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Biology Seminar Series - Spring 2017

Seminars on Thursdays at 4 pm in Science and Technology room C-309

Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
 

Date

 
 

Speaker

 
 

 Title

 
 

Department  Representative

 
 

12-Jan

 
 

Classes begin

 
 

19-Jan

 
 

No Seminar

 
 

26-Jan

 
 

Jacob Hochard
  Dept. of Economics


 
 

Natural Infrastructure and Natural Disasters:
  The Role of Mangroves in Protecting Coastal
  Communities from Cyclones

 
 

Ariane Peralta / Erin Field

 
 

30-Jan

 
 

Molecular and Cellular Biologist Candidate Seminar

 
 

Yong Zhu / Elizabeth Ables

 
 

2-Feb

 
 

Alisa Hove
  Warren Wilson College

 
 

The joint evolution of mating system and pollen performance in Clarkia

 
 

Carol Goodwillie/Claudia Jolls

 
 

3-Feb

 
 

Molecular and Cellular Biologist Candidate Seminar

 
 

Xiaoping Pan

 
 

6-Feb

 
 

Rebekah Rogers
  UNC Charlotte

 
 

Chromosomal Rearrangements as Barriers to Genetic Homogenization between Archaic and Modern Humans

 
 

Kyle Summers

 
 

9-Feb

 
 

Mike Piehler
  UNC-CH  Marine Sciences

 
 

Oyster reef ecology affect estuarine nutrient management

 
 

Ariane Peralta

 
 

16-Feb

 
 

Lisandra E de Castro   Bras
 
ECU Physiology

 
 

Mechanisms of cardiac remodeling

 
 

Yong Zhu

 
 

23-Feb

 
 

Ben Bolker
  McMaster University

 
 

Eco-evolutionary virulence of pathogens:
  the devil is (still) in the details

 
 

Mike McCoy

 
 

2-Mar

 
 

Jeremy Kay
  Duke University

 
 

How to Build a Neural Circuit: Lessons from the Retina

 
 

Chris Balakrishnan

 
 

9-Mar

 
 

Mar 5-12 Spring Break

 
 

16-Mar

 
 

Karen Litwa
  ECU Anat & Cell Biol

 
 

Peering into the Patient Brain: Neurodevelopment in a 3-D Autism   Model

 
 

Elizabeth Ables

 
 

23-Mar

 
 

Linda Blum
  University of Virginia

 
 

Visualization of marsh plant roots by computer-aided X-ray   tomography (CT)

 
 

Enrique Reyes

 
 

30-Mar

 
 

Matt Fuxjager
  Wake Forest University

 
 

How do hormones make birds better dancers? A case study in the golden-collared manakin

 
 

Chris Balakrishnan

 
 

6-Apr

 
 

Jinsong Zhu
  Virginia Tech

 
 

Juvenile hormone signaling pathway in the dengue mosquito Aedes   aegypti

 
 

Yong Zhu

 
 

11-Apr

 
 

2017 Earth Day Expo & Biology Open House Events

 
 

Heather Vance-Chalcraft

 
 

13-Apr

 
 

Hans Hofmann
  University of Texas-Austin

 
 

Burroughs-Wellcome   Public Lecture:  Neurobiology of Social Decision-Making

 
 

Fadi Issa

 
 

14-Apr

 
 

Hans Hofmann
  University of Texas-Austin

 
 

Burroughs-Wellcome   Research Seminar: Evolution of the   Social Brain

 
 

Fadi Issa

 
 

20-Apr

 
 

Ariana Sutton-Grier
  University of Maryland

 
 

Blue Carbon, Green Infrastructure, Biodiversity, and Human   Health: Science to Support Coastal Resilience

 
 

April Blakeslee / Ariane Peralta

 
 

26-Apr

 
 

Final Exams begin

 
                                                                                                                                                                                                             
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