News and Events

SEMINARS for 2017-18

Spring 2018 
12:30p, MBH 220
(unless otherwise noted)

Friday, March 2 (MBH 216):  

Tom Root, Biology Department  "Strange beauty: sensation, behavior, and development of the California two spot octopus (Octopus bimaculoides)"

Friday, March 9th - CANCELLED 

Dr. Annaliese Beery, Department of Psychology, Smith College

Friday, April 13:

Dr. Cynthia Bearer, Chief, Division of Neonatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine:   
"LIPID RAFT DYSFUNCTION: A possible mechanism for neurodevelopmental disorders"

Thursday, May 3rd:

Environmental Health in the Arctic: Perfluoroalkyl contaminants and thyroid function in a remote population of Alaska Natives -  
Sam Byrne,
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, St. Lawrence University
Co-sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the Programs in Global Health and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry


October 6, 2017

Dr. Joanna Workman 
Department of Psychology,
SUNY Albany
(Co-sponsored by the Psychology Dept & Neuroscience Program)

"Nursing alters behavioral and neural outcomes relevant for postpartum mental health"

MBH 216, 12:30pm
(lunch provided)

October 13, 2017
Fall Faculty Symposium

October 26-27, 2017
Saul Speaker:

Dr. Libusha Kelly, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(Departments of Systems & Computational Biology, and Microbiology & Immunology)

Thursday, 10/26 at 4:30pm: General Audience Talk
"The microbial world inside us"

Friday, 10/27 at 12:30pm:  Science Talk (lunch provided)

"The microbial ecology of xenobiotic metabolism"
(lunch provided)

sponsored by the George B. Saul II Lecture Fund

November 3, 2017

Elizabeth Harper
Associate Professor, Natural and Social Sciences,
New England College

Modeling the complex lives
of pond-breeding amphibians

MBH 220, 12:30pm
(lunch provided)

December 1, 2017

Mark Spritzer
Biology Department, Program in Neuroscience
Middlebury College

December 8, 2017

BIOL-ESBI Senior Thesis Presentations

Elana Feldman, ’17.5 
Development of a stand dynamics model for the hemlock-hardwood forests of Vermont

Sebastian Zavoico, ’17.5  
Small-scale spring migrations of Svalbard Reindeer

12:30pm | MBH 220
(lunch provided) 

Department of Biology

McCardell Bicentennial Hall
276 Bicentennial Way
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753