Departmental Seminar Series 2022-2023

Departmental Seminar Series

Thursdays, 12:30-1:45 PM, In-person & Virtually

The Department invites scholars in Biology to present their research on most Thursdays throughout the academic year. The seminars are followed by a Q&A session.

Fall semester

September 1st, 2022
Dr. Michael Burger, Lehigh University
“Tuning in to neural specialization: How auditory neurons develop optimal stimulus selectivity”  
Hosted by: Thomas Coate

September 8, 2022
Dr. David Linden, John Hopkins
“Regeneration of serotonin axons in the adult brain”  
Hosted by: Dan Isaac

September 15, 2022
Dr. Silke Bauer, Swiss Ornithological Institute
“Global movements under global changes – causes, consequences, and implications of individual migrations and large-scale biomass flows.”  
Hosted by: Emily Williams

September 29, 2022
Dr. Gaël Giraud, Georgetown University
“Macro-economics and  Climate change.”  
Hosted by: Leslie Ries

October 6, 2022
Dr. Rebecca Helm, University of North Carolina Asheville
The other half of Earth: high seas ecosystems and human impacts.”  
Hosted by: Martha Weiss

October 13, 2022
Dr. Andreas Peschel, Uni Tübingen
Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection – fighting the enemy within”  
Hosted by: Shaun Brinsmade

October 27, 2022
Dr. Darci Trader, Purdue University
Discovery of Molecules to Monitor and Perturb the Activity of the Proteasome”  
Hosted by: Haiyan He

November 3rd, 2022
Dr. Gloria Brar, UC Berkeley
Uncovering the unconventional molecular circuitry underlying meiosis”  
Hosted by: Zac Park

November 10, 2022
Dr. Maya Bhatia, University of Alberta
Hosted by: Sarah Johnson

December 1st, 2022
Dr. Robert Hogg, NIH
Hosted by: Elena Silva

Spring semester


Summer semester

During the summer semester, there are no Departmental Seminars; however, we will announce special seminars.