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.


April 4 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Hutchison 316
Dr. Kelly Dyer, University of Georgia
"Species interactions and the evolution of mate choice in Drosophila"

April 7 (Monday) 12:00 PM
Hutchison 473
Dr. Nadia Singh, North Carolina State University
“Genetic and environmental determinants of recombination rate in Drosophila

April 11 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Hutchison 316
Dr. John Pool, University of Wisconsin
"Population genomics of non-neutral gene flow and local adaptation in Drosophila"

April 14 (Monday) 12:00 PM
Hutchison 473
Dr. Sandy Chang, Yale University School of Medicine
"How telomeres repress a DNA damage response at chromosome ends"

April 18 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Hutchison 316
Dr. Matthew Hahn, Indiana University
“How I learned to stop worrying and love bad genomes”

April 21 (Monday) 12:00 PM
Hutchison 473
Dr. Todd Blankenship, University of Denver
“Rab8 directs tubulation and furrow ingression during Drosophila morphogenesis”

April 25 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Hutchison 316
Dr. Doris Bachtrog, University of California, Berkeley
"The epigenome of evolving sex chromosomes in Drosophila: dosage compensation and heterochromatin formation"

April 28 (Monday) 12:00 PM
Hutchison 473
Dr. Ruth Lehmann, New York University School of Medicine
“Germ line stem cell development and propagation”

May 2 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Hutchison 316
Dr. Ana Llopart, University of Iowa
“Speciation on islands: insights from genomes and transcriptomes”

May 5 (Monday) 12:00 PM
Hutchison 473
Dr. Kaveh Ashrafi, University of California San Francisco
“Fat, drugs, and metabolic regulation of brain function”

May 9 (Friday) 10:30 AM
Presenting the Tenth Annual Aging Research Day. The keynote speaker is Dr. Rafael de Cabo from the National Institute on Aging. The title of his talk: "Dietary Interventions for Healthy Aging." There will also be several short talks scheduled.
Case Method Room, 1-9576
Tenth Annual Aging Research Day - Keynote Speaker, Dr. Rafael de Cabo, National Institute on Aging

May 9 (Friday) 3:00 PM
Hutchison 316
Binshuang Li, University of Rochester
"Characterization of the locus controlling wing dimorphism in male pea aphids"

May 12 (Monday) 12:00 PM
Hutchison 473
Dr. Joel Watts, University of Toronto
"Exploring the expanding universe of prion diseases"