Each semester the AMCB hosts a seminar series that highlights student
research as well as invited speakers from across campus and across the
country. A broad range of topics dealing with all aspects of animal molecular
and cellular biology research and technologies are addressed. Each AMCB
graduate student is required to present his/her research at the seminar once
during their time in the program. Seminar will be held the once or twice a
month at 12:00 PM in a designated location.
Periodically, the AMCB Journal Club is held. This
group is open to all AMCB graduate students, postdocs, technicians, and faculty.
Attendance is voluntary. Scientific papers
from selected journals will be presented and discussed in a round table
format. The program is designed to enhance student and faculty awareness of
both current and classical literature in the fields of molecular and cellular
biology, as well as improve critical thinking skills. Students may take the
journal club as a for-credit course (ANS 6932, AMCB Journal Colloquy, 1 h per semester for a maximum of three
Journal Club Schedule
Lake Wauburg Picnic
Each year, the AMCB and Interdisciplinary Reproductive Biology group holds a
joint picnic at
The 2012 picnic was held on November 2. Pictures from the 2012, 2010,
2002 picnic are available.
year, the AMCB holds a research symposium in which students share their
research. A Distinguished Lecturer from another university is invited
to attend for a formal seminar and to facilitate interactions with students.
The 2012 symposium was held April 2-3 in Saint Augustine Beach, Florida and the 2013 symposium will be held April 5-6, 2013 in Fernadina Beach, Florida. Martin Sheldon from Swansea University will be the Distinguished Lecturer.
Information about this and past symposia is available online.
Celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving a little early with colleagues in the
AMCB. This year we will meet for
pizza and beer at Napolitano's Restaurant, 606 NW 75th St (Tower Road) on
November 24 from 5-7:30 PM.
Watch this site and your email for upcoming events for AMCB