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.

Fall 2014 QC Biology Colloquium Schedule

 

Fall Biology Department Colloquium Schedule

Sept. 10   Domagoj Vucic, Genentech: Posttranslational regulation of cell death and inflammatory signaling (Host Zahra Zakeri)

Sept. 17   Prashnath Rangan, University at Albany, SUNY: Maintaining immortality: lessons from the germ line  (Host Cathy Savage-Dunn)

Oct. 1     Jose A. Sanchez-Zapata, Universidad Miguel Hernandez: Vultures and other macro-scavengers as providers of key ecosystem services (Host José Anadón)

Oct. 8     Davida Smyth, New York City College of Technology, CUNY: Insights into the adaptability of the Staphylococci  (Host John Dennehy)

Oct. 15   Larissa Swedell, Queens College, CUNY: Sexual conflict in a multi-level primate society (Host David Lahti)

Oct. 22   Mara Schvarzstein, Brooklyn College, CUNY: Mechanisms preventing aneuploidy during C. elegans meiosis (Host Alicia Meléndez

Oct. 29   Ryland Young, Texas A&M University: Phage lysis: do we have the hole story now?  (Host John Dennehy)

Nov. 5     Arthur Middleton, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: Ecology and conservation of animal migration in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem  (Host John Waldman)

Nov. 12   Chenleng Cai, Mount Sinai School of Medicine: A voyage to understand mammalian heart development  (Host Nathalia Holtzman)

Nov. 19   Rebecca Spokony, Baruch College, CUNY: The juvenile hormone pathway in Drosophila melanogaster  (Host Dan Weinstein)

Dec. 3     Tijana Copf, New York University:  Genetic architecture of dendrite morphogenesis in Drosophila to understand human brain disorders- role for protein Kinase A (PKA) in developmental shaping of complex dendritic arbors in vivo   (Host PoKay Ma)

Dec. 10   Mike Hickerson, City College, CUNY:  Comparative population genomics for community-scale inference  (Host Stephane Boissinot)

 

Past QC Biology Colloquia

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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