Seminars are held in Hutchison Hall, on the River Campus. (Campus map) Contact the Biology Department at 275-8837 at least 3 days in advance to request any special accommodations or if you would like to meet with an outside speaker. Refreshments provided.
November 8 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Dr. Vincent Martinson, University of Rochester
"The gut microbiota of bees and wild drosophilids"
Dr. David Duneau, Cornell University
"Host sexual dimorphism and its consequences on parasite evolution"
Dr. John Thompson, UC Santa Cruz
“The assembly of coevolving interactions”
Mahul Chakraborty, University of Rochester
"Adaptive constraint and its natural rescuers: insights from Drosophila aldehyde dehydrogenase"
Dr. Walter Eanes, Stony Brook University
"Selection on central metabolism in Drosophila melanogaster"
Dr. Bradley Nilsson, University of Rochester
"Peptide Self-Assembly: From Dysfunction to Function"
Dr. Kevin Oh, Cornell University
"Rapid evolutionary divergence via sexual selection: from process to pattern in a Hawaiian species radiation"
Dr. Dawn Brasaemle, Rutgers University
“Perilipin control of Lipolysis”
Jing Zhu, University of Rochester
"Costs and benefits of sexual selection in Drosophila"
Zhihuan Li, University of Rochester
"The role of lipid droplets in regulating histone metabolism"