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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, September 7, 2018

Dr. Andrea Sweigart, University of Georgia

“Genetics and evolution of hybrid lethality in Mimulus

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Dr. Benoit Biteau, URMC, Department of Biomedical Genetics

"Chasing SOXs from development to stem cells"

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

Friday, September 14, 2018

Dr. Geoffrey Hill, Auburn University

"Speciation and sexual selection as processes to maintain mitonuclear coadapation"

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Dr. William Bement, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Nonlinearity and cell division: The cell cortex as an excitable medium”

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

Friday, September 21, 2018

Dr. Heather Fiumera, Binghamton University

"Mito-Nuclear and Mito-Mito Epistasis in Saccharomyces

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Dr. Nigel Atkinson, University of Texas at Austin

“Alcohol preference and alcohol-modulated social interactions in Drosophila

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

Friday, September 28, 2018

Dr. Nina Therkildsen, Cornell University

“Contemporary evolution and adaptive divergence in open ocean environments: New insights and applications to fisheries management”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Dr. Matthew Gibson, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

“Understanding animal evolution: Mechanisms of development in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

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

Monday, October 8, 2018

Dr. Veena Prahlad, University of Iowa

“Rethinking protein homeostasis in a metazoan: A case of nerves?”

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

Friday, October 12, 2018

Dr. Andrea Townsend, Hamilton College

"Crows and Zoonotic Disease: Victims or Vectors?" 

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Dr. Michael Rout, Rockefeller University

"A hole new view: Structure-function mapping of the nuclear pore complex"

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

Monday, October 22, 2018

Dr. Lathiena Manning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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

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

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Dr. Floria Mora-Kepfer Uy, Cornell University

“Cooperation, conflict and brain plasticity in insect societies”

Hutchison 138
10:30 a.m.

 Special E2G2 Seminar


Monday, October 29, 2018

TBA

TBA

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

Monday, November 5, 2018

Dr. Lance Davidson, University of Pittsburgh

“Mechanics of morphogenesis: How physical mechanical processes shape the vertebrate embryo and guide cell fate decisions”

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

Monday, November 12, 2018

Dr. Vito Mennella, University of Toronto

"Super-resolution imaging drives mechanism, discovery and diagnosis of rare diseases"

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

Monday, November 19, 2018

Dr. Jared Nordman, Vanderbilt University

“Developmental control of DNA replication and gene copy number in Drosophila

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

Monday, November 26, 2018

Dr. Vishwa Dixit, Yale School of Medicine

"Immunometabolic checkpoints of aging"

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

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dr. William Theurkauf, University of Massachusetts Medical School

TBA

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

Monday, December 10, 2018

Dr. Sarah Zanders, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

"Wtf causes infertility"

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