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Ph.D. Student Presents Research On Ribosomes

Ph.D. Student Presents Research On Ribosomes
March 28, 2019

Jason Gagliano, a current Ph.D. candidate at Wake Forest, described his research to approximately 25 students and faculty in Winston on March 25. Gagliano has a background in biophysics and has previously...

Epigenetics Research Sheds Light On Genome

Epigenetics Research Sheds Light On Genome
March 21, 2019

Shiv Grewal of the National Cancer Institute spoke to approximately 40 students and faculty about “Heterochromatin inheritance and epigenetic control of the genome” in this week’s Frontiers in Biology...

Biological Clocks May Be Our Next Defense Against Malaria

Biological Clocks May Be Our Next Defense Against Malaria
March 7, 2019

Dr. Steve Haase of Duke University spoke to over fifty students and faculty about “Clock control of host-parasite interactions during malaria infection” in Winston Hall on March 4. Haase combines mathematical...

Fly, Baby, Fly! The Science Behind Bat Flight

Fly, Baby, Fly! The Science Behind Bat Flight
February 21, 2019

Sharon Swartz delivered her Frontiers in Biology seminar entitled “Bats aren’t birds or bugs: skin, stretching, sensing, and spinning in evolution’s youngest fliers” to approximately 40 students...

Drought Impacts Plant Hydraulics And Survival

Drought Impacts Plant Hydraulics And Survival
February 7, 2019

Plant physiologist Dan Johnson spoke about “Fire and drought impacts on tree physiology and survival” to approximately 40 students and faculty in the Biology Department on Feb. 4. Johnson earned his...

Zoologist Showcases Work With Camera Traps

Zoologist Showcases Work With Camera Traps
January 31, 2019

Zoologist Roland Kays delivered the first Monday seminar of the semester to approximately 40 students and faculty in the Biology department on Jan. 28. His topic, “Making the most of wildlife ‘big...

One Fish, Two Fish, Hot Fish, Hotter Fish

One Fish, Two Fish, Hot Fish, Hotter Fish
November 29, 2018

Marine ecologist Dr. John Bruno spoke about the effects of temperature on ocean communities to a packed room of approximately 100 faculty and students in Winston Hall on Nov. 26. His seminar, “Ocean...

Systems Biology Researcher Presents On Campus

Systems Biology Researcher Presents On Campus
November 8, 2018

Dr. Raja Jothi spoke to approximately 40 faculty and students in a lecture titled “Uncovering Unknown Unknowns of Gene Regulation” in Winston on Nov. 5. Jothi heads the Systems Biology Group within...

Plant Biologist Visits To Deliver Seminar

Plant Biologist Visits To Deliver Seminar
October 25, 2018

Plant biologist Dr. Lucia Strader delivered her seminar “Condensation of The ARF19 Transcription Factor Regulates its Activity” to about forty faculty members and students in Winston Hall on Monday,...

Virginia Tech Professor Presents Research On Campus

Virginia Tech Professor Presents Research On Campus
October 18, 2018

Molecular biologist Dr. Ken Oestreich presented his research on “Cooperative roles for STAT and Ikaros zinc finger transcription factors in the regulation of T helper cell differentiation” to over...

University of Utah Professor Speaks On Campus

University of Utah Professor Speaks On Campus
September 27, 2018

Dr. Baldomero Olivera presented his work on “Venomous Fish-hunting Cone Snails: From Evolution to Drug Development” to faculty and students in Winston Hall on Monday, Sept. 24. Olivera is a Distinguished...

Crowdsourcing Aids Data Collection

Crowdsourcing Aids Data Collection
September 20, 2018

Scientist and keynote speaker Dr. Nicole Garneau delivered her seminar “Crowdsourcing: Bigger Data and Broader Impact” to a room of over 50 students and faculty in Winston Hall on Sept. 17. With a...

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