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MSP Seminar Series


School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine. 
Minority Science Programs (MSP) Theory and Research Seminar (Bio Sci 197) 
Summer 2017 | 4201 Natural Sciences II Fridays 4:00-5:15 PM
Instructors: Dr. Francisco J. Ayala and Dr. Luis Mota-Bravo
07-July On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research
Francisco J. Ayala, Ph.D.
University Professor and Bren Professor of Biological Sciences
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
14-July On Being a Scientist: Discussion of Case Studies
Introduced by Francisco J. Ayala, Ph.D.
University Professor and Bren Professor of Biological Sciences
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
21-July Fungi, Ecosystems, and Climate Change
Kathleen K Treseder, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
28-July Microbial resilience to climate change in Southern California
Steven Allison, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Earth System Science, UC Irvine
04-August Understanding regulatory DNA using evolution
Zeba Wunderlich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Developmental and Cell Biology, UC Irvine
 11-August Basal cell carcinoma and the evolution of drug resistance
Scott X. Atwood, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Developmental and Cell Biology, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, UC Irvine

 18-August  TBA
Michelle A. Digman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering, UC Irvine
 25-August Concussion and repeat mild traumatic brain injuries, what happens to the brain of an athlete?
Brian J. Cummings, Ph.D. 
Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Anatomy & Neurobiology, UC Irvine
 01-September TBA
 John Jay Gargus, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Autism Research and Translation, UC Irvine
Professor, Genetics and Genomics, Pediatrics, Physiology & Biophysics, UC Irvine