2021 – 2022 Graduate Seminar Series

Fall 2021

Graduate Student Seminars and Graduate Development Workshops
Fridays, 3:30-4:45 pm

The Department invites Graduate students to present their research on every Friday throughout the academic year. The seminars are followed by a Q&A session. 

Fall 2021 Speakers and Workshops:

August 27, 2021

Workshop – Science Communication

Led by Shauna Bennett, Assistant Teaching Professor, GU, The Department of Biology

September 3, 2021

Zachary Park, Rose lab
“Keeping up with Kfc1, a novel regulator of meiosis that is essential for m(6)A mRNA methylation”.

September 10, 2021

Nicole Wagner, Johnson lab
“Metagenomic Analysis of the Water and Microbial Mats of the Antarctic Untersee Oasis”.

September 17, 2021

Joan Reger, Huang lab
“Investigating the role for Tubulin Polymerization Promoting Protein (TPPP) in Oligodendrocytes and Disease.

September 24, 2021

Tyler Ripple, Wimp lab
“Snails, Nitrogen, and the Decomposition of Dead Plants”.

October 1st, 2021

Workshop – “Equity in Science: Representation, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change in Graduate Education”

Led by DEI committee

October 8, 2021

Jewel Tomasula, Wimp lab
“ Investigating the Genetic Diversity of a Clonal Plant in the Salt Marsh”.

October 15, 2021

Arifa Ahsan, Silva and He lab
“Temporal dynamics of the homeostasis of activity-induced nascent proteins”.

October 22, 2021

Sylvia Min, Rolfes lab
“Grf10 and Phosphate and Copper Homeostasis in C. albicans.”

October 29, 2021

Vanessa Angelova, Singer lab
“Intestinal barrier defects in giardiasis.”

November 5, 2021

Workshop – Mental Health Resources

November 12, 2021

Molly McEntee, Mann lab
“TBA”.

November 19, 2021

Anaïs Roussel, Johnson lab
“Biomarkers transformation under simulated Martian radiation.”

December 3, 2021

Melissa Collier, Bansal lab
“TBA”.

Spring 2022

Graduate Student Seminars and Graduate Development Workshops
Fridays, 3:30-4:45 pm

The Department invites Graduate students to present their research on every Friday throughout the academic year. The seminars are followed by a Q&A session. 

Spring 2022 Speakers and Workshops:

January 14, 2021

Workshop – Georgetown Student Outreach Support (SOS)

Led by Katie Bouin

January 21, 2021

Vaughn Shirey, Ries lab
“TBA”.

January 28, 2021

Katherine Kraft, Rose lab
“TBA”.

February 4, 2021

Mara Heilig, Armbruster lab
“TBA”.

February 11, 2021

Shahad Alqahtani, Brinsmade lab
“TBA”.

February 25, 2021

Workshop – TBA

Led by DEI Committee

March 18, 2021

Cesar Velez-Penaloza, Silva lab
“TBA”.

March 25, 2021

Maggie Weng, Ellen Jacobs, Johnson lab
“TBA”.

April 1st, 2021

Deb George, Rita (Akinkuotu) Kosile, Singer lab
“TBA”.

April 22, 2021

Eddie DeLeon, Ursula Machi, Rose lab
“TBA”.

April 29, 2021

Dennis DiMaggio, Brinsmade lab
“TBA”.

Summer2022

During the summer semester there are NO Graduate Seminar Series