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.

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

“How cells make shells:  Mollusk shell growth”

Hutchison 473

Monday, August 8, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Catherine Kuo, URMC, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

"Stem cell based tissue engineering strategies inspired by the embryo"

Hutchison 473

Monday, August 15, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Thomas Eickbush, University of Rochester

 "Designing an Inclusive Introductory Biology Course"

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

Friday, September 9, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Dr. Benjamin Parker, University of Rochester

TBA

Hutchison 316

Monday, September 12, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. J.J. Emerson, University of California, Irvine

TBA

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Monday, September 19, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Terry Orr-Weaver, MIT

TBA

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Monday, September 26, 2016
12:00 p.m.

TBA

TBA

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140

Monday, October 3, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Dr. Patrick Oakes, University of Rochester

TBA

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140