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.

  SPRING     2020      SEMESTER  
Jan. 23
Speaker:  Dr. Matthew Leslie
Institution:   Swarthmore College
Seminar title: Combining genes, drones, and bones to investigate relationships among cetaceans for conservation management decision-making
Host –  Bob Curry
Feb. 6
Speaker:  TBA

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Feb. 20 Speaker:  Dr. Troy Messick
:  Senior Staff Scientist - Wistar Institute
Seminar title:  From bench to clinic: The discovery and development of EBNA 1 inhibitors to treat EBV-driven cancers
Host –  Liz Haglund     
Mar 12
Speaker: Dr. Julie Allen
Institution:  University of Nevada - CBEST TALK
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Host – Aaron Bauer                               
Mar 26
Speaker:  Dr. Cara Brand
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Seminar title: Adaptive evulution at a meiosis gene mediates differences in the rate and pattering of recombination
Host - Todd Jackman
April 16 Speaker: Dr. Sue Natali
Institution: Woods Hole Research Center - CBEST TALK
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April 30 Speaker: Dr Ed Stanley
Institution: Florida Museum of Natural History
Seminar title:
Host: Aaron Bauer