Inferring selection on hybrids in wild populations of spadefoot toads

Audrey Kelly, UNC-Chapel Hill

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 16:00
144 Bio Sci
Population Biology Seminar

Host and phage determinants of CRISPR-Cas adaptive Immunity

Joshua Modell | Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 11:30
French Family Science Center 2237
Josh received his PhD from MIT in 2013 where he studied the asymmetric cell divisions of the... Read More

The genetic players in cell sheet morphogenesis: A deficiency screen for genes involved in Drosophila dorsal closure

Richard Mortensen, Kiehart Lab

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:00
2231 French Family Science Center
Dissertation Seminar

Transcription dynamics in live cells reveal the basis for gene expression heterogeneity

Joseph Rodriguez |Cancer Research Training Award Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 13:00
French Family Science Center 4233
Joseph completed his M.S. in Bioinformatics in 2005 at Boston University and his Ph.D. in Molecular... Read More

Each of Us an Island: Using Ecological Theory to Understand Variation in Host-associated Microbial Communities

Brendan Bohannan, University of Oregon

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 16:30
Field Auditorium, Environment Hall
Ecology Seminar

Emergent microbiome interactions shape physiology of Drosophila fruit flies

William Ludington | Bowes Research Fellow, Immunology and Pathogenesis Division, Genetics, Genomics & Development Division, Molecular & Cell Biology Department, UC Berkeley

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 13:00
Biological Sciences 144
Host-associated microbiomes often impact the host's health, with different microbiomes giving... Read More

RNA Aggregation in Neurodegenerative Disease

Ankur Jain | Postdoctoral Fellow, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:45
French Family Science Center 4233
Ankur earned his Ph.D. in Biophysics and Computational Biology at the University of Illinois at... Read More


Upasna Sharma | Postdoctoral Associate, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:30
French Family Science Center 2237
Upasna earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Wesleyan University in 2012.... Read More