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 12, 2014
3:00 PM

Mary Chaffee, University of Rochester

"The role of epigenetics in developmental plasticity"

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 15, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Sarah Hall, Syracuse University

"Epigenetic mechanisms regulating environmental programming of gene expression in C. elegans"

Hutchison 473

Friday, September 19, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. Nancy Chen, Cornell University

"Genomics of population decline in the Florida Scrub-Jay”

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 22, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Peter Chien, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

“Regulated protein degradation during a bacterial cell cycle”

Hutchison 473

Friday, September 26, 2014
3:00 PM

Marek Borowiec , University of California, Davis

"Promises and pitfalls of phylogenomics – what can army ants, stinging wasps, and comb jellies tell us?"

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 29, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Thomas Begley, SUNY Albany

"tRNA’s modification systems and their use of a second genetic code to translationally regulate stress responses"

Hutchison 473

Friday, October 3, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. Robert Edwards, University of Rochester

"Biogeography of the Australian monsoon tropics"

Hutchison 316

Monday, October 6, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Kenneth Kosik, University of California, Santa Barbara

"An Alzheimer gene crucible in the far mountains of Colombia"

Hutchison 473

Friday, October 10, 2014
3:00 PM

Adam Johnson, University of Rochester

"Characterizing posterior growth in Ilyanassa obsoleta"

Hutchison 316

Monday, October 20, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Eric Wieschaus, Princeton University

"Cellular mechanics and cell shape change during Drosophila gastrulation"

Hutchison 473

Friday, October 24, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. André Dhondt, Cornell University

"Evolutionary changes in the House Finch-Mycoplasma gallisepticum system"

Hutchison 316

Monday, October 27, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Frederick Adler, University of Utah

"The ecology of disease interactions"

Hutchison 473

Monday, November 3, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Andrei Seluanov, University of Rochester

"Longevity and anti-cancer mechanisms in long-lived rodents"

Hutchison 473

Friday, November 7, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. Bryan Danforth, Cornell University

“The new view of bee phylogeny”

Hutchison 316

Monday, November 10, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Daniel Sloan, Colorado State University

"Genome evolution under extreme mitochondrial mutation rates"

Hutchison 473

Friday, November 14, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. Andrew Stewart, Canisius College

"Sexual conflict as an impediment to adaptation:  Results of a long-term selection experiment in Drosophila melanogaster"

Hutchison 316

Monday, November 17, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Kathleen Collins, University of California at Berkeley

“Telomerase assembly, activation, and function at telomeres”

Hutchison 473

Friday, November 21, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. Mrinalini, University of Rochester

"TBA"

Hutchison 316

Monday, December 1, 2014
12:00 PM

Dr. Wei-Xing Zong, Stony Brook University

"Protein homeostasis in oncogenesis and cancer therapy"

Hutchison 473

Friday, December 5, 2014
3:00 PM

Dr. Ellen Martinson, University of Rochester

"TBA"

Hutchison 316