Biology

Clark stained glass from Geography building of Biology Biology Seminars

Fall 2017 Biology Department Seminar Series

With the exception of the Bumpus Symposium, seminars are held at 4:00 on Wednesday afternoons in room 237, Lasry Center for Bioscience. Refreshments are served at 3:45. We hope that all who are interested will join us.

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Aug 30
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Bumpus Graduate Symposium: Biology Department PhD and MS students. Short talks will be presented from 1:30 - 2:45 in Lasry Biosciences room 237, followed by a poster session in the Lasry Lobby from 3:00-5:00.
Sep 13 Jae-Hyuk Yu, University of Wisconsin. Regulation of asexual development in Aspergillus fungi
Hosted by John Gibbons
Sep 20 Marjorie F. Olesiak, University of Miami. Adaptation: from among to within populations
Hosted by Susan Foster & John Baker
Oct 4 Eduardo Torres, UMASS Medical School. Aneuploidy disrupts cellular homeostasis
Hosted by Susan Foster & John Baker

Oct 11

Li-Jun Ma, UMASS Amherst. Genome evolution and functional adaptation of Fusarium oxysporum
Hosted by John Gibbons
Oct 18 Nicolai Konow, UMASS Lowell. How interactions between tissue springs and motors shape biological movement
Hosted by Philip Bergmann
Nov 1 Sean Mullen, Boston University. Disentangling population history and character evolution among hybridizing lineages of mimetic butterflies
Hosted by John Gibbons
Nov 8 Ecology search candidate. Hosted by the Biology Department
Nov 29 Ecology search candidate. Hosted by the Biology Department
Dec 6 Ecology search candidate. Hosted by the Biology Department
Dec 13 Ecology search candidate. Hosted by the Biology Department