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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) 
Spring 2017 | 4201 Natural Sciences II Thursdays 5:00-6:20 PM
Instructors: Dr. Francisco J. Ayala and Dr. Luis Mota-Bravo
06-April Human Evolution: From Biology to Culture. Read Chapters 5 and 8 in “Evolution, Explanation, Ethics & Aesthetics”
Francisco J. Ayala, Ph.D.
University Professor and Bren Professor of Biological Sciences
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
13-April Discussion: Human Evolution: From Biology to Culture. Read Chapters 5 and 8 in “Evolution, Explanation, Ethics & Aesthetics”
Francisco J. Ayala, Ph.D.
University Professor and Bren Professor of Biological Sciences
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine
20-April TBA
Matthew Blurton-Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology and Behavior, UC Irvine
27-April Extending the Concepts of Heredity and Evolution to Artificial Genetic Polymers
John Chaput, Ph.D.
Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences; Chemistry, UC Irvine
04-May How things regenerate – question more than skin deep
Maksim Plikus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Developmental and Cell Biology; Dermatology (by courtesy), UC Irvine
Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center; Center for Complex Biological Systems, UC Irvine
11-May A sense of touch in bacteria
Albert Siryaporn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physics and Astronomy; Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, UC Irvine
18-May Epigenetic regulation of memory via circadian gene expression
Marcelo A. Wood, Ph.D.
Neurobiology and Behavior, UC Irvine
Director, UC Irvine Center for Addiction Neuroscience
Fellow, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory
25-May Lymphoid regulators of muscular dystrophy
Armando Villalta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physiology & Biophysics, UCI School of Medicine
01-June MSP Graduate Panel