MCD Biology Seminars

The Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology Department seminar series (BIOL291 & BIOL292) occurs every Monday and Friday of the academic year 12:00-1:05 PM in Natural Sciences Annex 101

You can add the calendar below to your personal Google calendar by clicking the Google Calendar icon on the bottom left corner of the calendar below.

Fall 2018

Thursday
August 23

Lotti Brose, Sullivan Lab, Dissertation Defense

When the Time is Right: Regulation of Cell Division in Drosophila

2-3pm

*Biomed 200*

Monday
Sept. 24 

Elaine Mardis, PhD, Co-Executive Director, The Institute for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Creating a System for Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine

Hosted by Olena Morozova Vaske

Friday
Sept. 28 

TBD

Monday
Oct. 1

 Mark Hochstrasser, Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

TBD

Hosted by Bill Sullivan

Friday
Oct. 5

David RamrathProfessor of Molecular Biology, Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich

Evolutionary shift toward protein-based architecture in trypanosomal mitochondrial ribosomes

Hosted by Harry Noller

Monday
Oct. 8

Nadia Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Oregon

Phenotypic Plasticity In Recombination

Hosted by Needhi Bhalla

Friday
Oct. 12

TBD 

Monday
Oct. 15

 TBD 

Friday
Oct. 19

TBD

Monday
Oct. 22

 Sandra Wolin, M.D., PhD, Chief RNA Biology Laboratory Senior Investigator, Section on Noncoding RNAs and RNPs

TBD

Hosted by Jeremy Sanford 

Friday
Oct. 26

Teresa Maria Linda Scholz, Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, special 2-hr (12-2) workshop on Microaggressions in STEM in BioMed 200,

Hosted by Londen Johnson

*Biomed 200*

Monday
Oct. 29

Peter Penzes, Professor of Physiology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine 

Mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction in neurodevelopmental disorders

Hosted by Yi Zuo

Friday
Nov. 2

Karmella Haynes, Assistant Professor, Ira A. Fulton School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University

TBD

Hosted by Needhi Bhalla

Monday
Nov. 5

Montserrat Anguera, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

TBD
 
Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Friday
Nov. 9

TBD

Monday
Nov. 12

No Seminar - Veterans Day

Wednesday
Nov. 14

1st Rotation Talks 12:30-2pm Biomed 200

Thursday
Nov. 15

1st Rotation Talks 12:30-2pm Biomed 200

Friday
Nov. 16

1st Rotation Talks 12:30-2pm Biomed 200

Monday
Nov. 19

Saba Valadkhan, Assistant Professor, M.D., PhD, Department of Biology, Case Western

TBD

Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Thursday
22-23

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday
Nov. 26

TBD

Friday
Nov. 30

TBD

Monday
Dec. 3

TBD

Friday
Dec. 7

TBD

Anyone needing special arrangements to accommodate a disability should call 831-459-4986 or email astouras@ucsc.edu two weeks prior to the seminar they wish to attend.