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Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics (MCBG) Events

Spring 2020 Seminars and Student Talks

All of the events listed take place at 1 p.m. in Geary Hall A, unless otherwise noted. Student talks will be teleconferened to Queen Lane Room C9. (Non-student talks will not be teleconferenced.)

Faculty Adviser

MCBG Student-Organized Seminar Series Committee

  • Kris Raghavan
  • Kritika Hanamshet
  • Lorela Ciraku
  • Sam Flashner
  • Megan Meuser
  • Margaret O’Connor

January 2020

January 9
Sam Flashner, MCBG student (Clifford Lab)

January 16
Diane Kambach, PhD, team leader, Field Applications Scientists, BioTek Instruments, Inc.
Student host: Lorela Ciraku

January 23
Kritika Hanamshet, MCBG student (Mazin Lab)

Wednesday, January 29 (note change of day)
David Pellman, professor of cell biology, Harvard Medical School
Student host: Sam Flashner

February 2020

February 6
Joshua Jackson, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Student host: Lorela Ciraku

February 13
Alessandro Gardini, PhD, assistant professor, Gene Expression & Regulation Program, The Wistar Institute
Student host: Lorela Ciraku

February 20
Lina Maciunas, Biochemistry student (Loll Lab)

February 27
Melody Smith, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Student host: Margaret O’Connor

March 2020

March 5
Margaret O’Connor, MCBG student (Haddad Lab)

March 12
Kristie Augustyn, Biochemistry student (Jorns Lab)

POSTPONED: March 19
Sharon Cantor, PhD, associate professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Student host: Kritika Hanamshet

POSTPONED: March 26
Danielle Piazza, MCBG student (Mell Lab)

April 2020

April 2
Sandra Ryeom, PhD, associate professor, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Student host: Lorela Ciraku

April 9
Lindsay Steele, MCBG student (Polyak Lab)

April 16
Priscila Sato, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University
Student host: Lorela Ciraku

April 23
, Jasmine Peake, MCBG student (Noguchi Lab)

April 30
Andrea Rosenkranz, MCBG student (Bouchard Lab)

May 2020

May 7
Rotation Talks A: First-year students: Shen, Cunanan, Al-Aloosi, De Souza, Balkhair, Sarfaraz

May 14
Rotation Talks B: First-year students: DiDemenico, Yeakle, Karadsheh, Dhameliya, Alruiwaili

May 21
Rotation Talks C: First-year students: Lilly, Ritts, Oleksak, Kantner, Shimpi, Esquea

A Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics program graduate student working in a laboratory at Drexel University College of Medicine.