WCSU Covid-19 Information Fall 2021

Biology

Research Seminar Schedule

Research Seminar Series (tentative schedule)
Science Building 125 (Live virtual in Fall 2020)
4:00 pm, followed by meet-the-speaker and refreshments at 5:00 pm. Open to the public.
For more information, contact Dr. Kristin Giamanco.


Thursday, Feb 18

Speaker: Dr. Amy Arnsten, Yale School of Medicine
Topic: Unique molecular regulation of prefrontal cortex confers vulnerability to cognitive disorders.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Visit this link to register.

Thursday, Mar 18 Speaker: Dr. Emile Gluck-Thaler, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Topic: Gene clusters and the evolution of fungal metabolic traits.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Visit this link to register.
Thursday, Apr. 15 Speaker: Julie Canman, Columbia University
Topic: FLIRTing with cell type differences in cytokinesis.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Visit this link to register.
Thr, Sep 17, 2020 Yousey hindes Speaker: Kimberly Yousey-Hindes, Yale School of Public Health
Topic: Who suffers the most from COVID-19?   
REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Visit this link to register.
Thr, Oct 15, 2020 Speaker: Ruthanne Marcus, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Topic: Homelessness in the time of COVID-19     
REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Visit this link to register.
Thr, Nov 19, 2020 Speaker: Chad Roy, Tulane University
Topic: How long can coronavirus survive in the air?   
REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Visit this link to register.
Fri, Sep 20, 2019 Speaker: Nathan Upham, Yale University
Topic: Biodiversity conservation in tropical and arid ecosystems
Fri, Oct 18, 2019 Speaker: Carly Tribull, Farmingdale State College
Topic: Wasp systematics and biological illustration
Fri, Nov 15, 2019 Speaker: John Salamone, University of Connecticut
Topic: Neurobiological mechanisms of motivational behavior
Thr, Feb 21, 2019 Speaker: Rayda Krell, Assistant Professor, Western Connecticut State University.
Topic: Beyond the Laboratory: How to be a Science Advocate and Why it’s Important
Thr, Mar 28, 2019 Speaker: Peter Siver, Professor, Connecticut College.
Topic: Secrets from a Early Eocene Arctic Lake: Global Warming, Biogeography and Evolutionary Stasis
Thr, Apr 25, 2019 Speaker: Matthew Kurtz, Professor, Wesleyan University.
Topic: TBA (neuropsychology)
Thr, Feb 22, 2018 Speaker: Joanne Conover, Professor, University of Connecticut.
Topic: Aging of a Brain Neural Stem Cell Niche
Thr, Mar 29, 2018 Speaker: Laura Grabel, Professor, Wesleyan University.
Topic: Pluripotent Stem Cell-based Therapies
Thr, Apr 26, 2018 Speaker: Hannah Reynolds, Assistant Professor, Western Connecticut State University.
Topic: Evolutionary Events in Psychedelic and Pathogenic Fungal Genomes
Thr, Sep 28, 2017 Speaker: Sherry Mansour, Clinical Fellow, Yale School of Medicine.
Topic: Running the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in Marathon Runners
Thr, Oct 26, 2017 Speaker: Michelle Hersh, Assistant Professor, Sarah Lawrence College.
Topic: Relationship between Biodiversity and Disease
Thr, Nov 16, 2017 Speaker: Gunter Wagner, Professor, Yale University.
Topic: The Evolution of Pregnancy
Thr, Feb 23, 2017 Speaker: Joshua Idjadi, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Eastern Connecticut State University.
Topic: The Role of Herbivores in Caribbean Coral Reef Recovery
Thr, Mar 23, 2017 Speaker: Yiota Kotsakiozi, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University.
Topic: From Yellow Fever to Zika: Tracking the Vector, the Aedes Mosquitoes
Thr, Apr 27, 2017 Speaker: Kristin Giamanco, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Western Connecticut State University.
Topic: The Role of Cyclin D2 in Brain Construction and Progenitor Proliferation: Implications for Large Brain Phenotypes