Please join us this Friday (12/12) from 3-5:30pm in the Hutchinson Hall Green Lounge for the annual holiday party. There will be food and beverages served along with a craft table for the kids! We are also starting an Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest with prizes for the winners! Last, we will be collected items for the Open Door Mission and Golisano Children’s Hospital. Please consider donating to help make someone’s holiday special!
Please join us for happy hour in the graduate student lounge following Dr. Martinson’s EEB seminar.
Dr. Ellen Martinson will present a talk titled talk is titled “Microsporidial endochitinase gene recruited as a venom protein in parasitoid wasps” at 3pm in HH316 on Friday, 12/5. Dr. Martinson earned her Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona working on fig wasps. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Werren lab at the University of Rochester working on the evolution of parasitoid wasp venom.
Please join us in the graduate lounge for happy hour following Dr. Mrinalini’s talk.
Please join us for a seminar from Dr. Mrinalini, a post doc in the Werren lab at the University of Rochester. Dr. Mrinalini’s talk is titled “Venom evolution and function in parasitoid wasps”.
Join us after EEB seminar (~4pm) this Friday for happy hour in the Graduate student lounge.
Join the EEB department this Friday in Hutch 316 for Dr. Stewart’s talk “Sexual conflict as an impediment to adaptation: Results of a long-term selection experiment in Drosophila melanogaster”
If you aren’t busy watching the BIO volleyball team take on undergraduate students in the Goergen Athletic Center (Court A) at 4pm Friday afternoon, then stop by the graduate lounge for happy hour following Dr. Brian Danforth’s seminar!
Please join us for Dr. Bryan Danforth’s seminar this Friday at 3pm in Hutch 316. Dr. Danforth is a Professor of Entomology at Cornell University studying bee phylogeny, diversity, population genetics and pollination biology. His talk is titled “The new view of bee phylogeny”.
This year’s UR Biology retreat concluded with a musical creation by the 2nd-year graduate students. Click the link to watch them “break free” in this music video.