Graduate Research Seminars 2016/2017

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 2016


Sep. 9, 2016

Workshop 1
Building your Professional Image

Sep. 16, 2016

Elizabeth Lee
Identifying drivers of spatial heterogeneity in influenza disease burden

Sep. 23, 2016

Pratha Sah
Inferring networks of infectious disease spread in wildlife populations

Sep. 30, 2016

Trey Picou
The Hydrodynamic Model of Giardia Attachment


Oct. 7, 2016

Workshop 2
Talking Science with Non-scientists

Oct. 14, 2016

Gift Wangsanut
Functional Mapping Of Grf10 Transcription Factor In Candida Albicans

Oct. 28, 2016

Madison Kiketa
“Examining long-term social bonds in adult female bottlenose dolphins”

Nov. 4, 2016

Workshop 3
Career in BIology field

Nov. 11, 2016

Ricardo Guetierrez-Ozuna

Nov. 18, 2016

Dillon Damuth

Spring 2017


Jan. 13, 2017

Workshop: How to be a Mentor

Jan. 27, 2017

Sonia Nanescu
The role of retinoic acid (RA) synthesizing enzyme, retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (RALDH2) in mouse demyelination.


Feb. 10, 2017

Workshop: Writing Cover Letters for Scientific Manuscripts

Jens Fritzenwanker

Feb. 17, 2017

Jens Fritzenwanker
Three phases of Wnt signaling defining three phases of axis development in the hemichordate S. kowalevskii.

Mar. 3, 2017

Zach Batz
Lipids and Metabolites During Early Diapause of Aedes albopictus

Mar. 17, 2017

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

Mar. 24, 2017

Kaela Singleton
Matching your Sox: Cross Species Function and Regulation of Sox11 in Neural Development

Mar. 31, 2017

Caitlin Karniski
Reproductive and behavioral senescence in bottlenose dolphins

Apr. 7, 2017

Steph Davis
Interleukin-4 induced protein 1 as a novel biomarker and treatment option in multiple sclerosis