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Seminars are held in Hutchison Hall, on the River Campus. (Campus map) Contact the Department of Biology at (585) 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.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Dr. Karen Miga, University of California, Santa Cruz

“The dark side of the genome: a high-resolution study of human centromeric regions”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
12:00 p.m.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Tian Zhang, University of Rochester

“Global Quantification of Proteome Dynamics"

Goergen 108
1:00 p.m.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Cara Brand, University of Rochester

“Comparative genetics and genomics of recombination rates in Drosophila

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Good, University of Montana

“Sex chromosome evolution and speciation”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Longjun Wu, University of Rochester

“Untwisting the spiralian-specific mesoderm”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Dr. Yang Shi, Harvard University

“Histone and nucleic acid methylation regulation and link to human disease”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
12:00 p.m.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Dr. Vlad Denic, Harvard University

"A membrane-associated autophagy signaling pathway for controlling peroxisome fate"

Hutchison Hall, Lander 140
12:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David A. Sinclair, Harvard Medical School

Aging Research Day

This all-day event will feature a variety of talks on aging research.

Goergen Hall, River Campus, Room 101
10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Zhengshan Liu, University of Rochester

“The contribution of glial molecular pathology to schizophrenia”

Medical Center 2-6408
2:00 p.m.

Coffee and cookies will be provided.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Dr. Tracey Baas, URMC, URBEST Executive Director

URBEST: School of Medicine and Dentistry and River Campus

Hutchison Hall, Room 473
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dr. Spencer Koury, Stony Brook University

"The misbehavior of genes in populations"

Hutchison 316
11:30 a.m.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Dr. Katherine Schaefer, University of Rochester, Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

Supporting the Science Student in 'Writing Up Research'

Hutchison Hall, Room 473
12:00 p.m.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Dr. Anusha Naganathan, University of Rochester

The role of ribosome biogenesis factor, KsgA in quality control of rRNA in E.coli

Hutchison 473
12:00 p.m.