Spring 2016 Seminar Schedule

Please note that all seminars are held on Tuesdays, 3:00-4:15pm, at the location specified.

Printable seminar schedule (PDF)

Available abstracts are posted if made available by the speaker. Click on the seminar title to view the abstract. If a video of the seminar is available, there will be a link to the video following the seminar title.

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Date Speaker Room
   
January 19 Introduction Innovation Hall 211
     
January 26 Caleb McKinney, National Institutes of Health – cancelled due to school closure – see rescheduled date March 15 Johnson Center Meeting Room E
     
February 2 Nadine Kabani, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, GMU, “Nicotinic receptor signaling in the developing and
regenerating nervous system
Johnson Center Meeting Room E
(View seminar video)
     
February 9 Leslie Ries, Georgetown University, “Big Science for Little Insects” Innovation Hall 334
(View seminar video)
     
February 16 Sridhar Hannenhalli, University of Maryland , College Park – cancelled due to school closure – see rescheduled date April 26 Innovation Hall 334
     
February 23 Carlos Machado, University of Maryland, College Park, “Genomics of species divergence at different time scales Innovation Hall 334
(video not available)
     
March 1 Aarthi Narayanan, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, GMU, “Host-Pathogen interactions between encephalitic viruses and their human host Innovation Hall 334
(View seminar video)
     
March 15 Caleb McKinney, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, “Using a quasivirus-based Human Papillomavirus genome delivery system to study the modulation of early stage infectivity by host factorsrescheduled from January 26 Innovation Hall 334
(View seminar video)
     
March 22 Christopher Salice, Towson University, “Climbing the slippery slope: predictive ecotoxicology in the age of the anthropocene Innovation Hall 334
(View seminar video)
     
March 29 Monique van Hoek, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, GMU, “Cranberry extracts have anti-biofilm properties against Pseudomonas aeruginosa Innovation Hall 334
(View seminar video)
     
April 5 Maria Lopez-Ocasio, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH, “T Follicular Regulatory (TFR) Cells Suppress Germinal Center (GC)
B Cell Differentiation By Targeting TF Helper (TFH) Cells”
Innovation Hall 334
(video not available)
     
April 12 Sean McMahon, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, “The implications of hidden seasons for global forest dynamics Innovation Hall 334
(seminar video coming)
     
April 19 Kristen Bransen, Janelia Farm cancelled Innovation Hall 334
     
April 26 Sridhar Hannenhalli, University of Maryland , College Park, “Understanding Genotype-Phenotype Associations via Transcriptional Regulationrescheduled from February 16 Innovation Hall 334