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.


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


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


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


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"


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."


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


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


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


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