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Seminars

4:00 PM Monday, 502 Rieveschl Hall, unless noted otherwise**

Autumn Semester 2013

Sept 9



Stephen M. Secor
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama
Adaptive and integrative mechanisms regulate gut performance
Host lab: Jayne
Sept 16



William J. Etges
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas
"Ecological divergence and the origin of species"
Host lab: Rollmann
Sept 23



Gorka Sancho
Department of Biology, College of Charleston
"Behavioral ecology of fish aggregations: relationships between tropical tuna, floating objects and fishermen"
Host lab: Buffam
Sept 30


Jim Lazorchak
US Environmental Protection Agency: National Exposure Research Laboratory
"What are Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) and How can CECs be Detected Using Biological Based Methods or Approaches?"
Host lab: Buffam
Oct 7

Reading Day - No Seminar

Oct 14


Peter J. Stambrook
Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology, University of Cincinnati
"Genomic Equivalence:from discovery to practice"
Host lab: Kaneshiro
Oct 21



Ryan Kerney
Department of Biology, Gettysburg College
"Exploring the developmental diversity of amphibians"
Host lab: Gross
Oct 28



David Denlinger
Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University
"Surviving in Antarctica: an Insect Perspective"
Host lab: Benoit
Nov 4



Cynthia Huebner
USDA: Ecology and Management of Invasive Species and Forest Ecosystems
"Defining an effective forest management strategy that deters invasion by exotic plants – invasive plant response to five forest management regimes"
Host lab: Culley
Nov 11 Holiday - No Seminar
Nov 18



Elke Buschbeck
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Title: TBA

Nov 25



William Anyonge
Department of Biology, Xavier University
"Locomotor and dietary adaptations in Plio-Pleistocene carnivores"
Host lab: Gross
Dec 2



Aaron Baumann
HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus
"Subfunctionalization of duplicate juvenile hormone receptors in higher Diptera"
Host lab: Benoit

Spring Semester 2014

Jan 6

Lucinda Lawson
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Jan 13



Alex C. Keene
Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
"Genetic and evolutionary dissection of the sleep-feeding conflict" 
Host lab: Rollmann
Jan 20 Holiday - No Seminar
Jan 27

Ken Fritz
US Environmental Protection Agency
"Removing mountains and burying streams – surface coal mining in the Central Appalachians"

Feb 3


Tiffany Cook
Divisions of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Understanding sensory system design and function: New insights from the Drosophila eye"
Host Lab: Buschbeck
Feb 10



Pelin Cayirlioglu Volkan
Department of Biology, Duke University
"Development and evolution of neuronal diversity in the Drosophila olfactory system"
Host Lab: Rollman
Feb 17



Amanda Moehring
Department of Biology, Western University
"Sex, flies, and videotape: The genetics of behavioral isolation between species"
Host lab: Polak
Feb 24


David Berg
Department of Zoology, Miami University
CANCELLED
Host lab: Matter
Mar 3



Fumika Hamada
Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Circadian rhythms and temperature sensation in Drosophila"
Host lab: Rollmann
Mar 10


Mihaela Pavlicev
Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Evolutionary trait divergence: the case of vertebrate limbs"
Host lab: Petren
Mar 17

Spring Break - No Seminar

Mar 24


Edward A. Johnson
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary
"Connecting wildfire to tree population dynamics in the boreal forest"
Host lab: Matter
Mar 31

Andrew J. Steckl
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cincinnati
“Natural Materials for Tomorrow’s Devices”
Apr 7


Theresa Culley
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
"How to be female: the evolution of breeding systems in the Hawaiian plant genus Schiedea"

Apr 14 Awards Ceremony


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For information regarding these seminars, contact Dr. Stephen Matter or Dr. Ishi Buffam