Darwin thinking

Seventh Annual Wehner Research Symposium

Darwin Day Celebration

This year’s symposium will be held on Friday, February 10 2023 at 8:30am


This symposium is made possible through a generous donation from the estate of Madelon Wehner (née Grimm, MSU Class of 1939). Sponsored by the Department of Biology and the College of Science and Mathematics at Montclair State University.

… from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.

Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

Schedule of Events

Registration/Poster Setup (Student Center Ballroom A)
Continental Breakfast
WELCOME (Student Center Ballroom A)
Drs. Quinn Vega, Kevin Bilyk and Matthew Schuler
STUDENT PRESENTATIONS (Student Center Ballroom A)
Snack Break
10:00 – 11:00
POSTER SESSION (Student Center Ballroom A)
Student presenters will be available to answer questions related to their poster at this time.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS (Student Center Ballroom A)
Dr. Kat Milligan-McClellan, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut
Title: Adapting an evolutionary model organism for host-microbe studies: Diversity matters
LUNCH (Student Center Ballroom A)