2016 Weekly Seminar Series


Friday, March 18 at 2:00

Dr. Deborah Galson
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
"Multiple myeloma suppress bone formation through a Gfi1-mediated epigenetic switch at the Runx2 locus"

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Friday, April 8 at 2:00

Dr. Marie Elliot
Department of Biology
McMaster University
"Metabolic marvels and developmental discoveries in Streptomyces bacteria"

Website: http://www.biology.mcmaster.ca/fcl/elliot/web/default.html
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Friday, April 22 at 2:00

Department of Biological Sciences

Sumedha Sethi, Ph.D. Candidate
"Genetic analyses of ftsK and ftsK-like genes for development-associated chromosome segregation in Streptomyces coelicolor"

Brandon Hoenig, Undergraduate Honors Thesis
"DNA barcoding of stomach contents reveals trophic competition among three species of trout"

Sarah Sprauer, Undergraduate Honors Thesis
"Exploring the adaptations of bobcats to diverse ecosystems by identifying genomic regions under selection"

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Past 2016 Spring Seminars

February 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Kelvin Gregory
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
"Environmental Engineering Biogeochemistry: Applied Microbiology for Oil and Gas Wastewaters and Healthcare Nanotechnology"

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WEDNESDAY, February 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Dr. Wook Kim
Department of Zoology
University of Oxford
"Evolution, anatomy, and mechanisms of multicellular interactions in microbes"

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February 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Dr. William Soto
Michigan State University
"Studying Evolutionary Biology with the Vibrionaceae"

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February 5, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Jill Dembowski
Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
"Selective Recruitment of Nuclear Factors to Herpes Simplex Virus Genomes"

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January 29, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Daniel Gold
University of California, Davis
"Life in a bubble: How a class of intracellular parasites gains access to nutrients inside their hosts"

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January 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Jennifer Totonchy
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
"Kaposi Sarcoma Herpesvirus Alters the Human B cell Repertoire"

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January 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Michael F. Benard 
Department of Biology, Case Western University
"Phenology, fecundity, and dispersal: predicting the effects of climate change on amphibian metapopulations"

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