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 2015 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule

 

Fall 2015 Colloquium Schedule

Sept. 9     Kara Belinsky, SUNY New Paltz:  Songs and the suburbs: what birds can teach us about communication and conservation. (host Prof. Lahti)

Sept. 16   Rafal Tokarz, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health:  Pathogen discovery in tick-borne and respiratory disease. (host Prof. Savage-Dunn)

Sept. 30   Sevinc Ercan, New York University:  Chromosome condensation and transcription regulation in C. elegans.  (host Prof. Savage-Dunn)

Oct. 7     Lionel Christiaen, New York University:  Regulation of cell fate specification and behavior during heart development in a simple chordate.  (host Prof. Holtzman)

Oct. 14   Sina Bavari, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases:  An Overview of Ebola virus: West Africa, Immunology, Therapeutics, and Vaccines.  (host Prof. Zakeri)

Oct. 21   Martin Klotz, Queens College:  What do we really know about the extant Nitrogen cycle?  (host Prof. Savage-Dunn)

Oct. 28   Julie Lockwood, Rutgers University:  Killing the cuddly?  Tactics for managing exotic predators to protect their native prey.  (host Prof. Anadón)

Nov. 4     Haiping Cheng, Lehman College, CUNY:  Molecular Sensing Mechanism of the RSI Bacterial Invasion Switch.  (host Prof. Dennehy)

Nov. 11   Nicolas Biais, Brooklyn College, CUNY:  Introduction to mechano-micro-biology: superheroes of the human microbiota.  (host Prof. Meléndez)

Nov. 18   Samuel Katz, Yale University: Regulation of ER-stress induced apoptosis by the pro-apoptotic BCL-2 family member BOK.  (host Prof. Zakeri)

Dec. 2     Jason Aloisio, Wildlife Conservation Society and Fordham University:  Local and regional effects on plant colonization patterns in native perennial plant assemblages on geographically isolated green roofs.  (host Prof. Waldman)

Dec. 9     Patricia Brennan, University of Massachusetts:  Genital coevolution and sexual conflict in vertebrates.  (host Prof. Lahti

Past QC Biology Colloquia

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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