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Biological Sciences Events

Wednesday Colloquium Series – Fall 2019

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


August 28
No seminar – First day of class

September 4
No seminar – School follows Monday Schedule

September 11
Will Harcourt Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Lehman College. “TBA”. (Host: Hekkala)

September 18
No seminar – new Bio Graduate Students introduction

September 25
Benjamin Titus, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scientist, American Museum of Natural History. “TBA” (Host: Hekkala)

October 2
Bronx Science Consortium Poster Symposium, Bronx Zoo, Schiff Hall, 3 – 5 p.m.

October 9
Herbert Lachman, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. "Modeling schizophrenia and autism in vitro using induced pluripotent stem cells” (Host: Thornhill)

October 16
Laura Bertola, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences/Biology, City University of New York. “Patterns of biodiversity - From the African savannah to the Brazilian rainforest. ” (Host: Hekkala)

October 23
Jeffery Segall, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. "Invasion and metastasis in cancer” (Host: Thornhill)

October 30
Zachary Kukkert, Postdoctoral Scientist, John’s Hopkins University School of Medicine, Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution. “Functional signals in the platyrrhine primate jaw shape and implications for the primate fossil record” (Host: Hekkala)

November 6
Anne Muesch, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. “TBA” (Host: Thornhill)

November 13
Eunsoo Kim, Ph.D., Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History. “Genomics and physiological investigations into the origin of green algae (and their land plant descendants).” (Host: Hekkala)

November 20
Anne Francesconi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. “TBA” (Host: Thornhill)

November 27
No seminar – Thanksgiving Break

December 4
TBA