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Department of Biology Seminars
All seminars are held in Life Science 185 at 3:15 unless otherwise noted.

 

01.24.14

 
Snakebite and Antivenom in Sri Lanka

Dr. Daniel Keyler - Clinical Professor, Univ. of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Hosted by Allen Mensinger

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1

 

 

01.31.14

 
Integrating Experimental Research Technology into Mammalian Field Biology: From Woodrats to Wolves to Whales

Dr. Brian Kot - Post-Doctoral Scientist, Minnesota Zoo

Hosted by Ron Moen

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

02.07.14

 
Genetic Insights into the Austronesian Expansion

Dr. Ralph Bertrand - Professor, Colorado College

Co-Hosted by Allen Mensinger and Matt Andrews

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

02.10.14

 
Annual Darwin Day Seminar: Evolution in Darwin's Dream Ponds: The Cichlid Fishes of the East African Big Lakes

Dr. Walter Salzburger - Professor, University of Basel

Hosted by Geology and Biology Departments, Large Lakes Observatory and the Water Resources Science graduate program.

Time/Place: 7:00 p.m. in Weber Music Hall

Related reading: Abstract

 

 

02.14.14

 
Invasions of Northern Goshawks Observed at Hawk Ridge, Duluth

Dr. Richard Green - Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth

Hosted by David Schimpf

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2, Article 3

 

 

02.21.14

 
The Role of Flow Sensing by the Lateral Line System in Prey Detection in Two African Cichlid Fishes

Dr. Margot Schwalbe - Post Doctoral Assoc., Tufts University

Hosted by Allen Mensinger

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

02.28.14

 
Behavioral and Morphological Evolution in the New World Black Birds (Icteridae): A Comparative Phylogenetic Perspective

Dr. Scott M. Lanyon - Professor, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Hosted by Jerry Niemi

Related reading:  Biography, Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

03.07.14

 

 
Communication Networks in Bats

Dr. Michael Smotherman - Assoc. Professor, Texas A & M University

Co-Hosted by Christine Schwartz and Matt Andrews

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1

 

 

03.14.14

 

 
Regulation of Neuronal Compartmentalization and Axon Branching During Development

Dr. Mary Halloran - Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison

Hosted by Jennifer Liang

Related reading: Article 1, Article 2

 

 

03.21.14

 
No Seminar - Spring Break

 

 

03.28.14

 
Three Generations of Selection on Crop Alleles in Wild Sunflowers

Dr. Eric Baack - Assoc. Professor, Luther College

Hosted by Briana Gross

Related reading: Article 1, Article 2

 

 

04.04.14

 

Inspirational Teacher of the Life Sciences Award Seminar: "Engaging with Nature Through Drawing"

Rachel MaKarrall - Instructor, Biology Department, Univ. of Minnesota Duluth

Hosted by Timothy Craig

 

 

04.11.14

 
Diversity, Diversification, and the Genomic Basis of Evolution in Perennial Crops and their Wild Relatives

Dr. Allison Miller - Assoc. Professor, Saint Louis University

Hosted by Briana Gross

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

04.18.14

 
Degree-Days: A New Old Paradigm for Understanding Temperature Effects on Fish

Dr. Paul Venturelli - Asst. Professor, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Hosted by Thomas Hrabik

Related reading:  Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

04.25.14

 
Feeding Ecology of Lenok, Baikal Grayling and Hovsgol Grayling from the Eg-Uur Watershed, Mongolia

Kirk Olson - Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate

Hosted by Thomas Hrabik

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

05.02.14

 
Identification and Characterization of Acid Tolerant Mycobactera Isolated from Minnesota Pitcher Plants

Phuong Tran - Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate

Hosted by John Dahl

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

05.09.14

 
RESCHEDULED: Inspirational Teacher of the Life Sciences Award Seminar: "Engaging with Nature Through Drawing"

Rachel MaKarrall - Instructor, Biology Department, Univ. of Minnesota Duluth

Hosted by Timothy Craig

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