Spring 2021 Online Seminar Series

Each semester, we host the Biological Sciences Seminar Series sponsored in part by the Orrin Foster Lecture Fund. Join us online for the Spring 2021 Seminar Series.

Seminars Series Spring 2021.

Thursdays, at 4:00 p.m.

UB community can log in to access the seminar Zoom link.
For people outside UB, please contact Laura Rusche ( to access the online seminar.

Feb 12: John Panepinto, UB Microbiology & Immunology Department, discusses: A Central Role of mRNA Decay in Cryptococcus neoformans Stress Adaptation.

Feb. 25: Patrick Lynch, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US FDA, Scientific considerations for establishing critical quality attributes and control strategies for biopharmaceutical products.

March 4: Shraddha Sharma, Translate Bio, "Transforming mRNA Science into healthy expression".

March 11: Frederic (Freddy) Chain, UMass Lowell, Evolution of young genes across stickleback populations and their impacts on ecological and genomic differentiation.

March 18: UB BIO Research Showcase, Guolei Zhao & Matthew Vandermeulen, "Sirtuin deacetylases are essential for morphological transitions of Candida albicans" and Gene by Environment Interactions Reveal New Aspects of Signaling Network Plasticity.

March 25: Andrew Yoo, Washington University, Modeling late-onset neurodegenerative disorders through neuronal reprogramming.

April 8: Angels Almanar, Associate Project Scientist, UC San Diego, Complexity in Cell-Surface Adhesion Proteins as a marker of human brain maturity.

April 15: Khalid Alam, Stemloop, Inc., Controlling the Central Dogma to Build Point-of-use Biosensors.

April 29: Derek Taylor, UB Biological Sciences, RNA virus-host interactions: insights from paleovirology.

May 6: David Moore, Baylor College of Medicine, Regulation of liver energy balance by nutrient sensing nuclear receptors.


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