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Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series Schedule 

All seminars will be held virtually via WebEx.

As a reminder, everyone who will attend our virtual dept. research seminars this semester must register.  

Please also ask your students to visit the registration links below if they wish to attend the dept. seminars.

After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing the Webex meeting information.


Speaker: Dr. Amy Arnsten
Date: Thursday February 18th 2021
Affiliation: Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology; Member, Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University
Title: “Unique molecular regulation of prefrontal cortex confers vulnerability to cognitive disorders”

Register for the Feb 18 seminar here.

Speaker: Dr. Emile Gluck-Thaler
Date: Thursday March 18th 2021
Affiliation: Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania
Title: “Gene clusters and the evolution of fungal metabolic traits”
Register for the March 18 seminar here.

Speaker: Dr. Julie Canman
Date: Thursday April 15th 2021
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University
Title: “FLIRTing with cell type differences in cytokinesis”
Register for the April 15 seminar here.