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Congratulations to Joan Shang for winning the 2017 Darrell Stokes Award for excellence in Biology.
 

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Congratulations to Robert Liu and Elizabeth Ann Amadei for their study, published recently by Nature.

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NEWS

Congratulations to Dr. Ronald Calabrese who received the Award for Education in Neuroscience from The Society for Neuroscience (SfN). The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to neuroscience education.

http://www.sfn.org/press-room/news-release-archives/2017/emory-and-ohio-state-researchers-recognized-for-neuroscience-education-and-training-efforts

EVENTS

Fall 2017 Biology Seminar Series

The seminars & Science Cafe talks will continue to be on Tuesdays every week in Rm. 1052 of O. Wayne Rollins Research Center at 9 a.m. (unless otherwise noted).

Science Cafe talks are to have informal discussions on science- and education-related topics over a light breakfast.

Tues., September 5
Daniel Pomp, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, Gillings School of Public Health
Title: GeneSeek: Genetics, Money, & How a Hobby Business Helped Usher in Molecular Prediction in Agriculture
*4:00 p.m. (NOTE different time)
*W201 Math & Science Center, 400 Dowman Drive
Host: Arri Eisen

Tues., September 12 POSTPONED to Oct. 3 for hurricane
Mary Mullins, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Title: Establishment of Oocyte Polarity in Vertebrates
*12:00 p.m. (NOTE different time, GMB seminar)
*Whitehead auditorium

Tues., September 19
CANCELED

Tues., September 26
Peggy Brickman, Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia
Title: Show me the way: Faculty crave directive feedback when trying active learning approaches
Host: Rachelle Spell

Tues., October 3
Maurine Neiman, Department of Biology, University of Iowa
Title: Sex in the Wild (and especially in New Zealand)
Host: Levi Morran

Tues., October 3
Mary Mullins, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Title: Establishment of Oocyte Polarity in Vertebrates
*12:00 p.m. (NOTE different time, GMB seminar)
*Whitehead auditorium

Tues., October 10
FALL BREAK- no seminar

Tues., October 17
Meena Balgopal, Department of Biology, Colorado State University
Title: Writing matters: Supporting student learning in biology classes
Host: Nicole Gerardo

Tues., October 24
Cassandra Quave, Department of Dermatology and Center for Human Health, Curator of Emory Herbarium
Title: Ethnobotany and the development of novel anti-infectives for the post-antibiotic era

Tues., October 31
Walter Wilczynski, Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University
Title: Hormonal and Social Modulation of Acoustic Communication in Frogs
Host: Robert Liu

Tues., November 7 SCIENCE CAFE
Colin Harrison, School of Biological Sciences, Georgia Tech University
Title: Language Matters: Considering Microaggressions in Science

Tues., November 14
Nicole Gerardo, Emory Biology
Title: Environmental Acquisition of Ecologically-Important Microbes in a Tractable Host-Symbiont Model

Tues., November 21
Meleah Hickman, Emory Biology
Title: Ploidy dynamics of an opportunistic pathogen

Tues., November 28
Gabriel Zentner, Department of Biology, Indiana University
Title: ChEC-ing in on transcriptional regulation
Host: Roger Deal

Tues., December 5
Scott V. Edwards, Department of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Title: Convergent regulatory evolution and the origin of flightlessness in palaeognathous birds
Host: Bruce Levin



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