The Molecular Biosciences Interest Group (MBIG) seminar series will take place virtually on Fridays at 1:25 - 2:15pm. All faculty, staff, students and Alumni are invited to attend. Join the MBIG Microsoft TEAMS channel for the schedule and updates.

Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Dal Hyung Kim, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Kennesaw State University (KSU)
  • "Autonomous Tracking for Small-scale Animals"

Friday, January 29, 2021

  • Selma Cuya-Smith, Lecturer of Biology at KSU
  • "Defining the Role of RNA-Binding Proteins on Cellular Metabolism in Pediatric Cancer"

Friday, February 5, 2021

  • Levy Wood, Georgia Tech
  • "Systems Analysis of Neuroinflammatory Signaling in Neurodegenerative Diseases"

Friday, February 12, 2021

  • Laramie Lemon, Emory
  • "A 'tail' of histones: examining cancer-associated mutations using yeast as a model."

Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Eric Gilbert, Georgia State University
  • "Don't waste that plastic waste! Valorizing plastic waste using microorganisms"

Friday, February 26, 2021

  • Robby Van Sciver, Emory
  • "The critical ciliary role of Arl13b in kidney cystogenesis"

Friday, March 5, 2021

  • Samantha Waters, NASA Ames Research Center
  • "Life in the Extreme"

Friday, March 19, 2021

  • Andrew D. Haddow, Ph.D., U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)
  • "Investigating neglected and emerging arboviruses"

Friday, March 26, 2021

  • Pratyusha Mandal, Emory University
  • "Programmed Cell Death (PCD) Machinery as Fundamental Regulators of Host Defense and Inflammation: In Disease and Therapy"

Friday, April 16, 2021

  • Kojo Mensa-Wilmot, Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and Professor of Biology at KSU
  • "Scission of a Mitochondrial DNA Network is Regulated by a Protein Kinase in the Trypanosome"