Change in Biology B.S. Requirements: Students declaring a Biology B.S. major after the first day of classes, Fall 2014, will be required to take QTM 100 in addition to two Calculus classes. QTM100 will not be required for the Biology B.A.
Insect Biology 260 begins Maymester 2014 with Jaap de Roode!
When: Maymester 2014 (May 14-31)
•Fulfills: biology elective, upper level biology lab requirement, and SNT GER
•Maximum enrollment: 16
•Time: Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30, 2.00-4.00
•Location: 1462 Clifton Road, rooms 113/119
•Instructor: Dr. Jaap de Roode
The Emory College Department of Biology invites applications from Laney Graduate School students and current Emory postdoctoral fellows for the positions of Biology Teaching Fellows for next semester, Spring 2014. Six fellows will be selected and receive a $1500 stipend for graduate students and $2000 stipend for post-doctoral fellows.
Fellows will join a community of teaching mentors and peers to engage in:
·A short course on teaching in the second week of January, 2014 that integrates Introductory Biology faculty experience, pedagogy theory, and professional development
·Attendance in all introductory biology course sessions
·At least one office hour outside of class
·One hour of TA meeting time as a group of 6 for further development
·Teaching at least one class session of the intro course.
·Development of teaching materials, documentation of teaching experience, and preparation of career documents
Interested applicants should send a one-page letter of interest and a supporting letter from their lab PI by December 13, 2013 to Rachelle Spell, Director of Introductory Biology, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emory's New Pharmacy Club is here! The first meeting will be Monday, November 18th from 6-6:30 p.m. in Classroom A in Cox Hall. Contact Celia Curtis at email@example.com with any questions.
Lecturer search is open now. Evaluation of candidates will begin on December 1, 2013.
Tenure Track Molecular Cell Biologist search is open now. Evaluation of candidates will begin on December 1, 2013.
NEW for Fall 2013 Biology Seminar Series
The seminars will continue to be on Tuesdays every other week in Rm. 1052 of O. Wayne Rollins Research Center, but the TIME has changed to 9 a.m.
Science Cafe will be on the non-seminar Tuesdays to have informal discussions on science- and education-related topics over a light breakfast.
Aug. 27 (Tues.)- Marco Neira, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
Title: Studies on the molecular physiology and genetic control of mosquito vectors of human disease
Host: Jaap de Roode
Sept. 3 (Tues.)- Chris Beck, Department of Biology, Emory University
Title: Does it matter how we teach?
Sept. 10 (Tues.)- Science Cafe
Genetically modified crops (Roger Deal)
Sept. 17 (Tues.)- Craig Pikaard, Department of Biology, Indiana University
Title: Tales of repression: mechanisms of selective gene silencing and epigenetic inheritance in Arabidopsis
Hosts: Roger Deal & Bill Kelly
Sept. 24 (Tues.)- Science Cafe
Building an exchange program with the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador: opportunities for teaching and research (Jaap de Roode & Steve L'Hernault)
Oct. 1 (Tues.)- Robert Liu, Department of Biology, Emory University
Title: Computational Neuroethology of Social Information Processing
Oct. 8 (Tues.)- Cassandra Quave, Center for the Study of Human Health, Emory University
Title: Anti-infective drugs from nature
Host: Jaap de Roode
Oct. 15 (Tues.)- FALL BREAK- will not meet
Oct. 22 (Tues.)- Astrid Prinz, Department of Biology, Emory University
Title: Keeping that thing ticking: homeostatic mechanisms in a rhythmic neuronal network
Oct. 29 (Tues.)- Science Cafe
Deep Brain Stimulation: cure-all, mind hack, or none of the above? (David Nicholson, Sober lab)
Nov. 5 (Tues.)- George Jones, Department of Biology, Emory University
Title: Bugs, Drugs and RNA: Forty-five Years of Streptomycetology
*12:00, Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
*Special Retirement Reception following in O. Wayne Rollins Research Center, 2nd Floor Lobby
Nov. 12 (Tues.)- Science Cafe
Inquiry-based learning (Megan Cole & Arri Eisen)
Nov. 19 (Tues.)- Mike Boots, Department of Biosciences, University of Exeter
Title: Evolutionary ecology of infectious diseases: from theory to experiments and applications
Nov. 26 (Tues.)- Science Cafe
The NIH Brain Initiative (Dieter Jaeger & Astrid Prinz)
Dec. 3 (Tues.)- Nicole Gerardo, Department of Biology, Emory University
Title: Ecological and evolutionary forces shaping defense and symbiosis in insect systems
Dec. 10 (Tues.)- Bill Kelly, Department of Biology, Emory University
Title: Memories of Transcriptomes Past: Epigenetic Patterning of Germline Transcription in C. elegans