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2018-2019 Seminars

Mechanisms Controlling Actin Dynamics and Microtubule-Actin Coordination

Biology Department - Fall Seminar Series

Bruce Goode, Ph.D.

Life Sciences at Brandeis University

September 04

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

How Years of HSV Encephalitis Lead to a Novel Systems Biology Approach

Fall Seminar Series - Biology Department

Patric Lundberg, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Molecular Cell Biology

Eastern Virginia Medical School

September 25

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Cell Cycle Regulation of Differentiation and Morphogenesis

Biology Department - Fall Seminar Series

David Q. Matus, Ph.D.

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Stony Brook Univerisity

October 02

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Pollution and Global Health

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., MSc.,

The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society at Boston College

October 09

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Integrating Genetics and Physiology to Gain Insights into Species Responses to Environmental Change

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Brent L. Lockwood, Ph.D.

Department of Biology

University of Vermont

October 16

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

2018 Biology Alumni Series - Finding Your Path

Kathryn Holthaus '99 will be presenting on following your passions and harnessing networks to discover nontraditional science careers.

October 16

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Higgins Hall, 225

Invariant Cleavage Pattern in Ascidians and the Role of Asynchronous Cell Division, Unequal Cell Division & Oriented Cell Division via Apical Cell Shape

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Alex McDougall, Ph.D.

Ascidian BioCell Group

Sorbonne Universite, CNRS

 

October 23

3:00 PM

Higgins HaLL, 310

Metabolites as Mediators of Gut Microbial Ecology

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Seth Rakoff-Nahoum, M.D., Ph.D.

Boston Children's Hospital

Harvard Medical School

October 30

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Role of Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Jason K. Kim, Ph.D.

National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

University of Massachusetts Medical Center

November 06

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

NCATS: Who Knows Where It's At!

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Charles Hoffman, Ph.D.

Boston College Biology Department

November 13

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Ecological Dynamics of Synthetic Microbial Communities

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Ashley Shade, Ph.D.

Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Michigan State University

November 27

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Immigration is Essential to Build Cell Diversity in the Zebrafish Brain

Biology Department Fall Seminar Series

Michael J.F. Barresi, Ph.D.

Biological Sciences and Neuroscience

Smith College

December 04

3:00 PM

Higgins, 310

Spatiotemporal Patterning of Zygotic Genome Activation in A Model Vertebrate Embryo

Biology Department Spring Seminar Series

Matthew Good, Ph.D.

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

University of Pennsylvania

February 26

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Optogenetic Control of Neuronal Circuits During Development and Disease States

Biology Department Spring Seminar Series

Ksenia V. Kastanenka, Ph.D.

Department of Neurology

Massachusetts General Hospital

March 12

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Establishing a Roadmap for Brain-based Protein Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease

Biology Department Spring Seminar Series

Nicholas T. Seyfried, Ph.D.

Department of Biochemistry and Neurology

Emory School of Medicine

March 19

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Why We Get Fat: Adiposity 101 and the Alternative Hypothesis of Obesity

Gary Taubes

Nutrition Science Initiative

March 26

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Cutting Edge Genomics Tools to Examine Host-Pathogen Interactions

Melissa L. Smith, Ph.D.

Icahn Institute and Department of Genetics and Genomic Studies

April 02

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Dissecting the Mechanisms of Vesicle Transport in the Human Pathogen Toxoplasma gondii

Aoife Heaslip, Ph.D.

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology

University of Connecticut

April 09

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

How the Zebrafish Got its Fin Back: Signaling, Niches, and Cell Transitions of Regeneration

Kryn Stankunas, Ph.D.

Institute of Molecular Biology

University of Oregon

April 16

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Mechanisms Guiding Tissue Regeneration in Zebrafish

Kenneth Poss, Ph.D.

Regeneration Next Initiative

Duke University Medical Center

April 23

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Gene-level Metagenomic Analysis of the Gut Microbiome Identifies Reproducible and Testable Strain-specific Associations with Human Colorectal Cancer

Samuel Minot, Ph.D.

Microbiome Research Initiative

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

April 30

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310