Biology Seminars

Spring 2020 Seminar Series: Department of Biology


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


January 24: Dr. Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh, University of Louisville.  Chemical Engineering. Host: Dr. Mark Running.

January 31: Dr. Jennifer Lau, Indiana University. "Evolution in a changing world: How species interactions influence adaptation to global change.”  Host: Dr. Sarah Emery.

 February 21: Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Washington State University-Vancouver. Host: Dr. Mark Running.

 March 6: Dr. Mikus Abolins-Abols, University of Louisville. Host: BGSA

 March 20: Dr. Noah Ashley, Western Kentucky University. “Circadian rhythms and sleep in arctic-breeding songbirds.” Host: Dr. Cindy Corbitt

 March 27: Dr. David Zhao, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Host: Dr. Mark Running.

 April 3: Dr. Robin Verble, Missouri University of Research and Technology and Missouri S&T Ozark Research Field Station.  Host: Dr. Steve Yanoviak

 April 10: Dr. Rick Relyea, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B&W speaker. “Integrating Science and Technology for Enduring Lake Protection”.  Host: Dr. Jim Alexander

 April 17:  Dr. Peng Jiang, Northwestern University. “Systems approach to understand the role of sleep in health and diseases on Earth and beyond.” Host: Dr. Dae-Sung Hwangbo

April 24:  Dr. Charissa de Bekker, Central Florida University.  “What makes a zombie ant tick? An integrative approach towards understanding the molecular basis of parasitic behavioral manipulation.”  Host: BGSA