College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Biology

Seminars & Events
 
The Biology Department hosts a seminar series throughout the fall and spring Semesters. The department also hosts or co-sponsors various activities and events throughout the academic year and the summer months. Click on the links below for more information about seminars, events and activities.

Saint Joseph's University-Biology Seminar
Special Fall Series: Biology and Chemical Biology Graduates
Fall 2016

DATE

SPEAKER

September  21

McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Physics

Professor Frank Ferrone

Department of Physics, Drexel University

“What can physics tell us about sickle cell disease? (Surprisingly, a lot)”

SC300

September  28

Stephen Capuzzi (BS ’12)

PhD candidate, Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC

“Cheminformatics approaches to antiviral drug discovery and kinase probe development”

 

October

12

Undergraduate Research Student Lightning Talks

Valerie Jenkins and Marisa Egan (Bhatt), Gerald O’Connor (Li) , Mike DiMuzio and Lauren Lewis (Snetselaar)

October

19

Nick Tomeo (MS ’12)

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Environmental and Plant Biology,

Ohio University

“Potential for photosynthetic physiology to improve crop productivity”

 

October

26

                             McNulty Scholars Program Annual Lecture

Dr. Alison Sweeney

Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania

 Title TBA

November

2

Lena Lupey-Green (BS ’12)

PhD Candidate, Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology

Temple University School of Medicine

Title TBA

November

9

McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Chemistry

Dr. Sharon L. Haynie

DuPont Industrial Bioscience Technology

Title TBA

November

30

Greg Way (MS ‘14)

PhD Candidate

Genomics and Computational Biology Graduate Group, Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

“A machine learning classifier trained on cancer transcriptomes detects NF1 inactivation signal in glioblastoma”

 

 Jennifer Jones McCann (MS ‘13)

PhD Candidate

 Genetics, Genomics, and Cancer Biology Program,

 Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Title TBA