2016 Fall Seminar Series
Seminar time and location (unless otherwise noted):
2:00 PM - Maurice Falk Lecture Hall, Mellon Hall
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Dr. Claire Cheetham
Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
"How do you smell? Odor detection by newborn olfactory sensory neurons"
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
Dr. Alison Morris
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
"The lung microbiome: Lessons from HIV and COPD"
OCTOBER 7, 2016
Dr. Marie Hoeger Bement
Department of Physical Therapy
"Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia Across the Lifespan"
OCTOBER 14, 2016
Dr. Jason K. Sello
Department of Chemistry
"Novel Molecules and Strategies for the Treatment of Infectious Diseases"
OCTOBER 28, 2016
Dr. Summer Arrigo-Nelson
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
California University of Pennsylvania
"Changing the landscape of the Malagasy rainforest: The role of invasive species"
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
Dr. B. Franklin Pugh
Willaman Chair in Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
"Genomic mechanisms of gene regulation and chromatin organization"
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Dr. Christopher M. Tonra
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Ohio State University
"Resource Limitation at the Aquatic-Terrestrial Boundary: Barriers to Salmon Migration Change Everything for a Songbird"
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
Neil Lax, Ph.D. Candidate
"Understanding comorbid pain and depression using novel compounds derived from marine cyanobacteria"
Joseph Sallmen, Ph.D. Candidate
"Characterization of a Conserved Multi-Gene System Regulating Developmentally-Associated Gene Expression in Streptomyces coelicolor"
DECEMBER 2, 2016
Dr. Christopher R. McMaster
Department Head of Pharmacology
Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University
"Orphan Disease Drug Discovery"