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

 

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

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

 

Types of Events

News or Events

Dr. Dennis Whigham on interactions between orchids and fungi

Date

Apr 18 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Dr. Dennis Whigham - Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

"Complex interactions between orchids and fungi are key components of orchid conservation."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

Types of Events

News or Events

Layla Freeborn on the genetic and morphological basis of color variation in a highly polymorphic poison frog

Date

Apr 25 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Layla Freeborn - University of Pittsburgh

The genetic and morphological basis of color variation in a highly polymorphic poison frog.

Types of Events

News or Events

Eden McQueen on how novel morphologies arise and evolve

Date

Apr 4 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate student Eden McQueen - University of Pittsburgh

A gene network responsible for a male genital structure also patterns a potentially coevolving female genital trait

Types of Events

News or Events

Kimberly Howell on how color vision can contribute to divergent mate preferences

Date

Mar 21 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate student Kimberly Howell - University of Pittsburgh

Does color vision contribute to mate preference divergence in a polymorphic poison frog?

Types of Events

News or Events

Nicole Forrester on how polyploidy affects legume-rhizobia mutualism

Date

Feb 14 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Graduate student Nicole Forrester - University of Pittsburgh

Plant polyploidy enhances nodule traits and host benefit from the legume-rhizobia mutualism

Types of Events

News or Events

Dr. Laura Brannelly on the impacts of environmental stressors on amphibians

Date

Feb 7 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents

E&E Wednesday Noon Seminars 2017-2018

Dr. Laura Brannelly - University of Pittsburgh

"The impacts of environmental stressors on amphibians: Climate change and disease"

Wednesday, February 7, 2017

A219B Langley Hall

12:00 PM Seminar

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

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

 

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

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

Types of Events

News or Events

Graduate Student Yang Liu on how genetic changes drive microevolution

Date

Apr 6 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Friday Noon Seminar Series 2017-2018

Graduate Student: Yang Liu

Rebeiz Lab

Changes to a Hox gene and its downstream regulatory network drive microevolution

Types of Events

News or Events

Graduate Student Travis Mavrich on human gut-associated Bifidobacterium prophages

Date

Mar 17 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Friday Noon Seminar Series 2017-2018

Graduate Student: Travis Mavrich

Hatfull Lab

Characterization and induction of human gut-associated Bifidobacterium prophages

Types of Events

News or Events

Graduate Student Amber Griffith on the cellular response to carbon nanocups

Date

Mar 2 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Friday Noon Seminar Series 2017-2018

Graduate Student: Amber Griffith

Saunders Lab

Characterization of the Cellular Response to Carbon Nanocups

Types of Events

News or Events

Graduate Student Sarah Smith on how alterations to signaling pathway activity generates newly evolved morphology

Date

Feb 16 2018 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langley Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Friday Noon Seminar Series 2017-2018

Graduate Student: Sarah Smith

Rebeiz Lab

Signal to shape: how alterations to signaling pathway activity generates newly evolved morphology

Types of Events

News or Events