BioFrontiers: The Biological Sciences Series - Spring 2018
When: Fridays 3:00pm, Where: Life Sciences; A117, Social: 2:30PM; Life Sciences Atrium
Jan 19: Dr. Tobias Wang - Aarhus University, Denmark "Cardiovascular Physiology of Giraffes: Masters of Hypertension"
Jan 26: Dr. Clement Chan - University of Texas at Tyler "Creating Hybrid Transcriptional Regulators that Flexibly Alter Signal Response Pathways for Synthetic Biology Applications"
Feb 2: Dr. Ed Mager - University of North Texas "Acute and Latent Effects of Deepwater Horizon Oil Exposure on the Early Life Stages of Mahi-Mahi"
Feb 9: Dr. Ellen Ezratty - Columbia University "Signaling Through Primary Cilia: How Stem Cells Find Their Place in the Skin"
Feb 16: Dr. Josh Perkin - Texas A&M "Dams, Drought and Desiccation Constrain the Macroecology of Great Plains Stream Fishes"
Feb 23: Dr. Jacopo Mortola - McGill University "The Breathing of Newborn Mammals: What is 'Special' About It?"
Mar 2: Dr. William Orr - Southern Methodist University "The Interplay of Peroxiredoxins in Inflammation and Aging"
Mar 9: Dr. Vasu Kuraparthy - North Carolina State University "Modifications to a LATE MERISTEM IDENTITY-1 Gene are Responsible for the Major Leaf Shapes of Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)
Mar 16: Spring break
Mar 23: Dr. Peter Douglas - UT Southwestern "Modeling Blunt Force Trauma in C. elegans: What can a Worm Teach Us About Neurotrauma?"
Mar 30: Dr. Greg Mayer - Texas Tech University "...the Tiny Stuff in, on, and Around Us."
Apr 6: Dr. Georg Jander - Boyce Thompson Institute/Cornell "Natural variation in Maize Biochemical Defense Against Fusarium graminearum"
Apr 13: Dr. Kyle Elliott - McGill University "From the Bright City Lights to the Northern Lights: Birds as Indicators of Environmental Change"
Apr 20: Dr. Randy Schekman - University of California Berkeley and 2013 Nobel Laureate "Sorting of Small RNAs for Secretion in Exosomes by Cultured Human Cells"
Apr 27: Dr. Dorothea Tholl - Virginia Tech "Volatile Molecules: Terpenoid Metabolism in the Biotic Environment"
Seminar Coordinator for Spring 2018: David Hoeinghaus (David.Hoeinghaus@unt.edu) Phone: x2228
Seminar Coordinator for Fall 2018: Jyoti Shah (email@example.com) Phone: x3535