Fall 2015 Seminar Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are in room 166 Cox at 12:20pm

August 24

An Unexpected Role for Glycine in Regulating Behavioral State Transitions
Julia Dallman, University of Miami
Host: Wikramanayake

August 31

Host Control Over Invasion by Symbionts
Joel Sachs, University of California at Riverside
Host: Wilson

September 14

Into the Wormhole: Understanding the Evolution of Nematode Symbioses by Blending Eastern and Western Approaches to Inquiry
Dee Denver, Oregon State University
Host: Wilson (R. Duncan)

September 21

Origin and Evolution of Metazoan Tissues: Insights from Sponges
Scott Nichols, University of Denver
Host: Browne (J. Presnell)

September 28

Dissection the Embryo Using Single-Cell RNA-Seq
Itai Yanai, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Host: Wikramanayake (L. Wang)

October 5

Causes of Parallel Molecular Evolution
Jay Storz, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Host: McCracken

October 12

The Genetics Butterfly Mimicry & Migration
Marcus Kronforst, University of Chicago
Host: Wikramanayake

October 19

Flexible gating of contextual influences in natural vision
Odelia Schwartz, University of Miami (Dept of Computer Sciences)
Host: Collins

October 26

Hide and Seek in the Open Sea
Sönke Johnson, Duke University
Host: Browne

November 2

When One Genome Serves Two Masters: Sexual Conflict in the Brown Anole
Robert Cox, University of Virginia
Host: McCracken (A. Graham)

November 9

Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty, Florida International University
Host: Biology Postdocs

November 16

Time-Travels in Protein Space
Jessica Liberles, Florida International University
Host: Browne

November 30

Biogenesis of Mitochondrial Ribosome
Antonio Barrientos, University of Miami (Miller School)
Host: Van Dyken

December 7

Zachary Cheviron, University of Montanna
Host: McCracken (A. Graham)