Biology Colloquium

Fridays at 3:00-4:00 PM in Science II, Room 109 (unless otherwise noted)

All talks are open to the public. Upcoming speakers and their topics are listed below. Please click on the seminar titles for further details. If you have any questions or comments, please email the coordinator or call the Department of Biology at 559•278•2001. For other public science lectures, please check out the Central Valley Café Scientifique.

Spring 2018 Seminars: 





Jan 26 Dr. Paul Crosbie & Dr. Karine Gousset Class Orientation Biology, California State University, Fresno
Feb 2 Dr. David Lent Navigation in naturalistic environments: perception, learning, and memory Biology, California State University, Fresno
Feb 9 Dr. Jason Bush Investigating molecular problems in breast cancer Biology, California State University, Fresno
Feb 16 Dr. Aric Mine Life in limitation; understanding microbial life in oligotrophic aquatic regions Earth & Environmental Sciences, California State University, Fresno
Feb 23 Dr. Carmen Dessauer AKAPs and Adenylyl Cyclase: the Next Dimension in cAMP Signaling Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
Mar 2 Faculty Candidate TBA TBA
Mar 9 Dr. M. Delwar Hussain The Application of Nanomedicine in Cancer California Health Sciences University
Mar 16 Dr. Antje Lauer Valley Fever in California California State University, Bakersfield
Mar 19 Faculty Candidate TBA TBA
Mar 23 Faculty Candidate TBA TBA
Mar 30   HOLIDAY  
Apr 6 Dr. Carlos Tristan GMP-Compatible Robotic Cell Expansion, Multi-Lineage Directed Differentiation, and Translational Application of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
 National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), NIH
Apr 13 Dr. Anthony Cornel Dual avian malaria infections complicate vector competence studies
University of California, Davis, Kearney Research Center
Apr 20 Dr. Charlotte Stinson Functional Trade-offs in Feeding Performance in Salamanders California State University, Bakersfield
Apr 27 Dr. Garth Powis

Where do anticancer drugs come from? Drugging the Undruggable

Location: Leon S. Peters Education Center, Student Recreation Center

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
May 4   Biol/Chem Grad Student Mixer  


Thesis Exit Seminars

Graduate students in the Biology and Biotechnology Masters programs present their thesis research in a culminating Thesis Exit Seminar to the department's faculty and students.