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.

Friday, April 8, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Binshuang Li, University of Rochester

“Finding the aphid wing dimorphism locus: phylogenetic and expression analyses”

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 11, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Yujiang Geno Shi, Harvard Medical School

"Toward understanding of environmental impact on cancer epigenome"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Friday, April 15, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Romain Dahan, University of Rochester

“Mating system, cheating behavior and the evolution of social parasitism in ants”

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 18, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. A. Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona

SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELED

Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Michael Lynch, Indiana University

"Mutation, Drift, and the Origin of Cellular Features"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Friday, April 22, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Longjun Wu, University of Rochester

"Lophotrochin: a lineage-specific gene for a lineage-specific structure"

Hutchison 316

Monday, April 25, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Sebastian Hohna, University of California, Berkeley

"Bayesian Inference of Diversification Rates from Molecular Phylogenies"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Thursday, April 28, 2016
3:30 p.m.

Dr. Justin Fay, Washington University School of Medicine

"Gene regulation and evolution in yeast"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, May 2, 2016
1:15 p.m.

Dr. Jef Boeke, NYU Langone Medical Center

“Synthetic retrotransposons: Mobile DNA biology and inspiration for thinking big”

Hutchison Hall - Room 473

Thursday, May 5, 2016
2:30 p.m.

Dr. Nadia Singh, North Carolina State University

"Causes and consequences of recombination rate variation"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

Monday, May 9, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Rebekah Rogers, University of California, Berkeley

"Complex mutations facilitate rapid evolution via exon shuffling"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140

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

Friday, May 20, 2016
9:00 a.m.

AGING RESEARCH DAY

This all-day event will feature aging research talks and a poster session with prizes

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Leonard P. Guarente, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stay tuned for more information

Goergen Hall, Room 101