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Department of Biology Fall Retreat, October 17-18, 2016

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Biology is one of the most popular undergraduate programs at Rochester.

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Our graduate program is designed to foster advanced biological research.

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  • September 22, 3:00 p.m.
    Dr. Martha Weiss

    "Host-switching by the silver-spotted skipper butterfly: temporal variation in bottom-up and top-down effects”

    Hutchison 316
  • September 25, 12:00 p.m.
    Dr. Carole LaBonne

    “Stem cells, gene regulatory networks, and the evolution of vertebrates”

    Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
  • September 29, 3:00 p.m.
    Dr. Jeffrey Wyatt

    “The repatriated lake sturgeon, a novel bioindicator of persistent chemical contaminants in the Genesee River”

    Hutchison 316
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Jack Werren Talks Moonlighting Genes

July 11, 2017

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Philip Bellomio

profile imageLaboratory Technician, The Werren Lab

Our primary project involves Nasonia, tiny parasitoid (insects that parasitize other insects) wasps which are found throughout the globe, and which I admittedly had no idea existed until joining the Werren Lab.... Read more >

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