FaLL 2022 Biology Colloquium Schedule

  • Time: Fridays, 3-4 p.m.
  • Location: Olsen Hall Room 503 (or via Zoom on September 23 and October 21)

DateSpeaker & Topic
September 2Peter Gaines, Dept. Chair, UMass Lowell (UML)
Meeting with Students
September 9Faculty Bioblast:
A series of short  presentations by UML Biology faculty
September 16Dan Shaye, Ph.D. (University of Illinois Chicago, College of Medicine)
"Genetic and cell biological regulation of tubulogenesis"
September 23Helen Dooley, Ph.D. (University of Maryland School of Medicine)
"Shark immunology"
September 30Doug Swank, Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
"Muscle function and protein composition"
October 7Ritu Raman, Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT))
"Neuromuscular tissue engineering for applications in regenerative medicine and robotics"
October 14To be determined
October 21Hanna Koch, Ph.D. (Mote Marine Laboratory)
"Assisted Coral Sexual Reproduction and other Resilience-based Interventions" 
October 28Jullien Flynn, Ph.D. (Whitehead Institute)
"Satellite DNA instability in disease and evolution"
November 4Chiara Ghezzi (UML - Biomedical Engineering)
"Biomaterial design for clinical translation"
November 18Labib Rouhana, Ph.D. (UMass Boston)
"mRNA regulation in axolotl regeneration"
December 2Jessica Whited, Ph.D. (Harvard Stem Cell Institute)
"Axolotl limb regeneration"
December 9Richard Giadone, Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School)
"Neurodegeneration in disease and aging"