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Research Seminars in the Biology Department

Fall 2016

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Spring 2016

To Die or Not to Die: The Genetics of Programmed Cell Death in Yeast

Fr. Nic Austriaco O. P. (Providence College)

Thursday, January 21, 4:30pm in Al Mag 137

Assessing Water Quality in Streams using Biological Indicators

Dr. Anne Kuhn (U.S. E.P.A.)

Thursday, February 25, 4:30pm in Al Mag 137

Effects of Early Life Stress on Glutamate Receptor Development: Primed for Anxiety?

Dr. Heather Brenhouse (Northeastern University)

Tuesday, March 15, 4:30pm in Al Mag 137

Life & Death Decisions in Yeast via Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms

Dr. Marc Meneghini (University of Toronto)

Hosted by the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Thursday, April 7, 4:30pm, in Al Mag 137

Fall 2015

Gotta Stay Fly: Metabolic Reprogramming in Development and Disease

Dr. Marla Tipping (Providence College)

October 29, 4:30pm, Albertus Magnus 137

Tipping lab website

Living a salty and fresh(water) life: molecular & ecological adaptations in the anadromous alewife

Dr. Jonathan Velotta (University of Montana)

October 28, 4:30pm, Albertus Magnus 137

Velotta lab website

Spring 2015

The origin of insect metamorphosis

Dr. Yui Suzuki (Wellesley College)

February 17, 4:30pm, Albertus Magnus 137

Functional analyses of the RNA chaperone Hfq in the metal-reducing bacterium Shewanella oneidensis

Dr. Brett Pellock (Providence College)

January 20, 4:30pm, Albertus Magnus 137

Fall 2014

Genetic Diversity Rules! How neutral loci can reveal evolutionary history, predict the future, and save the planet!

Dr. Jeff Markert (Providence College)

December 11, 4:30pm, Albertus Magnus 137

Where the girls are: plant sexuality and the puzzle of high female hotspots

Dr. Maia Bailey (Providence College)

December 2, 4:30pm, Ruanne LL05