Department Seminars

Fall 2022:

Department Seminars held in A106 Morison Room from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker

August 10, 2022

Wednesday 11:00am

Rose Tatarsky, PhD Defense; Host: Andy Bass - "Danionella dracula: a new model system for neurodevelopment of aggression-dependent acoustic and postural behavior"

August 25, 2022


Blake Richards, McGill University; Host: Ian Ellwood -"How to build a dorsal visual stream: a recipe based on architecture and loss functions"
September 1, 2022 Alison Bell, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Host: Ben Sandkam - "The evolution of family life in sticklebacks"

September 21, 2022

G10 Biotech 4:00pm

Manu Prakash, Stanford University; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Hosts: Richa Sardana (Molecular Medicine) and Itai Cohen (Physics)
September 22, 2022 Dustin Rubenstein, Columbia University; Host: Graduate Student/Raunak Sen - "Linking Genotype, Phenotype, and Environment in Social Evolution" 

September 29, 2022

Dmitry Aronov, Columbia University; Host: Jesse Goldberg
October 6, 2022 Rick Prum, Yale University; Hosts: Kerry Shaw and Mike Webster

October 14, 2022

G10 Biotech 4:00pm

Laura Landweber, Columbia University; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Hosts: John Schimenti (Biomedical Sciences) and Cynthia Leife (MBG)

October 19, 2022

G10 Biotech 4:00pm

Craig Cameron, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Hosts: Avery August (Microbiology and Immunology) and Cynthia Leifer (Microbiology and Immunology) - Antiviral therapy: Towards the personal and the precise
October 20, 2022 Christine M. Constantinople, NYU; Host: Nilay Yapici
October 27, 2022 Reza Shadmehr, Johns Hopkins University; Perry W. Gilbert Lectureship in Comparative Anatomy and Behavior; Host: Graduate Students/Brendan Ito

November 3, 2022

Andrew Gordus, Johns Hopkins University; Perry W. Gilbert Lectureship in Comparative Anatomy and Behavior; Host: Graduate Students/Ajinkya Dahake

November 10, 2022

Eva K. Fischer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Host: Ben Sandkam
November 17, 2022 Feng Zhang, MIT; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Ailong Ke (MBG) and Ilana Brito (BME)- CRISPR systems: exploration of biological diversity to discover novel molecular technologies

November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving Break

December 1, 2022

Mehrdad Jazayeri, MIT; Host: Graduate Students/Jason Gao and Brendan Ito
December 8, 2022 Gina Turrigiano, Brandeis University; Host: Azahara Oliva