Department of Biological Sciences

Dodge Hall Rm 375
118 Library Dr
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-3550
fax: (248) 370-4225
biology@oakland.edu

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Seminars

Departmental Seminars are open to the public. Please contact Renee Gabriel for more information. She may also be reached by calling (248) 370-3550.

Upcoming Seminars

Eric Diesling
Master's Thesis Defense
Mentor: Scott Tiegs
Evaluating large-scale river restoration: Lessons from the Clinton River Area of Concern (Southeast Michigan, USA)
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Hunter Craig
Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Mentor: Thomas Raffel
Thermal biology of parasites and their hosts in the laboratory and classroom
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
10:00-11:00 AM
203 Dodge Hall & ZOOM

Email biology@oakland.edu for Zoom/Google Meet link.

Previous Seminars

Lacramioara Ivanciu, Ph.D.
Sigma Xi Research Seminar
Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Assessment and implications of FIXa inhibition in vivo
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Faculty candidate #3
Enteric Nervous System
Wednesday
, January 31, 2024
12:00 -1:00 PM
203 Dodge Hall

Misuk Bae, Ph.D.
Sigma Xi Research Seminar
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Duquesne University
School of Pharmacy
New insights into exocytosis: Therapeutic targets for thrombosis
Tuesday, January, 30, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Faculty candidate #2
Enteric Nervous System
Monday, January 29, 2024
12:00 -1:00 PM
203 Dodge Hall

Faculty candidate #1
Enteric Nervous System
Thursday, January 25, 2024
12:00 -1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Saul Ruiz Palacios
Master's Thesis Defense
Mentor: Luis Villa Diaz
The study and mechanistic characterization of fully defined synthetic substrates for the culture of pluripotent stem cells
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
12:00 -1:00 PM
127 DH Master’s Thesis Seminar

Nicole Wagner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
c.1 Faculty Review Seminar
Using elemental physiology to explain across cellular to ecosystem scales
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
12:00 -1:00 PM
168 MSC

Katrianna Studtmann
Mentor: Scott Tiegs
Effects of specific wavelengths of artificial light at night on aquatic-invertebrate-community composition
Friday, November 3, 2023
12:00 -1:00 PM
120 MSC

Matthew Werick
Master’s Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Chhabi Govind
The role of the FACT complex in transcription during amino acid starvation.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
12:00 -1:00 PM
200 DH

Morgan Markel
Master’s Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Gerard Madlambayan
Defining components of the tumor microenvironment in response to radiation therapy
Thursday, November 2, 2023
10:00-11:00 AM
202 DH

Tabassum Ahmad Tasmi
Master’s Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Elizabeth Delorme-Axford
Upf3 is a post-transcriptional negative regulator of autophagy
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Zoom

Elizabeth Delorme-Axford, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
c.2 Faculty Review Seminar
The role of autophagy regulatory networks in cell survival
Monday, October 30, 2023
12:00 -1:00 PM
201 DH

Vandré C. Figueiredo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
c.1 Faculty Review Seminar
Novel roles of muscle ribosome biogenesis in health and disease
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
12:00 -1:00 PM
120 MSC