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Department of Biology Retreat, August 21, 2018

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  • October 22, Noon
    Dr. Lathiena Manning

    “The interplay between cytoskeletal and adhesion molecules in shaping epithelial tissue architecture”

    Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
  • October 24, 10:30 a.m.
    Dr. Floria Mora-Kepfer Uy

    “Cooperation, conflict and brain plasticity in insect societies”

    Hutchison 138
  • October 26, 3 p.m.
    Dr. Angela Early

    “Evolutionary dynamics of a human malaria parasite across heterogeneous host environments”

    Hutchison 316
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Department of Biology Retreat, August 21, 2018

August 21, 2018

On August 21, 2018 the Department of Biology held our annual Department Retreat at the Glen Iris Inn ...

Anne Meyer Targets Protein that Protects Bacteria’s DNA ‘Recipes’

August 17, 2018

Bacteria cause many serious illnesses, from food poisoning to pneumonia. The challenge for scientist ...


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I work in the Samuelson Lab, where we study aging and longevity in C.elegans. I’m personally researching SUMOylation modification of transcription factors with respect to aging through the heat shock response pathway... Read more >

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