Biology Seminars - Spring 2015

Spring 2015 Seminar Series: Department of Biology


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


January 9: Ecology faculty position candidate seminar.  "Plants stink, but can they smell?  Chemical ecology of environmental sensing."

January 12 [Monday]: Ecology faculty position candidate seminar. "How to make a sexy snake: steroid regulation of pheromone expression."

January 16: Ecology faculty position candidate seminar. "Sex & Symbionts: Molecular, Microbial and Chemical Ecology of Ants."

February 6: Dr. Karen Stahlheber Nikolakakis, Michigan State University. "Islands of invasion: the lasting legacy of trees on exotic species in California oak savannas."  Host: Sarah Emery.

February 27: Dr. Mark Harmon, Oregon State University. Title TBA (Brown and Williams speaker). Host: Steve Yanoviak.

March 6 [Chao Auditorium]: Dr. Colin Saldanha, American University. Spatial & Temporal Precision in Hormone Delivery:  Aromatization in the songbird brain. (Brown and Williams speaker). Host: Cindy Corbitt.

March 13: Dr. Charles Ofria, Michigan State University. Title TBA (Brown and Williams speaker). Host: Susi Remold.

March 26 [Thursday]: Dr. David Gang, Washington State University. Title TBA (Brown and Williams speaker). Host: David Schultz.

March 27: Dr. David Gang, Washington State University.Title TBA (Brown and Williams speaker). Host: David Schultz.

April 10: Dr. Matthew Gifford, University of Central Arkansas. Host: Steve Yanoviak.