Biology Seminar Series

The Department of Biology generally hosts a Seminar Series of invited speakers in the fall and spring terms. This spring seminar series is supported by a grant from the SCSU Faculty Development Fund awarded to Drs. Michael Fisher, Meghan Barboza, Rebecca Silady, Miranda Dunbar, Jonathan Weinbaum and Sean Grace.



Spring 2015 Biology Department Seminar Series

 

Tuesday Feb. 10th
4-5pm
Davis, 102

 

“RNA processing shapes mycobacterial transcriptomes”

 

 Scarlet Shell
Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Dr. Scarlet Shell

 

Tuesday
Feb.17th
4-5pm
Davis, 102

 

“Central glia responses following peripheral taste nerve injury”

 

Dianna Bartel
 Yale University


Dr. Dianna Bartel



Tuesday

Feb. 24th
4-5pm
Davis, 102

 

“How snakes smell with their tongues: the biomechanics and fluid dynamics
of tongue-flicking ”

 

Kurt Schwenk
 UConn

 Dr. Kurt Schwenk

 

Tuesday
Mar. 10th
3-4pm
Davis, 102

 

“The decline and potential recovery of Caribbean coral reefs”

 

Joshua Idjadi
Eastern CT State U.

 Dr. Joshua Idjadi



Tuesday
Mar. 31st
4-5pm
Davis, 102

 

“A Unique Vertebrate Fauna from the Latest Triassic of New Mexico”

 

Axel Hungerbuehler
Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

 Dr. Axel Hungerbuehler

 

Tuesday
April 7th
4-5pm
Davis, 102

 

“Using Drosophila as a model organism for studying neurodegeneration”

 

Lani Keller  
Quinnipiac University

 Dr. Lani Keller

 

Tuesday
April 21st
3-4pm
Davis, 102

 

“The Future of Floating Forests in a Changing World”

 

 

Jarret Byrnes  
UMass, Boston

 Dr. Jarret Byrnes