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.

To be added to our mailing list, please email brenna.rybak@rochester.edu.

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

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
9:30 a.m.

Ritika Das, University of Rochester

Thesis Defense

“The homeodomain-interacting protein kinase, HPK-1 influences aging through TORC1 mediated autophagy and HSF-1 signaling”

Ryan Case Method Room, Medical Center (1-9576)

Friday, June 17, 2016
9:00 a.m.

Howard Bryant Memorial Golf Tournament, Shadow Lake Golf Course

All proceeds from this tournament benefit the Howard Bryant Memorial Scholarship fund.  Click here for more info!

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
9:00 a.m.

Xiao Tian, University of Rochester

Thesis Defense

“Identification of longevity and cancer resistance mechanisms in long-lived rodent species”

Computer Studies Building 209

Monday, July 11, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Shona Mookerjee, Touro University California, College of Pharmacy

“Using extracellular flux for bioenergetic analysis”

Hutchison 473

Monday, July 18, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Katherine Schaefer, University of Rochester - Writing, Speaking and Argument Program

“Teaching students to write like biologists:  developing authentic and doable writing assignments”

Hutchison 473

Monday, July 25, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Pamela Harvey, University of Rochester - Department of University IT

Blackboard & Biology courses:  new features, best practices, and a quick start guide for the semester

Hutchison 473

Monday, August 1, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Adam Johnson, University of Rochester - Department of Biology

TBA

Hutchison 473

Monday, August 8, 2016
12:00 p.m.

TBA, University of Rochester - Department of Biology

TBA

Hutchison 473

Monday, August 15, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Jeffrey Sosa-Calvo, University of Rochester - Department of Biology

TBA

Hutchison 473

Monday, August 22, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Barry Zirkin, Johns Hopkins - Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

“Aging and Leydig cell steroidogenic function: are the changes preventable? Reversible?

Hutchison 473

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
9:00 a.m.

Bio Writing Retreat

A half-day retreat (9 am to 1 pm) with the WSAP for Faculty Members to discuss writing instruction in BIO

Location: TBD