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Biology 97 Lecture Series

SPRING 2022 
BIOL 097 – THEMES IN BIOLOGY 
 

Feb 4, 2022  

Speaker 1: Kakani Young
Principal Engineer, Monterey Bay Aquarium
“Developing imaging technologies to search for, discover, and understand biology in the deep sea”

Recorded lecture
Live Q&A on Zoom (Feb 4: 2:00-2:30)

 

Feb 18, 2022  

Speaker 2: Ernesto Manzo

Postdoc, Oregon Health and Science University, Vollum Institute
"Don't Swat that fly: contributions of the common fruit fly to the study of neuronal degeneration."

Recorded lecture
Live Q&A on Zoom (Feb 18: 2:00-2:30)

 

Mar 4, 2022  

Speaker 3: Ehab Abouheif

Professor, McGill University, Biology Dept
What soldier and supersoldier ants teach us about biology

Recorded lecture
Live Q&A on Zoom (Mar 4: 2:00-2:30)

 

Mar 25, 2022  

Speaker 4: Denise Finney
Assistant Professor, Ursinus College, Biology Dept
"Doing more with more? Testing the biodiversity-ecosystem function relationship in agroecosystems”

Recorded lecture
Live Q&A on Zoom (Mar 25: 2:00-2:30)

 

Apr 8, 2022  

Speaker 5: Nancy Chen
Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Title TBA

Recorded lecture
Live Q&A on Zoom (Apr 8: 2:00-2:30)

 

Apr 22, 2022  

Speaker 6: Brian Dias
Assistant Professor, Univ Southern California & Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles
"Halting legacies of trauma”

Recorded lecture
Live Q&A on Zoom (Apr 22: 2:00-2:30)