Faculty search: Non-Tenure Stream Microbiology Lecturer Position

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The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions on 8-to-12-month bases with anticipated start dates of 27 August 2018. These positions are outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. Applicants must have a PhD in biology or related field. The positions entail teaching courses such as Microbiology, Microbiology Lab (an authentic research experience), Microbial Physiology, Introductory Biology, and Communicating in the Biological Sciences.

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Dr. Jill Dembowski on unraveling virus-host interactions throughout infection

Date

Dec 18 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Jill Dembowski
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

"Unraveling virus-host interactions throughout infection"

Monday, December 18, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Jeff Hildebrand

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Dr. Nathaniel Sharp on variation in the causes and consequences of mutations

Date

Dec 13 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Nathaniel Sharp
University of British Columbia

"The raw material of evolution: Variation in the causes and consequences of mutations"

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Walt Carson

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Dr. Corlett Wood​ on the genetics and genomics of adaptation and constraint

Date

Dec 11 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Corlett Wood
University of Toronto

"Evolutionary genetics and genomics of adaptation and constraint"

Monday, December 11, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Tia-Lynn Ashman

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Dr. Sarah Flanagan on the role of selection in the evolution of pipefish

Date

Dec 6 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Sarah Flanagan
University of Tennessee

"Population genomics illuminates the role of selection in the evolution of pipefish"

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Walt Carson

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Dr. Jesse Weber on the genetics and ecology of host-parasite coevolution

Date

Dec 4 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Jesse Weber
University of Montana

"How a fish lost its worm: The genetics and ecology of coevolution"

Monday, December 4, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Martin Turcotte

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Dr. Matthias Truttman​ on how AMPylation regulates HSP70 family proteins

Date

Nov 29 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Matthias Truttman
Children’s Hospital of Boston

"One to rule them all: how AMPylation regulates HSP70 family proteins"

Wednesday, November 129, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Jeff Brodsky

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Dr. Allyson O’Donnell on alpha-arrestin regulation of protein trafficking

Date

Nov 27 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Allyson O’Donnell
Duquesne University

"Ticket to ride: Alpha-arrestin regulation of protein trafficking"

Monday, November 27, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Andrea Berman

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Dr. Alejandro Burga on phenotypic variation at the population and species level

Date

Nov 20 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Alejandro Burga
UCLA

"On toxins and small wings: Dissecting phenotypic variation at the population and species level"

Monday, November 20, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Karen Arndt

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Dr. Jason Peters on functional genomics in bacteria using CRISPR interference

Date

Nov 15 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Jason Peters
University of California, San Francisco

"Functional Genomics in Bacteria using CRISPR Interference"

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Jim Pipas

 

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Dr. Christopher Shoemaker on the genetic landscape of mammalian autophagy

Date

Nov 8 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Christopher Shoemaker
Harvard University

"Identifying the genetic landscape of mammalian autophagy"

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Andy VanDemark

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Dr. Nadinath Nillegoda on disease-linked protein aggregates

Date

Nov 6 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Nadinath Nillegoda
University of Heidelberg, Germany

"Unraveling how disease-linked protein aggregates are efficiently solubilized in multicellular organisms"

Monday, November 6, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Jeff Brodsky

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Dr. Katherine Buckley on mechanisms that control gut immunity

Date

Nov 1 2017 - 11:00am

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Katherine Buckley
George Washington University

"A gene regulatory network approach to understanding the mechanisms that control gut immunity"

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Anne Carlson

 

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Graduate student Hope Brooks on diversity in temperate forests

Date

Nov 8 2017 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate student Hope Brooks - University of Pittsburgh

"Historical disturbances and reduced browsing do not promote diversity in temperate forests: Or do they?"

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

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Dr. Nathan Brouwer - Tropical adventures in mixed modeling

Date

Nov 1 2017 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Dr. Nathan Brouwer - Natoinal Aviary of Pittsburgh

"Tropical adventures in mixed modeling: Making the most of complex & costly ecological data"

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

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Graduate student Michelle Spicer on discovering the forest amongst the trees

Date

Oct 25 2017 - 8:00am

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate student Michelle Spicer - University of Pittsburgh

"Discovering the forest amongst the trees: Testing community assembly hypotheses in diverse yet understudied forest strata."

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

 

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Dr. Avery Russel - Mechanisms of floral specialization by bees

Date

Oct 4 2017 - 8:00am

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Dr. Avery Russell - University of Pittsburgh

"Mechanisms of floral specialization by bees"

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

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Dr. Anna Johnson - Pollination and invasion in a diverse island ecosystem.

Date

Sep 27 2017 - 8:00am

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Dr. Anna Johnson - University of Pittsburgh

"Pollination and invasion in a diverse island ecosystem"

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

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Dr. Cherie Briggs: Fighting the frog fungus

Date

Sep 20 2017 - 12:00pm

Location

Langley A219B

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

"Fighting the frog fungus:  Amphibian chytridiomycosis in the California Sierra Nevada"

Dr. Briggs' research combines theoretical models with laboratory and field experiments to understand how disease affects the dynamics of animal populations (more info here).  

Monday, September 20, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

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