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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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Monday, September 9, 2019

Dr. Isidore Rigoutsos, Thomas Jefferson University

“Linking microRNA isoforms, tRNA fragments, repetitive elements, sex, race, disparities, and cancer”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Co-hosted by the Center for RNA Biology


Friday, September 13, 2019

Dr. Amy Goldberg, Duke University

"Short-term evolutionary dynamics in human populations”

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Dr. Mark Peifer, UNC Chapel Hill

“Building the animal body:  The miracle of morphogenesis”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Dr. Brian J. Altmann, University of Rochester Medical Center

"Health around the clock: human circadian rhythm in health and disease"

Rochester Science Cafe
7 p.m.

Pittsford Barnes & Noble Store


Friday, September 27, 2019

Dr. Marc Branham, University of Florida

"TBA" 

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Dr. Erica Larson, University of Denver

“The evolution of polymorphic hybrid male sterility in house mice”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Monday, October 7, 2019

Dr. Kate O'Connor-Giles, Brown University

"Genetic dissection of synapse formation, function, and plasticity"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Friday, October 11, 2019

Dr. Robert Minckley, University of Rochester

"TBA" 

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Dr. Joshua Shaevitz, Princeton University

“Self-driven phase transitions in bacterial populations”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Friday, October 18, 2019

Dr. Andrew Moeller, Cornell University

“The evolution of the mammalian gut microbiome”

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Dr. Dragony Fu, University of Rochester

“Targets and Functions of RNA modification enzymes”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Dr. Anne S. Meyer, University of Rochester

"Bacterial seashells: How to build your environment using bacteria"

Rochester Science Cafe
7 p.m.

Pittsford Barnes & Noble Store


Monday, October 28, 2019

Dr. Celina Juliano, UC Davis

“Mechanisms of development and regeneration in Hydra”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Friday, November 1, 2019

Dr. Andrew McAdam, University of Guelph

"Evolution in a social context: Lessons from a long-term study of wild red squirrels"

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Dr. Stephanie Weber, McGill University

"No membrane, no problem: Condensing bacterial organelles"

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Friday, November 8, 2019

Dr. Chelsea Specht, Cornell University

“Genetic diversity and the evolution of form and function: Exploring the monocots from Allium to Zingiber

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Dr. Heather Hundley, Indiana University

“Regulation and impacts of RNA editing on the neural transcriptome”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Friday, November 15, 2019

Dr. Beatriz Navarro Dominguez, University of Rochester

TBA

Hutchison 316
3 p.m.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Dr. Mia Levine, University of Pennsylvania

“Intragenomic conflict shapes telomere evolution”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Dr. Edmund Lalor, University of Rochester

“Perceptionas controlled hallucination”

Rochester Science Cafe
7 p.m.

Pittsford Barnes & Noble Store


Monday, December 2, 2019

Dr. Xin Li, URMC, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

“The piRNA pathway in genome defense and fertility”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon

Monday, December 9, 2019

Dr. Nicole Crown, Case Western Reserve University

“The effects of local inversion heterozygosity on genome-wide recombination rates”

Lander Auditorium - Hutchison 140
Noon