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Biology Seminar Series

The Department of Biology generally hosts a Seminar Series of invited speakers in the fall and spring terms. This fall 2015 seminar series is supported by a grant from the SCSU Faculty Development Fund awarded to Drs. Meghan Barboza, Miranda Dunbar,
Michael Fischer, Rachel Jeffrey, Rebecca Silady, and Jonathan Weinbaum.



Fall 2015 Biology Department Seminar Series

 

Tuesday
Sept 22nd 3:30-4:30pm
SCI 210

 

“Solitary Chemosensory Cells and the Revenge of the Common Chemical Sense!”

 

 Jake Saunders
Univ. Pennsylvania


Dr. Jake Saunders

 

Tuesday
Oct. 6th
3:30-4:30pm
SCI 210

 

“Investigating the role of Nav1.5 in
mechanosensation: dabbling ducks”

 

Jon Matson
(SCSU alum 2013)
Yale University School of Medicine



Jon Matson



Tuesday

Oct.13th
3:30-4:30pm
SCI 210

 

American Heirloom:
How heritage plants can
solve modern agricultural problems”

 

Lindsay Triplett
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station


 Lindsay Triplett

 

Tuesday
Oct. 20th
3:30-4:30pm
SCI 210

 

“Organic acids as feedstock for bacterial polyhydroxylalkanoate production”

 

Christopher Brigham
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

 Christopher Brigham



Tuesday
Oct. 27th
3:30-4:30pm
SCI 210

 

“Neural circuits underlying operant learning in larval zebrafish”

 

Florian Engert Harvard University

 Florian Engert

 

Tuesday
Nov. 3rd
3:30-4:30pm
SCI 210

 

“Synaptic modulation in the Retina”

 

Salvatore Stella
Pennsylvania State University

 Salvatore Stella

 

Monday
Nov. 16th
1-2 pm
SCI 210

 

“Salt & Water Balance in
Euryhaline Fishes:
From Molecule to Whole Organism”

 

 

Michelle Monette
Western Connecticut State University

 Michelle Monette