Spring 2017 Seminar Series: Department of Biology
Unless otherwise indicated, seminars will be in 139 Shumaker Research Building on Fridays at noon.
January 20 - Dr. Brian Ceresa, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville. "(Off) -Targeting the EGFR to promote wound healing." Host: Dr. Sarah Emery.
January 23 (Monday; Chao Auditorium) - Cancer Biology job candidate seminar.
January 27 (139 SRB) - Cancer Biology job candidate seminar.
January 30 (Monday; Chao Auditorium) - Cancer Biology job candidate seminar.
February 17 [SRB - ignore earlier error] - Dr. Blythe Janowiak, St. Louis University. "Glutathione: protecting Group B Streptococcus against reactive oxygen species and allowing for virulence in a murine model of sepsis." Host: Dr. Debbie Yoder-Himes.
February 24 - Dr. Rodney King, Western Kentucky University. "An unusual mechanism of transcription control discovered in a bacteriophage and how bacteriophage discovery can improve student retention." Host: Dr. Debbie Yoder-Himes.
March 10 - Dr. Jose Diaz-Minguez, CIALE (Instituto Hispanoluso de Investigaciones Agrarias) and the University of Salamanca. "The FTF gene family is a key regulator of virulence, host colonization, and effector expression in Fusarium oxysporum." Brown and Williamson Speaker. Host: Dr. Michael Perlin.
March 17 - No seminar; Spring Break.
March 24 (Chao Auditorium)- Dr. Vladimir Uversky, University of South Florida. "Intrinsic disorder and structure-function continuum." Brown and Williamson Speaker. Host: Dr. Michael Menze.
March 31 - Dr. Nilay Chakraborty, University of Michigan. Title TBA. Host: Dr. Michael Menze
April 7 - Dr. Lee Dugatkin, University of Louisville. "How to Tame Fox and Build a Dog: A Siberian Tale of Jump Started Evolution." [Co-presenter (in absentia), Professor Lyudmila Trut, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirisk, Russia]
April 14 - Dr. Matthew Cave, University of Louisville. "Endocrine and metabolism disrupting chemicals and liver disease." Host: Dr. Cindy Corbitt.
April 21 - Dr. Loren Buck, Northern Arizona University. "Persistence, entrainment, and function of biological rhythms across the polar day and polar night." Host: Dr. Cindy Corbitt.