2020 Lecture Series
The I-HEALTH lecture series will feature twice monthly external speakers. One speaker per month will represent the area of genetics, while the other speaker per month will represent more specific disease and human health issues, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, treatment and care of dementia patients, etc. The seminar series will be overseen by Drs. Gregg Fields and Alex Keene.
Spring 2020 I-Health & Genetics Seminars
Thursdays – 4-5pm
Locations: Boca BC-71, Room 130, Jupiter RF 119 and Davie DW 108
Talk will originate in Jupiter RF 119
** Talk will originate in Boca BC-71, Rm 130
|Date||Guest Speaker||Title of Lecture||Host|
* Andrew Gordus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology,
John Hopkins University
|Untangling the web of behaviors used in spider orb-weaving||Erik Duboue|
** David Liberles, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Computational Genetics and Genomics,
|"The Roles of Gene Duplication and Protein Evolution in the Evolution of the Genotype-Phenotype Map"||Raquel Assis|
* Doris Kretzschmar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
Oregon Health & Science University
|Connecting sleep disruptions and Alzheimer's disease in Drosophila||Tanja Godenschwege|
** Bingyun Bing Li, Ph.D.
Professor, Orthopedics, School of Medicine
West Virginia University
|Advanced Immunotherapy Reduces Bone Infections||Kevin Kang|
* Ellie Heckscher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
The University of Chicago
|Development of Motor Circuits||Alex Keene|
* Molly Cummings, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
|Sexual Conflict and Cognition- reviewing their relationship in Poeciliid fishes||Johanna Kowalko|
** Luana Colloca, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.
Associate Professor, Pain and Translational Symptom Science, School of Nursing
University of Maryland
|Physiological and neural mechanisms of pain modulation underlying placebo effects and virtual reality||Cheryl Krause-Parello|
* Laura Lackner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
|Mitochondrial anchors: positioning mitochondria and more||Greg Macleod|