Biology Seminars - Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Seminar Series: Department of Biology

Unless otherwise indicated, seminars will be in 139 Shumaker Research Building on Fridays at noon.

September 12: Dr. Sarah Andrews, University of  Chicago. "The hope and challenge of making a universal influenza vaccine." Host: Dr. Sarah Emery.

September 15 [Monday]: Dr. Mark Running, University of Louisville. "The Role of Prenylation in Development and Drought Tolerance in Plants."

September 19: Dr. Ximena Bernal, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University. "Unraveling the ecology and evolution of interspecific eavesdropping: lessons from frog-biting midges." Host: Dr. Steve Yanoviak.

September 26: Dr. Alyssa Stark, University of Akron. "The Effect of Water on the Gecko Adhesive System."  Host: Dr. Steve Yanoviak.

October 10: Dr. Jeff Bara.  "Environmental Factors regulating the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases."  Host: Dr. Susanna Remold.

October 24: Dr. Christine Curran , Northern Kentucky University. "Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Decades of Disrupting Your Hormones and Mine."  Host: Dr. Cindy Corbitt.

November 7: Dr. Richard Lamont, University of Louisville. "Polymicrobial Synergy and Dysbiosis in the Pathogenesis of Periodontal Disease." Host: Dr. Paul Himes.

November 14: Dr. Jay Lennon, University of Indiana. "Microbial seed banks: the ecological and evolutionary importance of dormancy." Host: Dr. Sarah Emery.