Seminars

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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  • Jan26

    “The moment of truth: Hybridization in recently sympatric birds with neo-sex chromosomes”

    Dr. Elsie Shogren, University of Rochester

    Date
    Friday, January 26, 2024
    Time
    3 p.m.
    Offline Location
    Hutchison Hall, Room 316
  • Feb12

    “Evolution of centromere composition in Drosophila”

    Dr. Amanda Larracuente, University of Rochester

    Date
    Monday, February 12, 2024
    Time
    Noon
    Offline Location
    Hutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
  • Feb19

    “Emerging roles for tRNA modification in development and disease”

    Dr. Dragony Fu, University of Rochester

    Date
    Monday, February 19, 2024
    Time
    Noon
    Offline Location
    Hutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
  • Feb22

    "Out of the woods: understanding how genomes shape and are shaped by macroevolutionary pattern and process"

    Mark Hibbins, University of Toronto

    Date
    Thursday, February 22, 2024
    Time
    3:30 p.m.
    Offline Location
    Computer Studies Bldg, Room 209
  • Feb29

    "The evolution of germline mutation rates in mammals"

    Richard Wang, Indiana University

    Date
    Thursday, February 29, 2024
    Time
    3:30 p.m.
    Offline Location
    Computer Studies Bldg, Room 209
  • Mar11

    "Integrating population genetic models with emerging functional genomic technologies to reveal the rules of proteome evolution"

    Alexander Cope, Rutgers University

    Date
    Monday, March 11, 2024
    Time
    Noon
    Offline Location
    Hutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
  • Mar14

    "Population Genomic Footprints of Adaptation, Old and Young"

    Xiaoheng Cheng, University of Chicago

    Date
    Thursday, March 14, 2024
    Time
    3:30 p.m.
    Offline Location
    Computer Studies Bldg, Room 209
  • Mar18

    "From nucleotides to phenotypes: molecular evolution in extinct and extant seals"

    Stephen Gaughran, Princeton University

    Date
    Monday, March 18, 2024
    Time
    Noon
    Offline Location
    Hutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
  • Mar18

    "Increased hyaluronan by naked mole-rat hyaluronic acid synthase 2 extends lifespan and enhances healthspan in mice"

    Zhihui Zhang, University of Rochester

    Date
    Monday, March 18, 2024
    Time
    12:50 p.m.
    Offline Location
    Bausch & Lomb, 109 Lecture Hall

    Thesis Defense

  • Apr8

    To be rescheduled

    Dr. Rachel O’Neill, University of Connecticut

    Date
    Monday, April 8, 2024
    Time
    Noon
    Offline Location
    Hutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
  • Apr11

    "Folding, Oxidation and Processing of Nascent Polypeptides Probed by Mass Spectrometry"

    Ruiyue Tan, University of Rochester

    Date
    Thursday, April 11, 2024
    Time
    2 p.m.
    Offline Location
    Gavett Hall, 202

    Thesis Defense