Seminar Series

2014 Spring Seminar Series 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Elizabeth Swanner '03, Ph.D.
"Did environmental conditions limit oxygen production by early cyanobacteria?"
4:30 p.m.
Cleveland-Room L1
(Sponsored by Biochemistry, Geology and Biological Sciences)

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Jason Andras, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Mt. Holyoke College
"Exhuming the Red Queen: Hot/parasite Coevolution recorded in pond sediments"
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland-Room L2

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Liv Baker '98, Ph.D.
"Understanding the individual in Wildlife Conservation: How Animal Welfare Science Can Save Endangered Species"
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland-Room L1

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The Christianna Smith Lecture
Richard Losick, Ph.D.
"Swimming, Chaining, and Group Behavior"
4:15 p.m.
Hooker Auditorium-Room L1
*Refreshments at 4:15

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
John Finnerty, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Boston University
"The evolution of NF-kappaB signaling-insights from "basal" animal phyla"
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland-Room L2

 

 

2013 Fall Seminar Series 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Craig Woodard, Ph.D.
Professor, Biological Sciences
Mount Holyoke College
"Coordinated regulation of tissue remodeling and insulin signaling"
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland-Room L2

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Heather Ajzenman, OTD, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
"The effect of hippotherapy on motor control, adaptive behaviors, and participation in children with autism spectrum disorders."
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland-Room L2

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Dana Hunt Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology
Duke University
Microbiology at the bacterial scale:  spatial and temporal patchiness in marine microbial ecology"
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland - Room L3
*Co-sponsored with the Five College Coastal and Marine Science Program

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The Isabelle Sprague Lecture
Patricia Brennan, Ph.D.
Research Professor
Department of Psychology
UMass Amherst
"Sexual conflict and genital evolution in waterfowl"
4:30 p.m.
Hooker Auditorium

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Aimee Shen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Vermont
"Sporulation and spore germination in the nosocomial pathogen Clostridium difficile"
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland Room L2

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Laura Katz, Ph.D.
Elsie Damon Simonds Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Smith College
Genome Dynamics Across the (Eukaryotic) Tree of Life
4:15 p.m.
Cleveland Room L2