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
Fall 2014


DATE

SPEAKER

September 17

Jonathan Wilson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology, Haverford College

Mass extinctions and great adaptations: evolutionary insights from the study of extinct plants

 

September 24

Matthew Nelson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, SJU

The molecular/genetic basis of sleep: What can a worm teach us?

 

October

15

Undergraduate Research Student Lightening Talks

 

October

22

Kathleen J. Stebe, PhD

The Richer and Elizabeth Goodwin Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science

(McNulty Scholars Program Annual Lecture)

Title TBA

Seminar held in SC400

 

November 5

Kevin Czaplinski, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University

New Brain Zipcode Binding Proteins and the cytoplasmic trafficking of mRNA

 

November 12

George Preti, PhD

Member of the Monell Chemical Senses Center

(McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Chemistry)

Nature and biogenesis of human axillary odors and their relationship to human pheromones

Seminar held in SC400

 

November 19

Benjamin Martin, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University

Building the vertebrate body with axial stem cells