Seminars

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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 2021 SEMINAR SERIES


(Virtual) Darwin Day

DARWIN DAY 2021: Trees and Disease: Evolutionary insights into viral pandemics
Dr. Michael Worobey, University of Arizona
Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 7 p.m.
Live-streamed talk. See link above for recording.

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 free and open to publid.


Pittsburgh Bacterial Meeting (PBM 2021)

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Saturday, March 6, 2021
Mellon Hall, Duquesne University

Morning Platform Talks: Maurice Falk Hall - Mellon Hall, 1st Floor
Lunch: Mellon Hall Foyer
Afternoon Poster Session: Mellon Hall Foyer

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 2021 was organized and hosted by Dr. Joseph McCormick and Dr. Wook Kim. Funding was generously provided by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences and Fisher Scientific. Send inquiries to pbm@duq.edu.


Biological Sciences Annual Retreat

Biological Sciences 2019 retreat

The 2019 Department retreat was held August 23-24, 2019 at Pymatuning Research Station in Linesville, PA. All faculty, graduate students, staff, and trainees (research scientistis, post-docs, etc.) were invited to attend. The 2020 retreat was held as a virtual event. In 2021 we hope to be back at Pymatuning!