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Spring 2018 Biology Seminar Series

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

January 22

Dr, Dick Dickens, Visiting Research Scholar, University of Richmond; Adjunct Faculty, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
Sensing repellents and feeding deterrents in mosquitoes: Stimulating, confusing and bittersweet

January 29

Dr. Lomax Boyd, Rockefeller University
Genetic and developmental contributions to human brain size evolution

February 5

No seminar- seminar students meet with Dr. Hilliker

February 12

Dr. Roy Parker, University of Colorado, Boulder
RNP granules in health and disease

February 19

Dr. Laura Runyen-Janecky, University of Richmond
Heme Tolerance in a Bacterial Symbiont of the tsetse fly

February 26

Dr. W. Seth Childers, University of Pittsburgh
Using synthetic biology to make cell based therapeutics

March 5

Dr. Derek Applewhite, Reed College
Crosslinks between actin and microtubules in development

March 12

No seminar, Spring Break

March 19

Dr. John Warrick, University of Richmond
Genetics of Machado-Joseph Disease

March 26

No seminar- seminar students meet with Dr. Hilliker

April 2

Honors Presentations
Hannah Small
Alec D'Alessandro: The effect of methylation on Ded1 function in translation

April 9

Honors Presentations
Christopher Clark: Determinants of Microbial Community Structure in Disease Vectors
Hilary Rinsland
Hannah Cornman

April 16

Honor Presentations
John Catalano
Andrew Levorse

April 23

Biology Awards Luncheon

Contact seminar series organizer Dr. Angie Hilliker with questions.