Graduate Departmental Seminar Series
Fridays, 3:30-4:45 PM, Regents 239

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 term 2014

Fall term 2014 seminar series speakers include:

Sept. 12, 2015
Dr. Steven Singer (Faculty seminar)
Lessons from Animal Models

Sept. 19, 2015
Jenny Maloney
Host responses to Giardia infections

Sept. 26, 2015
Rick Kempinski from the AAAS Science & Technology Fellowship Program
Graduate Development Workshop: Applying Science to Society: AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships-careers in government and policy

Oct. 3, 2015
Graduate Development Workshop: Poster and Presentation Workshop
Hosted by: Elena Silva

Oct. 17, 2015
Kristen Mueller, senior editor of the journal Science
Graduate Development Workshop: Scientific Publishing from the Inside Out
Hosted by: Elena Silva

Oct. 24, 2015
Brian Haugen, Health Science Policy Analyst
National Institutes of Health Graduate Development Workshop: Science Policy and Related Careers at the National Institutes of Health

Hosted by: Shaun Brinsmade

Oct. 31, 2015
Shu Yang
Detecting the Function of the Small GTPase Arl1 (Arf-Like) in Autophagy

Nov. 7, 2015
Carrie Leonard
Distinct Roles for EPHA7 Splice Variants in Neuronal Maturation

Nov. 14, 2015
Elizabeth Steidle
SIW14, A Novel IP7 Phosphatase Involved in the Stress Response from Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Nov. 21, 2015
Trey Picou
The Hydrodynamic Model of Giardia lamblia Attachment

Dec. 5, 2015
Xin Huang
Transcriptome assembly strategies for non-model organisms

Graduate Departmental Seminar Series
Fridays, 3:30-4:45 PM, Regents 239

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 term 2015

Jan. 9, 2015
Dr. Shaun Brinsmade (Faculty Seminar)
Integrating Metabolism and Virulence in Staphylococcus aureus

Jan. 16, 2015
Graduate Student Workshop #1 - Writing in Science

Jan. 23, 2015
Graduate Student Workshop #2 - What's next? Moving on from Georgetown to Post-doctoral and Faculty positions

Jan. 30, 2015
Graduate Student Workshop #3 - Best practices in data management

Feb. 6, 2015
Graduate Student Awards and Mentor Recognition Ceremony (will begin at 4:00 pm instead of the usual start time of 3:30 pm.)

Feb. 13, 2015
Ricardo Gutierrez-Ozuna
The effects of ecological mechanisms on evolutionary processes in the Tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Feb. 20, 2015
Sweta Batni
Giardia lamblia Infection and Malnutrition in Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Feb. 27, 2015
Elizabeth Lee
Detecting Signals of Seasonal Flu Severity through Age Dynamics

Mar. 20, 2015
Pratha Sah
Title TBA

Mar. 27, 2015
Meg Wallen
Birth seasonality and reproductive success in bottlenose dolphins

Apr. 10, 2015
Kelly Chamberlain
Axon-Glial Interactions: Bioenergetics of White Matter

During the summer semester there are NO Graduate Seminar Series