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Lectures and Seminars


Biology Department Seminar Series - Fall 2014

As part of our Department's Free Hour activities each semester, we schedule a series of seminars, covering a wide range of topics and interests.  These seminars take place at 11:30 a.m. in LSP142 unless otherwise indicated. 

September 16

Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD '77
Case Western Reserve University

Understanding the Pathophysiology of Human Neurogenetic Disease

September 23

Evan M. Rehm
Florida International University

Hitting the Grass Ceiling: Stable treelines and the consequences for tropical biodiversity

September 30

Information Session on Research Opportunities in the Biology Department

October 21

Brent Asrican, PhD '99
Duke University School of Medicine

Regenerative Capacities in the Nervous System: How neurons control stem cells

October 28

Kathryn Flinn, PhD
Franklin and Marshall College

Human Interactions with Plant Diversity and Distribution 

November 4


November 11

Matthew Willmann, PhD
University of Pennsylvania


November 25

Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
Columbia University


December 2

Janet Fischer, PhD
Franklin & Marshall College
Variation in sensitivity of mountain lakes to meteorological drivers: implications for the "lakes as sentinels" concept