Spring Seminar Series 2019

The Department of Biology presents a series of lectures and seminars each fall and spring semester. All seminars unless otherwise noted are held at 4:00 pm Thursdays in Ellington Hall Auditorium (EH100) with a Reception at 3:30 pm in Ellington Hall Foyer.

1/24

Biological Sciences graduate students give 3MTs, pizza and door prizes!

2/7

Emily Latch, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. "Wild Bison, Hidden Deer: Conservation genetics for a changing world."

2/21

Robert Laport, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Rhodes College. "Patterns and drivers of biodiversity: genome duplication, community structure, and islands of old-growth forest."

2/28

Chase Mason, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Central Florida "To grow or defend? Untangling the evolution, ecology, physiology, and genetics of trade-offs in plant life history strategies"

3/14

Adriana Beltran, Assistant Professor, Director Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Core Facility, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine. "CRISPRing Stem Cells to model genetic diseases."

3/21

Kimberly Andrews, Research Faculty, Odum School of Ecology,
University of Georgia, Graduate Student Invited Speaker

3/28

Beth Schussler, Associate Professor, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee. "The Struggle is Real: How Anxiety Impacts Introductory Biology Students."

4/11

Greg Barsh, Faculty Investigator, HudsonAlpha. "Stripes and spots: Genetics of mammalian color pattern."

4/18

Hey Undergrads! What can I do with a Biology degree?