Seminar Series: Fall 2016

4:00 pm*
CNS 112

*unless otherwise noted

Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm)
CNS first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!  

The Biology department offers a seminar (BIOL 41100/41200) series each semester representing a broad range of topics in  biology.  These seminars are open to the entire community.  Refreshments are offered prior to the seminar and students are invited to meet with the speaker in a small group following the talk to answer questions related to the topic presented, or to answer questions regarding different careers in Biology.


August 25          Introductory meeting for students taking
                              Biology Seminar BIOL-411/41200    

September 8      Mini Symposium: Student Summer Activities
reception to follow; hosted by Tri-Beta

September 15     Farhad Imam, University of California-San Diego,
                                                   Health Sciences
"Insights into Heat and Hypoxia Stress Protection
                               from a Zebrafish Genetic Model"


September 29      Kara Belinsky, SUNY New Paltz
                               “Songs and the Suburbs: What birds can teach us
                                about communication and conservation”     

October 6         Student Research Options for
                            Spring 2017           

                            All students interested in enrolling in
                            BIOL-302 MUST attend

October 20         Howard Chang, Binghamton University
                            "Molecular basis of C. elegans pathogen
                              avoidance behavior"

October 27       Priscilla Van Wynsberghe, Colgate University   
                              "Understanding the role of the period protein
                                homolog LIN-42 in C. elegans germline development"

November 3       Travis Bailey, Geneseo
“Visualizing retinal regeneration”

November 10     Jennifer Kimball (Biology '05), NC State University
"Pillars of Plant Breeding: Genetic Diversity and
                               Environmental Adaptation"

November 17     Janet Fischer, Franklin & Marshall College   
                              “Losing blue: causes and consequences of changing
                               water transparency in mountain lakes”  

December 1       Adam Williamson, UC-San Francisco
 “Adventures Engineering Phagocytosis:
                              Molecular Constellations & Beyond”

MON., Dec. 5     Biochemistry Research Symposium

  • CNS 333

December 6-8  Jr. Research Symposium

  • Tues., CNS 112

  • Wed., CNS 333

  • Thurs., CNS 112

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