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

Department of Biology Seminar Series

Spring 2015



February 4

Mickey Marks, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania

Insights into Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome from melanosome biogenesis


February 18


Gisela Storz, PhD

(McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Biology)

   Head of the Section on Environmental Gene Regulation

Deputy Chief Cell Biology and Metabolism Program NICHD, National Institutes of Health 

The genes that were missed: Intricate regulation provided by small RNAs and small proteins 


February 25

Weikuan Gu, PhD

(McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Physics)

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

University of Tennessee at Memphis

Microarray Technology Development

Seminar is held in SC300


April 1

Kaitlin Kimmel

MS Graduate Student Thesis Presentation

How does our roof-garden grow?  Factors that influence plant dynamics of the Science Center green roof


April 8

Matthew DiMeglio (Braverman) and Lauren Kozlowski (Watrous)

Honors Thesis Student Presentations


April 15

Leigh Anne Tiffany and Elizabeth Krohn (McRobert)

Honors Thesis Student Presentations


April 22

Megan O’Donnell and Audrey Malhotra (King Smith)

Honors Thesis Student Presentations


April 29

Muhammad Arif (Arango) and Amy Brady (Snetselaar)

Honors Thesis Student Presentations