Spring 2020 Biology Seminar Schedule (BIO390)

All seminars will begin at 3:35pm, in SC 200, unless noted otherwise.  Arrive a few minutes early to sign in for credit.

Feb. 12 - Dr. Mona Orr, NIH
Postdoctoral Researcher,
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institute of Health
Regulation of Bacterial Membrane Pumps by Small Proteins

Mar 4 - Dr. Anant Chopra
Bayer-Broad Cardiovascular Precision Medicine Group
From Tissue to Cells: Dissecting the Mechanisms of Genetic Cardiomyopathy using Engineered Heart Tissue

Mar. 25 - Dr. Enrique De La Cruz
McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar
Professor of Molecular Biophysics and BiochemistryYale University
How Cells Use Chemistry and Physics to Break the Bones that Power their Movement

Apr. 8 - Undergraduate theses defense
Cameron Perrott (Dr. Tudor’s Lab)
Exploring Sleep Deprivation and Hippocampus-dependant Memory Consolidation with Object Placement Recognition (OPR) Tasks
Isabella (Bella) Succi (Dr. Tudor’s Lab)
Impact of Mutant 4EBP2 Adeno-Sssociated Viruses on Sleep-Mediated Cognition

Apr. 15 - Undergraduate thesis defense
Catherine (Ting) Brown (Dr. Nelson’s Lab)
G-Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling and Sleep in Caenorhabditis elegans

Sydney Taggart (Dr. Snetselaar’s Lab)

Apr. 22 - Graduate thesis defense
Mo Kalmbacher (Dr. Springer’s Lab)

Apr. 29 - Graduate thesis defense
Note, SJU follows a Friday schedule on April 29
Elizabeth Rybakovsky
Exploring the Effects of Specific Ebola Virus Proteins on Epithelial Barriers