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Biological Sciences Events

Wednesday Colloquium Series – Fall 2018

Seminar in Larkin Hall 170 at 4 p.m.
Coffee in Larkin Hall 150 at 5 p.m.

October 24
Sara Ruane, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Rutgers University: "Understanding snake phylogenetics in the age of phylogenomics". Host: Dr. Munshi-South

October 31
Eduardo Gallo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University: “Role of dopamine D2 receptors on ventral striatal neurons in motivation”. Host: Dr. Munshi-South

November 7
Neha Savant, Ph.D., Lands Connectivity and GIS, The Nature Conservancy: "Population genomics, pipelines, and power: How an amphibian is playing a key role in the fight against a New Jersey pipeline". Host: Dr. Munshi-South

November 14
James Lendemer, Ph.D., Assistant Curator of Lichenology, Institute of Systematic Botany, NYBG: "Lichens: Insights into ecologically important symbioses from the field, the genome and beyond". Host: Dr. Munshi-South

November 28
Silvia Finnemann, Ph.D., Professor, Bepler Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University: "The importance of portion control: how retinal cells renew photoreceptor outer segments". Host: Dr. Munshi-South

December 5
Arbel Harpak, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University: "How brown rats adapted to life in NYC's concrete jungle". Host: Dr. Munshi-South

December 12
TBAHost: Dr. Meneses