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Seminar Series

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to the discovery and sharing of scientific knowledge. We host monthly seminars to provide a forum to showcase the career journeys and current work of CSH faculty and students, investigators at area institutions, and collaborators nationwide. We invite everyone in the DePaul community to attend. Contact the Seminar Committee with questions or suggestions at Seminars are held Fridays at 2pm in McGowan South 105 and on Zoom.

Seminar Schedule:
  • Biological Sciences Meet and Greet - Sep/22/23
  • Noé de la Sancha, DePaul University - Oct/13/23​
  • Danielle Tullman-Ercek, Northwestern University - Engineering biology to solve societal challenges from medicine to sustainability​ - Jan/26/24
  • Andrew Conith, DePaul University - DePaul Darwin Day Seminar - Feb/16/24
  • Yara Haridy - University of Chicago - Journeys Seminar: TBA - Mar/8/24​
  • Holly Jones - Northern Illinois University - Restoration and conservation to combat the biodiversity crisis​ - Apr/12/24
  • Toni Pak - Loyola University - TBA - May/17/24
  • Biology Senior Symposium - May/31/24



Darwin Day 2024 Seminar Flyer


Dr. Danielle Tullman-Ercek. Engineering biology to solve societal challenges from medicine to sustainability​. Jan/26/24

Dr. Noé de la Sancha. Mi vida loca: a nomadic journey. Oct/13/23

Biology Meet and Greet. Sep/22/23

Biology Senior Symposium. Jun/2/22

Dr. Vidyasagar Koduri: Honoring and Breaking Tradition - My Journey as a Hematologist and the Study of Protein Degradation in Leukemia. 5/19/23

Lisa Jarvis: Bringing a Scientific Perspective to Journalism and Communication. 4/21/23

Melina Kanji: My unconventional journey from Pre-Veterinary medicine to Human Emergency Medicine. 3/17/23

Dr. Molly McDonough: Using Natural History specimen collections to explore evolution of mammals and their pathogens. 2/10/23

Dr. Thiru Ramaraj: Graph-Based Machine Learning Approaches to Pangenomics. 1/20/23

Dr. Windsor Aguirre: The fishes of my father's river - A journey across continents, biomes, and cultures to DePaul. 11/11/22

Dr. Michele Morgan: On being useful: Perspectives on DEI in psychological research and practice. 10/14/22

Biology Department Meet and Greet. 9/16/22

Dr. Jesus Pando: My Winding Path to Astrophysics (oh, and Protein Folding). 5/20/22

Dr. Christie Klimas: Conservation and development in the Amazon and beyond - Promoting Alternatives to Deforestation through Individual and Collective Action. 4/22/22

Dr. Ramiah Jacks: My Journey from Undergraduate Researcher to Postdoctoral Fellow. 3/11/22

Dr. Yoel Stuart: Understanding Evolution by Observing What Darwin Couldn't, or Wouldn't. 2/11/22

Drs. Doug Bell and Bridget Cotti-Rausch: A Federal Perspective on Applying a STEM Degree. 1/11/22

Dr. Sara Gushgari-Doyle: Genotype to Ecotype in the Terrestrial Subsurface.

Dr. Tim Sparkes: Journey to Aquatic Biology and Education: First Gen, Foreign, and a Little Bit Fishy. 10/15/21