Spring 2018 Seminar Series 

All Seminars are Thursdays, at NOON, in 107 Shanklin unless otherwise noted. 

January 25^

Ruben Gonzalez Jr., Columbia University
Ribosomes in action:  The role of dynamics in the mechanism and regulation of translation
Host: Mukerji

February 1*

Rescheduled

February 8+

Chris Dulla, Tufts School of Medicine
Astrocytes and Interneurons: Shaping maturation of inhibition in the brain
Host: Naegele

February 15*

Lewis Lukens, University of Guelph
Identifying the genetic basis of artificial selection in wheat
Host: Holmes

February 22+

Eric Schultz, UConn
Euryhaline fishes and their evolutionary potential
Host: Chernoff

March 1*

Eric Alani, Cornell University
Novel roles for MLH mismatch repair proteins in genetic recombination and repair
Host: MacQueen

March 8+

Lavern Melon, Tufts University
GABAergic signaling and emotion regulation in females: implications for postpartum depression and anxiety
Host: Burke


March 29*

Tina Motwani, PhD '12, UCONN
Scaffolding protein: An engineer of the portal ring complex in bacteriophage P22
Host: Holmes

April 5+

Diane Nacci, EPA
When evolution is the solution to pollution
Host: Chernoff

April 12*

Jim Schwob, Tufts University School of Medicine
Acquiring Poietic License: Stem Cell Regulation in the Olfactory Epithelium
Host: Lane

April 19+ 4:30pm, Exley Science Center 58

Sid Roy
The Flint Water Crisis: America's Wake-Up Call and the Future of Public Science
Host: College of the Environment 

April 26*

TBA

May 3+

Bob Schmitz, University of Georgia
Mapping and exploiting epigenetic variation in plant genomes
Host: Sultan

+Hosted by the Department of Biology
*Hosted by the Department of MB&B
^Hosted by the Biophysics Program