News & Events

Seminars

News & Events

Seminars are held in Hutchison Hall, on the River Campus. (Campus map) Contact the Biology Department at 273-1139 at least 3 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, September 4, 2015
10:30 AM

Michael Van Meter, University of Rochester

"TBA"

Hutchison 473

Friday, September 11, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Zhenguo Zhang, University of Rochester

“Fast codons, slow translation: genomic study of mRNA translation of Drosophila X-linked genes”

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 14, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Vilhelm Bohr, National Institute on Aging

“Nuclear to mitochondrial DNA damage signaling and its role in age associated disease”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, September 18, 2015
3:00 PM

Cara Brand, University of Rochester

"Evolution at a single gene causes a difference in recombination rates between Drosophila species”

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 21, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Ilia Baskakov, University of Maryland School of Medicine

"What do protein aggregation and Darwinian evolution have in common?”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, September 25, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Matthew Wund, The College of New Jersey

"The role of phenotypic plasticity in the adaptive radiation of threespine stickleback fish”

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 28, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Robert Duronio, University of North Carolina

"Epigenetic control of the cell cycle during animal development"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, October 2, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Sarah Bengston, University of Rochester

“Colony-level behavioral syndromes in social insects: explaining risk-taking variation across a latitudinal gradient”

Hutchison 316

Friday, October 9, 2015
2:00 PM

Meliora Open House

Hutchison 316

Monday, October 12, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Celina Juliano, University of California, Davis

“PIWI-piRNA pathway function in the stem cells of the ‘immortal’ Hydra

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, October 16, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Miriam Richards, Brock University

“What happens when animals don’t read textbooks: idiosyncratic patterns of social evolution in carpenter bees”

Hutchison 316

Monday, October 19, 2015
10:00 AM

Dr. Nicolas Buchon, Cornell University

"How do indigenous and pathogenic microbes alter tissue homeostasis in the gut of Drosophila?”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, October 23, 2015
3:00 PM

TBA

Hutchison 316

Monday, October 26, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Daniel Garrigan, University of Rochester

“The tension between hybridization and reproductive isolation”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, October 30, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Deniz Erezyilmaz, Stony Brook University

“The rules of attraction:  mate choice and specialization in Drosophila sibling species”

Hutchison 316

Monday, November 2, 2015
11:00 AM

Dr. Xin Li, University of Rochester Medical Center

"RNA for next generation—RNA regulation in mammalian reproduction"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, November 6, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Sarah Sander, Cornell University

“Seeing the light: the evolution of opsins and luciferase in North American fireflies”

Hutchison 316

Monday, November 9, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Judy Wong, University of British Columbia

“Extra-curricular activities of the telomerase ribonucleoprotein subunits”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, November 13, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Theodore Morgan, Kansas State University

“The evolutionary genomics of thermal acclimation traits in nature”

Hutchison 316

Monday, November 16, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Thomas Kornberg, University of California

“Signaling at a distance: communicating by touch”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, November 20, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Michelle Afkhami, University of Miami

“Hidden players: surprising effects of plant-microbial mutualisms at scales ranging from genes to communities”

Hutchison 316

Monday, November 23, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. John Nitiss, UIC College of Pharmacy

“Repair and misrepair of damage generated by DNA topoisomerases”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Monday, November 30, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Terrence Oas, Duke University

“Conformational and binding kinetics in RNase P protein and cyclic dinucleotide ribosensors”

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140