IMG_46082016/2017 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, 2016/2017 can be found below.

October 6, 2016 – Dr. Scott Tenenbaum, Associate Professor, SUNY College of Nanoscale & Engineering, “Developing therapeutics and diagnostics through understanding RNA tertiary structure”

October 20, 2016 –  Professor Jeffrey Corbin, Associate Professor, Union College, “Plants and soils and butterflies, oh my!  Restoring Albany’s Pine Bush habitat”

October 27, 2016 – Dr. Nandan Nerurkar, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, “Molecular control of physical forces duringi morphogenesis of the vertebrate gut”

November 3, 2016 – Amy Loya, “Proteomic characterization of jump muscles in Drosophila”.  Joint seminar with BNG

November 10, 2016 – Faculty on Parade

January 19, 2017 – Roman Yukilevich, Assistant Professor, Union College, Solving Darwin’s “Mystery of Mysteries” (Deciphering the mechanisms that drive speciation using Drosophila)

January 26, 2017 – Dr. Maria Apostolopoulou, Postdoctoral Researcher at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

February 9, 2017 – Professor Pat Wadsworth, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

February 16, 2017 – Professor Lauren Jacobsen, Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics, Albany Medical College Depression and the HPA Axis”

February 23 2017 –  Founder’s Day – no seminar

March 2, 2017 – Dr. Justin Werfel, Senior Research Scientist, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University Automating Termite Mound Construction with Robot Swarms”.  Joint seminar with CS.

April 11, 2017 – (Tuesday) – Chen Liwen, Ph.D. Candidate, Waste management and incineration in China”




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