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Biology Seminars, Spring 2020 (Mondays at noon unless otherwise noted)  

Gottwald Auditorium 

Date

Speaker

Affiliation/ web

Title/topic

1/13/20

Rana Dajani

Hashemite University (Jordan); Visiting Professor University of Richmond Jepson School

 

Seeing what everybody sees but thinking what no one has thought

1/20/20

MLK Observances: No Seminar

 

 

1/27/20

Angie Hilliker

University of Richmond

Post-sabbatical talk: "Unraveling life's recipes: regulation of translation by RNA helicases"

 

2/3/20

Brian Weiss

Yale University

Symbionts of the Tsetse Fly

2/10/20

Lauren Esposito

California Academy of Sciences

Venoms race in scorpions evolution

2/17/20

Sarah Walker

SUNY Buffalo

Grab on and move forward: Regulation of mRNA binding to the ribosome by the eukaryotic translation intitiation factor 4 factors

 

2/24/20

Peter Smallwood

University of Richmond

The Professor Goes to Washington: Opportunities and pitfalls for scientists interested in government service

 

3/2/20

Katrina Kuhn

Jonathan Huang

Biology Student SMART Presentaion

TBA

3/9/20

Spring Break: No seminar

 

 

3/16/20

Carrie Wu

University of Richmond

The smell of climate change: How floral volatiles impact species interactions in a shifting environment

3/23/2020 12:00 noon

Lizzie Godschall

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

The Impact of Curcumin on Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation in a Drosophila melanogaster model of human Machado-Joseph Disease

3/23/2020 12:30 p.m.

Valerie Galati

Univeristy of Richmond Research Student

 

Competition between male Golden-winged and Blue-winged Warblers in southwest Virginia: Evaluating a potential mechanism of population declines

3/30/2020 12:00 noon

Mikaela Rosen

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

TBA

3/30/2020 12:30 p.m.

Kira Bartnick

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

TBA

4/6/2020 12:00 noon

Anthony Isenhour

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

Investigating Conditional Mutants of MTR4: an RNA Helicase Associated with the Nuclear RNA Exosome

4/6/2020 12:30 p.m.

Henna Ragoowansi

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

The Effects of SOD2 Antioxidant on Autophagy and Disease Progression in a Drosophila model of Macho-Joseph Disease

4/13/2020 12:00 noon

Meghan Leber

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

TBA

4/13/2020 12:30 p.m.

Grace Warde

Univeristy of Richmond Honors Student

 

The Effects of DREDD on Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation in a Drosophila model of Machado-Joseph Disease  

 

4/20/20

No Seminar – Biology Awards Ceremony

 

 

Contact seminar series organizer Christie Lacy with questions.