Department Seminars & Events

BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SEMINARS & EVENTS AT A GLANCE
Fall 2019

Friday, Sept. 20Christopher Thompson, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, School of Neuroscience, Virginia Tech. "Hormonal or not hormonal: Triclosan likely affects thyroid hormone dependent mechanisms of brain development via non-endocrine mechanisms". GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Tracy Larson.
 
Friday, Sept. 27Richard Libby, Ph.D., Professor and Senior Associate Dean, University of Rochester Medical Center. "Compartmentalized Retinal Ganglion Cell Death After Axonal Insult and What Does It Tell Us About Glaucoma". GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Xiaorong Liu.
 
Friday, Oct. 4Roger Innes, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Indiana University at Bloomington. "The Roles of Extracellular Vesicles in Plant-Microbe Interactions". GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Cristian Danna.
 
Friday, Oct. 11Xiaorong Liu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology and Psychology, University of Virginia. Talk title TBD. GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Promotion Presentation.
 
Friday, Oct. 18Zac Cheviron, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana. Talk title TBD. GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Bob Cox.
 
Friday, Oct. 25Sarah Siegrist, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Virginia. "Time's Up: Termination of Neurogenesis During Development". GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Promotion Presentation.
 
Friday, Nov. 1TBA
 
Wed., Nov. 6Erik Herzog, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Washington University in St. Louis. "Chronotherapy: Circadian Physiology Applied to Glioblastoma". Room and time TBD. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Ali Güler.
 
Friday, Nov. 8The Konigsberg Lecture: Carl Thummel, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine. "Temporal Regulation of Metabolism During Development". GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Paul Adler.
 
Friday, Nov. 15Michael Turelli, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Evolution and Ecology, College of Biological Sciences, Center for Population Biology, University of California at Davis. "Tempo and mode of Wolbachia acquisition across Drosophila". GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Alan Bergland.
 
Friday, Nov. 22Nina Wale, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan. Talk title TBD. GIL 190, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Refreshments served at 11:45. Host: Mandy Gibson.