Department of Biological Sciences

Spring 2015
Seminar Speaker Series
Schedule


Unless specified otherwise all seminars are presented on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
and are preceeded by refreshments at 3:45 p.m.

Note: This seminar series is partially funded by the Orrin E. Foster Lecture Fund,
through the College of Arts & Sciences, Office of the Dean.

Thursday
February 5

215 NSC

Dr. Tuuli Lappalainen
Assistant Professor
New York Genome Center and Department of Systems Biology
Columbia University

"Functional variation in the human genome:
lessons from the transcriptome"

Host: Dr. Omer Gukcumen

Thursday
February 19

Dr. Yoav Gilad
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Genetics
University of Chicago

"To Be Announced"

Host: Dr. Omer Gukcumen

Thursday
February 26

Dr. Hendrik Poinar
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
McMaster University

"To Be Announced"

Host: Dr. Katharina Dittmar

Thursday
March 12

Dr. Melissa Rolls
Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Penn State University

"Genome-wide Discovery of Colonization and Host-specificity Determinants in the Squid Symbiont Vibrio fischer"

Host: Dr. Shermali Gunawardena

Thursday
March 26

Tilottama Roy
Graduate Student
Ph.D. Dissertation

"Title To Be Announced"

Advisor: Dr. Charlotte Lindqvist

Thursday
April 2

Ryan Hindman
Graduate Student
Ph.D. Dissertation

"Genome-wide Discovery of Colonization and Host-specificity Determinants in the Squid Symbiont Vibrio fischer"

Advisor: Dr. Charlotte Lindqvist

Thursday
April 16

Dr. Stephen Free
Department of Biological Sciences
SUNY Buffalo

"Fungal cell wall organization and biogenesis"

Host: Dr. Denise Ferkey


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