Yang Liu PhD defense: Changes Throughout a Hox Regulated Network Drive Body Plan Evolution in Drosophila

Date

Jul 19 2018 - 2:00pm

Department of Biological Sciences PhD Dissertation Defense

Yang Liu

Changes Throughout a Hox Regulated Network Drive Body Plan Evolution in Drosophila

Thursday, July 19, 2018

2:00pm

Langley Hall A219B

Major Advisor:  Dr. Mark Rebeiz

 

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Vertebrate Morphology Visiting Lecturer Position

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The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer position with an anticipated start date of 27 August 2018. This position is outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. Applicants must have a PhD in biology. The position entails teaching Vertebrate Morphology lecture and lab courses, an Introductory Foundations of Biology lecture course, and other courses the fit the expertise of the applicant.

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Careers in the Federal Government

Date

Mar 1 2018 - 11:00am

Location

A219B Langley Hall

My PhD: Spring 2018

A career development series for STEM PhD students

Speaker: Dr. Mary Beth Adams, USDA Forest Service Research Scientist

“Careers in the Federal Government”

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Mary Beth Adams about PhD career paths in the federal government and how you can prepare for a government agency career. Discussion followed by Q&A.

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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. Jayakrishnan Nandakumar on functions of telomeric shelterin proteins

Date

Apr 23 2018 - 7:00am

Location

Crawford Hall 169

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Jayakrishnan Nandakumar
Unviersity of Michigan

"Functions of telomeric shelterin proteins outside of their role in protecting chromosome ends"

Monday,  April 23, 2018
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Andrea Berman 

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Dr. Donny Licatalosi on RNA networks and the specialization of cell functions

Date

Apr 16 2018 - 7:00am

Location

Crawford Hall 169

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Donny Licatalosi
Case Western Reserve University

"RNA networks and the specialization of cell functions"

Monday,  April 16, 2018
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Andrea Berman

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Dr. Jesse Lasky on local adaptation and eco-evolutionary response to global change

Date

Mar 19 2018 - 7:00am

Location

Crawford Hall 169

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Jesse Lasky

Penn State University

"Local adaptation and eco-evolutionary response to global change"

Monday,  March 19, 2018
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Martin Turcotte 

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Dr. Kami Kim on epigenetic factors affecting gene expression in Toxoplasma

Date

Feb 26 2018 - 6:00am

Location

Crawford Hall 169

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Kami Kim
University of South Florida 

"Epigenetic factors affecting gene expression in Toxoplasma"

Monday,  February 26, 2018
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Dr. Jon Boyle 

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Dr. Patty Brennan on copulation and genital coevolution in vertebrates

Date

Feb 19 2018 - 6:00am

Location

Crawford Hall 169

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Patty Brennan
Mt. Holyoke College

"Copulation and Genital Coevolution in Vertebrates: Filling in the gaps"

Monday,  February 19, 2018
169 Crawford Hall
11:00 A.M.
10:50 A.M. refreshments

Host: Melissa Plakke/EE Students 

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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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