Seminars

Autumn Quarter 2007

Sept 24  
Oct 1 Dr. Michal Polak
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Sexual Selection & Evolution: Unifying Levels of Analysis"
Oct 8 Herman Mays
Zoology
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati, OH

"Avian mating systems: cooperation and conflict"

Host lab: Matter
Oct 15 Dr. Jim Herman
Department of Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Neural Control of Stress Responses"

Host lab: Buschbeck
Oct 22 Dr. Robert B Barlow
Department of Ophthalmology
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY

"Three Blind Mice: Glucose Modulation of Vision"

Host lab: Layne
Oct 29 Dr. Steve Danzer
Department of Anesthesia
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH

"Adult neurogenesis in the epileptic brain"

Host lab: Buschbeck
Nov 5 J. Christopher Havran
Department of Environmental and Plant Biology
Ohio University; Athens, OH

"Ecology and Evolution of the Hawaiian Violets"

Host lab: Culley
Nov 12 Veterans Day Holiday
Nov 19 Dr. Christiane Linster
Neurobiology and Behavior
Cornell University; Ithaca,NY

"Perceptual Changes due to Experience Combined Behavioral, Pharmacological and Computational Study"

Host lab: Buschbeck
Nov 26 Dr. Theresa M. Culley
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Invasives on the rise: the spread of the ornamental Callery Pear"

Pre-Tenure Update

Winter Quarter 2008

Jan 7 No seminar
Jan 14 Dr. Shuk-mei Ho
Director Academic Medicine
MED-Environmental Health; Cincinnati, OH

"Epigenetics and gene regulation"

Host lab: Keller
Jan 17 Dr. Carolina Reisenman
Arizona Research Laboratories
Division of Neurobiology
University of Arizona
Tuscon, AZ

"Neuroethology of insect olfaction: from chemical signals, to neurons, to behavior"

12:30pm Thursday
201 Braunstein Hall
Jan 21 MLK Holiday
Jan 22 Dr. Alexander Ophir
Department of Zoology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

"On vasopressin and monogamy: Individual variation in reproductive decisions and complex neural phenotypes"

12:30pm Tuesday
201 Braunstein Hall
Jan 24 Dr. Jon Pierce-Shimomura
Gallo Center
University of California, San Francisco
Emeryville, CA

"A genetic approach to locomotory pattern generation: Crawl and swim behaviors of C. elegans"

12:30pm Thursday
201 Braunstein Hall
Jan 28 Dr. Greg Mueller
Department of Botany
The Field Museum
Chicago, IL

"Investigating the biogeography and diversity of macrofungi: Monographic studies and the impact of anthropogenic nitrogen"

Host lab: Lentz
Jan 29 Dr. Kim Hoke
Section of Integrative Biology
University of Texas
Austin, TX
"Brain networks mediating reproductive decisions in túngara frogs"

12:30pm Tuesday
201 Braunstein Hall
Feb 4 Dr. Jay Hove
Department of Genome Science
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Going With the Flow: A Systems Biology Approach to Zebrafish and Disease"

Host lab: Fox
Feb 11 Dr. Stevan Arnold
Department of Zoology
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
"Resolving the paradox of stasis"

Host lab: Rollmann
Feb 18 Dr. John Bickle
Department of Philosophy, Professor and Head
Neuroscience Graduate Program, Professor
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

"Manipulating the Molecules of Memory Consolidation in a Social Interaction Task"

Host lab: Buschbeck / Layne
Feb 25 Dr. Julio A. Urbina
Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research
Caracas, Venezuela & Scientific Advisory Committee, Drug for Neglected Diseases Initiative
Geneva, Switzerland

"Novel Ergosterol Biosynthesis Inhibitors as Specific Chemotherapeutic Agents for Chagas' Disease"

Host lab: Kaneshiro
March 3 Dr. Rama Ratnam
Department of Biology
University of Texas - San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

"The spatial and temporal structure of frog choruses"

Host lab: Layne
March 10 Dr. Nadean Brown
Division of Developmental Biology and Division of Ophthalmology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

"Regulation of vertebrate and invertebrate retinal neuron development"

Host lab: Buschbeck

Spring Quarter 2008

March 31 Dr. Nancy Solomon
Department of Zoology
Miami University
Oxford, OH

"Love and sex in prairie voles."

Host lab: Petren
April 7 Dr. Bert Hölldobler
Foundation Professor of Life Sciences
School of Life Sciences
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University
Tempe AZ 85287, USA

"Regulation of Reproduction in Primitive and Advanced Ant Societies"

George Rieveschl Jr. Biology Lecture
Host lab: Buschbeck
April 7 SPECIAL MOVIE SHOWING
Dr. Bert Hölldobler
Foundation Professor of Life Sciences
School of Life Sciences
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University
Tempe AZ 85287, USA

"Ants: Nature's Secret Power"

Cincinnati Zoo & Bot G. Education Center Frisch’s Theater
Please RSVP @ (513) 559-7767
April 8 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Dr. Bert Hölldobler
Foundation Professor of Life Sciences
School of Life Sciences
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
Arizona State University
Tempe AZ 85287, USA

"Order in Chaos: Communication and Cooperation in Ant Societies"

George Rieveschl Jr. Public Lecture
SWIFT HALL 500; 4:00 PM
April 14 Dr. Valerie Hardcastle
McMicken College of Arts and Sciences & Department of Philosophy
Cincinnati, OH

"The Structure of Theories in Neuroscience"

Host lab: Buschbeck
April 21 Dr. Katia Del Rio-Tsonis
Department of Zoology
Miami University
Oxford, OH

"Mechanisms of Retina Regeneration"

Host lab: Buschbeck
April 28 Dr. Heather Eisthen
Department of Zoology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

"How many vertebrates does it take to change a bulb? Functional consequences of olfactory system evolution"

Host lab: Buschbeck
May 5  
May 12 Dr. Jayne Yack
Department of Biology
Carleton University
Ottowa, Ontario, Canada

"Acoustic Communication in Caterpillars, and Other Squishy Bugs"

Host lab: Buschbeck
May 19 Dr. James Bandoli
Department of Biology
University of Southern Indiana
Evansville, IN

"Filial Cannibalism: Having Your Kids And Eating Them, Too"

Host lab: Layne
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday
June 2 Dr. Mark Nielsen
Department of Biology
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

"Intelligent Design: an EvoDevo Perspective"

Special Guest for...
Biology Department Awards Day!