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The Department sponsors a biweekly seminar series during the academic year on topics of epidemiologic and biostatistical interests. Speakers include Michigan State University faculty, Michigan Department of Community Health public health professionals or invited guests from around the nation or, occasionally, overseas.

The seminar is open to all members of the MSU and public health community, and unless otherwise noted, takes place at 3:30 p.m. in C102 East Fee Hall (Patenge Room) or E4 Fee Hall (Fee Hall basement)  Most seminars are recorded and available for viewing by accessing the speaker name below.

E-4 Fee Hall is located in the center of the basement level of Fee Hall, next to the Take 5 Snack Shop & Medical Bookstore.

The Patenge Room, C102, is located in the C wing of East Fee Hall.


Check back in August for the full Fall 2019 Seminar Series Schedule


September 26 | Patenge Room C102 Fee Hall 3:30 pm

Raina Fichorova, MD, PhD
Distinguished Chair in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School | Research Division Director
*Jointly sponsored by OB/GYN in Grand Rapids


OCTOBER 10 | E4 FEE HALL 3:30pm

Brad Verhulst, PhD
Department of Psychology
Michigan State University

"Using genetic variants in phenotypic networks to better understand addiction processes"


OCTOBER 24 | E4 FEE HALL 3:30 pm

Guilherme Rosa,PhD
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

“Using Graphical Models in Quantitative Genetics and Genomics Studies.”

NOVEMBER 14 | E4 FEE HALL 3:30 pm

Amelia K. Boehme, PhD, MSPH
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (in Neurology
and in the Sergievsky Center)
Columbia University

“Infections and Inflammation: Stroke Risk Factors or Triggers?”


NOVEMBER 21 | E4 FEE HALL 3:30 pm

David Morgan, PhD
Professor of Translational Neuroscience
Michigan State University

"Clinical research efforts in Grand Rapids. PACT and MARRC"

Miss a seminar or would like to revisit one you attended?  Most seminars are available to view online.    SEMINAR ARCHIVES