Biology Dept. Seminars & Events

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Spring 2023 Seminars

Wednesdays at 4:00 PM in BI 234

April 5

How do immune cells detect and respond to electric fields at the wound?

Mugdha Sathe / Post-doctoral Scholar / Department of Biology, University of Washington

April 12

Improving interpretation of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase variation

Renee Geck / Genome Sciences / University of Washington 

April 19

The Fat and the Furious: Disrupting Lipid Synthesis Impairs Degradation of Proteins at the Endoplasmic Reticulum

VJ Rubenstein / Ball State University, Indiana

This seminar will be on ZOOM and available to view in BIOL Room 234.

ZOOM Meeting ID: 980 8035 1166 Passcode: 377803

April 26

The Who and the How of Debris Clearance After Skin Injury

Eric Peterman / Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology, University of Washington 

May 3

Special Event: Spring Advising Session

hosted by Western Biology Department

4-5pm in the SMATE Learning Resource Center (LRC)

Open to all students!

Join the Biology Advising Committee and department experts for a roundtable forum to discuss:

  • Degree advancement
  • Graduate school applications
  • Research
  • Careers in Biology
  • Pre-Health
  • Peer mentoring


May 10

Non-model organism genomics: from aquatic adaptation in the sea otter to the evolution of mutagenesis

Annabel Beichman / Genome Sciences / University of Washington

May 17

Genomic analysis of inherited hearing loss in the Palestinian population

Amal Aburayyan / Genome Sciences / University of Washington

May 24

A Tale of Two Model Systems: Insights into how we move, from mice and worms

Cera Hassinan / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle