Departmental seminars explore all aspects of biology, and are held 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Fridays via ZOOM unless otherwise indicated.
All queries should be directed to Natasha Mhatre.
All are welcome to attend!
|24 Sept||Save some for later: carbohydrate storage in herbaceous perennial plants
|1 Oct||David Pfennig||Phenotypic plasticity and the evolutionary origins of novel traits
|8 Oct||Neat things we’ve learned about bats and hibernation while studying white-nose syndrome
|15 Oct||ecture)||Fantastic microbes and how we use them
|22 Oct||Lauren Buckley||How do montane insects experience and respond to climate change means and extremes?
|29 Oct||Gregory Sutton||High power insects: The biomechanics of jumping and striking
|1-5 Nov||STUDY BREAK|
|12 Nov||Allison Walker||A Deep Dive into Marine Mycology
|19 Nov||Daphne Goring||Two subgroups of Arabidopsis receptor-like kinases regulate intra- and inter-species pollen-pistil interactions
|26 Nov||Catherine Ivy
||High altitude adaptation and control of breathing in deer mice and songbirds
|3 Dec||Kristi Montooth||The Evolutionary Maintenance and Loss of Phenotypic Plasticity in Membranes and Metabolism
|10 Dec - 3 Jan||EXAM PERIOD/HOLIDAY SEASON BREAK|
|Esther Ngumbi||Untangling microbe-driven and chemical mediated plant and insect interactions|
|14 Jan||Ian Scott||GATA4/5/6 family transcription factors are conserved determinants of cardiac versus pharyngeal mesoderm fate|
|21 Jan||Peter Burke||Biology meets art: what does it take to prepare a field guide for birds.|
|28 Jan||Oana Birceanu||For the love of fish: How changes to aquatic habitats impact fish physiology|
This special seminar is The 2022 Uchida Lecture
|Cancer Patient Digital Twins|
|11 Feb||Lydia Finley||Metabolic regulation of cell fate decisions|
|18 Feb||Carrie Wu Bio Research||The good, the bad, and the ugly: Exploring invasion genetics of high-risk invasive plants in the US mid-Atlantic with undergrads
|19 Feb||READING WEEK|
|4 Mar||Rajendhran Rajakumar||Retention and Reactivation of Ancestral Developmental Potentials
|11 Mar||Mehran Dastmalchi||A metabolic shift brought on by a lesion-mimic phenotype
|18 Mar||Takeshi Suzuki||How do mites adapt to their environments?
|25 Mar||Astrid Groot||Evolution of sexual communication through species interactions
|15 Apr||GOOD FRIDAY|
There are occasions when notable speakers visit the department who are not part of the weekly series. Those seminars will be listed below and will also explore a wide range of topics. All are welcome to attend!
|DATE||SPEAKER||TITLE or DETAILS||TIME||VENUE|
|24 Mar||Brian Branfireun||
Helen Battle Research Fellowship Seminar
"The genetic basis of mercury methylation"
BGS 0153 and Zoom
||Mariam Hayward and Melissa Gordon||Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization for NSERC Discovery Grants
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