Seminar Series: Fall 2014

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 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
                                MUST attend

October 23          Rodney Parsons, University of Vermont
                              Multiple mechanisms contribute to the
                              pacap-induced modulation of neuronal

October 30          Kevin Militello, SUNY Geneseo 
                               New targets and functions for cytosine
                               DNA methylation in lower organisms

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.

December 10 & 11     Jr. Research Symposium
Wed & Thurs

December 17    Jochen Schenk, University of California-Riverside
Wed. 3 pm            Nanobubbles: a new paradigm for embolism
CNS 115                formation in plants


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