4:00 PM Monday, 502 Rieveschl Hall, unless noted otherwise**

Autumn Semester 2015

Autumn Semester 2015
Date Speaker(s)
Sept 14

Tom Parchman
Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
"Ecological genomics of adaptation and speciation in natural populations"
Host lab: Tepe
Sept 21

Shelley Adamo
Department of Biology, Dalhousie University Center
"Reinventing yourself to survive: How immune systems reconfigure to respond to environmental stressors"
Host lab: Uetz
Sept 28

Kimberly Cooper
Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego
"Musculoskeletal integration in hindlimb evolution of the bipedal three-toed jerboa"
Host lab: Gross
Oct 5

Tim Sisson
Western Wildlife Corridor
"The story of Bender Mountain - How it became the best place in Hamilton County, Ohio to see spring wild flowers"
Host lab: Conover
Oct 12 Frances Sivakoff
Department of Entomology, Ohio State University
"If you build it: The consequences of wetland restoration for a rare butterfly"
Host lab: Matter
Oct 19

Peter Armbruster
Department of Biology, Georgetown University
"The life history and molecular physiology of climatic adaptation in the invasive vector mosquito, Aedes albopictus"
Host lab: Benoit
Oct 26

Dennis Mathew
Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno
"Functional Dissection of an Olfactory Circuit"
Host lab: Rollmann
Nov 2

Arun Anantharam
Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University
"Secretory vesicle heterogeneity and the regulation of calcium-triggered exocytosis"
Host lab: Benoit
Nov 9 Kurt Gibbs
Department of Biology and Chemistry, Morehead State University
"Functional Recovery From Spinal Cord Injury in Xenopus laevis"
Host lab: Buchholz
Nov 16

Jocelyn Biagini-Myers
Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati
"Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Pediatric Asthma â the NAT1 Story"
Host lab: Mosley
Nov 23

Jeff Riffell
Department of Biology, University Washington
"Olfactory neuroecology of plant-pollinator interactions"
Host lab: Rollmann
Spring Semester 2016
Date Speaker(s)
Jan 25

Nick Teets
Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky
"Insect stress biology: From basic mechanisms to practical applications"
Host lab: Benoit
Feb 1

Sensory Ecology Candidate
Host lab: Polak
Feb 8

Annie Ray
Department of Biology, Xavier University
"How to lasso a longhorn: volatile pheromones as tools to monitor Cerambycidae"
Host lab: Rollmann
Feb 15

Sensory Ecology Candidate
Host lab: Polak
Feb 22 Yun-Bo Shi
National Institutes of Health
"Chromatin remodeling and histone modifications in thyroid hormone-dependent adult intestinal stem cell development"
Host lab: Buchholz
Feb 29

John Jellies
Department of Biology, Western Michigan University
"The color of up and other stories of how simple eyes encode complex visual image information"
Host lab: Wagenaar
March 7

Randy Nelson
Department of Neuroscience, The Ohio State University
"Effects of light on neuroendocrine-immune interactions"
Host lab: Graduate students
March 14

Mary Gardiner
Department of Entomology, Ohio State University
"Quantifying the value of urban vacant land for conservation and ecosystem services"
Host lab: Buffam
March 28

Rita Rio
Department of Biological Sciences, West Virginia University
"Invertebrate microbiotas: Deciphering complexity through simplicity"
Host lab: Benoit
April 4 Cancelled
April 11

Vern Bingham
Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University
"Hippocampal properties supporting the spatial behavior of natureâ s supreme navigators"
Host lab: Layne
April 18

Suzanne McGaugh
College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
"Population genomics in cavefish reveals strong candidate loci"
Host lab: Gross
April 21 (Thursday)

UC Department of Biological Sciences Awards Ceremony at 4:00 p.m in Rieveschl 502 followed by a reception and refreshments sponsored by the Biology Graduate Student Association in Rieveschl 638.

For information regarding these seminars, contact Dr. Joshua Benoit or Dr. Daniel Wagenaar

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