Biology Seminar Series – Fall 2015

NOTE NEW SEMINAR LOCATION

Seminars on Thursdays at 4 pm in Science and Technology room C-209

Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30 pm

Date Speaker Seminar Title Department Representative
27-Aug Biology Faculty Presentations
Elizabeth Ables: Toward identifying hormone-inducible gene regulatory networks governing stem cell differentiation.
Joe Luczkovich: Bioacoustics of estuarine fishes and the impacts of anthropogenic noise.
 
3-Sep
Kelly Hogan
UNC-Chapel Hill
Teaching Seminar/Workshop
Including Everyone in Learning in the Science Classroom
Note special time and place: 3-4:30pm, Howell N109
Heather Vance-Chalcraft/
Carol Goodwillie
10-Sep
Sarag Kucenas
UVA
Through the looking glass: Nervous system transition zones in development and disease Elizabeth Ables
17-Sep
Julie Koiester
UNC-Wilmington
Exploring the evolution of silicon-assoceated genes in diatoms David Kimmel
24-Sep
Jens Herberholz
UM-College Park
Less is more: Mechanisms underlying neurobehavioral inhibition in crayfish Fadi Issa
1-Oct
Jay Lennon
Indiana University
Microbial seed banks: ecological and evolutionary implications of dormancy  Ariane Peralta
5-Oct
Michael Skinnier
Washington State Univ.

Graduate Student Distinguished Speaker:
Environmentally induced epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of disease: Ancestral ghosts in your genome
Note special weekday: Monday
Faten Taki


15-Oct
Jessica Gurevitch
Stony Brook

TBA

Carol Goodwillie/Heather Vance-Chalcraft/David Chalcraft
22-Oct
Tamra Mendelson
UM-Baltimore County
TBA Jeff McKinnon/Chris Balakrishnan
29-Oct
Charlie Nunn
Duke
Shining Evolutionary Light on Human Sleep and Sleep Disorders Kyle Summers
5-Nov
Jerry Wilkinson
UM-College Park
Sexual selection, genomic conflict, and speciation in stalk-eyed flies Seth Barribeau
12-Nov

Faculty Candidate  
19-Nov

Faculty Candidate 
3-Dec
Craig Osenberg
UGa
TBA Michael McCoy
 9-Dec   Final Exams Begin   

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