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BIOLOGY  DEPARTMENT  SEMINARS  &  EVENTS

All seminars are scheduled for Mondays at 12:00 noon in the Lundgren Room (106 Life Sciences Complex)
(unless otherwise noted)

Refreshments will be served 30 minutes prior to start of event.
Directions to the Life Sciences Complex (LSC):  view map



Seminar Series:  Spring 2017


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Carlos Castaneda
Presentation Title:  ALS and ubiquilin-2: Biophysical insights into ubiquilin-2 structure and function
Host:  SU Biology

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Mark Ritchie
Presentation Title:  Microbes on safari: unraveling herbivore-plant-mutualist interaction webs in the Serengeti
Host:  SU Biology

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Nancy Johnson, Northern Arizona University
Presentation Title:  A Tale of Two Grasses: Photosynthesis, Winter Forage and Mycorrhizas
Host:  Dr. Mark Ritchie

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Michael Reiskind, NC State
Presentation Title:  Vector Ecology: Invasions, Interactions, and Evolution in the World's Most Dangerous Organisms
Host:  Dr. Steve Dorus

MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Spencer Barrett, University of Toronto
Presentation Title:  Evolutionary & demographic genetics of polymorphic sexual sytems in plants
Host:  Dr. Jannice Friedman


MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Ishmail John Abdus-Saboor, University of Pennsylvania
Presentation Title:  Genetic Interrogation of Neural Circuitry for Pain
Host:  Dr. George Langford

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Richard Phillips, Indiana University
Presentation Title:  Seeing the forest below the leaves: Mycorrhizal associations as trait integrators of biogeochemical processes in forests
Host:  Dr. Doug Frank

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
Speaker:  Dr. Irene Roca, Canada
Presentation Title:  Soundscape ecology: acoustic assessment of species richness and assembly rules in ensiferan communities
Host:  Dr. Susan Parks


FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017

Speaker:  Dr. Brigid Hogan, Duke University
Presentation Title:  Stem cells of the adult lung: their role in tissue maintenance and repair 
Hosts:  Biology Department and SU WISE 


MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017

Speaker:  Dr. Robert Silver
Presentation Title:  How Do Cells Make Decisions?  Simple question, complex answer
Host:  SU Biology

MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017

Speaker:  Dr. Tuan Bui, University of Ottowa
Presentation Title:  Mapping spinal circuits to specific forms of motor activity
Host:  Dr. Kate Lewis