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Past Seminars

Autumn Semester 2012

Sept 10

Jim Eliassen
Dept. Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience
University of Cincinnati

"Learning, Brain Activity, and The Effects of Recreational Drug Use"

Host lab: Petren

Sept 17

Sudha Agarwal
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University

"Exercise everyday keeps doctors away: Mechanotransduction in cartilage and bone"

Host lab: Matter

Sept 24

David Sandstrom
National Institutes of Health- National Institute of Mental Health

"Fly Knockouts: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of General Anesthesia"

Host lab: Buschbeck

Oct 1

Molly Morris
Department of Biological Sciences
Ohio University

"Variation in female mate preferences: lessons from swordtail fishes"

Host lab: Polak

Oct 8

Miriam Steinitz Kannan
Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Kentucky University

"Climate Change in the Galapagos Islands, a paleolimnological perspective"

Host lab: Buffam

Oct 15

John Homer
S.M. Stoller Corporation

"Ecological Restoration at the Fernald Preserve "

Host lab: Conover

Oct 22

Catherine Linnen
Department of Biology
University of Kentucky

"Linking genotype to phenotype: Evolution of adaptive color in mice"

Host lab: Gross

Oct 29

Ryan Kerney
Department of Biology
Gettysburg College

"Exploring the developmental diversity of amphibians"

Host lab: Gross

Nov 5

Brian Traw
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

"No Free Lunch! Genome-wide association mapping reveals how plants defend against their enemies "

Host lab: Matter

Nov 19

Jorge Hurtado-Gonzales
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"The maintenance of male color polymorphism in Poecilia parae"

Host lab: Polak

Nov 26

Dec 3

Lisa Sandell
Dentistry
University of Louisville

Host lab: Petren

Dec 10

Jake Beaulieu
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency- Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory

"Burial reduces nitrate removal in headwater streams: evidence from two US metropolitan areas "

Host lab: Buffam

Spring Semester 2013

Jan 7

Richard Durtsche
Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Kentucky University

"Impact of honeysuckle on aquatic ecosystems and tadpoles "

Host lab: Buffam

Jan 14

Jan 28

Nigel Noriega
Director
Sustainable Innovation Initiatives, Inc

Host lab: Buchholz

Feb 4

Thoru Pederson
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

"Reflections on Alfred Nobel and Those Prizes of His "

Host lab: Kaneshiro

Feb 5**

Judith Pederson
MIT Sea Grant College Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"The Times They are A-Changin… Climate Change and Marine Bioinvasions"
10:00 AM, 502 Rieveschl

Host lab: Kaneshiro

Feb 11

 

Feb 18

Peggy Hill
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Tulsa

" Digging for gold with an at-risk species: the case of the prairie mole cricket, Gryllotalpa major"

Host: BGSA

Feb 25

Laura Katz
Department of Biological Sciences
Smith College

"Dynamic Genomes across the tree of life "

Host labs: Kaneshiro and Petren

Mar 4

Jim Fordyce
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Tennessee

Host lab: Matter

Mar 7**

Dr. Jay Slack Sr.
Research Investigator
Accelerated Discovery Science & Technology
Givaudan Flavors Corporation

" Applying pharmacology and molecular biology for the discovery of novel tastants"

**3:45 PM, ** Rieveschl Auditorium in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies
Visiting Pharmacology Scholars Seminar Series

Mar 11

John Hildebrand
Department of Neuroscience
University of Arizona

Host lab: Uetz

Mar 18

SPRING BREAK

Mar 25 Dennis Grogan
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati

"Mutagenic roadblocks: A tale of yeast genes, formaldehyde, and trans-lesion polymerases"
Apr 1

Jonathan Pruitt
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

Host lab: Uetz

Apr 8

Ed Connor
Department of Biology
San Franscisco St. Univ.

"The mechanism of induction of insect galls "

Host lab: Matter

Apr 15

Department Awards Day
Keynote address by Dr. Valerie Pence
Director of Plant Research
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

 

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