Seminar Series: Fall 2016
*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,
"Insights into Heat and Hypoxia Stress Protection
from a Zebrafish Genetic Model"
September 22 STUDENT CAREERS MEETING
September 29 Kara Belinsky, SUNY New Paltz
“Songs and the Suburbs: What birds can teach us
about communication and conservation”
October 20 Howard Chang,SUNY Binghamton
"Molecular basis of C. elegans pathogen
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
“Turf grass breeding and genetics”
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”
December 6-8 Jr. Research Symposium