Autumn Semester 2013 Seminar Schedule
Date Speaker(s)
Sept 9

Stephen M. Secor
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama Adaptive and integrative mechanisms regulate gut performanceâ
Host lab: Jayne
Sept 16

William J. Etges
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas
"Ecological divergence and the origin of species"
Host lab: Rollmann
Sept 23

Gorka Sancho
Department of Biology, College of Charleston
"Behavioral ecology of fish aggregations: relationships between tropical tuna, floating objects and fishermen"
Host lab: Buffam
Sept 30

Jim Lazorchak
US Environmental Protection Agency: National Exposure Research Laboratory
"What are Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) and How can CECs be Detected Using Biological Based Methods or Approaches?"
Host lab: Buffam
Oct 7

Reading Day - No Seminar

Oct 14

Peter J. Stambrook
Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology, University of Cincinnati
"Genomic Equivalence:from discovery to practice"
Host lab: Kaneshiro
Oct 21

Ryan Kerney
Department of Biology, Gettysburg College
"Exploring the developmental diversity of amphibians"
Host lab: Gross
Oct 28

David Denlinger
Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University
"Surviving in Antarctica: an Insect Perspective"
Host lab: Benoit
Nov 4

Cynthia Huebner
USDA: Ecology and Management of Invasive Species and Forest Ecosystems
"Defining an effective forest management strategy that deters invasion by exotic plants â invasive plant response to five forest management regimes"
Host lab: Culley
Nov 11 Holiday - No Seminar
Nov 18

Elke Buschbeck
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Title: TBA

Nov 25

William Anyonge
Department of Biology, Xavier University
"Locomotor and dietary adaptations in Plio-Pleistocene carnivores"
Host lab: Gross
Dec 2

Aaron Baumann
HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus
"Subfunctionalization of duplicate juvenile hormone receptors in higher Diptera"
Host lab: Benoit
Spring Semester 2014 Seminar Schedule
Date Speaker(s)
Jan 6

Lucinda Lawson
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Jan 13

Alex C. Keene
Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
"Genetic and evolutionary dissection of the sleep-feeding conflict"
Host lab: Rollmann
Jan 20 Holiday - No Seminar
Jan 27

Ken Fritz
US Environmental Protection Agency
"Removing mountains and burying streams â surface coal mining in the Central Appalachians"

Feb 3

Tiffany Cook
Divisions of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Understanding sensory system design and function: New insights from the Drosophila eye"
Host Lab: Buschbeck
Feb 10

Pelin Cayirlioglu Volkan
Department of Biology, Duke University
"Development and evolution of neuronal diversity in the Drosophila olfactory system"
Host Lab: Rollman
Feb 17

Amanda Moehring
Department of Biology, Western University
"Sex, flies, and videotape: The genetics of behavioral isolation between species"
Host lab: Polak
Feb 24

David Berg
Department of Zoology, Miami University
Host lab: Matter
Mar 3

Fumika Hamada
Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Circadian rhythms and temperature sensation in Drosophila"
Host lab: Rollmann
Mar 10

Mihaela Pavlicev
Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
"Evolutionary trait divergence: the case of vertebrate limbs"
Host lab: Petren
Mar 17

Spring Break - No Seminar

Mar 24

Edward A. Johnson
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary
"Connecting wildfire to tree population dynamics in the boreal forest"
Host lab: Matter
Mar 31

Andrew J. Steckl
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cincinnati Natural Materials for Tomorrow's Devices
Apr 7

Theresa Culley
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
"How to be female: the evolution of breeding systems in the Hawaiian plant genus Schiedea"
Apr 14 Awards Ceremony

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

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