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EVENTS AND SEMINARS


COLLOQUIUM – Spring 2014

Wednesdays at 4pm in Larkin Hall 170
Reception to follow at 5:30pm in Larkin Hall 150


Jan 22 – Rebecca Spokony, PhD; Asst. Professor, Baruch College, CUNY, "Hormonal crosstalk: effects of juvenile hormone on the Ecdysone Pathway". (Host: Dubrovsky)

Jan 29 – Hyung Don Ryoo, PhD; Assoc. Professor, NYU School of Medicine, "Cellular response to protein misfolding in the endoplasmic reticulum". (Host: Dubrovsky)

Feb 5 – Saumil Sethna, PhD candidate; Dept. of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, "Identifying and characterizing the role of Caveolin-1 phagocytosis by the retinal pigment ephithelium". (Host: Dubrovsky)

Feb 12 – Nicholas Baker, PhD; Professor, Einstein College of Medicine, TBA. (Host: Dubrovsky)

Feb 19 – Niamh O’Hara, PhD candidate; Stony Brook University, "The influence of drought on the ecological and evolutionary genomics of fungal pathogenesis in Brassica rapa." (Host: Franks)

Feb 26 – Cathy Mendelsohn, PhD; Assoc. Professor, Columbia University, TBA. (Host: Dubrovsky)

Mar 5 – Douglas Daly, PhD; Curator and Director, NY Botanical Garden, "Identify theft in the Amazon: Managing fictional forests." (Host: Kolokotronis)

Mar 12 – Bridgett vonHoldt, PhD; Asst. Professor, Princeton University, "Tales of diverging (and merging) tails: Evolutionary genomics of canids." (Host: BGSA)

Mar 19 – Spring recess

Mar 26 – Xian Wang, PhD candidate; Dept. of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, "Freshwater brown algae organellar genome dynamics and phylogeography." (Host: Wehr)

Apr 2 – Mandë Holford, PhD; Asst. Professor; Hunter College, CUNY, "Snail venom, drug discovery and delivery." (Host: Kolokotronis)

Apr 9 – Undergraduate research symposium

Apr 16 – Liz Alter, PhD; Asst. Professor, York College, CUNY, "The evolution of extreme ecomorphological convergence across diverse fish lineages in the Lower Congo River." (Host: Kolokotronis)

Apr 23 – Laura Johnston, PhD; Assoc. Professor, Columbia University, "Social interactions between cells: sensing and responding to fitness differences during growth." (Host: Dubrovsky)

Apr 30 – Diana Bratu, PhD, Asst. Professor; Hunter College, CUNY, "Visualizing mRNA transport in live Drosophila oocytes." (Host: Dubrovsky)



COLLOQUIUM – Fall 2013

Wednesdays at 4pm in Larkin Hall 170
Reception to follow at 5:30pm in Larkin Hall 150


Sep 4 – Biology Graduate Students Association, Introduction to Research Groups in the Department.

Sept 11 – Emma Rosi-Marshall, PhD; Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, "The ecological effects of pharmaceuticals on streams." (Host: John Wehr)

Sept 18 – Fred Chang, PhD; Professor, Department of Microbiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, “Regulation of cell size: How do cells sense how big they are?” (Host: Qize Wei)

Sept 25 – Bronx Science Consortium Poster Symposium. 3-5pm at the Bronx Zoo.

Oct 2 – Robert Adelstein, MD; Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, “Mouse Models of Human Syndromes Due to Mutations in Non-muscle Myosins.” (Host: Qize Wei)

Oct 9 – Martin Mendez, PhD; Assistant Director for Latin America & Caribbean, WCS, "Molecular tools for cetacean conservation." (Host: Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis)

Oct 16 – Qize Wei, PhD; Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, "Rho GTPase signaling in breast cancer cell migration and invasion”. (Host: John Wehr)

Oct 23 – John Wehr, PhD; Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, “Mysteries in the ecology and evolution of little-known algae.” (Host: Qize Wei)

Oct 30 – Leonard H. Augenlicht, PhD; Professor, Department of Medicine and Cell Biology & Associate Director, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, "The intestinal mucosa at nutritional or genetic risk for tumors: Stem cells, cell maturation and metabolic shifts." (Host: Qize Wei)

Nov 6 – Kris Murray, PhD; Research Scientist, EcoHealth Alliance, "Deep Forest Project: Ecological factors that drive zoonotic disease emergence due to land-use change." (Host: Biology Graduate Students Association)

Nov 13 – Robert S. Krauss, PhD; Professor, Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, "Modeling Holoprosencephaly in the Mouse." (Host: Qize Wei)

Nov 20 – Paul Planet, MD PhD; Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, "Emergence and evolution of pathogenicity in Staphylococcus bacteria". (Host: Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis)

Nov 27 – No seminar - Thanksgiving Break

Dec 4 – Anne R. Bresnick, PhD; Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, “Myosin, motility and metastasis.” (Host: Qize Wei)



Last updated: Feb 18, 2014.

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