Seminar Series: Fall 2023

1:00 p.m. All are welcome! 

CNS 112
(unless noted otherwise)


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, Dave Gondek

August 25

Introductory meeting for students taking Biology Seminar 

September 1

Susan Witherup, Post-sabbatical seminar 

September 15
(Dave Gondek)

Laura Goodman, PhD Cornell Vet. Med, Dept of Public & Ecosystem Health

“Antimicrobial Resistance surveillance and comparative genomics in E.coli"

October 20 
(Nanda Cortes & Susan Witherup) 

Leonardo Campagna, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 
“Prezygotic isolation and the genomics of avian plumage coloration” 

November 3   
(Brooks Miner) 

Al Uy, Department of Biology, University of Rochester 
"On the Origin of Species on Islands: Genomic and Behavioral Studies of Diversification in South Pacific Birds"

November 10
(Dave Gondek)
Matthew Chiraboga (Biochemistry ‘17), Northrup Grumman

December 1  
(Ian Woods)

Tardigrade Tracks Research Students 

MON., Dec. 4,
CNS 333
4 pm

Biochemistry ResearchSymposium 

  Carolyn Wise (Dave Gondek) 
  Caitlyn O’Dell (Andy Smith) 

  Morgan Miele (Scott Ulrich) 

TUES/WED, Dec 5 & 6 

Biology ResearchSymposia  

  Isaac Berman (Dave Gondek) 
  Griffin Hunt (Peter Melcher)

  Evelise Hutton (Brooks Miner) 
  Kristen Johnson (Andy Smith) 
  Sarah Hellmann (Susan Witherup)