Seminars 2018-2019

BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT SEMINAR - VIVIANA CRISTIGLIO

August 29

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Viviana Cristiglio from the Institut Laue-Langevin/Grenoble is presenting at our weekly Biology seminar series, hosted by Biology Professor Dan Kirschner.

Biology Seminar: Gene-Wei Li

September 05

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

Gene-Wei Li of MIT will be the guest speaker for a Biology Department seminar, hosted by Professor Michelle Meyer.

Biology Seminar - Elizabeth Engle, M.D.

September 12

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Selective vulnerability in cranial nerve development, Elizabeth Engle, M.D.

Biology Seminar - Laura Anne Lowery

September 19

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

Biology Department Seminar - Simon Dove, Ph.D.

October 03

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

Tales of Two Regulators in an Opportunisitic Pathogen

Biology Department Seminar - John Wallingford, Ph.D.

October 10

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

From Cilia to Ciliopathy: The Developmental Biology of a Human Genetic Disease

Biology Department Seminar - Lori Wallrath, Ph.D.

October 17

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 355

Cross-talk between the nucleus and cytoplasm in rare types of muscular dystrophy

Biology Alumni Seminar - Alexander Lorestani '09

October 18

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Devlin Hall, Room 008

On October 18th, the biology department will be hosting its first alumni seminar at 3:30 pm in Devlin 008.  The seminar speaker will be Alexander Lorestani '09.  Alex is the CEO of Geltor Inc. based out of San Leandro, CA.  Geltor's primary focus is on the production of vegan gelatin.  Alex's seminar will focus on his time here at Boston College and how it helped prepare him for his current role of leading a company that is solving a current economic and environmental need through biology.  We hope to see you all there!

Biology Department Seminar - Christos Chinopoulos, MD, PhD

October 24

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

Bioenergetic bail-in mechanisms of mitochondria in cancer

Biology Department Seminar - Michael Travisano - BioTechnology Institute - University of Minnesota

November 14

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

Experimental Evolution of Multicellularity

Biology Department Seminar - Shannon Fisher - Boston University School of Medicine

November 28

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, Room 310

Morphogenesis of the skull in normal and mutant zebrafish

Biology Department Spring Seminar Series Kassandra Ori-McKenney, Ph.D.

March 27

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Competition and Cooperation Between Microtubule-Associated Proteins Directs Motor Transport

Biology Department Spring Seminar Series --------Peter Bradley, Ph.D., UCLA

April 17

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Unraveling the Composition and Function of the Toxoplasma gondii Inner Membrane Complex

Biology Department Seminar Series

May 01

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 355

Laura Buttitta, Ph.D.

Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology

University of Michigan

Unveiling Metamorphosis: Examining the Coordination of Cell Cycle and Chromatin Changes in the Developing Drosophila Wing