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.
- Wednesday Seminars (Bio 390 Required for Sophomore - Senior Biology Majors)
Upcoming seminars: All seminars will be held at 4:00 PM in Room 200 SC except where noted.
January 30, 2013 Dr. Rachel Hoang, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Haverford College
"Cutting through the fog - evolution of the folded gastrulation gene in insects"
February 6, 2013 Dr. William Wimley (HHMI Visiting Scholar), Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University
"Spontaneous membrane translocating peptides for drug delivery: Making the membrane disappear"
February 27, 2013 Dr. Monica Chander, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Bryn Mawr College
"Multiple functions for SoxR: alerting the cell to oxidative stress and more"
March 13, 2013 Dr. Tonia Hsieh, McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Temple University
"Combining biology and robotics for a deeper understanding of locomotor mechanics and control"
March 27, 2013 Dr. Samantha Soldan, Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
"La Crosse virus: from structure to function and the development of an arbovirus vaccine"
April 4. 2013 Graduate/Honor Student Presentation
April 10, 2013 Graduate/Honor Student Presentation
April 17, 2013 Thomas Minton, M.S. Candidate
Circadian properties of the R15 neuron in Aplysia
: its influence on the L7 motor neuron"
April 24, 2013 Jennifer Jones, M.S. Candidate
"Examining the role of the hnRNP-related protein Np13p at telomeres in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
April 30, 2013 Joseph Moran, M.S. Candidate THIS SEMINAR WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY DURING FREE PERIOD
"Enhancement of a model of essential tremor Using SNNAP"