Seminar Series: Fall 2014
*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 28 Introductory meeting for students taking
Biology Seminar BIOL-411/41200
September 11 Jeffery Lewis, MD/DMD
Clinical aspects of cancer diagnosis
September 18 David G. Mets, UCSF
Genetic analysis of plumage, singing,
and learning in finches
September 25 Michael Overholtzer, Biology '96
New forms of cell death come to life
October 2 Mark Lomolino, SUNY ESF
Of mice and mammals: the ecology of
evolution on islands
October 9 Student Research Options in Spring 2015
All students interested in enrolling in BIOL-302
October 23 Rodney Parsons, University of Vermont
Multiple mechanisms contribute to the
pacap-induced modulation of neuronal
October 30 Kevin Militello, SUNY Geneseo
Modification of 5-methylcytosine alters gene
transcription in Trypanosoma brucei
November 6 Faculty Interview
November 13 Faculty Interview
November 20 Faculty Interview
December 4 Natasza Kurpios, Cornell University
Keeping your organs in shape: Transcriptional
and cellular control of tissue morphogenesis.