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Spring 2017 Biology Seminar Series

Unless indicated, all seminars are on Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in the Gottwald Science Center Auditorium (A-001).

Jan. 9

Dr. Melissa Moore, Chief Scientific Officer, Moderna Theraputics; University of Massachusetts Medical School
RNA Theraputics: Starting small going large

Jan. 16

No seminar, MLK observance

Jan. 23

Dr. Omar Quintero, University of Richmond
Movement of mitochondria in cells

Jan. 30

Dr. Julie Pollock, University of Richmond
Using chemistry to explore cancer biology

Feb. 6

Dr. Stacy Horner, Duke University
Infection by Hepatitis C

Feb 13

Dr. Sheila Patek, Duke University
Power plays in extreme animal motion

Feb. 20

Dr. Marcella Kelly, Virginia Tech University; Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Video Trapping Methods for studying big cats in Belize

Feb. 27

Speaker TBD

March 6

No seminar, Spring Break

March 13

Speaker TBD

March 20

Speaker TBD

March 27

Bio Honors Program: Sam Gilmore, title TBA
Smart Awardee: Harper Robinson, The effects of pharmacological agents on two-pore domain potassium channels and action potential firing

April 3

Bio Honors Program: Maggie Michel, title TBA
Bio Honors Program: Hema Pingali, Screening for conditional mutations in MTR4, an RNA helicase component of nuclear exosome

April 10

Bio Honors Program: Megan Barrett, Examining Production Possibility Frontiers in a Sponge: Zooxanthellae Model System
Bio Honors Program: Bridgette Heine, title TBA

April 17

Biology Awards Luncheon: all majors and faculty/staff are invited