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 2017

Fall 2016 speakers include:

Sep. 15, 2017
workshop

Workshop: Building an Online Image as a Scientist

 

 

Sep. 22, 2017
Elena ZaikovaElena Zaikova
Post doc fellow, Sarah Johnson lab Community structure and genomics of Antarctica's ancient microbes

 

 

Sept. 29, 2017
WorkshopWorkshop: Non-academic careers

 

 

Oct. 6, 2017
workshopLisa Krim, Senior Advisor to the President for Faculty Relations
Workshop: Success saboteurs

 

 

Oct. 13, 2017
Stephanie DavisStephanie Davis
Huang lab
Exploring interleukin-4 induced protein 1
A potential treatment option and biomarker of multiple sclerosis

 

Oct. 27, 2017
GiftGift Wangsanut
Rolfes lab
RNA sequencing analysis reveals Grf10 target genes during yeast-hyphal switching in Candida albicans

 

 

Nov. 3, 2017
Zachary BatzZachary Batz
Armbruster lab
Geographic Variation in Diapause

 

 

Nov. 10, 2017
Ewa Ewa Krzyszczyk
Mann lab
Costs and benefits of being a juvenile

 

 

Nov. 17, 2017
Dillon DamuthDillon Damuth
Silva lab
Disentangling the role of Sox21 heterodimers in the coordination of neurogenesis in Xenopus laevis.

 

 

Dec.1, 2017
Kaela SingletonKaela Singleton
Donoghue & Silva lab
Mismatched Sox: Differential function of Sox11 in neural development.

 

 

Dec.8, 2017
MarianaMariana Abarca Zama
Ries lab
Predicting butterfly phenology in a changing world

 

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 2018

Spring 2018 speakers include:

Jan. 12, 2018
Workshop: Making the most of scientific conferences
led by: Drs. Shweta Bansal and Steven Singer

Jan. 19, 2018
Caitlin KarniskiCaitlin Karniski
Mann lab
Grandmother effects in bottlenose dolphins

Jan. 26, 2018
Homero Cantu Guerra
Morphogenesis of Type I Spiral Ganglion Neurons and a potential role for Sema3a/Nrp1 signaling

Feb. 9, 2018
Kevin Mlynek
Brinsmade lab
Nutritional regulation of the Sae two-component system by CodY in Staphylococcus aureus

Feb. 16, 2018
Victoria Morrissette 
Rolfes lab
Characterizing inositol pyrophosphate signal regulation

Feb. 23, 2018
Marc Fink
Singer lab
The role of myeloid cells in Giardia immunity

Mar. 2nd, 2018
Alyssa King
Brinsmade lab
Small RNA molecules are important regulators of gene expression in Staphylococcus aureus

Mar. 16, 2018
Zhirong Wang
Coate lab
Extracellular ATP promotes embryonic spiral ganglion neuron maturation via P2X3 receptors

Mar. 23, 2018
Workshop: Science & Science Policy Careers Beyond Academia
Panelists: Francesca T. Grifo, Science Integrity Official at the Office of Research and Development, EPA, and Clifford Duke, Director of Science Programs, Ecological Society of America

Apr. 6, 2018
Pablo Silva Rodriguez
Silva lab
Understanding regulators of neurogenesis in frog

Apr. 27, 2018
Kathryn Sanchez
Mcguire-Zeiss' lab
Microglial derived MMPs in synuclein mediated neuroinflammation.

 

During the summer semester there are NO Graduate Seminar Series