MCB Senior Seminars

An informal seminar series with monthly presentations from senior Ph.D. students, postdoctoral fellows and research associates within MCB.

2018 Schedule

(On the following Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. at The Fifth) Free appetizers.

  • February 22 -- Ashley Brott (Ph.D. candidate, Clarke lab)
  • March 22 - CANCELLED
  • April 19 - Manali Tilak (Ph.D. candidate, Jones lab) -- CANCELLED
  • May 17 - Julia Brott (Vessey lab) and one other - tba
  • June 14 - Jennifer Drolet (M.Sc. candidate, Jones lab),  and one other - tba
  • July 19 - Christopher Kuc and Hayley Thorpe (Ph.D. candidates, Vessey lab)
  • August 16 - Erin Anderson (Ph.D. candidate, Khursigara lab), and Morgan Stykel (Ph.D. candidate, Ryan lab)

More information will be provided as it becomes available. 

If you are interested in presenting a seminar, please contact one of the coordinators listed below, (or email the MCB Graduate Student Council -

  • Faculty coordinators are John Vessey ( and Tariq Akhtar (
  • Graduate Student coordinator is Hayley Thorpe (

Participation in the series is completely voluntary, and the purpose is to provide senior trainees with a forum to showcase their advanced research findings, generate discussion and hopefully encourage more widespread collaborations and contact within the department.

All Welcome!