Seminar Series (held at noon in Rooke 116 unless noted) All are welcome!

Seminars sponsored by the Biology Department and the Bucknell University Lectureship Committee.

Thursday, Jan. 25

Sean Murphy, Ph.D., Research Associate, Ecostudies Institute, will present, "Climate-altered Wetlands Change Avian Biodiversity in North America's Great Basin"
Host: Biology Department

Thursday, Feb. 8, Trout Auditorium

Darwin Day Presentation

*Jennifer Verdolin, Ph.D., Dept. of Biology (Lecturer/Adjunct Prof.), University of Redlands/Duke University, will present, "First Comes Love, Then Comes Baby: The Evolutionary Significance of Mate Choice and Parental Care"
* Co-sponsored by the Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics.
Host: Burpee Chair, Biology Department

Thursday, March 1

Amy McMillan, Ph.D., Dept. of Biology, Buffalo State University, will present, "The Creature from the River Styx: The Life Story of the Hellbender Salamander in the Northeast"
Host: Prof. Mizuki Takahashi

Thursday, March 22

Jennifer Basil, Ph.D., Dept. of Biology, Brooklyn College, will present, "Personalized Medicine: CAR-T Cell Therapy and the Fight Against Cancer"
Host: Animal Behavior Department and Neuroscience Department

Thursday, April 5

John Tomtishen, (Bucknell '11), U.S. Product Steward, Cell and Gene Technical Development and Manufacturing, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, will present, "Personalized Medicine: CAR-T Cell Therapy and the Fight Against Cancer"
Host: Biology Department and Cell Biology/Biochemistry Department

Thursday, April 19

*Marvin Pritts, Ph.D. (Bucknell ‘78), Botany Dept., Cornell University, will present, "Enhancing the Production of Berry Crops by Applying Biological Principles in Managed Ecosystems "
* Co-sponsored by the Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics.
Host: Prof. Chris Martine

Other Seminars of Interest

Thursday, March 8, noon, 108 Academic West Bldg.

Genevieve Tauxe, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
“Decoding how mosquitoes perceive human odor”