Seminars

All seminars take place on Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 PM in Mendel Science Center 154 and are all are open to the public. We serve coffee, tea, and cookies in the seminar room just prior to the presentation, and we hold a wine and cheese reception after most seminars in Mendel 103.  Recordings of each seminar are available each semester.

Sept.  5 Graduate Research Prospectus  BIO 8920  
Sept. 12 Speaker:  Dr. Anthony Geneva
Institution:   Postdoctoral Researcher Academy of Natural Sciences, Drexel U
Seminar title: The evolutionary genomics of adaptation and speciation in Anolis lizards
Host –  Todd Jackman
Sept. 19 Speaker:  Dr. Claudio Giraudo
Institution
: Thomas Jefferson University Medical School
Seminar title:  Harnessing Killer Cells: A molecular link between immune deficiencies, hyperinflammatory disorders and cancer Host – Tod Jackman         
Sept. 26 Speaker:  Dr. Alyssa Stark
Institution
:  Villanova University
Seminar title:  Getting a Grip: Functional Morphology of Three Biological Adhesive Systems
Host – John Olson     
Oct. 3 Speaker:  Dr. Matthew Youngman
Institution:  Villanova University
Seminar title:  Disaster preparedness: How adult C. elegans reconfigure their defense systems to preserve vitality during aging 
Host – John Olson                              
Oct. 10 NO SEMINAR
 
Oct. 17 NO SEMINAR – FALL BREAK  
Oct. 24 Speaker:  Candidate Seminar
Institution:
Seminar title:  Eukaryotic Molecular Biology Host- John Olson     
Oct. 31 Speaker:  Candidate Seminar
Institution:
  
Seminar title:  Eukaryotic Molecular Biology Host– John Olson        
Nov. 7 NO SEMINAR  
Nov. 14 Speaker:  Candidate Seminar
Institution:  
Seminar title:  Microbial Interactions
Host – John Olson        
Nov. 21          Speaker:  Candidate Seminar
Institution: 
Seminar title:  Microbial Interactions
Host – John Olson    
Nov.28        NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING  
Dec. 5 Speaker:      Dr. Daniel Pincheira-Donosa
Institution:  Queens University, UK CBEST
Seminar title:  TBA Host – Aaron Bauer  
Dec. 12 TBD