Biology Symposia Series

Fall 2015

The Biology Symposia Series is held in Fogarty Life Science 050 on Thursdays at 4 pm.
Refreshments are served after the seminar in the Biology Lounge.

Food Science Career Panel
Speaker Date Affiliation Topic of Research
Rebeca Merson Ph.D. 9/10/15 Rhode Island College

Molecules to embryos: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling pathway
and development in Chondrichthyes

Carol Thornber Ph.D. 9/17/15

URI: College of the Environment and Life Sciences

“Ecology of Macroalgal Blooms in Narragansett Bay”

Alison Burkart, Ph.D.

9/24/15

Joslin Diabetes Center

"Using iPS cells to study insulin resistance"

Barbara  Mellone, Ph.D. 10/1/15

University of Connecticut

"Centromeres: getting a grip of chromosomes"

Daniel Sun, Ph.D. 10/8/15

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary;
Harvard Medical School

“Glaucoma-related nerve degeneration
Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D. 10/15/15

UCONN: Animal Science

“Probiotics- The Good Bugs”

Sean Grace, Ph.D. 10/22/15

Co-Director, Werth Center for Coastal and
Marine Studies: Southern Connecticut State

“Dormancy in temperate corals: a method of survival."
Kurt Christensen Ph.D. 10/29/15

Division of Genetics,
Department of Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital

“Genomics in medicine: what will it take?
An overview of how genomics is being integrated into health care"

  11/5/15   Food Science Career Panel
  11/12, 11/19 and 12/3   Biology Senior Seminar Presentations

Lectures supported by the College Lectures Fund.

Page last updated: October 13, 2015