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Biological Statistics & Computational Biology Seminar

Aug 23 | 1:45 pm

"Assembling the Transcriptome: Computational Challenges and Genetic Discoveries"...

Location: Weill Hall  | Event type: Seminar

“BEST Opportunities Aren’t Found, They’re Made” - Susi (Sturzenegger) Varvayanis

Aug 25 | 11:15 am

Susi Sturzenegger Varvayanis ...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Drew Harvell . Chasing Corals: Near-peer mentoring in a field research apprenticeship program

Aug 28 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Host: Nelson Hairston

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

“To Grow or Not to Grow: What Makes Roots Respond to Environmental Signals?” - Wolfgang Busch

Sep 1 | 11:15 am

Wolfgang Busch...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Claude Desplan. Temporal and spatial patterning to generate neural diversity

Sep 7 | 4:00 pm

Sponsored by Biology Without Borders Co- hosted by Nilay Yapici (Neurobiology and Behavior) and Mariana Wolfner (Molecular Biology and Genetics)

Location: Biotechnology Building  | Event type: Seminar

Himalayan Mobilities: An Exploration of the Impact of Expanding Rural Road Networks on Social and Ecological Systems in the Nepalese Himalaya

Sep 7 | 4:00 pm

Roads are the essential building blocks of economic development. Without roads, there can be no hydro projects, no electricity or telephone towers, and limited access to health care institutions...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Author Appearance

“Chemical- and R-mediated signaling in plant defense” - Pradeep Kachroo

Sep 8 | 11:15 am

Pradeep Kachroo...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Steve Osofsky. Beyond fences: Policy options for wildlife, livelihoods and transboundary animal disease management in southern Africa

Sep 11 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Host: Monica Geber

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Jill Anderson. Local adaptation in a rapidly changing climate

Sep 18 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Hosts Monica Geber & Alex Flecker

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

“Borrowing from neighbors: leveraging comparative genomics for improved plant disease resistance” - Jim Bradeen

Sep 20 | 12:20 pm

Jim Bradeen...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

Something for Nothing: Arbitrage and Ethics on Wall Street

Sep 21 | 4:00 pm

In Something for Nothing, economist Maureen O’Hara, explains that one of the key innovations of modern finance is its reliance on arbitrage, the practice of taking advantage of a price difference...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Author Appearance

“Mechanisms of lipid remodeling and transfer in the chloroplast” - Christoph Benning

Sep 22 | 11:15 am

Christoph Benning...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Ben Minteer. The parallax zoo: Zoological parks and the search for wildness in the age of humans

Sep 25 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Host: Harry Greene

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

“Genomics of insect pathogenic fungi” - Kathryn Bushley

Sep 27 | 12:20 pm

Kathryn Bushley...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Sep 28 | 4:00 pm

The new digital economy has brought many creative and enterprising women to social media platforms in hopes of channeling their talents into fulfilling careers. But in a search for more meaningful...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Author Appearance

“Fifty shades of green: the secret lives of charophytes” - David Domozych

Sep 29 | 11:15 am

David Domozych...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Jerome Casas. Flow sensing in arthropods: From physical ecology to microtechnological implementation

Oct 2 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Co- hosted by Alison Power and Olivier Dangles

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Mr. Nick Mason. Phenotypic and genetic diversification of songbirds across multiple evolutionary time scales

Oct 4 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Host: Irby Lovette

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

“Cross-Kingdom RNAi and RNA trafficking in plant pathogen interactions“ - Hailing Jin

Oct 4 | 12:20 pm

Hailing Jin...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Translational Taxonomy of Bacterial Diseases“ - Carolee Bull

Oct 11 | 12:20 pm

Carolee Bull...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Regulation of cellulose synthesis by sucrose and GPI-anchored proteins” - Trevor Yeats

Oct 13 | 11:15 am

Trevor Yeats...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Günter Wagner. The evolution of mammalian pregnancy: From genes to cells and placentas

Oct 16 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Host: Robert Reed

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

“Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi:  living off the fat of the root” - Harrison

Oct 18 | 12:20 pm

Maria Harrison...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Darwin’s “abominable mystery” and the search for the first flowering plants” - William "Ned" Friedman

Oct 20 | 11:15 am

William "Ned" Friendman...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

"Trichoderma, the phytobiome and the challenge of translating science to the field" - Molly Cadle-Davidson

Oct 25 | 12:20 pm

Molly Cadle-Davidson, Ph.D....

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Regulation of cuticular wax composition and water permeability” - Eric Fich

Oct 27 | 11:15 am

Eric Fich Graduate Student Exit Seminar Plant Biology, Cornell University Thesis: Regulation of cuticular wax composition and water permeability

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Steven Henikoff. Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics

Oct 27 | 4:00 pm

E&EB Seminar Sponsored by Biology Without Borders Co- hosted by John Lis (Molecular Biology and Genetics) and Charles Danko (Baker Institute/Biomedical Sciences)

Location: Biotechnology Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Darwin's Damned Land: Patagonia- A Paleobotanist's Paradise” - Alejandra Gandolfo

Nov 3 | 11:15 am

Alejandra Gandolfo...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

E&EB Seminar Dr. Christopher Solomon. Terrestrial organic carbon and the productivity of lake ecosystems: Or, why we turned a lake brown and what we learned

Nov 6 | 12:20 pm

E&EB Seminar Host: Nelson Hairston

Location: Corson/Mudd Hall  | Event type: Seminar

"The incredible Wealth of Genetic Variation: Impressions from 50 Years of Cucurbit Breeding" - James Brent Loy

Nov 8 | 12:20 pm

James Brent Loy...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Medical Ethnobotany and the Discovery of New Drugs from Nature” - Cassandra Quave

Nov 10 | 11:15 am

Cassandra Quave...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Understanding host-virus interactions: the key to management of an evolving Potato virus Y epidemic”- Washington da Silva

Nov 15 | 12:20 pm

Washington da Silva...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Growing shapes: exploring cell wall mechanics during plant development” - Siobhan Braybrook

Nov 17 | 11:15 am

Siobhan Braybrook...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“Meta-approaches for analyzing large scale data networks to improve plant disease management” - Emerson Del Ponte

Nov 29 | 12:20 pm

Emerson Del Ponte...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

“The diversity, functions, and evolution of secondary siRNA pathways in plants” - Blake Meyers

Dec 1 | 11:15 am

Blake Meyers...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar

PPPMB Seminar - Jason Stajich

Dec 5 | 12:20 pm

Jason Stajich...

Location: Plant Science Building  | Event type: Seminar