Biology Seminars

Spring 2016 Seminar Series: Department of Biology

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


 

February 25 (Thursday 4-5 PM, SRB 139) - Dr. Ken Lukowiak, University of Calgary.  Brown and Williamson speaker.  "Growth faltering and cognitive ability in Tanzanian children."  Host: Jim Alexander.

February 26 - Dr. Ken Lukowiak, University of Calgary.  Brown and Williamson speaker. "Can snails have emotional memory: implications for PTSD research."  Host: Jim Alexander.

March 4 - Reserved.

March 11 - Dr. Vincent Cassone, University of Kentucky.  Circadian control of the gastrointestinal system: from the brain to the gut microbiome.  Host: Cindy Corbitt.

March 25 - Dr. Rachel Vannette, UC Davis.  Host: Chris Frost.

April 1 - Dr. Meg Lowman, Cal Academy of Sciences.  Brown and Williamson speaker.   Out on a Limb - Challenges of Women in Field Biology.  Host: Chris Frost.

April 7 (Thursday, CTRB building, Health Sciences Campus): Dr. Don Pfaff, The Rockefeller Institute.  Brown and Williamson speaker.  Explaining the massive sex difference in autism: theory, data, and intentions.  Host: Cindy Corbitt.

April 8 - Dr. Don Pfaff, The Rockefeller Institute.  Brown and Williamson speaker. Altruistic brain theory.  Host: Cindy Corbitt.

April 15

- Dr. Todd Blackledge, University of Akron.  Brown and Williamson speaker.  A sticky situation: the evolution of spider silk glues from nature to technology.  Host: Steve Yanoviak.