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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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Friday, November 3, 2017

Dr. Omer Gokcumen, State University of New York at Buffalo

“A million ways to survive: complex evolutionary trajectories of genomic structural variants”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Dr. Helen McNeill, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

“Spegless regulates fertility and nuclear structure”

Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
12:00 p.m.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Dr. Maren Vitousek, Cornell University

“Coping with challenges: the hormonal mechanisms of phenotypic flexibility”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Dr. Pamela Geyer, University of Iowa

“The nuclear lamina and adult stem cell homeostasis: lessons from Drosophila LEM-domain proteins”

Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
12:00 p.m.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Dr. Kristen Covino, Canisius College

“Hormonal mechanisms of breeding development in migrating songbirds”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Dr. Ilya Ruvinsky, Northwestern University

“Social signals that regulate physiology, development, and aging”

Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
12:00 p.m.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez, University of Toronto

“Embryonic wound repair: cellular and molecular dynamics at the leading edge”

Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Dr. Mark Bocko, University of Rochester

"Life After Smartphones: The Evolution of the Human-information Interface"

Pittsford Barnes & Noble, Upstairs Common Room
7:00 p.m.

Rochester Science Café Series




Friday, December 1, 2017

Dr. Fay-Wei Li, Cornell University

“The ferntastic genomes reveal unique evolution of ferns and cyanobacterial symbiosis”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Dr. Robert Minckley and Melanie McCalmont, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“The impact of Ward & Howell Museum collections on the history of biology”

Rush Rhees, Humanities Center
12:00 p.m.

Special Seminar – held in Rush Rhees, Humanities Center, Room D (202)


Monday, December 11, 2017

Dr. J. C. Price, Brigham Young University

“Investigating dynamics of ribosome structure and activity”

Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
12:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mary Grantham, University of Rochester

"The Molecular Basis of the Pea Aphid Wing Polyphenism"

Hutchison 473
10:00 a.m.

PhD Thesis Defense


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Dr. Frank L.H. Wolfs, University of Rochester

"Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Where is 95% of the Universe?"

Pittsford Barnes & Noble, Upstairs Common Room
7:00 p.m.

Rochester Science Café Series