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Seminars

Weekly Seminar Series

The Department of Biological Sciences hosts a weekly speaker in both the fall and spring semesters. Our speakers come from across the country and their work encompasses a wide variety of biology disciplines.

SPRING 2017 SEMINAR SERIES
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Darwin Day Seminar Series

WATCH THE PRESENTATION: 2017 DARWIN DAY - WHY IS LIFE THE WAY IT IS?
Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom
Duquesne University Power Center

Discovered by Charles Darwin, evolution by natural selection is the central organizing principle of all the biological sciences, from biophysics to ecology. We celebrate Darwin's birth and the importance of his work with yearly seminars and events. Darwin Day seminars and events are open to all.


Pittsburgh Bacterial Meeting (PBM 2017)

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Mellon Hall, Duquesne University

Morning Platform Talks: Maurice Falk Hall - Mellon Hall, 1st Floor
Lunch: Africa Room of the Student Union
                             Afternoon Poster Session: Mellon Hall Foyer

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Every year, the Department of Biological Sciences hosts a one-day meeting to bring together the bacteriology community in the Pittsburgh and tri-state area. While Principal Investigators attend the conference, the focus is on student presentations. Post docs and graduate students present their research in short talks and posters. 

PBM 2017 will be organized and hosted by Dr. Joseph McCormick. Funding was generously provided by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences and Fisher Scientific. Send inquiries to pbm@duq.edu.

The next Pittsburgh Bacterial Meeting, PBM 2018, will be held March 10, 2018.


Biological Sciences Annual Retreat

The 2016 Department retreat was held August 19 to August 20, 2016 at Pymatuning Research Station in Linesville, PA. Keynote speakers for the 2016 retreat included Alumna Dr. Danielle Johnston (Bristol-Myers Squibb) and Dr. Donna Stolz (University of Pittsburgh). All faculty, graduate students, staff, and trainees (research scientistis, post-docs, etc) were invited to attend and over 50 individuals participated. The 2017 retreat is scheduled for August 18-19, 2017 at Pymatuning. For questions about the retreat please e-mail Dr. Ben Kolber (kolberb@duq.edu).