Seminars

Fall Quarter 2003

Sep 29 Dr. Ezra Yagil
Department of Biochemistry
Tel Aviv University

"Recruiting a Phage Recombination System for Eukaryotic Gene Manipulations"

Host lab: Huether
Oct 6 Dr. H. Lisle Gibbs
Department of Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology
The Ohio State University

"Genetic analyses of host races in a brood parasitic bird, the Common Cuckoo"

Host lab: Petren
Oct 13 Dr. Salim Merali
School of Medicine
New York University

"From Pneumocystis Chemotherapy to Diagnosis of Cancers: It's all about SAM"

Host lab: Kaneshiro
Oct 20 Dr. Ralph R. Meyer
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"The 50th Anniversary of the Discovery of the DNA Double Helix: Watson, Crick, and a Cast of Supporting Characters"
Oct 27 SPECIAL EVENT: The Prof. Harris M. Benedict Memorial Lecture
Dr. Allison Snow
Department of Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology
The Ohio State University

"An Ecologist's View of Genetically Engineered Crops"
Oct 28 Dr. Allison Snow (SPECIAL TUESDAY SEMINAR)
Department of Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology
The Ohio State University

"Evolutionary Consequences of Gene Flow Between Crops and Weeds"

Host lab: Culley
Nov 3 No Seminar
Nov 10 No Seminar
Nov 17 Dr. Hans Pohl
Universitaet Rostock
Fachbereich Biowissenschaften
Institut fuer Biodiversitaetsforschung

"The Twisted-Wing Parasites: the Most Enigmatic Insect Order (Insecta: Strepsiptera)"

Host lab: Buschbeck
Nov 24 Dr. William J. Etges
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Arkansas

"Divergence in Mate Choice Systems: Does Evolution Play by the Rules?"

Host lab: Polak
Dec 1 Radiation Safety (Re-) Training

Winter Quarter 2004

Jan 5 Dr. Elaine Baird Day
University of California, Santa Barbara

"Behavior, Brain, and Evolution in Bowerbirds"
Jan 12 Dr. Matthew Xu-Friedman
Harvard University

"Synaptic Structure and Function in Cerebellum and Auditory Brainstem"
Jan 19 MLK Holiday
Jan 26 Dr. Jenny M. Drnevich
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Mechanisms of Male Reproductive Success: Behavioral and Genomic Approaches"
Feb 2 Dr. John E. Layne
Cornell University

"Vision on the Run: Resolving Moving Natural Images with Arthropod Eyes"
Feb 9 Dr. Craig Tomlinson
Genomics and Microarray Laboratory
UC Department of Environmental Health

"Microarray Analysis of Cell Signaling Pathways Stimulated by Environmental Toxicants"

Host lab: Petren
Feb 16 Dr. Dennis Grogan
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"Biochemical Aspects of Genetic Fidelity in Hyperthermophilic Archaea"
Feb 20 SPECIAL FRIDAY EVENT: Joint Colloquium with Chemistry and Physics - 3pm, 502 Rieveschl
Dr. Fred W. McLafferty
Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Cornell University

"The Instrumentation and Science of Proteomics: Top Down Tandem Mass Spectrometry for the Characterization of Protein Modification"

Host: Department of Chemistry
Feb 23 Dr. Benedikt Hallgrimsson
Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy
University of Calgary

"The Determinants of Phenotypic Variability"

Host lab: German
March 1 Florence Fulk
United States EPA, Ecosystem Research Branch

"Environmental Impact Study of Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fill Operations in West Virginia"

Host lab: Culley
March 8 Cancelled

Spring Quarter 2004

April 5 Dr. Kevin Omland
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Maryland

"Using Introns to Test mtDNA Phylogenies: Studying Plumage Convergence in Orioles"

Host lab: Petren
April 12 James Tepperman
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
University of California at Berkeley

"Using Global Gene Expression Profiling to Dissect Light Signaling Networks in Arabidopsis"

Host lab: Tepperman
April 19 Dr. Robin Cooper
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
University of Kentucky

"Neuromodulation in the CNS and at the Neuromuscular Junctions of Arthropods"
April 26 Dr. George Uetz
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"Sex, Lies and Videotape: Multi-media Approaches to the Study of Multi-modal Communication in Spiders"
May 3 Dr. Peter Niewiarowski
Department of Biology
University of Akron

"Sources and Consequences of Life History Variation in Fence Lizards: Combining Experimental and Comparative Methods in an Integrative Approach"

Host lab: Kinkle
May 10 Dr. Genevieve Magarey
Center for the Conservation & Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW)
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

"Marsupial Oocytes in Vitro"
May 13 SPECIAL THURSDAY EVENT: Joint Colloquium with Physics & Chemistry 4pm, 300 Braunstein Hall
Dr. Kevin S. Brown
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Harvard University

"The Statistical Mechanics of Sloppy Models: Nerve Growth Factor Signaling"

Host: Department of Physics
May 17 Dr. Michael Martin
Department of Biology
John Carroll University

"Protein-DNA Interactions on the Yeast U6 RNA gene"

Host lab: Paquin
May 24 Dr. Stephen J. Keller
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"Hemorrhoids and Healing"
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday
June 10 Dr. Donna Jones - Special time and place: Noon in Rm 625 Rieveschl
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"Hierarchical Levels of Variation in Ontogeny"