Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule

Thursday at 4PM in SCEN 604, with a reception at 3:30 in SCEN 502 (coffee and snacks)

Date Title/Topic Presenter
01/19/2017 Incubation temperature-induced phenotypes in birds and its implications for avian ecology, evolution, and conservation. Dr. Sarah DuRant, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater                   
01/24/2017 The Heart and the Head: Implications of Cardiovascular Disease and Intervention on the Brain. Dr. Hanna Jensen, University of Arkansas
1/26/2017 An Experimental Study of Adaptation in Real Time in the Real World. Dr. Joseph Travis, Florida State University, Tallahassee
02/02/2017 Neuronal circuits underlying the relationship between sleep and memory/plasticity. Evolutionary Neurobiology Search Candidate
02/09/2017 Reconstructing the early evolution of sensory and neural systems in animals. Evolutionary Neurobiology Search Candidate
02/16/2017 Vocal development: from songbirds to humans. Evolutionary Neurobiology Search Candidate
02/23/2017 Glutamate Signaling in Reward-Related Behaviors. Evolutionary Neurobiology Search Candidate
03/02/2017 Consulting in Water Resources: A Synoptic Survey of Environmental Consulting and Recent GBMc and Associates Projects Greg Phillips, GBMc and Associates, Bryant, Arkansas
03/09/2017 Evolution of Gene Expression From Mutation to Polymorphism to Divergence Dr. Trisha Wittkopp, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
03/16/2017            The Evolution of Reproductive Isolation in Drosophila Dr. Daniel Matute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
03/28/2017 MetaGenomic Species in Clinical Isolates Dr. David Ussery, University of Arkansas, Medical Sciences
03/30/2017 Neuroprotective and Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy in a Pig Stroke Model Dr. Frank West, University of Georgia, Athens
04/06/2017 Hot Spots and Hot Moments: How Wildlife Predation and Movement Influence Ecosystem Heterogeneity Dr. Joseph Bump, Michigan Technological University
04/13/2017 Using Stochastic Models to Find Genes With Adaptive Expression Dr. Rori Rohlfs, San Francisco State University
04/14/2017 Developing New Spatio-Temporal Population Viability Models for the Conservation of Lahontan Cutthroat Trout in the Great Basin Desert Dr. Douglas Leasure, River Basin Center, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
4/18/2017 The Evolution and Genetic Control of Stress Tolerance: How Age, Season, and Behavior Shape Fitness in Drosophila Dr. Elizabeth Everman, Division of Biology, Kansas State University
04/20/2017 Mucins: Barrier to Infection Dr. Ilene Gipson, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School
04/21/2017 Molecular Ecology of Blue Crab Diseases Dr. Tim Sullivan, University of Louisiana
04/27/2017 Genetic Relationships Within the Genus Penstemon in the Desert Highlands Dr. Mikel Stevens, Brigham Young University
05/04/2017 Polyploidy and the the Origins of Novelty: Impact of Duplication on Genomes and Network Evolution Dr. Chris Pires, University of Missouri
05/11/2017 Hypobarophilic Bacteria Capable of Growth under Martian Conditions of 7 mbar, 0 C, and CO2-enriched Anoxic Atmospheres Dr. Andrew Shuerger, Univ of Florida, Space Life Sciences Lab, Kennedy Space Center



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