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Seminar Series

Spring 2020

Fall seminars will be held in Robinson Hall, Room 253.
Coffee, tea, & cookies will be available in the Biology Suite, lobby area, 3rd floor, Robinson before the seminar at 3:30pm.

January 17, 2020 Graduate Student Rotation Talks: (1st yrs.) Ursula Beattie, Victoria Brown, Andrew Clark, Jacob Dayton, Tyler Maclay
January 24, 2020 Graduate Student Rotation Talks: (1st yrs.) Lara Maggs, Chiara Masnovo, Alyssa Murray, Vasilios Nanos, Jessie Thuma
January 31, 2020 Faculty Search – Janna Fierst, University of Alabama
"A systems approach to genome evolution"
February 7, 2020 Faculty Search – Lawrence Uricchio, UC Berkeley
"Adaptation and constraint through the lens of genome-wide association studies"
February 14, 2020 Faculty Search – Joseph Walker, University of Cambridge
"Novel and scalable methods yield insights into genomic and molecular evolution across the Tree of Life"
February 21, 2020 Faculty Search – Vagheesh Narasimhan, Harvard Medical School
Using ancient DNA to understand human population structure, natural selection and life history traits over the past 10,000 years"
February 28, 2020 Anthony Monaco, President, Tufts University
Increased rates of mental health disorders in children, adolescents and young adults"
March 2, 2020 Graduate Student Seminar: (4th years) Gina Mantica, Franz Kuchling
March 6, 2020 Graduate Research Symposium – No Seminar
March 13, 2020 Brooke Flammang, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Host: BUGS
March 20, 2020 Spring Break – No Seminar
March 27, 2020 Katherine Lemon, Baylor College of Medicine
Host: Benjamin Wolfe, Sames Lecture
April 3, 2020 Gail L. Patricelli, UC Davis
Host: Biopsychology
April 10, 2020 Anja Katrin Bielinsky, University of Minnesota Medical School
Host: Catherine Freudenreich
April 17, 2020 Malcolm MacIver, Northwestern University
Host: Barry Trimmer, Roeder Lecture
April 24, 2020 Graduate Awards – No Seminar