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. Currently, all seminars are Google Meet or Zoom presentations. Please contact Renee Gabriel for more information or to request a the link to the Google Meet/Zoom of interest. She may also be reached by calling (248) 370-3550.

Upcoming Seminars




Previous Seminars

Emily Biernat
PhD Dissertation Proposal
Mentor: Chhabi Govind
Mechanisms that modulate RSC activities to regulate transcription and chromatin structure in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Thursday, May 13, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Zoom

Physiology Candidate #5
Endothelial cells are not all alike: an in vivo approach to study endothelial heterogeneity
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
11:00AM-12:00PM
Zoom

Khrystyna Shchubelka
PhD Dissertation Proposal
Mentor: Taras Oleksyk
Medically Relevant Genome Diversity in Ukraine
Friday, April 23, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Zoom

Physiology Candidate #4
Epigenetic and Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiomyopathy
Thursday, April 22, 2021
11:00AM-12:00PM
Zoom

Physiology Candidate #3
Stroke and Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Genetics, Epigenetics and Chemogenetics to Therapeutics.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
11:00AM-12:00PM
Zoom

Physiology Candidate #2
Defining a role for astrocytes in mammalian sleep and sleep regulation
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
11:00AM-12:00PM
Zoom

Physiology Candidate #1
How do bacteria regulate “gut tasting”
Thursday, April 15, 2021
12:00-1:00PM
Zoom

Luca Cucullo, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Foundational Medical Studies
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Impact of Chronic Smoking and Vaping on the Cerebrovascular System: Mechanistic Insights and Biological Targets
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Dominic Mier
Masters Thesis
Mentor: Shailesh Lal
Conserved Interactions of Minor Spliceosomal Factors are Essential for Proper Growth and Development in Both Plants and Animals
Monday, March 15, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Kyla Scherr
PhD Dissertation
Mentor: Mary Jamieson
Genetic and Environmental Factors Influencing Strawberry Production, Pollination, and Pathogens
Friday, March 12, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Tyler Parsons
PhD Dissertation
Mentor: Gerard Madlambayan
The Role of Intratumoral Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells in Solid Tumor Response to Radiation Therapy
Thursday, March 11, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Asma Khan
PhD Dissertation
Mentor: Sara Blumer-Schuette
Caldicellulosiruptor bescii uses its Type IV Pilus and associated proteins to adhere to plant biomass
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Marisa Brake
PhD Dissertation
Mentor: Randal Westrick
Identification of Genomic Thrombosis Regulatory Regions Using Lethal Mouse Models
Monday, March 8, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Jeremy Geist

PhD Dissertation
Mentor: Scott Tiegs
The New Zealand Mud Snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum): Ecology and Management of a Global Invader
Friday, March 5, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Sigma Xi Seminar

Colin Wu
Assistant Professor
Oakland University
Chemistry
Cardiovascular risks of oxidative DNA damage
Thursday, November 19, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM

Dr. Wu's seminar on YouTube

Mary Jamieson

C.4 Review
Understanding drivers of plant-insect interactions: from landscapes to molecules
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Suraj Timilsina

PhD Dissertation proposal
Mentor: Luis Villa-Diaz
The role of CD49f-integrin a6-in human stem cell biology
Monday, November 16, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Taras Oleksyk
C.2 Review
Parts unknown on the road with the map of the human genome
Thursday, November 5, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Jason Sckrabulis
PhD Dissertation
Mentor: Thomas Raffel
The environmental drivers of snail-borne parasites
Thursday, October 29, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Robert Whyle
Master Thesis
Mentor: Mary Jamieson
Understanding the effects of mycorrhizal inoculation and herbivory on strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) functional traits
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Zijuan Liu
Full Professor Review
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet

Chhabi Govind
Full Professor Review
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Google Meet