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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Monday, March 16, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Victoria Meller, Wayne State University

"The long and the short of it:  non-coding RNA and whole chromosome recognition"

Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall

Monday, March 23, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Katie Pollard, Gladstone Institutes

"Massive data integration enables discovery of gene regulatory enhancers and their targets"

Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall

Thursday, March 26, 2015
12:45 PM

Dr. Amnon Koren, Harvard Medical School

"Genetic and epigenetic variation in human DNA replication timing and mutation rates"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Thursday, April 2, 2015
12:45 PM

Dr. Jill Dowen, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT

"Three-dimensional genome architecture directs cell identity"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Monday, April 6, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Raul Mostoslavsky, Harvard University

"Linking metabolism with epigenetics and cancer: SIRT6 provides some clues"

Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall

Monday, April 6, 2015
2:00 PM

Nathan Napper, University of Rochester

"Ribosomal small subunit assembly: a comparative approach"

Goergen 109

PhD Thesis Defense

Friday, April 10, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Ronald Clouse, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

"The surprising histories of three leaf-litter arthropods in the Indo-Pacific: carpenter ants, harvestmen, and schizomids"

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 13, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Keith Clay, Indiana University

"Defensive symbiosis in plants and animals"

Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall

Friday, April 17, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Philipp Messer, Cornell University

"Understanding the rapid evolution of pesticide and drug resistance"

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 20, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. William Bohr, National Institute on Aging

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

Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Kevin Thornton, University of California, Irvine

“Structural variation in Drosophila: lessons from recent resequencing studies”

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 27, 2015
12:00 PM

Dr. Tsan Sam Xiao, Case Western Reserve

"Mechanisms of nucleic acid sensing by innate immune receptors"

Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall

Friday, May 1, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Gerald Wilkinson, University of Maryland

“Genomic conflict, sexual selection and speciation in stalk-eyed flies”

Hutchison 316

Friday, May 15, 2015
3:00 PM

Purba Gupta and Daniel Khost, University of Rochester

"Titles TBA"

Hutchison 316

Friday, May 22, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr. Martine Zilversmit, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research

"The evolutionary genomics of malaria: mutation, duplication, and recombination"

Hutchison 316