Biology Dept. Seminars & Events

Join us for the Insect Collection Open House held on March 2 from 1-4PM in BI 151 & 139.

Find out more information on the event page.

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Winter 2024 Seminars

Wednesdays at 4:00 PM in BI 234*

*Please note: Biology Advising Social on February 12 in located in ISB 244

Light refreshments provided.

January 17

Biology Advising Social

Presented by Biology Advising Committee

*Please note: Biology Advising Social for January 17 is CANCELLED due to snow. It has been rescheduled for Monday, February 12 in ISB 244.

January 24

Ecological consequences of climate & communities on seagrass wasting disease dynamics

Olivia Graham, PhD / Cornell University

January 31

Peeling back the layers: Anatomical and Molecular Characterization of the zebrafish meninges

Marina Venero Galanternik, PhD / University of Utah

February 7

Sharing is caring: unraveling the dynamics of horizontal gene transfer in bacterial communities

Olivia Kosterlitz, PhD / University of Washington

February 12

Biology Advising Social

Meet with Biology advisors and mentors to discuss frequently asked advising questions, research opportunities, graduation preparation, and more!

Presented by Biology Advising Committee

*Please note: This event is located in ISB 244.

February 14

Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences as a Mechanism for Institutional Change

Lauren Maniatis / Whatcom Community College

February 21

Fishing for cures: zebrafish models of heart and muscle disorders

Lisa Maves, PhD / University of Washington

February 26

Post-Bachelor Degree Careers in STEM

4pm-5pm in SL 110

Join us as we chat with alumni to lean about various paths you can take with a bachelor's degree in biosciences or chemistry.

Presented by the Molecular Biosciences Club and the Chemistry Club.

Poster with science theme graphics says Post-Bachelor Degree Careers in STEM on Monday February 26th 4-5pm in SL 110

February 28

On organ form and function: how do cells build complex 3D structures?

Claudia Vasquez, PhD / University of Washington

March 6


Carrie LeRoy, PhD / Evergreen State College

March 13

Microglia subpopulations in Alzheimer's disease

Katherine Prater, PhD / University of Washington