Seminar Series


The seminar series is a weekly scientific forum with the following goals:

  • Maintain awareness of research within the department by providing faculty members an opportunity to disseminate professional accomplishments to their peers
  • Foster inter-departmental interactions and collaborations by including speakers from other departments/units on campus with shared interests
  • Promote the professional development of graduate students/postdocs within the department by inclusion within the series
  • Support professional development of faculty by inviting notable speakers from outside institutions

Location and Times

  • Generally each Wednesday, from 12:00 - 1:00pm (see schedule below)
  • Room 1306 of the College of Medicine unless noted otherwise. 

Nominating Speakers or Questions Regarding the Series

Seminar Schedule

Dates Speaker Speaker Affiliation Host
January 10, 2018 Fanxiu Zhu FSU Biology Zhou
January 17, 2018 Kai Zinn Cal Tech Arbeitman
January 24, 2018 Xianshu Yang Merck Ya. Wang
January 31, 2018 Min Zhuo University of Toronto Zhou
February 7, 2018 Geert Devries Georgia State Kabbaj
February 14, 2018 Linda Rinaman FSU Psychology Zhou
February 21, 2018 David Vaillancourt Univ. Florida Hajcak
February 28, 2018 Ian Maze Mount Sinai Kabbaj
March 7, 2018 James Meador-Woodruff UAB Joyce
March 14, 2018 Wen Li FSU Psychology Zhou
March 21, 2018 Brian Oliver NIH Arbeitman
March 28, 2018 Yuanxiang Tao Rutgers Ren
April 4, 2018 Leslie Leinwand University of Colorado Pinto