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 2015



September 2

David M. Reizen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Title TBD




Weidong Yang, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Temple University

“High-speed super-resolution imaging in live cells”




Omowunmi A. Sadik, PhD

Professor of Bioanalytical and Environmental Chemistry, Binghamton University

(McNulty Scholars Program Annual Lecture)

Title TBD




Undergraduate Research Student Lightning Talks

(Alexa Semon, Nicolas Abate, Alessandro Sparacio, Ryan Vance, Mary Szurgot) 




Andrew Taggi, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Stine-Haskell Research Center,

DuPont Crop Protection

(McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Chemistry)

“Crop protection discovery: Research at the interface of chemistry and biology”


November 11

Sean O’Donnell, ’86, PhD

Professor, Department of Biology, Drexel University

“Signatures of ecology and sociality in the brain: Social insects as models of neural evolution.”

December 2

Anthony Krafnik, ’08, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

“Effect of risk genes on cortical thickness in neurodevelopmental disorders.”