Special Seminars (TBD)

 

Special Seminars (TBD)

Spring term 2017

Spring 2017 speakers include:

Jan. 31, 2017 at 12:00pm in Pharmacology Library MED/DENT, NE401
Dr. Diane Snow will lead a talk about “The Neural Injury and Plasticity Training Fellowship" is hosting Dean Diane Snow from TCU next Tuesday January 31 to discuss her research in neuronal outgrowth after injury."
A 20 min presentation; followed by 10 min Q&A session

Fall term 2016

Fall 2016 speakers include:

Dec. 05, 2016 at 5:00 in Hariri building, Lohrfink Auditorium
Dr. Josiah Rich will lead a talk about “Incarceration and the Overdose Epidemic"
A 20 min presentation; followed by 10 min Q&A session

Nov. 28, 2016 at 3:30 in Regents Hall, room 239
Dr. Michael D. Gershon will lead a talk about “Enteric Neuronal Control of Enteric Neurogenesis and Intestinal Mucosal Growth"
A 20 min presentation; followed by 10 min Q&A session

Dec. 2nd, 2016 at 3:30 in Regents Hall, room 239
Dr. Sherry Linkon will lead a workshop on writing in the discipline.  
A 20 min presentation; followed by 10 min Q&A session

Summer term 2016

Summer 2016 speakers include:

May 24th, 2016 at 1:30 in Regents Hall, room 239
Dr. Wendy Lewis
A 20 min presentation; she will pick out a topic from among the current needs (Genetics, Cell, Biochem, or Physiology), followed by 10 min Q&A session

May 25th, 2016 at 1:30 in Regents Hall, room 239
Dr. Robert Ray
A 20 min presentation; he will pick out a topic from among the current needs (Genetics, Cell, Biochem, or Physiology), followed by 10 min Q&A session

Spring term 2016

Spring 2016 speakers include:

Mar. 22nd, 2016 from 9:00-9:50 am in White-Gravenor, room 208
Rachel Gross, science journalist
Conversation with biology grad students and post-docs on careers in science writing

Mar. 22nd from 10:30-11:30 am in 5th floor Regents conference, room 551
Video conference with science journalist
presentation on science journalism in the Gateway courses for undergrads

Feb. 2nd from 12:00pm-1:00 pm in Medical-Dental NE301- “
Kevin Myle. 
Small Rna-Directed Antiviral Immunity In Disease-Vector Mosquitoes”,

Fall term 2015

Fall 2015 speakers include:

Nov. 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm in Regents Hall, room 239
Dr. Dwight Bergles from Johns Hopkins University 
 "Sounds in silence: How glial cells in the ear stimulate development of the auditory system", 

Dec. 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm in Regents Hall, room 239
Tim Newfield, Princeton University. 
"Animal and Human Disease, Past and Present"

Dec. 7, 2015 at 3-4pm in Healey Family Student Center Social Room-
Professor Andrew Read, FRS
"Treating infections and the evolution of drug resistance"

Summer term 2015

Summer 2015 speakers include:

June 15, 2015 at 10:30 am in Reiss building, room 283- Dr. Jacob Crawford, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at Center for Theoretical Evolutionary Genomics, University of California at Berkeley
"Speciation and adaptive introgression: A genomic view from Anopheles malaria mosquitoes"

August 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm in Regents hall, room 551
Dr. Vinayak Mathur, University of Pennsylvania
"Genome expression plasticity and its role in climatic adaptation"

Fall term 2014

Fall 2014 speakers include:

Oct. 10, 2014 
 Dr. Jedd Wolchok, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Cancer Immunotherapy: The End of the Beginning
(host: Dr. Steve Singer)

Nov. 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm, Copley Formal Lounge
John Gabrieli, MIT Professor of Cognitive Science and Principal Investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research
"Intersections Between Human Cognitive Neuroscience and the Study of Intelligence"

Nov. 17, 2014 at 3:30 pm in White-Gravenor, room 311
Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine
"Neglected Tropical Diseases and Blue Marble Health"
(hosts: Dr. Anne Rosenwald and the Biology of Global Health Senior Seminar Students)