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Biology 97 Lecture Series

FALL 2019 
BIOL 097 – THEMES IN BIOLOGY 

From Genes To Environment, From Bacteria To Birds: Across The Spectrum Of Biology
 

SEPT 13 Barry Zee ‘08
Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School

Solid Tumors, Liquid Tumors:  Lessons from Epigenetics and Physiology

 

SEPT 20 Helen Chmura ‘09
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Seasonal time-keeping mechanisms and the response of arctic animals to global climate change

 

SEPT 27 Sara Lipshutz ‘11
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology, Indiana University

Causes and consequences of female competition in sex role reversed, tropical shorebirds

 

OCT 4 Karen Lloyd ‘00
Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

Interactions between the deep subsurface microbial biosphereand tectonic processes at a subduction zone

 

OCT 25 Jacob Socolar ‘11
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Avian responses to global change at very large spatial scales

 

NOV 1 Lisa Gunaydin ‘07
Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Prefrontal control of anxiety-like behavior

 

NOV 8 Liz Leininger ‘04
Assistant Professor, New College of Florida

Title TBA

 

NOV 15 Renuka Nayak ‘04
Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco

The role of the gut microbiome in human disease and treatment  

 

NOV 22 Anna Tyler ‘03
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Genome Dynamics

Using Machine Learning and Genetic Diversity to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

ALL TALKS ARE AT 2:00 PM IN SC101