Graduate Research Seminars 2015/2016

Graduate Research 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 2015


Sep. 11, 2015

Workshop 1: Publishing – How to choose a publisher for your manuscript.


Sep. 18, 2015

Workshop 2: Review of the Search
Hosted by: Drs. Gina Wimp, Anne Rosenwald, Leslie Ries, Tom Coate, and Elena Silva

Oct. 2, 2015

Maaroof Fakhri, from Labster
Workshop 3: Active Learning and Teaching
Hosted by: Anne Rosenwald


Oct. 9, 2015

Dr. Jeffery Huang
Workshop 4: Photoshop

Joseph Neale

Oct. 16, 2015

Dr. Joseph Neale
Seminar Model

Oct. 23, 2015

Shu Yang
The function of the small GTPases Arl1 and Ypt6 in autophagy

Oct.30, 2015

Xin Huang
Identifying the genomic basis of photoperiodic diapause in Aedes albopictus

Nov. 6, 2015

Ricardo Gutierrez-Ozuña
Mating system and population structure of the tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Nov. 13, 2015

Elizabeth Lee
Modeling the drivers of spatial heterogeneity in influenza disease burden

Nov. 20, 2015

Pratha Sah
Effect of modular contact networks on wildlife disease spread

Spring 2016

Jan. 15, 2016

Kelly Chamberlain
Axo-Glial Interactions: Bioenergetics of White Matter

Jan. 29, 2016

Vivianne Morrison
Exploring the role of retinoic acid signaling in oligodendrocyte lineage cell function

Feb. 12, 2016

Gift Wangsanut
Regulation of purine de novo biosynthesis in Candida albicans

Feb. 19, 2016

Amy Battocletti
The population genetic effects of habitat fragmentation on habitat specialists

Feb. 26, 2016

Dillon Damuth
Characterizing Sox21-protein interactions and their functions in coordinating neurogenesis in Xenopus laevis

Mar. 4, 2016

Trey Picou
The Hydrodynamic Model of Giardia lamblia Attachment

Mar. 18, 2016

Madison Miketa
Climate change and responses to seagrass die-off in a top predator, the bottlenose dolphin