Biology Seminar Series - Spring 2019

Seminars on Thursdays at 4 PM to be held in Howell Science Complex B103
Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 PM. 
                          

 

Week   No.

 
 

Date

 
 

Speaker

 
 

Seminar Title

 
 

Department   Representative

 
 

1

 
 

10 Jan

 
 

Anne Dalziel, St. Mary’s   University

 
 

The extent of parallelism during local adaptation of fish physiology and behaviour

 
 

McKinnon

 
 

2

 
 

16 Jan

(**WED**)

 
 

Aly Fleming, UNCW

 
 

Marine mammals as historical records and sentinels of climate change

 
 

Asch

 
 

3

 
 

24 Jan

 
 

TBA

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

4

 
 

31 Jan

 
 

Julie Reynolds, Duke University

 
 

Which teaching practices work best for whom and in what contexts?

 
 

Callis-Duehl

 
 

5

 
 

7 Feb

 
 

Jennifer Rocca, Duke University

 
 

Does initial community similarity drive the outcome of microbial community coalescence during seawater intrusion?

 
 

Peralta

 
 

6

 
 

14 Feb

 
 

Karen B. Barnard-Kubow, University of Virginia   

 
A tale of two organisms: the evolution of genetic incompatibility and mating system in plants and animalsBalakrishnan/ Litwa
 

7

 
 

21 Feb

 
 

Robert Newman, North Carolina A&T University

 
Exploring the impact of redox modification on the global substrate selection of protein kinases  

Ables

 
 

8

 

28 Feb (biology)

+

1 March (public)
 

Robert Trivers, Biosocial Research Foundation

 
Recent advances in human evolutionary genetics 
(28 Feb. biology talk)
+
What function does self-deception serve?
(1 Mar. public talk)
Summers
 

9

 
 

7 March

 
 

SPRING BREAK

 
 

10

 
 

14 March

 
 

Sara Rivero-Calle, UNCW

 
 

Asch

 
 

11

 
 

21 March

 
 

Johanna Salzer, Centers for Disease   Control

 
Chasing zebras and other rare zoonotic diseases using the One Health approach  

Peralta

 
 

11

 
 

28 March

 
 

Scott Taylor, University of Colorado

 
 

McRae/ Balakrishnan

 
 

12

 
 

4 April

 
 

Jesse Jarvis, UNCW

 
 

Gittman

 

13

 

11 April

 
 

Undergraduate Award Symposium

 
 

Scemama

 
 

14

 
 

18 April

 
 

Todd Kellison and Chris   Taylor, NOAA

 
From marshes to the outer continental shelf - research, monitoring and opportunities for collaboration at the NOAA Beaufort LaboratoryAsch

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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