Evolutionary Biology

Recommended Readings: Harmit Malik, Ph.D., March 20, 2020

By |2020-03-09T15:32:06+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Human Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures   Friday, March 20, 2020  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Harmit Malik, Ph.D. Member and Associate Director Division of Basic Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Genetic Conflicts Shape Meiosis, Centromeres, and Species   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Schroeder, Courtney M.; Malik, Harmit S. (2019). Meiosis: How Gambling Chromosomes Beat the Rules. CURRENT BIOLOGY. 29 [...]

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Recommended Readings: Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., March 6, 2020

By |2020-02-21T16:32:46+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Physiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 6, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D. Senior Principal Investigator Calico Breaking the Mold; Insights into Aging from the Long-lived Cancer-resistant Naked Mole-Rat   Recommended Readings: Science News Kai Kupferschmidt. Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging. January 26, 2018. Science magazine Empirical Articles Hilton, Hugo G.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sean Carroll, Ph.D. Friday October 4, 2019

By |2019-09-13T16:16:47+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , |

                                                                Friday Lectures   Friday, October 4, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Sean Carroll Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biology and Genetics University of Wisconsin-Madison Butterfly Spots and Rattlesnake Tales: The Evolution of Novelty     Recommended Readings: Science News Silver Spring, MD. The Serengeti Rules— Top-down ecology. April 15, 2019. Science on Screen Empirical Articles [...]

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Recommended Readings: Beth Shapiro, D.Phil, Friday May 3, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:12+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 3, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Beth Shapiro D.Phil Professor Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California Can Ancient DNA Reveal What Makes Us Human? Recommended Readings: Science News How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-extinction. April 23, 2019. Technology Networks Empirical Articles Fregel, Rosa; Ordonez, Alejandra [...]

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Recommended Readings: Molly Przeworski, Ph.D. Friday November 30, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Bioinformatics, Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Mathematical Genomics, Recommended Readings, System Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 30, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Molly Przeworski Ph.D. Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Systems Biology Columbia University An Evolutionary Perspective on Meiotic Recombination in Vertebrates   Recommended Readings: Science News Hakhamanesh Mostafavi, Joe Pickrell and Molly Przeworski. Evolutionary geneticists spot natural selection happening now in people. September 11, 2017. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Laura Landweber, Ph.D. Friday February 2nd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:13+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Laura Landweber, Ph.D.  Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Biological Sciences Columbia University RNA-programmed genome rearrangement and editing in the ciliate Oxytricha Recommended Readings: Science News Greg Miller. This Bizarre Organism Builds Itself a New Genome Every Time It Has Sex. (2014, Sep 17). Wired [...]

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