Biology Symposia Series

Fall 2015

The Biology Symposia Series is held in Fogarty Life Science 050 on Thursdays at 4 pm.
Refreshments are served after the seminar in the Biology Lounge.

Food Science Career Panel
Speaker Date Affiliation Topic of Research
Rebeca Merson Ph.D. 9/10/15 Rhode Island College

Molecules to embryos: The aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling pathway
and development in Chondrichthyes

Carol Thornber Ph.D. 9/17/15

URI: College of the Environment and Life Sciences

“Ecology of Macroalgal Blooms in Narragansett Bay”

Alison Burkart, Ph.D.


Joslin Diabetes Center

"Using iPS cells to study insulin resistance"

Barbara  Mellone, Ph.D. 10/1/15

University of Connecticut

"Centromeres: getting a grip of chromosomes"

Daniel Sun, Ph.D. 10/8/15

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary;
Harvard Medical School

“Glaucoma-related nerve degeneration
Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D. 10/15/15

UCONN: Animal Science

“Probiotics- The Good Bugs”

Sean Grace, Ph.D. 10/22/15

Co-Director, Werth Center for Coastal and
Marine Studies: Southern Connecticut State

“Dormancy in temperate corals: a method of survival."
Kurt Christensen Ph.D. 10/29/15

Division of Genetics,
Department of Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital

“Genomics in medicine: what will it take?
An overview of how genomics is being integrated into health care"

  11/5/15   Food Science Career Panel
  11/12, 11/19 and 12/3   Biology Senior Seminar Presentations

Lectures supported by the College Lectures Fund.

Page last updated: October 13, 2015