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Departmental Seminars

To nominate a speaker: Verify availability of the date on the future or current schedule, then contact Nicole Creanza or Ann Tate to schedule the speaker. Please include an email address for your speaker.

Click a link below to see a full listing of the Seminar Series schedules

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held at 4:10pm on Mondays during the academic year in the Biological Sciences/MRB III Lecture Hall, room 1220, located on the first floor of BSCI/MRBIII, just to the right of the main first floor entrance (Latecomers may wish to note that there is a back entrance on the second floor).

2016-2017 Seminars

Date  Seminar
August 29, 2016 Owen D. Jones, Vanderbilt University (Host: Doug McMahon)
September 5, 2016 No Seminar-Labor Day
September 12, 2016 Donna Webb, Vanderbilt (Host: Doug McMahon)
September 19, 2016 Leslie Rissler, University of Alabama & NSF Program Officer (Host: Patrick Abbot)
September 26, 2016 Richard Bonneau, NYU (Hosts: Tony Capra and Jens Meiler)
October 3, 2016 Asher Cutter, University of Toronto (Hosts: Maulik Patel and Patrick Abbot)
October 10, 2016 Graduate Student Research in Progress Seminar: Meredith Frazier, Kevin Kelly
October 17, 2016 John H. Petrini, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Host: Larry Zwiebel)
October 24, 2016 Bob Duronio, UNC Chapel Hill (Host: Jared Nordman)
October 31, 2016

Munira A. Basrai, NIH National Cancer Institute
(Host: Kathy Friedman)

November 7, 2016 Hong Xu, NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
(Host: Maulik Patel)
November 14, 2016 Janet Iwasa, University of Utah (Host: Graduate Student Association)
November 21, 2016 No seminar-Thanksgiving holiday
November 28, 2016 Graduate Student Research in Progress Seminar: Dominic Vita, Mara Kim
December 5, 2016

No seminar

December 12, 2016 Graduate Student Research in Progress Seminar: Mikin Patel, Garrett Warren
January 9, 2017 Faculty Candidate Seminar
January 16, 2017 Cancelled Faculty Candidate Seminar
January 23, 2017 Faculty Candidate Seminar
January 26, 2017 Faculty Candidate Seminar
February 2, 2017 Faculty Candidate Seminar
February 6, 2017 Nicole Gerardo, Emory University (Host: Patrick Abbot)
February 9, 2017 Faculty Candidate Seminar
February 20, 2017 TBD
February 27, 2017 Thomas Sharpton, Oregon State University (Host: Tony Capra)
March 6, 2017 No Seminar - Spring Break
March 13, 2017 Graduate Student Research in Progress Seminar: Cristina Robinson, Esther Epum
March 27, 2017 Graduate Student Research in Progress Seminar: Teddy van Opstal, Danielle Kopke
April 3, 2017

Joe Lachance, Georgia Tech University (Host: Tony Capra)


April 6, 2017

Faculty Candidate Mikail Rubinov, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute


April 10, 2017

Kristen Michel, Kansas State University (Host: Julian Hillyer)


April 17, 2017 

Cancelled - Virgina A. Zakian, Princeton University, (Host: Jared Nordman)

April 24, 2017

Nicole Joseph, VU Dept. of Teaching and Learning (Host: Kevin Kohl of the Inequality in Biosciences group)


April 27, 2017

Jaap De Roode, Emory University (Host: IGP)

June 5, 2017

Joel E. Cohen, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University (Host: Nicole Creanza)


July 24, 2017

Brett Collins, University of Queensland (Host: Lauren Parker Jackson)


Revised April 5, 2017

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