Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule
Tuesday
3:00-4:15 PM
JOHNSON CENTER MEETING ROOM 333 D

 

September 3: Princy Kumar, Georgetown University School of Medicine, “An exploration into the history of HIV treatment”

September 10: Jia Guo, George Mason University, Department of Molecular and Microbiology National Center for Biodefense & Infectious Diseases, “Genistein interferes with HIV-mediatedactin dynamics and inhibits HIV infection”

September 17: Walter Rowe, George Washington University, Department of Forensic Sciences, “It came from the genetics lab: DNA, the monster that ate forensic science”

October 1: Kan Cao, University of Maryland-College Park, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, “Molecular Insights on Aging from Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome”

October 8: Tamra Mendelson, University of Maryland-Baltimore, Department of Biological Sciences, “Animal communication and the origin of species: a case study of a colorful genus of freshwater fish”

October 22: Mike Bowers, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, “Foxp2 Mediation of Sex Differences in Rat Vocalization”

November 5: Jesus Maldonado, Smithsonian Institute, Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Department of Vertebrate Zoology – Division of Mammals, “Non-Invasive Genetic Methods Applied to Ecological and Behavioral Studies of Endangered Species”

November 12: Kristofer Helgen, Smithsonian Institute, Department of Vertebrate Zoology

November 19: Jeffrey Lovich, Deputy Director, Southwest Biological Science Center, “Renewable energy development and terrestrial and aquatic wildlife conservation: the new frontier”