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Biology is fundamental to our changing world. The 21st century challenge for our students, our scholars, and the greater society is to understand our place in this changing world and to create fundamental knowledge for informed policies, economies, and social structure.

Upcoming Events



Monitoring and forecasting epidemic outbreaks in real-time using multiple data sources and machine learning techniques: Applications to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Mauricio Santillana from Harvard University
- | Virtual

The next talk at the mathematical biology seminar will be tomorrow (Tuesday, October 19) at 4pm. Our speaker is Mauricio Santillana from Harvard University, whose talk is titled "Monitoring and forecasting epidemic…



Hidden Forces: Unconscious Bias at Work

Ralph DeLucia, Associate Director
- | virtual

This program considers how forms of bias are reflected in our prejudicial, stereotypical, and assumptive belief structures that can have a detrimental impact on our academic culture and our interpersonal interactions…



Feedbacks between symbiotic nitrogen fixation and temperature Seminar

Dr. Duncan Menge, Columbia University
- | Leidy 10 Auditorium

Nitrogen plays multiple key roles in climate change. Trees currently absorb about 1/3 of human-caused CO2 emissions, but their ability to continue to do so depends on how much nitrogen they can access. Thus, nitrogen…