EVENTS AND SEMINARS
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: Nov 4, 2013.