Biology Colloquium

During term, our Department hosts an esteemed biologist each Wednesday.  The visitor gives a lecture with Q&A, beginning at 11:00am 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.

Spring 2014 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule


Queens College Biology Colloqium Schedule, Spring 2014

Feb 5 - Isaac Wirgin, NYU Langone Medical Center – Biology and Management of Atlantic Sturgeon as Distinct Population Segments
(Host Waldman)

Feb 19 - Janet Nye, Stony Brook University – The Role of Basin-scale Oceanographic Processes on the Abundance and Spatial Distribution of Northeast US Fish Stocks
(Host Waldman)

Feb 26 - Lin Mantell, St. Johns University – Oxygen, Friend or Foe?*
(Host Zakeri)

Mar 5 - Edward Kennelly, Lehman College – Medicinal Plants Used by Minority Groups in China
(Host Lahti)

Mar 12 - Elizabeth Alter, York College – A Lens into Oceans Past: Molecular Insights into the Ecology and Evolution of Whales
(Host Waldman)

Mar 19 - Jerry Chipuk, Mount Sinai Hospital – Life and Death Decisions Involving the BCL-2 Family and Mitochondria*
(Host Zakeri)

Mar 26 Eric Moss, Rowan University – Heterochronic Genes and Developmental Time
(Host Savage-Dunn)

Apr 2 - Shige Song, Queens College – Evolutionary Theories and Sex Ratio Variations in Humans
(Host Dennehy)

Apr 9 - Joshua Rest, Stony Brook University - Fitness and Modularity of Stochastic Variation in Protein Expression Levels
(Host Boissinot)

Apr 23 - Iva Greenwald, Columbia University – Regulation of LIN-12/Notch and LIN-45/Raf During Vulval Cell Fate Patterning in C. elegans
(Host Melendez)

Apr 30 - Tony Wilson, Brooklyn College – Sexual Selection and the Evolution of the Major Histocompatibility Complex
(Host Lahti)

May 7 - Ryan Raaum, Lehman College – New Perspectives on Human Evolution in Africa from Population Genomics
(Host Boissinot)

May 14 - Erika Crispo, Pace University – The Evolution of Immune Response in Fish Exposed to Varying Levels of Aquatic Pollutants
(Host Waldman)


Past QC Biology Colloquia

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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