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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, February 23, 2018

Danielle Khost, University of Rochester

"Comparative satellite DNA evolution in D. melanogaster and the simulans clade”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Dr. Ellen Leffler, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

"The MNS blood group and resistance to malaria"

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

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Zhonghe Ke, University of Rochester

“Stem Cell Maintenance in Naked Mole Rats and Other Longevity Mechanisms in Rodents”
Hutchison 473
12:30 p.m.
PhD Thesis Defense.  Coffee/tea and refreshments will be provided.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Dr. Albert Uy, University of Miami

"On the Origin of Species on Islands: Genomic and Behavioral Studies of Diversification in Solomon Island Flycatchers"

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

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Dr. Sijun Zhu, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Genetic mechanisms of the generation of brain complexity and brain tumor formation"

Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140
3:30 p.m.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Dr. Leon Grayfer, George Washington University

“What can frogs teach us about antiviral immunity”

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

Monday, March 19, 2018

Dr. Hee Won Yang, Stanford University

"Mechanism of Cellular Decision Making in Chemotaxis and the Cell Cycle"

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

Friday, March 23, 2018

Dr. Steven A. Frank, University of California, Irvine

"Mitochondria and male disease; somatic mosaicism; infective dose"

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Dr. Thomas Lenormand , Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Montpellier, France

"Recombination and the evolution of gene regulation"

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

Monday, April 2, 2018

Dr. Dale Dorsett, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

“Cohesin, Brca2, and DNA replication origins: a nexus for genome stability and gene regulation"

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

Friday, April 6, 2018

Xueying Li, University of Rochester

“Genetic basis of thermal divergence in Saccharomyces species”

Hutchison 316
3:00 p.m.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Dr. Michael Desai, Harvard University

“Evolution in rapidly adapting microbial populations"

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

Monday, April 16, 2018

Dr. Adam Martin, MIT

"Folding tissues across length scales: cell-based origami"

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

Monday, April 30, 2018

Dr. Elena Silva, Georgetown University

“Regulation of neurogenesis with Sox transcription and F-box mediated protein degradation”

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

Monday, May 7, 2018

Dr. Heidi Hehnly, Upstate Medical University

“Cell cycle dependent mechanisms triggering de novo lumen formation in vivo

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