Bio announces Fall 2014 seminar schedule

08-18-2014

The Department of Biological Sciences will bring in expert researchers from across the country – along with some from Purdue -- during weekly seminars during the fall semester.

All seminars take place at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering, Room 1001.

  • Sept. 3 ‑ Associate Professor Mathew Tantanma, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University (Host: Dr. Peter Hollenbeck), "Lighting the Cellular Fuel Gauge with Fluorescent Sensors for Single-Cell Imaging"
  • Sept. 10 ‑ Prof. Nina Salama, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle (Host: Dr. Daoguo Zhou), "Bacterial Adaptations to Life in the Stomach"
  • Sept. 17 ‑ Robert Frisina, Professor and BME Director, Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering; Director, Global Center for Hearing & Speech Research, University of South Florida (Host: Dr. Edward Bartlett) "Neural and Molecular Bases of Age-Related Hearing Loss: Can we Modulate Presbycusis?"
  • Oct. 1 ‑ Prof. Mark E. Hauber, Professor, Acting Associate Provost for Research, Department of Psychology, Hunter College, CUNY (Host: Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic) Title: TBA
  • Oct. 8 ‑ Dan Llano, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois (Host: Dr. Bartlett), "Signals from Below: Studies of Top-Down Control in the Mouse Auditory System"
  • Oct. 15 ‑ Peyman Gotshani, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology at David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA (Host: Dr. Alexander Chubykin), "Brain-State Dependent Membrane Potential Dynamics in Visual Cortex"
  • Oct. 22 ‑ TBA
  • Nov. 5 ‑ Diane Ebert-May, Professor of Plant Biology, Michigan State University (Host: Dr. Nancy Pelaez) "Biology Transformed: Scientific practices - Active Learning with a Purpose"
  • Nov. 12 ‑ Hong Chen, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (Host: Dr. R. Claudio Aguilar), Title: TBA
  • Nov. 19 ‑ Joseph Barbieri, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Director, Medical Scientist Training Program, Medical College of Wisconsin (Host: Dr. Qing Deng), "Entry of Tetanus Toxin into Neurons"
  • Dec. 3 ‑ Ronna Hertzano, Assistant Professor, Division of Otology & Neurotology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Laboratory of Inner Ear Developmental Genetics, University of Maryland School of Medicine (Host: Dr. Donna Fekete) Title: TBA
  • Dec. 10 ‑ Stephanie Ceman, Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois (Host: Dr. Andrea Kasinski) "Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein FMRP Associates with Helicase MOV10 to Modulate AGO2 Function in the 3'UTR"

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