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Fall 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 PM Thursdays | Ellington Hall Auditorium (EH100)  Reception at 3:30 | Ellington Hall Foyer

September 5, 2019

Professors on Parade- Quick talks by the Biology Professors with pizza and door prizes!

September 12, 2019

Dr. Duane McKenna- University of Memphis
CBio: Confronting the Biodiversity Crisis through Research in Theoretical and Applied Biodiversity Science

September 19, 2019

Dr. Rudragouda Channappanavar- University of Tennessee- Health Science Center
Interferons and inflammatory monocytes: determinants of protective and pathogenic immunity during viral lung infections
Host: Dr. Jaime Sabel

September 26, 2019

Dr. Erin Dolan- University of Georgia
Undergraduate Research at Scale: What if the treatment is a CURE?
Host: Dr. Jaime Sabel

October 3, 2019

Mr. Adam Ramsey- University of Memphis
Dissertation Defense- Considering cytonuclear interactions in the face of heteroplasmy: evidence from Daucus carota (Apiaceae), a gynodioecious plant species

October 10, 2019

Dr. Julienne Ng- Colorado State University
Flower Color and Plant Communities: Pattern and Process at the Macroevolutionary Scale
Host: Dr. Emily Puckett

October 17, 2019

Dr. Edward Moore- University of Gothenburg
Genomics and Proteomics Developments and Applications in Diagnostics of Infectious Diseases
Host: Dr. TY Wong

October 24, 2019

Dr. Leigh Anne Clark- Clemson University
Identification of novel susceptibility loci in a canine model of dermatomyositis
Host: Dr. Omar Skalli

October 31, 2019

Dr. Cassandra Nunez- University of Memphis
Mares gone wild: Immunocontraception alters behavior and physiology in feral horses

November 7, 2019

Dr. Marc Tollis- Northern Arizona State University
Tempo and Mode of Peto's Paradox: Comparative Genomics and the Evolution of Cancer Suppression
Host: Dr. Emily Puckett

November 14, 2019

Dr. Quincy Quick- Tennessee State University
MACF1, a novel target in glioblastomas
Host: Dr. Omar Skalli

November 21, 2019

Dr. Sarah Bergemann- Middle Tennessee State University
Title TBA
Host: Dr. Shawn Brown