*unless otherwise noted
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.
Seminar Organizer, Ian Woods
August 30: Introductory meeting for students enrolled in the class
September 13: Heidi Hehnly, Syracuse University
“Cell Cycle Mechanisms Governing Tissue Morphogenesis”
September 20: Teresa Lee, Emory University
"Repressive Chromatin Enables Longevity and its Transgenerational Inheritiance"
October 4: Student Research Options for Spring
October 11: Jeff Amack, Upstate
“Establishing Asymmetries in a Developing Embryo”
October 25: Gunther Hollopeter, Cornell
"Allosteric Regulation of the AP2 Clathrin Adaptor Complex"
November 8: Manuela Dal Forno, National Museum
of Natural History
"Systematics and Microbiome of the Hyperdiverse Lichen Cladr Dictyonema (Agaricales, Basidiomycota)"
November 15: Michelle Smith, Cornell University
"Using student learning data to inspire instructional changes"
November 29: Michael P. Hoffmann, Cornell
"Climate Change: It’s time to raise your voices!"
December 6: Roxanne Razavi, SUNY ESF
"Food webs they are a changin’: the Round Goby invasion and Hg bioaccumulation in Oneida Lake fishes