Seminars & Events - 2016



Molecular Seminar Series | Organismal Series | Neurobiology & Behaviour Series
WIPS
| EEL Seminars | PhD Thesis Defenses |
PhD Seminars

Neural Basis of Behavior Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Tomoko Oyama, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Title: Circuit mechanisms underlying action selection
Host: Joseph Dent

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Jessica Cande, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Title: From genes to neural circuits to behavior: the evolution of innate male courtship in Drosophila species
Host: Rudiger Krahe

Date/Time/Location: Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart N2/2
Speaker: Andrew Seeds, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Title: Biology in motion: exploring how the nervous system produces movement sequences
Host: Michael Hendricks

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Pavan Ramdya, California Institute of Technology
Title: The neurogenetic origins of behavioral diversity and collective consensus in Drosophila
Host: Nam-Sung Moon

Molecular Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location: Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart Auditorium N2/2
Speaker: Andrew Seeds, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI
Title: Biology in motion: exploring how the nervous system produces movement sequences
Host: Michael Hendricks

Date/Time/Location: Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart Auditorium N2/2
Speaker: Katrin Thedieck, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Gronigen
Title: mTOR crosstalk with stress, nutrient, and growth factor networks
Host: Siegfried Hekimi

Date/Time/Location: Monday, March 21st, 2016 at 4:00 pm in Stewart Auditorium N2/2
Speaker: Joseph Loparo, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
Title: Overcoming obstacles: Single-molecule studies of DNA repair
Host: Rodrigo Reyes-Lamothe

Organismal Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, February 11th at 3:00pm in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Alessandra Gianni, Department of Botany, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Title: Cyanobacteria: do we know why they produce toxins?
Host: Irene Gregory-Eaves

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, February 18th at 3:00pm in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Kiran Soma, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia
Title: Local steroid synthesis in the brain and beyond
Host: Jon Sakata

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, February 25th at 3:00pm in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: James Gibbs, Department of Forest and Environmental, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY
Title: Integrating Science and Management to Advance Giant Tortoise Conservation in Galapagos, Ecuador
Host: Lauren Chapman


Neurobiology & Behaviour Seminars

Date/Time/Location: Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 1:00pm in Bellini 230
Student: Maria Cabrera (Reader Lab)
Title: Nonapeptide effects on grouping behaviour

Date/Time/Location: Friday, February 12th, 2016 at 1:00pm in Bellini 230
Student: CRBLM workshop with Ofer Tchernichovski
Title: TBA

Date/Time/Location: Friday, February 19th, 2016 at 1:00pm in Bellini 230
Student: Visou Ady (Watt Lab)
Title: TBA

Date/Time/Location: Friday, March 11th, 2016 at 1:00pm in Bellini 230
Student: Autumn Metzger (Watt Lab)
Title: TBA

Date/Time/Location: Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 1:00pm in Bellini 230
Student: Katherine Shaw (Krahe Lab)
Title: TBA

PhD Thesis Defenses


Date/Time/Location: TBA

PhD Seminars


Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 12:00pm in Stewart W4/12
Student: Moloud Ahmadi (Roy Lab)
Title: TBA

WIPS - Work In Progress

These seminars are scheduled every Thursday beginning at 12:00 p.m. in room W4/12

Date: February 11th, 2016
Name: Carlos G. Oliver (Vogel Lab)
Title: From local charge to global structure in the face of disorder

Date: February 11th, 2016
Name: Hui Jun Ma (Reyes Lab)
Title: TBA

Date: February 18th, 2016
Name: Kristine Bernard (Hekimi Lab)
Title: TBA


Date: February 25th, 2016
Name: Mike Ogden (Western Lab)
Title: TBA

Date: February 25th, 2016
Name: Sreeparna Pradhan (Hendricks Lab)
Title: Environmental Programming of Adult Foraging Behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans

Date: March 10th, 2016
Name: Moloud Ahmadi (Roy Lab)
Title: TBA


EEL- Ecology & Evolution Lunches


Ecology & Evolution Lunches
Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are scheduled on Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 pm
in Stewart Biology, W4/12. Please contact Tiffany Chin for details and scheduling.


Date/Time/Location: TBA