Seminars

IMG_46082015/2016 Biology Seminars

Biology seminars are normally held in Olin 115 on Thursdays, from 12:50 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.  A current listing of seminars scheduled for the school year, 2015/2016 can be found below.

October 1, 2015 – Ruth Franklin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University School of Medicine, “The Cellular and Molecular Origin of Tumor-associated Macrophages”

October 8, 2015 – Dominic Centurioni/Joshua Rose, Research at Bio-defense Laboratory, Wadsworth enter, NYS Department of Health, “Laboratory Testing for Potential Bio-terrorism Agents”

October 15, 2015 – Mike van Meter, Ph.D., University of Rochester, Union alum, “Guarding against the enemy within:  SIRT6 silences L1 retrotransposons and other genomic parasites, thereby maintaining genome stability and delaying the onset of age-related pathologies”

October 29, 2015 – Melissa L. Dore, Nova Southeastern University, Ostracoda and how she uses them “as environmental indicators” in the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Bay to track dead zones as well as hurricanes

November 5, 2015 – Kelly McLaughlin, Associate Professor, Tufts University, “The Biology of Becoming:  Developmental Decisions”

November 12, 2015 – Lynn Christensen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, Vassar College, “Climate change and ecosystem processes:  implications for our norther forests”

January 14, 2016 – Faculty on Parade – Student Research Opportunities

February 11 2016 – J. Andres Melendez, Ph.D., Associate Head of Nanobioscience Constellation, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, “Nano delivery vehicles for targeting the proteolytic degradome”

February 18, 2016 – Stephanie Dosiek, Ph.D., Union College, “Using bone chemistry to determine diet in marine mammals”

February 23, 2016 – Raymond Coppinger, Ph.D., Professor Emertis of Biology, Hampshire College, “What (if anything) is a dog?”

February 25, 2016 – Founder’s Day

March 3, 2016 – Patricia Hinkle, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology and Psychology, University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry.

April 14, 2016  – Leo Fleishman, William D. Williams Professor of Biological Sciences, Union College, “Color vision and the evolution of color signals in anoline lizards”

April 28, 2016 – Kathleen LoGiudice, Professor, Union College,“Politics, lunatics and black-legged ticks: Sixteen years studying tick-borne diseases”

May 12, 2016  – Mark Ginsburg, DPM, Capital Region Foot Care, “What’s all the fuss?  It’s only a foot.”

May 19, 3016 – Nick Crawford, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, “The Genomics of Skin Pigmentation in Africans”

May 24, 2016 – Erin Hoerl Leone, Ph.D., Center for Biostatistics and Modeling, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, “Applied Ecology Research at Florida Fish and Wildlife”

May 26, 2016 – Minerva Fellows, Charlotte Bloom, Mary Beth Gadarowski, and Kyle Tevlin