Spring 2017 Seminars

All seminars will be held in LSP 142 at 11:30 a.m. unless otherwise specified.

January 17

Cameron Williams
UC Berkeley

Pushing the limits of plumbing:  Tales from the tallest trees

January 24

Dana Wohlbach, PhD '02
Dickinson College

Harnessing fungal diversity for cellulosic biofuel production

February 7

Floria Mora-Kepfer Uy, PhD
University of Miami
Cooperation, conflict, and plasticity during foundation of wasp societies
(Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium)

February 21

Austin D. Williams MD MSEd '07
The University of Pennsylvania

New clinical perspectives on breast cancer from a surgeon in the laboratory

February 28

William Dobyns, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Washington; Prinicipal Investigator, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle
Children's Research Institute
Zika virus-associated microcephaly and fetal brain disruption

March 21

Erin Vogel, PhD
Rutgers University

Primate dietary ecology and physiology
(Lisa Bonchek Adams Auditorium)

March 28

Nico Katsanis, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Director for Human Disease Modeling

One plus one equals zero

April 4

Carol Troy, MD/PhD
Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Center
A novel therapeutic for retinal edema

April 11

Woj M. Wojtowicz, PhD
UC Berkeley
How does the brain get wired? Investigating the cell-surface interactions that mediate neuronal circuit formation


Biology Newsletter 2017

A National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Grant provides for a laser-based confocal microscope system for state-of-the-art image capture and analysis.


Biology Newsletter 2016

Prof. Janet Fischer, Kei Norford '18, Molly Lowell '16 and Rebhi Rabah '16 climb an elegant staircase on their way to Lake Oesa in Yoho National Park