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Biology Department Seminars

Seminars will be held Tuesdays at 4:00 pm in the room noted below.
Refreshments will be served before seminars at 3:45 in Coker 215. Everyone is
welcome, so please join us!

Directions & Contact Info

 

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Fall 2016 Seminars

"Engaging Undergraduates in Research at Scale"
Speaker: Erin Dolan, University of Georgia
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: Kelly Hogan

Distinguished Seminar in Biology

“How does social behavior change the brain?”
Speaker: Russ Fernald, Stanford University
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: Sabrina Burmeister
"Whooping Cranes, Jumping Spiders, and Mantis Shrimp - Filtering Photoreceptors for Finer Function"
Speaker: Tom Cronin, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: Ken Lohmann
“Evolution of mate choice and the origins and distribution of biodiversity”
Speaker: Karin Pfennig, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: Vicki Bautch

BGSA Seminar

The past is not dead - conservation lessons from the last 2.5 million years of global change
Speaker: Jacquelyn Gill, University of Maine
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: BGSA (Alissa Brown)
"Animating Biology"
Speaker: Janet Iwasa, University of Utah
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: BGSA (Vincent Boudreau)

Distinguished Seminar in Molecular Biology

"C. elegans surveillance of core cellular components to detect and defend microbial attacks, real or imagined"
Speaker: Gary Ruvkun, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: Shawn Ahmed
“RNA quality control - looking for nonsense, and what the cell does when it finds it”
Speaker: Kristian Baker, Case Western Reserve University
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: Coker 201
Host: Alain Laederach

Biology and Biomedical Engineering Seminar

“Bio and Bioinspired Magnetoreception and Navigation”
Speaker: Brian Taylor
Date and Time: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Location: 321 MacNider Hall
Host: Vicki Bautch and Nancy Allbritton

Biology and Biomedical Engineering "Chalk Talk"

"Chalk Talk"
Speaker: Brian Taylor
Date and Time: Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
Location: 322 MacNider Hall
Host: Vicki Bautch and Nancy Allbritton

Spring 2017 Seminars

“The Role of Genetic Background and Environment in Shaping the Effects of Mutations”
Speaker: Ian Ehrenreich, University of Southern California
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Karin Pfennig
“Engineering a Better Bioenergy Crop: "Development of a Synthetic Carbon Fixation Cycle for Use in C3 Plants”
Speaker: Amy Grunden, North Carolina State University
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Ann Matthysse

Distinguished Seminar in Molecular Genetics

“Genomics of Animal Diversity”
Speaker: Dan Rokhsar, University of California-Berkeley
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Frank Conlon
“Pheromones and Other Signals that Control Physiology, Development, and Aging”
Speaker: Ilya Ruvinsky, Northwestern University
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Daniel Matute

Distinguished Seminar in Behavior

“Sexual Selection and Social Plasticity - Where Theory Meets Data”
Speaker: Suzanne Alonzo, University of California, Santa Cruz
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Maria Servedio

Lawrence Gilbert Distinguished Seminar In Biology

"From Plant Cell Biology to Chemical Genomics"
Speaker: Natasha Raikhel, University of California, Riverside
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Alan Jones and Jeff Dangl
“Evolution of mortality, immortality, and cell size in E. coli
Speaker: Lin Chao, University of Southern California, San Diego
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Christina Burch
“The Evolution of the Germline - A Cellular Basis of Reproductive Isolation”
Speaker: Yukiko Yamashita, Howard Hughes Medical Institute/University of Michigan
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
Location: G100 Bondurant Hall
Host: Scott Williams