Spring 2014 Seminar Schedule

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

Spring 2014 Seminar Schedule
Tuesday
3:00-4:15 PM
JOHNSON CENTER MEETING ROOM 334 E

 

January 28: Stephen MacAvoy, American University, Department of Environmental Science, “Life without light: chemosynthesis versus photosynthesis in the deep Gulf of Mexico”

February 4: Marieke Kester, George Mason University, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, “Scent signaling in the maned wolf: In search of a pheromone”

February 11: Juan Cebral, George Mason University, Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics, “Computational Experiments to Investigate Cerebral Aneurysm Rupture”

February 18: Alonso Aguirre, George Mason University, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation, “Conservation Medicine: Connecting Ecology, Health & Sustainability”

February 25: Susan Harbison, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Earl Stadtman Investigator Laboratory of Systems Genetics, “A systems genetics approach to sleep in Drosophila”

March 4: Kristen Brown, George Washington University, Department of Anatomy & Regenerative Biology, “Adventures through the body: anatomical research from a clinical and educational perspective”

March 18: Sonia Brower, Senior Technical Writer, ATCC, Manassas,”The Drosophila BTB domain protein Jim Lovell has roles in multiple larval and adult behaviors”

April 1: Alex Carlisle, Department of Molecular Science, Krasnow Institute, George Mason University, “Using Translational Research to Discover a Clinical Biomarker of Neuroblastoma Progression”

April 15: Sandra Chapman, Senior Program Analyst at QinetiQ North America, Office of Naval Research, “Forever Young: Rho Kinase (ROCK) inhibition immortalizes keratinocytes”

April 22: Nathan Smith, Howard University, Department of Biology, “The assembly of avian anatomy: from early dinosaurs to diving waterbirds”