Seminar Series: Fall 2020

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Meeting ID: 967 4618 2309
Passcode: seminar

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.  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.

Seminar Organizer, Maki Inada

September 10            Brief introductory meeting for students in Biology Seminar

September 17            Mini Symposium: Student Summer Activities
                                        Hosted by

October 1                     Javier Apfeld, Northeastern University
                                         "C. elegans processes sensory information to
                                          choose between
freeloading and self-defense strategies" 

October 8                     Rhea Datta, Hamilton College
                                      "Relative contributions of Bicoid and Zelda binding
                                       sites to enhancer activity in the developing
                                      Drosophila melanogaster embryo" 

October 15                Bias and Microaggressions workshop

October 22             MANDATORY Student Research Options for Spring 2021                 
                                      All students interested in enrolling in BIOL-302 must attend.

October 29                 Christina Bergey, Rutgers University
                                      "Adaptive evolution in African rainforest hunter-gatherer populations"

November 5               Susette Castanñeda - Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

November 12             Jean Hardwick, Sabbatical Report

November 19             Maki Inada, Sabbatical Report    

December 3               Elizabeth Peterson (Biology '04)
MON., Dec. 7            Biochemistry Research Symposium    

December 9 & 10    Biology Jr. Research Symposium   

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