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FUTURE SEMINARS:


Abigail Phillips

Functional gene analysis and characterization of the enzymatic activity of rapid cycling Brassica rapa protein BRA011448.

Friday, March 6, 2015 

12:00 PM
203 DHE


Bala Bharathi Burugula

Analyzing the mechanisms involved in recruiting Spt6 to the transcribed regions genome-wide.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 
12:00 PM
236 DHE


Rachanna Radhamani

Smad protein Dysmorphic regulates the maintenance of luminal matrix components to control tube size.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 
12:00 PM
200 DHE


Mida B. Pezeshkian

The role of endothelial cell activation on acute myeloid leukemia cell survival, growth and chemoresistance.
Friday, March 13, 2015 
12:00 PM
203 DHE


 

PREVIOUS SEMINARS:

 

Cell/Developmental Biology Candidate #4
Mechanism of melanosomal amyloid formation: Role of the PMEL N-terminus in regulated assembly of fibrils.
Thursday, February 05, 2015 
12:00 PM
200 DHE

 

Cell/Developmental Biology Candidate #3
Dissecting tumor suppressors with Drosophila genetics: Rb and Axin function in cell apoptosis and metabolism.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 
12:00 PM
372 SEB

 

Cell/Developmental Biology Candidate #2

Spatial regulation of microtubule dynamics during mitosis.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 

12:00 PM
200 DHE

 

Cell/Developmental Biology Candidate #1

Fine tuning the balance: The role of non-coding RNAs in skeletal muscle stem cell maintenance, muscle development, and regeneration.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 
12:00 PM
372 SEB

 

Ecology Candidate #4

Plant-insect interactions in a changing world
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 
12:00 PM
372 SEB


Ecology Candidate #3
Plankton community responses to lake nutrient enrichment at local and regional scales
Thursday, November 20, 2014 
12:00 PM
275 Engineering Center


Ecology Candidate #2
Effects of climate change on predator-prey interactions
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 
12:00 PM
372 SEB


Naimisha Beeravolu

Isolation, Characterization and therapeutic feasibility of human umbilical dord derived mesenchymal stem cells

Doctoral Dissertation Proposal 
Mentor: Dr. Rasul Chaudhry
Friday November 14, 2014
12:00 PM
281 Engineering Center


Ecology Candidate #1
Tree stress and mortality from drought
Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 PM
372 SEB


Saeed Alghamdi
BET protein inhibition induces cell cycle arrest in mesenchymal stem cells
Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Dr. Rasul Chaudhry
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
12:00 PM
372 SEB


Stacey Wensink
Shoreline hardening alters Lake St. Clair shoreline ecosystems
Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Dr. Scott Tiegs
Friday, October 31, 2014
12:00 PM
372 SEB


Mi Hye Song
Mechanisms of centrosome assembly using the nematode C. elegans model
C-2 Review Presentation
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Oakland University
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
12:00 PM
372 SEB


Deepa Talreja
Host pathogen interactions in ocular and lung infection
Doctoral Defense
Mentor: Dr. Satish Walia
Friday, October 24, 2014
12:00 PM
275 Engineering Center


Randal Westrick
Using mouse models to define the genetic architecture of thrombosis and hemostasis
C-1 Review Presentation
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Oakland University
Thursday, October 23, 2014
12:00 PM
384 SEB


Lan Jiang
Genetic analysis of tube size regulation in tubular organs
C-4 Review Presentation
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Oakland University
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
12:00 PM

372 SEB

 

Chhabi Govind
Chromatin remodeler RSC and histone chaperones regulate transcription and chromatin structure genome-wide
C-4 Review Presentation

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Oakland University
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
12:00 PM
372 SEB

 

Barry Rosen
New genes in the pathway of arsenic biotransformation and detoxification
Associate Dean for Basic Research and Graduate Programs & Distinguished Professor Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology
Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Tuesday October 7, 2014
12:00 PM
372 SEB

 

Jeremy Geist
Human influence on macroinvertebrate communities in southeast Michigan streams: Land use and restoration

Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Dr. Scott Tiegs 
Friday, September 26, 2014
12:00 PM
372 SEB

Shailesh Lal, Ph.D.
Helitrons: Enigmatic abductors and mobilizers of host genome sequences

Full Professor Review Presentation

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Oakland University
Tuesday, September 9, 2013
12:00 PM

372 SEB

 

Asma Mirza

Neural differentiation of cord blood stem cells

Thesis Seminar

Mentor: Dr. Rasul Chaudhry

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

12:00 PM

372 SEB

Nicholas Ciavattone
The role of matrix metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3) in herpetic stromal keratitis
Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Dr. Susmit Suvas
Friday, July 25, 2014
12:00 PM
376 SEB

Natasha Bhutani
Characterization of multidrug resistant foodborne bacteria and their modulation of the innate immune system in epithelial cells
Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Dr. Satish Walia
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 
12:00 PM
168 SEB

Microbiology candidate #3
Microbiology Reloaded: Tapping into Dark-Matter of Microbial Systems to Facilitate Biological Solutions
Friday, May 23, 2014 12:00 PM
372 SEB

Microbiology candidate #2

Hot-cellulose-breaker”: Unraveling the mystery and mechanisms behind plant biomass deconstruction by the genus Caldicellulosiruptor
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 PM
372 SEB

Amit Awasthi
Induction and development of pathogenic Th17cells and their regulation
Junior Faculty-Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor-Translational Health Science and Technology Institute 
Thursday, May 15, 2014
12:00 PM
168 SEB

Jonathan Kane
Hematopoietic stem cell interaction within the tumor microenvironment
Dissertation Defense
Mentor: Dr. Gerard Madlambayan
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 
12:00 PM
168 SEB

 

Ekaterini Iordanou

Expansion, a novel Smad protein, controls Drosophila melanogaster tracheal tube size through negative regulation of the receptor tyrosine kinase pathway
Dissertation Defense
Mentor: Dr. Lan Jiang
Friday, April 18, 2014 

12:00 PM
202 DHE

Massimo Pigliucci
Has there ever been a paradigm shift in evolutionary biology?
Professor, Graduate Center & Lehman College
City University of New York
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 
12:00 PM
Oakland Center Banquet Hall A

Jeffery Jones
Characterization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Cmr1 during Pol II mediated transcription
Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Dr. Chhabi Govind
Friday, April 111, 2014 12:00 PM
202 DHE

David Weisblat
The leech as a system for studies of evolutionary developmental biology
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 
12:00 PM
372 SEB

Joseph McDermott
Identification and characterization of mammalian selenite transporters
Dissertation Defense
Mentor: Dr. Zijuan Liu 
Friday, March 7, 2014 
12:00 PM
202 DHE

A. Mark Settles
RNA splicing of U12 introns is required for maize endosperm cell differentiation
Vasil-Monsanto Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Horticultural Sciences Department
University of Florida
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 
12:00 PM
372 SEB

Chithra Kannachazhath Muraleedharan

Assessment of Antibiotic Resistant Gene Pollution in the Environment

Thursday, December 12, 2013 

12:00 PM 

372 SEB

 

Cameron Atkinson

Regulation of Retinal Dopaminergic Amacrine Neruon Activity by Rods, Cones and Melanopsin

Ph.D. Thesis Proposal

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

12:00 PM 

372 SEB

 

Eryn Slankster

Effects of lxymyelocel-T in a mouse model of Critical Limb Ischemia and the immune response

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

12:00 PM 

372 SEB