Seminar Series

Biology Department Seminar Speaker Schedule

Spring Semester 2023

January 27, 2023

Mark Haussmann, Russell-Childers Professor in the Laboratory Sciences and Professor of Biology, Bucknell University (Host: Patty Jones)

Title: Bird's Eye View of Stress and Ageing

February 3, 2023

Stephen Van Hooser, Associate Professor of Biology, Brandeis University (Host: Dan Powell)

Title: Early Experience and Development of the Visual System

February 10, 2023

Julia Nepper, Postdoctoral Associate, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery/Microbiome Hub (Host: Anne McBride)

Title: Increased Discovery Rate of Bacterial Antibiosis by Using Physiologically Stressful Screening Conditions

February 17, 2023

Hannes Baumann, Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut (Host: Dave Carlon)

Title: The Unusual Ecology and Climate Sensitivity of Sand Lance, a Key Forage Fish on the Northwest-Atlantic Shelf

March 3, 2023

Grace Burgin, Hopkins Lab, Harvard University (Hosts: Olivia Bronzo-Munich & Dave Carlon)

Title: Evolution of Pollen-Pistol Incompatabilities in a Texas Wildflower

March 30, 2023 (note: this is a Thursday evening talk)

Valerie Trouet, Professor, College of Science, University of Arizona (Host: Barry Logan)

Title: Tree Story: What We Can Learn About Climate History from the Rings in Trees

April 7, 2023

Katie Dubois, Doherty Marine Biology Postdoctoral Scholar, Bowdoin College (Host: Dave Carlon)

Title: Species Interactions and Ecological Resilience to Ocean Warming: Investigations in Coastal Maine

April 14, 2023 (remote lecture)

Jennifer Ruesink, Professor of Biology, University of Washington (Hosts: Katie Dubois & Patty Jones)

Title: Molecular and Genetic Control of Flowering and its Importance for Resilience of a Marine Plant (Eelgrass)

April 28, 2023

Jacob Blum, Postdoctoral Scholar, Genetics, Stanford University (Host: Jack Bateman)

Title: Motor Neuron Heterogeneity and Vulnerability in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis




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