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Department of Biology


Biology Seminar Series

 Biology Seminar Series – Fall 2014

 

Seminars on Thursdays at 4 pm in N-109.
Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 pm

 
Date    

Speaker

Seminar Title

Department Representative

8/28/2014

Biology Faculty Presentations

Xiaoping Pan - The microRNAs pathway in mechanisms of dispersed-oil induced reproductive toxicity; and
David Rudel - Nematodes and the toxic effects of nickel
 

9/4/2014

Ruth Schwalbe
ECU Biochemistry

Glycans at the cell surface provide a vital role in the structure and function of cell membranes

Yong Zhu

9/11/2014

Jiahua Xie
NC Central University

Glycoengineering of tobacco plants to produce cytoprotective asialoerythropoietin

Baohong Zhang

9/18/2014

Daniel Votas
University of Minnesota

Engineering genomes with sequence-specific nucleases

Yiping Qi

9/19/2014

Leslie Babonis
The Whitney LaboratoryUniversity of Florida

Understanding animal complexity, one cell at a time Krista  McCoy

9/25/2014

Kevin Smith 
Davidson College

Why do species go extinct?  An experimental approach to studying extinction

Dave Chalcraft

10/2/2014

Hans Paerl
Institute of Marine SciencesUNC Chapel Hill

Managing eutrophication along the freshwater-marine continuum in coastal watersheds: Why the need for dual nutrient (N&P) controls?

Dave Kimmell

10/9/2014

Katie Lotterhos
Wake Forest

Improving genome scans in 'realistic' populations with better models and sampling designs

Mike  McCoy

10/16/2014

Faculty Candidate Interview

Dave Chalcraft

10/23/2014

 

Faculty Candidate Interview

Dave Chalcraft

10/30/2014

Courtney Fitzpatrick
Duke University 

When does male mate choice shape female traits?

Chris Balakrishnan

11/6/2014

Biology Faculty Presentations

Claudia Jolls - Rare plant conservation: old challenges and new problems

Roger Rulifson - What do neotropical songbirds and small coastal sharks have in common?

 

11/13/2014

Faculty Candidate Interview 

Ed Stellwag

11/20/2014

Faculty Candidate Interview 

Ed Stellwag

11/27/2014

Thanksgiving

 

12/4/2014

Kevin Smith 
Davidson College

Why do species go extinct?  An experimental approach to studying extinction

Dave Chalcraft