Biology Colloquium

During term, our Department hosts an esteemed biologist each Wednesday.  The visitor gives a lecture with Q&A, beginning at 11:10am in room D139 in the Science Building.  All faculty and graduate students are welcome to join the visitor for lunch afterwards, and to schedule one-on-one meetings with the host.  Look below the current schedule for those from past terms.

Fall 2016 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule

Fall 2016 Colloquium Schedule

Sept. 7     Peter Groffman, CUNY ASRC and Brooklyn College: ” Ecological homogenization of urban America” (Host: Dennehy)

Sept. 14   Gist Croft, Rockefeller University: “Self-organizing development of the pre-gastrulation human embryo in vitro and its implications”  (Host: Savage-Dunn)

Sept. 21   Bao Vuong, City College of New York: “Generating and repairing DNA breaks to produce antibodies”  (Host: Meléndez)

Sept. 28   Pedro Abellan, Queens College, CUNY: “Insights into ongoing bird invasions: introduction patterns and determinants of invasion success”  (Host: Anadon)

Oct. 5     Michelle Juarez, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education: “How does a fruit fly say ‘Ouch’?”  (Host: Anadon)

Oct. 19   David Eisenmann, University of Maryland, Baltimore County: “Gimme some skin: Wnt signaling and epidermal cell fate specification in the nematode C. elegans”  (Host: Savage-Dunn

Oct. 26   Alison Dell, St. Francis College: “Newtown Creek to neurons: using zebrafish to model the effects of environmental stressors on neuronal development”  (Host: Holtzman)

Nov. 2     Steve M. Raciti, Hofstra University: “The ecology of the city: unexpected findings from urban ecosystems  (Host: Anadon)

Nov. 9     Debashish Bhattacharya, Rutgers University: “Seeing red: learning evolution from a billion year-old algal lineage”  (Host: Klotz)

Nov. 16   Kerin Claeson, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine: “See more of Seymour – stories and outcomes from the Antarctic Peninsula Project, 2016”  (Host: Lahti)

Nov. 30   Nicolas Biais, Brooklyn College, CUNY:  TBA  (Host: Meléndez)

Dec. 7     Reza Khayat, City College of New York:  TBA  (Host: Dennehy)

 

Past QC Biology Colloquia

Spring 2016 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2015 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Spring 2015 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2014 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Spring 2014 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2013 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Spring 2013 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2012 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Spring 2012 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2011 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Spring 2011 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2010 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Spring 2010 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule Fall 2009 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule
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