Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm.     Refreshments at 4:30 pm
Location: 4001 Ag & Life Science Bldg

2016-17 CGRB Seminar Series Schedule

Fall Term 2016

September 28, 2016

Matthew Andrews 
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Administration
OSU, Dept of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Genes that control hibernation in mammals

October 12, 2016

Zhongchi Liu
University of Maryland

Genomic approaches to identify genes and gene networks that regulate strawberry fruit development 

Host: Steve Strauss

October 26, 2016

Susannah Tringe
Joint Genome Institute

Microbial communities and greenhouse gas cycling in coastal wetlands

Host: Dave Myrold

November 9, 2016

William Cresko
University of Oregon

The genomic basis of stickleback evolution in 50 years

Host: Brett Tyler

December 7, 2016

 Speaker reschedueld to Febuary 1, 2017

Winter Term 2017

January 18, 2017

Keith Dunker
Indiana University

A Toolkit for Developmental Biology:
Intrinsically Disordered Protein, Alternative Splicing, and Post-translational Modification (IDP-AS-PTM)

Host: Andy Karplus 

February 1, 2017

Liang Huang
OSU, Computer Science

Linear-Time Prediction of RNA Secondary Structures 

February 15, 2017

Sue Biggins
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

How do cells get the right chromosomes?

Host: Michael Freitag 

March 7, 2017

Special Seminar
4:00 - 5:00 pm
ALS 4001

Yuanchao Wang

Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Defense and counter-defense during Phytophthora infection

Host: Brett Tyler

March 15, 2017

Aaron Wright
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Activity-based profiling of nutrient acquisition and metabolism in microbes and microbial communities

Host: Dave Myrold

Spring Term 2017

April 5, 2017

Noah Fierer
University of Colorado Boulder

Searching for simplicity amidst the complexity of the soil microbiome

Host: Thomas Sharpton 

April 19, 2017

Lisa Fauci
Tulane University

Explorations in the bio-fluid-mechanics of locomotion

Host: Juan Restrepo 

May 3, 2017

John Reinitz
University of Chicago

From Drosophilidae to Sepsidae...and Back Again

Host: David Hendrix

May 17, 2017

Laura Heiser
Oregon Health & Science University

An integrative systems biology approach to study therapeutic response in breast cancer

Host: Siva Kolluri

May 31, 2017

June Medford
Colorado State University

Plant Synthetic Biology:  From Computational Protein Designs and Engineering Approaches comes a pathway to sustainable systems

Host: Molly Megraw