Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210006
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0006
614 Rieveschl Hall
Phone: (513) 556-9700
Fax: (513) 556-5299
Autumn Quarter 2009
Dr. Richard P. Elinson
"EvoDevo of direct development, an alternative frog life history"
Dr. Valeria A. Conforti
"Reproductive biotechnologies for conservation of endangered cats"
|Oct 12||No seminar|
Dr. George Langford
"Actin Cytoskeleton in Axonal Transport and Cell Migration: Live Cell Imaging"
Dr. Brian L. Storz
"The ultimate and proximate regulation of cannibalistic tadpole development in spadefoot toads"
Dr. Robert A. Skipper, Jr
"Coyne vs. Wade on Wright's Shifting Balance: Localizing Influence in Scientific Controversies"
Dr. Trevor D. Price
"Ecological influences on bird speciation"
Dr. John D. Harder
"Neuroendocrinology of estrus and ovulation in opossums: the role of male stimuli"
Darwin Sesquicentennial Celebration Symposium: "The Vision and Legacy of Charles Darwin"
Speakers include Kenneth Petren (University of Cincinnati), Arnold Miller (University of Cincinnati), C. Owen Lovejoy (Kent State University), Mohamed Noor (Duke University, awarded the 2008 Darwin-Wallace Medal by the Linnean Society of London), and David Quammen (Montana State University)
For symposium details please see http://www.uc.edu/darwin/coming_events/
Dr. David Weisrock
"New perspectives on species delimitation and phylogeny reconstruction: examples from salamanders and lemurs"
Winter Quarter 2010
Dr. Christina Grozinger
"Genomics and evolution of chemical communication systems in social insects"
Dr. Carolyn Price
"New telomere proteins that are involved in telomere replication and de novo telomere synthesis"
|Jan 18||Dr. Martin Luther King's Day Holiday|
Dr. Greg Byrnes
"On a wing and a prayer: ecological and biomechanical insights into the origins of gliding in mammals"
Dr. John Klein and Tom Borgman
"So Many Deer, So Little Biodiversity"
"Good Plants Gone Bad"
Dr. Steven de Belle
"Pavlov's Flies: Behavioral Neurobiology of Learning & Memory in Drosophila"
Dr. Ivan Gomez-Mestre
"'From plasticity to diversity: the role of plasticity in evolution from an amphibian perspective"
Dr. Robert J. Denver
"Stress hormones: mediators of developmental plasticity"
Dr. Theodore Morgan
"The genomics and evolution of thermotolerance in Drosophila"
Dr. Nusha Keyghobadi
"Issues of scale in landscape genetics: case studies using insects"
Spring Quarter 2010
Dr. Madhuri Kango-Singh
"The role of Hippo signaling pathway in development and in cancer"
Dr. Rudolf Raff
"Hunting the First Embryos"
Dr. Amy Henrici
"Digging through the past: the evolution of burrowing in frogs"
Dr. James Tiedje
"The New Science of Metagenomics: Promises, Advances, Challenges"
Co-sponsorship by the Fellows of the Graduate School and Sigma Xi
Dr. Karin Pfennig
"The evolutionary and ecological implications of fitness trade-offs in mate recognition"
Dr. Anand Ray
"Novel approaches to modify olfactory system function in insects"
Dr. David Pfennig
"Polyphenism and the origins of diversity"
Dr. John Darling
"More than one way to invade: lessons from genetic studies of invasive Carcinus shore crabs"
Host lab: Petren
Dr. Carol Lee
"Evolution of ionic regulation during habitat invasions"
|May 31||Memorial Day Holiday|