Department Seminars & Events

BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SEMINARS & EVENTS AT A GLANCE, 2018-2019

All Seminars will meet at 1:00pm in GIL 190 unless otherwise noted.

Friday, Sept. 28Sarah Kucenas, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Virginia Department of Biology. "Unwrapping Glial Diversity in the Vertebrate Nervous System". GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests.
 
Friday, Oct. 5Adam Antebi, Ph.D., Professor, Max Plank Institute for Biology of Ageing. "Convergent mechanisms of longevity". GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. Host: Eyleen O'Rourke.
 
Friday, Oct. 12Ali Güler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Biology Dept. "Food, time and dopamine: How rewarding snacks hijack your brain". GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. 
 
Friday, Oct. 19TBA
 
Friday, Oct. 26Michael Andrew Fox, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Virginia Tech. "Shedding light on the mechanisms underlying visual circuit formation". GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. Host: Jianhua Cang.
 
Friday, Nov. 2Callie Johnson Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, James Madison University Engineering. "A computational investigation of asymmetric emergent structures in actoyosin dynamics". GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. Host: Dorothy Schafer.
 
Friday, Nov. 9Anna Lesley Hargreaves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, McGill University Department of Biology. "Local adaptation, biotic interactions, and species distributions". GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. Host: Laura Galloway.
 
Friday, Nov. 16Eugene Lin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University. Talk Title TBA. GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. Host: Ariel Gomez.
 
Friday, Nov. 30Jessica Metcalf, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Public Affairs, Princeton University. Talk Title TBA. GIL 190, 1:00-2:00pm, refreshments at 12:45 for seminar guests. Host: Emme Bruns.