Dr. Stuart MacDonald To Speak

Date

Feb 20 2017 - 4:00pm

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Monday Spring 2017 Seminar Series

Dr. Stuart MacDonald

University of Kansas

"Leveraging a miltiparental population to dissect the genetic basis of variation in Drosophilia"

Monday, February 20, 2017

169 Crawford

3:50 Refreshments

4:00 Seminar

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Dr. Akito Kawahara To Speak

Date

Feb 27 2017 - 4:00pm

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Monday Spring 2017 Seminar Series

Dr. Akito Kawahara

University of Florida

"Evolution of Anti-Bat Strategies in Moths: Sonar Jamming, Acoustic Deflection, and Nocturnal Visual Mimicry"

Monday, February 27, 2017

169 Crawford

3:50 Refreshments

4:00 Seminar

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Biological Sciences Senior Recognition Ceremony

Date

Apr 29 2017 - 5:30pm

Location

Fitzgerald Field House

Please join us in celebrating our graduating seniors at our annual Senior Recognition Ceremony.  Students and families will have an opportunity to meet with faculty and staff from 5:30-6:45 while enjoying some light refreshments. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm with each student having the opportunity to be individually recognized as they walk across the stage, shake hands with the Chair of our Department, and receive their certificate.

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Pittsburgh Ecology and Evolution Postdoc (PEEP) Fellows Symposium

Date

Dec 2 2016 - 1:30pm

Location

A219 B Langley Hall

Please join us for a mini-symposium by the incoming

Pittsburgh Ecology and Evolution Postdoc (PEEP) Fellows

Friday December 2

1:30-3:45

219B Langley Hall

 

1:30-2:15

Construction of individuality: spatial eco-evolutionary dynamics in the evolution of multicellularity and symbiosis

Maria Rebolleda-Gomez

Program in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Department of Biology University of Minnesota

 

2:30-3:15

Mechanisms of floral specialization by pollen foraging bumble bees

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Dr. Laura Burkle To Speak

Date

Oct 3 2016 - 4:00pm

Location

169 Crawford Hall

University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences Presents:

Dr. Laura Burkle 
Montana State University 

"Plant-pollinator interaction networks across wildfire-disturbance gradients"

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
169 Crawford Hall
4:15 P.M.
4:00 P.M. refreshments

Host: Tia-Lynn Ashman 

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Graduate Students Sara Sokol & Matthew Blank to Speak

Date

Oct 7 2016 - 12:00pm

Location

A219B Langely Hall

GRADUATE STUDENTS SARA SOKOL AND MATTHEW BLANK TO PRESENT THEIR RESEARCH ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7TH, 2016 AT NOON IN A219B LANGLEY HALL.

Sara Sokol from the Boyle Lab

"Investigation of in vitro growth and host cell manipulation pathways in Hammondia hammondi"

Matthew Blank from the Boyle Lab

"Understanding the diversity of the Mitochondrial Association Factor 1 (MAF1) locus in the parasite, Toxoplasma gondii"

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October 19-21 Pitt’s annual celebration of science and technology

Date

Oct 19 2016 - 8:30am

Location

Alumni Hall

The annual Pittsburgh science conference, this year titled "Science 2016--Game Changers", will take place from October 19-21 in Alumni Hall.  The Dickson Prize lecture this year will be presented by Prof. Jennifer Doudna from the University of California, Berkeley.  Prof. Doudna is one of the discoverer's of CRISPR-mediated gene editing.  Additional details and meeting registration can be found at http://www.science2016.pitt.edu/

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