Seminars

Autumn Quarter 2006

Oct 2 Dr. Patrick Lorch
Department of Biological Sciences
Kent State University
Kent, OH

"Mormon cricket band formation and movement"

Host lab: Layne
Oct 9  
Oct 16 Dr. Bill Brown
Department of Biology
SUNY-Fredonia
Fredonia, NY

"Extraordinary sex ratios"

Host lab: Uetz
Oct 23 Dr. Steve Huskey
Department of Biology
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

"Fish suck: the challenges of feeding in an aquatic environment"
Oct 30 Dr. Cynthia Corbitt
Department of Biology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

"Environmental Signaling and the CNS"

Host lab: Buschbeck
Nov 6 Dr. Hadley Horch
Department of Biology
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME

"Regeneration of auditory neurons in the cricket"

Host lab: Buschbeck
Nov 13 Dr. Edwin Griff
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Odor-evoked responses from the main olfactory bulb of the rat"
Nov 20 Dr. Jon Cohen
Department of Visual Ecology
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Fort Pierce, FL

"Seeing in the sea: comparative visual physiology of marine copepods"

Host lab: Layne
Nov 27 Special Public Lecture

Co-sponsored with the University of Cincinnati Fellows of the Graduate School

Dr. Rita Colwell
University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, Canon US Life Science, Inc.

"Global aspects of infectious diseases"

All faculty and graduate students please attend.

*4pm DAAP Auditorium*
Nov 28 Special Public Lecture

Co-sponsored with the University of Cincinnati Fellows of the Graduate School

Dr. Rita Colwell
University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, Canon US Life Science, Inc.

"Cholera/safe drinking water in developed and developing countries"

*4pm Vontz Auditorium*
Dec 4 Radiation Safety (Re-) Training

Winter Quarter 2007

Jan 8 Dr. Markus Friedrich
Department of Biological Sciences
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

"Elucidating the developmental evolution of insect metamorphosis through the eyes of grasshopper and flour beetle"

Host lab: Layne
Jan 15 MLK Holiday
Jan 22 Dr. James Lazorchak
Environmental Protection Agency
Cincinnati, OH

"Current status and EPA research on 'Emerging contaminants'"

Host lab: Jayne
Jan 29 Dr. Eric Villegas
Environmental Protection Agency
Cincinnati, OH

"Understanding Host-Parasite Interactions: Towards Improved Detection and Treatment Measures for Waterborne Protozoan Infections"

Host lab: Kaneshiro
Feb 7  
Feb 12  
Feb 19 Dr. Gene Kritsky
Department of Biology
College of Mount St. Joseph
Cincinnati, OH

"Periodical Cicadas: the new discoveries."

Host lab: Buschbeck
Feb 26 Dr. Francine Marciano-Cabral
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Medical School of Virginia
Richmond, VA

"Free-Living Amebae as Agents of Fatal CNS Infections"

Host lab: Kaneshiro
March 1 *2* Special Public Lectures
Co-sponsored with the University of Cincinnati Fellows of the Graduate School
Dr. Lynn Margulis
Department of Geosciences
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

1. "Symbiogenesis: aerotolerant spirochates and origin of mitotic motility"
*12-1pm Vontz Auditorium*
2. "Gaia: Our living earth from space"
*4-5pm Old Chem*
March 5 Dr. Gisela Garcia-Ramos
Department of Biology
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

"Invasion Dynamics: Application to HIV Infection and Population Spread"

Host lab: Petren

Spring Quarter 2007

April 2 Dr. Lien Luong
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Costs of resistance: genetic trade-offs between ectoparasite resistance and host fitness"
April 9 Dr. Jim Belanger
Department of Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

"Comparative approaches to understanding motor control: From the behavior to the biophysics of crustacean locomotion"

Host lab: Layne
April 16 Dr. Tom Rooney
Department of Biological Sciences
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

"The white-tailed deer as an all-pervasive force in eastern North American forests"

Host lab: Cameron
April 23 Dr. David Carr
Department of Environmental Sciences & Orlando E. White Arboretum
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

"Plant mating-systems and their consequences for ecological interactions"

Host lab: Matter
April 26 Special Thursday Lecture
Dr. Peter Fraser
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland

"Hydrostatic pressure reception and the neurobiology of path integration in crustaceans and fish"

1pm, 422D Rieveschl
Host lab: Layne
April 30 Dr. Rick Lee
Department of Zoology
Miami University; Oxford, OH

"Life in a frozen gall and other chilling tales of insects in the cold"

Host lab: Buschbeck
May 2 Special Wednesday Lecture
Co-sponsored with the University of Cincinnati Fellows of the Graduate School
Dr. David Allis
The Rockefeller University, New York, NY.

"Beyond the Double Helix: Writing and Reading the ‘Histone Code’"
*DAAP Auditorium*
May 7 Dr. George Farnsworth
Department of Biology
Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH

"Experiments with wild songbirds: exploring behavioral ecology & intelligence"

Host lab: Matter
May 14 Dr. John Polk
Department of Anthropology
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL

"Comparative analyses of primate joint posture"

Host lab: Jayne
May 21 Dr. Carrie Wu
Department of Biology
Duke University
Durham, NC

"Adaptive divergence versus gene flow in the wild: insights from a natural plant hybrid zone"

Host lab: Culley
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday