Fall 2011 Calendar

September 8- Shahid Naeem, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, NY  - ”Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”

September 22 -  Ann Stevens, Virginia Tech – “Social networking in the bacterial world”

September 29 –Giovanni Bosco, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, The University of Arizona - “3-dimensional genome organization and regulation of gene expression in Drosophila and humans”

October 6 – Judy Stone, Department of Biology, Colby College - Natural selection across a steep ecological gradient”

October 13 – Charles Kimmel, University of Oregon - “Shaping the Head Skeleton"

October 21 - PRESIDENT'S SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS SYMPOSIA

October 27 Joel Graber, Jackson Lab, Bar Harbor, ME “Managing the message: Alternative polyadenylation under cellular stress conditions"

November 3 Becca Rowe, University of New Hampshire "Ecological responses to a century of change: climate, land use and the small mammals of the Great Basin”

November 10 Judith Berman, University of Minnesota -“Centromere flexibility in Candida albicans”

November 17 – David Doroquez, Brandeis University - "Regulation of primary cilia by vesicular trafficking and sensory signaling in the soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans."

December 1 –David Hart, University of Maine -"Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative:  The Messi Road from Biology to Sustainability Science"