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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
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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).


2017-2018 Seminars

Date  Seminar
August 28, 2017 Anne Donaldson (The University of Aberdeen) Host: Jared Nordman and Kathy Friedman
September 4, 2017 Faculty candidate Mikhail Nikiforov (Roswell Park Cancer Center)
September 11, 2017 Joshua Benoit (U Cincinnati); Host: Julian Hillyer
September 18, 2017 Fredric Chedin (UC Davis) Host: Jared Nordman
September 25, 2017 Peng Xu, Shuqun Shi (Vanderbilt University) 
October 2, 2017 Slave Epstein (Northeastern University) Host: GSA
Abstract
October 9, 2017 Research in Progress talk: Jordan Best, Stephanie Birnbaum
October 16, 2017 Chris Frost (University of Louisville) Host: Patrick Abbot
Abstract
October 23, 2017

Matthew Bochman (U Indiana) - Host: Brandt Eichman
Abstract

October 30, 2017

Maria Hadjifrangiskou (Vanderbilt PMI) Host: Seth Bordenstein  Cancelled

November 6, 2017 Michael Worobey (University of Arizona) Hosts: Antonis Rokas and Patrick Abbot
November 13, 2017 Jake Hughey (Vanderbilt University) Host: Tony Capra
Abstract
November 20, 2017 No seminar - Thanksgiving week
November 27, 2017 Research in Progress talk: Juan Ortiz, Bryan Gitschlag
December 4, 2017

David Schneider (Stanford) Host: Ann Tate

December 7, 2017 (Thurs) David Hu (Georgia Tech) Host: Suzana Herculano-Houzel
December 11, 2017 Stacey Harmer (UC Davis)  Host: Carl Johnson
January 8, 2018  Reserved for potential faculty candidate
January 15, 2018  Reserved for potential faculty candidate
January 22, 2018 Reserved for potential faculty candidate
January 29, 2018 Reserved for potential faculty candidate
February 5, 2018 Reserved for potential faculty candidate
February 12, 2018 Reserved for potential faculty candidate
February 19, 2018 Genevieve Konopka (UT Southwestern) - Host: Tony Capra
February 26, 2018 Sohini Ramachandran (Brown University) - Host: Nicole Creanza
March 6, 2018 No seminar - Spring Break
March 12, 2018 Heidi Goodrich-Blair (UTK) - Host: Ann Tate
March 19, 2018 Research in Progress talk: Jessamyn Perlmutter, Rodger Burcham
March 26, 2018 Research in Progress talk: Scott Hinger, Michelle Moon
April 2, 2018

Jim Haber Host: Kathy Friedman

April 9, 2018

Greg Wray (Duke) Host: Tony Capra

April 16, 2018

Inequality in th eBiosciences talk

April 23, 2018

Research in Progress talk: Jessica Abner, Matthew Kent

Revised Sept. 8, 2017