FALL SEMINAR SERIES 2018

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.

8/30

Professors on Parade. Meet the faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences.

9/6

Dr. Jennifer Mandel, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Memphis.
"Plant Ecological Genetics and Biodiversity."

9/11

Dr. Duane McKenna, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Memphis.
"The Phylogeny and Evolution of Beetles."

9/13

Dr. Mary Pat Wenderoth, Department of Biology, University of Washington.
"The Future of Evidence Based Teaching."

9/20

Dr. Susan Balenger, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi.
"Sexy finches and silent crickets: Parasite-mediated elaboration and loss of sexually selected traits."

9/27

Dr. Mark Weaver, USDA-ARS Stoneville, Mississippi.
"Kudzu Herbicides, Biocontrol and Site Revegetation."

10/4

Dr. Bridget Fisher, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Seattle, Washington.
"Bacteria and Virus: What Drives Liver Disease During HIV Infection?"

10/11

Dr. Vinny Cassone, Department of Biology, University of Kentucky.

10/25

Dr. Joaquin Goyret, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Tennessee, Martin.

11/1

Dr. Charles Roberts, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
"Chromatin Remodeling Complexes are Frequently Mutated in Cancer: Mechanisms and Vulnerabilities."

11/15

Dr. Spencer Gibson, Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, University of Manitoba.

11/29

Dr. David Clarke, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Memphis.