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Student Seminars and Professional Development Workshops

Welcome to the GSBS Student Seminar page. All Ph.D. students must give an annual, oral seminar during the fall or spring term. All Work-in-Progress seminars and Thesis Defenses are located on the Stratford Campus in Room 290 of the Science Center, unless otherwise noted.

Work in Progress Presenter: Julianne Thornton, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: March 31, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Kingsley Yin

Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290

Title: TBD

Webex link: TBD

Professional Development Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Date: January 7, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Presenter: Brian P. Weiser Ph.D. 

Department of Molecular Biology

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290

Topic: Managing Your Fluid Resume and Recommendations: How To Prepare For A Job Searching After Getting Your Ph.D.

Lunch will be provided

Ph.D. Thesis Defense Presenter: Edward Retzbach, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: December 20, 2021

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Gary Goldberg

Department of Molecular Biology

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290

Title: Differentiating The Mechanistic Role And Chemotherapeutic Potential Of SRC And Podoplaninin Oncogenic Transformation 

Webex link:

https://rowan.webex.com/rowan/j.php?MTID=m209dfdaa0223842166f3e36f163e6eb6

Work-in-Progress Presenter: Christopher Knapp, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: November 29, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Rachel Navarra

Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290 and webex

Title: Assessing The Effects Of Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury On Risk-Based Decision Making And Catecholamine Associated Proteins

Webex Link:

https://rowan.webex.com/rowan/j.php?MTID=m8faf94b1447240f593615000a9f9c61d

Work-in-Progress Presenter: Madeleine Minutillo, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: November 22, 2021

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Eric Moss

Department of Molecular Biology  

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290 

Title: Defining The Roles Of lin-28 And hbl-1 In Gonad Development

Webex Link:

https://rowan.webex.com/meet/mosseg

Work-in-Progress Presenter: Russell Sapio, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: November 17, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Dimitri Pestov

Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience 

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290 

Title: Effects Of Oxidative Damage On The Nucleolus, rRNA, and Ribosome Biogenesis

Webex Link: 

https://rowan.webex.com/rowan/j.php?MTID=me01763806600a4f58e8a2962ee039ace

Work-in-Progress Presenter: Kyle Hubble, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: November 16, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Michael Henry

Department of Molecular Biology  

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290 and webex

Title: Taco1 Stabilizes Stalled Mitoribosomes To Prevent Premature Translational Termination 

Webex Link:

https://rowan.webex.com/meet/hubble

Work-in-Progress Presenter: John Tkacznski, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: November 15, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Mentor: Dr. Dan Chandler

Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience 

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290 and webex

Title: Sex-Specific Effects Of Stressor Exposure On Coping Behavior And Locus Coeruleus Activity In Rats

Webex link: 

https://rowan.webex.com/meet/tkaczy28

Ph.D. Thesis Defense Presenter: Stephanie Sheehan, Ph.D. Candidate

Date: November 2, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Mentor: Dr. Gary Goldberg

Department of Molecular Biology

Location: Stratford Campus, Science Center Room 290

Title: Contact Normalization & The Role of Maackia Amurensis Seed Lectin (MASL) As A Novel Chemotherapeutic And Antiviral Agent

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