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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).

2018-2019 Seminars

Date  Seminar
August 27, 2018 Lauren Parker Jackson, Vanderbilt University   Abstract
September 3, 2018  
September 6, 2018 (Thurs) Seth Bordenstein, Vanderbilt University  Abstract
September 10, 2018 John G. Gibbons, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Host: Antonis Rokas)
September 13, 2018 (Thurs) Elwood Mullins, Vanderbilt University
September 17, 2018 Satchin Panda, Salk Institute (Host: Carl Johnson)
September 24, 2018 Spencer Behmer, Texas A & M (Host: Patrick Abbot)
October 1, 2018 Tentative: Research in Progress
October 8, 2018 Marijn Ford, University of Pittsburgh (Host: Lauren Parker Jackson)  Abstract
October 15, 2018 Jake Socha, Virginia Tech University (Host: Julian Hillyer)
October 22, 2018

Tentative: Research in Progress

October 29, 2018

Andrea Graham, Princeton University (Host: Ann Tate)

November 5, 2018 Virginia Zakian, Princeton University

(Hosts: Kathy Friedman, Jared Nordman, and Tony Capra)
November 12, 2018 James Ferrell, Stanford University (Host: Carl Johnson)
November 19, 2018  No seminar - Thanksgiving week
November 26, 2018  Tentative: Research in Progress
December 3, 2018


December 10, 2018 Coran Watanabe, Texas A & M (Host: Brandt Eichman)
January 14, 2019 Reserved for faculty candidate
January 21, 2019 Reserved for faculty candidate
January 28, 2019 Reserved for faculty candidate
February 4, 2019 Reserved for faculty candidate
February 11, 2019 Reserved for faculty candidate
February 18, 2019 Held for GSA speaker
February 25, 2019 Held for GSA speaker
March 4, 2019 No seminar - Spring Break
March 11, 2019 Patrick Phillips, University of Oregon (Host: Maulik Patel)
March 18, 2019 Kristi Montooth, University of Nebraska (Hosts: Maulik Patel, Ann Tate)
March 25, 2019  
April 1, 2019

Nicholas Rhind, University of Massachusetts (Host: Jared Nordman)

April 8, 2019

Sarah Lebeis, University of Tennessee (Host: Ann Tate)

April 15, 2019

 Gary Karpen, UC Berkeley (Host: Jared Nordman)

April 22, 2019 


Revised August 15, 2018