľnich

“TBA”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140