Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series | Department of Biological Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series

BioFrontiers: The Biological Sciences Series - Spring 2019

When: Fridays 3:00pm, Where: Life Sciences; A117, Social: 2:30PM; Life Sciences Atrium

Date Guest Speaker

Jan 18: Dr. Jeremy Ross, University of Oklahoma

In the Land of Living Skies: Preserving Biodiversity through the Lens of Aeroecology

Jan 25: Ravi Vadapalli, UNT

Opportunities in Biological Sciences through Research Information Technology Services

Feb 1: Dr. Paul Weimer, University of Wisconsin

Ruminal Microbes and the Carboxylate Platform for Biofuels Production

Feb 8: Dr. Sudhir Kumar, Temple University

From Phylogeny to Phylomedicine

Feb 15: Dr. Chung-Jui Tsai, University of Georgia

Why do Vampire Plants Need Vitamin K?

Feb 22: Dr. Doug Crawford, University of Miami

The Consequences of Polygenic Adaptation

Mar 1: Dr. Brett Tyler, Oregon State Univ.

How Oomycete Plant Pathogens Suppress and Evade Host Immunity

Mar 8: Dr. David Mackey, Ohio State Univ. - Cancelled

Liberation of Water and Nutrients from Living Leaf Cells by a Bacterial Pathogen of Maize

Mar 15: Spring break - no seminar

Mar 22: Dr. Frank van Breukelen, University of Nevada

Being too Plastic for Variable Environments: Physiological Plasticity in the Protoendothermic Tenrec (Tenrec ecaudatus)

Mar 29: Dr. Ryan King, Baylor University

Scenic Rivers, Nuisance Algae, and Interstate Politics: The Oklahoma-Arkansas Joint Phosphorus Study

Apr 5: Dr. Philip Bates, Washington State University

Tracing Lipid Metabolic Flux for Pathway Elucidation and Identifying Bottlenecks in Plant Oil Engineering

Apr 12: Dr. Neil Shubin, University of Chicago (Biology Graduate Student Association Annual Graduate Research Day)

Apr 19: Dr. Hernán López-Fernández, Univ. Michigan

Macroevolution of Neotropical Cichlid Fishes - A Model for Understanding the Origin of the Largest Fish Diversity on Earth

Apr 26: Dr. Pamela Ronald, UC Davis (BioDiscovery Institute- Distinguished Speaker Series)

Engineering Rice for Resistance to Disease and Tolerance to Flooding

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