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Seminars-Fall 2016

Please join us for our genetics and biochemistry department seminars. In most cases, these will be held at the Biosystems Research Complex, Room G100; but please confirm the location in the full schedule below as there are exceptions.

Fall 2016 Schedule

August

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
August 26, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Joshua Alper, Clemson University Molecular teamwork and the physical principles of cellular dynamics Rajan Sekhon

September

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
September 2, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Gurmukh Johal, Purdue University A forward genetics approach to explore natural variation identifies key components of the immune system in maize  Rajan Sekhon
September 9, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Cheryl Ingram-Smith, Clemson University Energy metabolism in the parasite Entamoeba histolytica Amy Lawton-Rauh
September 16, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G033, Jordan Michael Hahn, CCRC, UGA Functional conservation of a plant cell wall-related gene (GATL1) in Arabidopsis and Physcomitrella  Julia Frugoli
September 22, 2016 1:30-2:30 p.m. 142, LSF Joanne Weidhass, UCLA What we can learn from non-coding RNA in cancer risk and treatment. Kerry Smith
September 23, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Wayne Parrot, UGA Sorting out the genetic basis of insect resistance Julia Frugoli
September 30, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Arijit Mukherjee, University of Central Arkansas Using genetic approaches to improve crop productivity by improved nitrogen fixation Julia Frugoli

October

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
October 7, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Brian Dilkes, Purdue University Testing mechanisms of postzygotic isolation in Arabidopsis and Maize Rajan Sekhon
October 14, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Meredith Morris, Clemson University Organelle biogenesis in the protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma brucei Hong Luo
October 20, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Amy Lawton-Rauh, Clemson University Capture and escape: the genetics of domestication and ferality in crops, wild relatives and weedy species Jim Morris
October 21, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Beth Thompson, East Carolina University Genetic Regulation of the Maize Inflorescence Julia Frugoli
October 24, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Allison Ashley-Koch, Duke University, Self Family Endowed Chair Candidate Transcriptomic Analysis of Sickle Cell Disease Nephropathy in an In vivo Model William Marcotte
October 28, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Paul Griffith, NCI Understanding the Genetics of of Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) Associated Immunodeficiencies, Potential Genetic Therapies and Risks Jim Morris

November

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
November 4, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Michelle Momany, UGA

Septins: novel cytoskeletal elements

Lukasz Kozubowski
November 11, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Galadriel Hovel-Miner, George Washington University Genetic approaches to understanding problematic parasites Kim Paul
November 18, 2016 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Brian Booth, Clemson University Redirection of Cancer Cells In Vivo and In Vitro Alex Feltus