Departmental Seminar Series

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Spring 2014 Seminar Series

All seminars, unless otherwise noted, start at 3:30 PM in Montgomery Hall, room 443.

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DateSpeaker / Host Topic/Title
Jan. 30
Christopher Noto
University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Host: Karen Samonds
A Coastal Delta Ecosystem from the Mid-Cretaceous of Texas
Feb. 6
Joseph Craine
Kansas State University
Host: Melvin Duvall
Understanding Nutrient-Limited Ecosystems: from Roots to Rhinos
Feb. 27
Chris Whelan
University of Illinios Chicago
Host: Heather Herakovich and Nick Barber
Location, Location, Location: Eological Neighborhoods and Species Interactions
Mar. 6
Sergio Gradilone
Mayo Clinic
Host: Sherine Elsawa
The Cholangiocyte Primary Cilium as a Tumor Suppressor Organelle
Spring Break
Sun. Mar. 9 - Sun. Mar. 16 --
Mar. 20
Graduate Colloquium
Magdalena Bezanilla
University of Massachusetts
Host: Joel Stafstrom
Lecture: Big Insights from Little Plants

Mar. 21
Noon
201 LaTourette Hall
Graduate Colloquium
Magdalena Bezanilla
University of Massachusetts
Host: Joel Stafstrom
Seminar: Actin and Myosin Steer Cell Division in Plants
Mar. 27
Seth Binder
St. Olaf College
Host: Holly Jones
cosponsored by ESE
Does Biodiversity Pay? Optimal Composition and Marginal Value of Species on a Working Landscape
Apr. 3
Graduate Colloquium
David M. Ward
Montana State University
Host: Eric Becraft and Wes Swingley
Composition, structure and function of a hot spring microbial
mat community: Major taxa and their functional potential
Apr. 4
Fri. 11:00 am
MO 443
Graduate Colloquium
David M. Ward
Montana State University
Host: Eric Becraft and Wes Swingley
Composition, structure and function of a hot spring microbial
mat community: Species and why they matter
Apr. 10
Rachel Whitaker
UIUC
Host: Eric Becraft and Wes Swingley
The Impact of CRISPR Immunity on Microbial Populations
Apr. 15
Tues. 3:30 pm
MO443
Richard Tapping
UIUC
host: Sherine Elsawa

Identification of a regulatory role for TLR10 in innate and adaptive immunity

Apr. 18
Friday. 3:00 pm
MO443
Dr. Mike Gottfried
Michigan State University
host: Karen Samonds
Expanding the Eocene Polar Greenhouse: New Vertebrate Discoveries from the Western Arctic of Canada
Apr. 24
Jason Martina
University of Michigan
Host: Carl von Ende
Invasive Plants in Wetlands Using an Experimental and Modeling Framework to Understand Causes and Consequences