The Biology Department hosts a seminar series throughout the fall and spring Semesters. The department also hosts or co-sponsors various activities and events throughout the academic year and the summer months. Click on the links below for more information about seminars, events, and activities.
                                             Saint Joseph’s University – Biology Seminar Fall 2017
DATE SPEAKER
September  13 Jay Mellies, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Reed College, Portland, OR

“Regulatory networks in enteropathogenic E. coli: from genetics to biophysics”

September  27 Maynor Ovando

Director of Birding Guides

Birdwatching Guatemala

“Bird diversity and conservation in Guatemala”

October 4 Gregory Wiedman, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow, Bioengineering

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

“Antimicrobial resistance in fungi and engineering solutions to fight back”

October 11 David Dinges, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry

Chief, Division of Sleep and Chronobiology

Director, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

“Neurobehavioral and biological consequences of inadequate sleep”

October 18                             McNulty Scholars Program Annual Lecture

Celeste Nelson, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Title TBD

October 25 Paul Babb, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow, Genetics and Systems Pharmacology

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

“Untangling the genomics of the toughest spider silks on Earth”

November 8 Nicola Grissom, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

“Molecular mechanisms of learning and decision making in mouse models of autism”

November 15 McGroddy Frontiers in Science Seminar Series, Chemistry

Jill Bechtel Walker

Title TBA

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