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UPCOMING EVENTS – Spring 2021

Tuesday, April 13 @ 7pm (virtual): The herpetology club will be hosting another seminar via WebEx. Micheal Ravesi will be joining us to discuss job opportunities, a desire to build a diverse workforce, and resumes/cover letters! This event is open to all students and majors. The link can be found here.

Thursday, April 15 @ 4pm (virtual): Research Seminar Series
Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Julie Canman, Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University: “FLIRTing with cell type differences in cytokinesis.” To learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/seminar/

Saturday, April 17, 2021: Northeast Sigma Xi Regional Conference.
Hosted by WCSU. Learn more.


PREVIOUS EVENTS – Spring 2021

Thursday, Feb. 18 @ 4pm (virtual): Research Seminar Series
Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Amy Arnsten, Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University: “Unique molecular regulation of prefrontal cortex confers vulnerability to cognitive disorders.” To learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/seminar/

Thursday, Mar. 18 @ 4pm (virtual): Research Seminar Series
Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Emile Gluck-Thaler, Univ. of Pennsylvania: “Gene clusters and the evolution of fungal metabolic traits.” To learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/seminar/


PREVIOUS EVENTS – Fall 2020

Monday, August 24 @ 1:30pm (virtual): New and Prospective Graduate Student Orientation.
Come meet fellow graduate students and faculty.  Email pinout@wcsu.edu for meeting link and details.

Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 4pm (virtual): Research Seminar Series
Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents epidemiologist Kimberly Yousey-Hindes, Yale School of Public Health. COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Connecticut.

Monday, Sept. 28 @7 pm (virtual): Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium“Reflecting on Invasive Plants and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)”
Based on the conversation started in 2019, stakeholders will be able to understand how they can help prioritize economic interests in Connecticut Lakes. Invited lake community representatives: Candlewood Lake Authority, Lake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others.

To register for this event and learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/lake-symposium-2020/

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 @4 pm (virtual): Biology Follies
Join the Biology Department’s students, faculty, and staff in Biology Follies – annual showcase their performance talents and skills. It’s a fun way to bring the Biology Department together. Think “America’s Got Talent” for the Biology Dept!

Email wonge@wcsu.edu to get the meeting link!

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 @ 4pm (virtual): Research Seminar Series
Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents medical anthropologist Ruthanne Marcus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. COVID-19 transmission in homeless populations.

To learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/seminar/

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 @ 7 pm (virtual): Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium – “Using Data to Assess our Lakes”
Based on the conversation started in 2019, stakeholders will be able to understand how they can help prioritize economic interests in Connecticut Lakes. Invited lake community representatives: Candlewood Lake Authority, Lake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others.

To register for this event and learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/lake-symposium-2020/

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 @ 4pm (virtual): Research Seminar Series
Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents Chad Roy, director of infectious disease aerobiology at the Tulane National Primate Center. Aerobiology and transmission of of COVID-19 virus.

To learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/seminar/

Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 @ 7pm (virtual): Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium – “Strategies beyond grass carp for managing aquatic plant growth”
Based on the conversation started in 2019, stakeholders will be able to understand how they can help prioritize economic interests in Connecticut Lakes. Invited lake community representatives: Candlewood Lake Authority, Lake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others.

To register for this event and learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/lake-symposium-2020/

*Grass Carp Risk Assessment Workshops. Learn more here

Sunday, May 17, 2020: (video) Celebration of our 2020 Biology Graduates. Link