Seminar Series: Fall 2015

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 27            Introductory meeting for students taking
                                  Biology Seminar BIOL-411/41200    

September 10     Taryn Bauerle, Cornell University   
                                 Plant water relations, from the cell to the forest

September 17     Jenélle Dowling, Cornell University
                                Vocal duetting and male mating strategy in
                                 an Australian songbird


October 1           Ahna Skop, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Too creative for science

October 8           Student Research Options for Spring '16            
                                 All students interested in enrolling in
                                  BIOL-302 MUST attend

October 22         Sarah Schaack, Reed College
The Genome-Wide Dynamics of Spontaneous Mutations
                            over Long- and Short-Time Scales

October 29     André Kessler, Cornell University
Plant secondary metabolite diversity and inducibility:
                       Two means to the same end

November 5    Margaret Bynoe, Cornell University    
 POSTPONED   Beyond theory: how neurotropic pathogens can 
  until Spring      contribute to neurodegeneration

November 12  Andrew Smith, Sabbatical Report 
                       The Road to Biomimetic Slug Glue:  
                       Mucus, Metals, Gel Mechanics and Matrilins

November 19   Andy Golden, NIH  
                     Modeling craniofacial diseases in the
                        nematode C. elegans

December 3    Darrin Bann (Biology '06)
You are here: Mapping cancer genomes

        Also, at 12:10 pm. premed students are invited to meet
        with him in CNS 115.

December 8-10        Jr. Research Symposium

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