Spring 2024 Seminars

Our seminars are held Mondays from 12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. in the Trani Center for Life Sciences, room 0253 or 0151. ALL students, faculty, and biology fans are welcome!

Date Room Speaker Topic
1/29 Trani 151 Anna Kovilakath (VCU Biochemistry) SPTLC3 is essential for complex I activity and contributes to ischemic cardiomyopathy. 
2/5 Trani 151 Alton Reid (Environmental Protection Agency) A Q & A session with Alton Reid EPA OIG Health Scientist and 10 under 10 awardee
2/12 Trani 151 Eduardo Roldan (National Museum of Natural Sciences, Spain)  Formation, selection, and evolution of the male gamete in mammals. 
2/19 Trani 151 Francois Guillemette (University of Quebec in Trois-Rivieres) TBD
3/11 Trani 151 Christopher Green (VCU Biochemistry) Sphingosine Kinase 2 is a Determinant of Sexual Dimorphism in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
3/18 Trani 253 Chris Hein (Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences) Accelerating dynamics of barrier systems in response to sea-level rise: New insights from the Virginia Barrier Islands
4/1 Trani 253 Ellen Damschen (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Understanding global change impacts on plant communities using large-scale and long-term approaches. 
4/8 Trani 253 John Orrock (University of Wisconsin) Ecological experiments inform large-scale variation in disease risk and restoration of a southeastern biodiversity hotspot. 
4/15 Trani 151 Sandeep Singh (VCU Biochemistry) How do astrocytes modulate neural circuit assembly and functions?