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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

Todd Herron, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan
Associate Research Scientist, Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School
Director of U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Regeneration Core Laboratory
Future Bio-manufacturing: AI guided patient specific cardiac cell for "Clinical trials in a dish"
Tuesday, June 4, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Kenneth Hilkert
Master's Thesis Seminar
Mentor: Taras Oleksyk
Detection and validation of structural variants in a human trio using Next-Generation Sequencing technologies
Thursday, June 13, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
127 Dodge Hall

Email [email protected] for Zoom/Google Meet link.

Previous Seminars

Bing Ye, PhD
Research Professor and Research Associate Dean, University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School
The assembly of a functional sensory neural network.
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Siobhan Laken Branfield, MD
Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Mentor: A. Valance Washington
The delineation of the Fibrinogen/Triggering Receptor in Myeloid cells (TREM) like transcript-(TLT)-1 molecular interaction.
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
9:00-10:00 AM
127 Dodge Hall & Zoom

Ramya Kumar, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
Causal machine learning reveals payload-specific polymer design criteria for pDNA and RNP delivery.
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Ashu Tripathi, PhD
Director of Natural Products
Discovery Core
University of Michigan
High-throughput screening and strategies for discovery and elucidation of novel natural products.
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
200 Dodge Hall

Klaus-Peter Koepfli, PhD
Senior Research Scientist
Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation
What genomics can teach us about conserving threatened species
Sigma Xi Annual Lecture
Thursday, March 28, 2024
4:00-5:00 PM
Oakland Center Ballroom B/C
2:45-3:45 PM Student Research Poster Celebration

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

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

Uzair Khan
Master's Thesis Defense
Mentor: Chhabi Govind
Determining transcriptional changes under autophagy induction
Monday, March 11, 2024
12:00-1:00 PM
203 Dodge Hall & Zoom

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
, 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

Department of Biological Sciences

Dodge Hall Rm 375
118 Library Dr
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
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(248) 370-3550
fax: (248) 370-4225