GBCB Thursday Seminar Series


2015-2016 Seminar Series



Date Speaker Affiliation Title of Presentation Notes
December 03, 2015, 4:00pm Elijah Myers GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisors: Ruth Grene, PPWS and Lenwood Heath, CSA Discrete Simulation of Signal Transduction Pathways in Beacon
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
November 19, 2015, 4:00pm Robin Varghese GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. Zhi Sheng, VTCRI School of Medicine and Dept of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, VT Survival kinases identified by a kinome RNA interference screen are prognosis markers for glioblastoma
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
November 12, 2015, 4:00pm Vinaya Vijayan GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Liqing Zhang, Compter Science and Applications Dept. Virginia Tech Integrating exome and genome datasets to improve analysis of somatic variants
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
November 05, 2015, 10:06pm Dr. Narayanan Parameswaran Michigan State University, Department of Physiology Mechanisms and Targets in inflammation and disease
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
October 29, 2015, 4:00pm Xiaonan Fu GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: The dynamic association of Argonaute-miRNAs during blood meal of malaria mosquitoes An. gambiae
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
October 22, 2015, 4:00pm Heather Eggleston GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Zach Adelman Identifying heme and iron importers & exporters through RNA seq analysis in Aedes aegypti
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
October 15, 2015, 4:00pm Dr. Srividya Iyer-Biswas Purdue University, Dept. of Physics Bridging the scales, from single-cell to population growth
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
October 08, 2015, 4:00pm Amanda Fisher GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisors: David Bevan, Biochemistry and Ryan Senger, Biological Systems Engr Constructing a Biosynthetic Pathway to 3-Hydroxy-2-Pyrrolidinone
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
October 01, 2015, 4:00pm Xiaofang Jiang GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Jake Tu, Biochemistry Dept, Virginia Tech Genome analysis of a major urban malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles stephensi"
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
September 24, 2015, 4:00pm Dr. Jeffrey Townsend, Yale University, Associate Prof of Biostatistics and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Director- Bioinformatics, Yale Ctr for Analytical Sciences Evolutionary analysis reveals that metastatic lineages can arise early and exhibit multiple genetic origins within primary tumor
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
September 17, 2015, 4:00pm Richard Rodrigues GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. Mark Williams, Horticulture Dept, Virginia Tech Structure and function of associative nitrogen-fixing bacteria for sustainable production of Switchgrass
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
September 10, 2015, 4:00pm Lin Kang GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor:Pawel Michalak, Research Professor-VBI, Virginia Tech Comparative genomics insights into speciation and adaptive radiation in Hawaii
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.
September 03, 2015, 4:00pm Brantley Hall GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Jake Tu, Biochemistry Dept, Virginia Tech A male-determining factor in the mosquito Aedes aegypti
Abstract
Pre-seminar social with coffee and cookies at 3:30 pm, public welcome!! Seminar starts promptly at 4:00 pm.

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