Biology Department Seminars
Seminars are Fridays at 2:30 in ISC 131
Fall 2023 Seminars
September 29- Dr. Timothy Morris, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry- "Establishment and Impacts of Biological Control Agents Introduced for Control of Emerald Ash Borer"
November 10- Research Symposium hosted by Tribeta. Dr.Gerringer will give a talk at 2:30 in Newton 203 and then there will be a poster session with FOOD from 3:00-4:30 in the ISC atrium.
December 8- Dr. Ben Miller, University of Rochester Medical Center. No more mice: Studying new drugs using tissue chips and integrated photonic sensors.
Spring 2023 Seminars
January 27 - Dr. Varuni Jamburuthugoda, SUNY Geneseo - "Selfish Genetic Elements: How (retro)transposons replicate within host genomes"
February 17 - Monica Schneider, SUNY Geneseo - "Applying What Psychologists Know about the Brain & Memory to Improve Learning & Performance"
March 3 - Sam Heraghty, U of Alabama (Geneseo Biology alum) "genetic/epigenetic adaptation in bumble bees"
March 24 - Jonathan Huie, George Washington U "Best of both worlds: morphological adaptations in fishes and salamanders"
March 31 - DICE Workshop: Stereotypes & Identity in Science - hosted by Biodiversity
April 7 - DOUBLE HEADER:
2:30 PM Dr. Vincenzo Marino: An insight into the dentistry profession and program - Hosted by Tribeta
3:30 PM (ISC131) Implicit Bias Training Discussion - Hosted by Biodiversity
April 14 - Dr. Charlie Moor (Novartis) and Dr. Colleen Tagliarino (Stemline) - Careers in pharmaceutical industry
April 21 - Biology Lab Crawl - Hosted by BioDiversity
April 28 - Biology Department Tribeta Induction & Awards (usually scheduled later, at ~4pm - families welcome!)
May 5 - Ryan Busha (Geneseo class of '09) Clinical Operations Manager, Early Clinical Operations at Takeda
Fall 2022 Seminars
September 16th - Michael Mills (STEM scholarships) + Dr. David Heppner, University of Buffalo - Targeting mutant EGFR lung cancer with small-molecule inhibitors.
September 23rd - Dr. Clara Kielkopf, University of Rochester - Splicing Hot Research on pre-mRNAs:An Achilles’ Heel of Cancers
September 30th - Biology department Pizza Mixer!
October 21st - Angela Kubik - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Multi-system stem cell-based regenerative dysfunction during spaceflight and aging
November 4th - Tribeta Research Symposium - Gregg Hartvigsen
November 11th - Robert T. Dirksen, University of Rochester - Pathophysiology and Treatment of Tubular Aggregate Myopathy
December 2nd - Research and internship Opportunities in Biology