Departmental Seminar Series

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Fall 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
Sept. 18
Jeramie Strickland
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Host: Holly Jones
Conservation and Management of Ornate Box Turtles (Terrapene ornata) at Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge
Sept. 25
Chi Zhang
University of Nebraska
Host: Yanbin Yin
Prediction of Antigenic Epitopes with Computational Methods
Oct. 2 Robert Taylor
West Virginia University
Host: Linda Yates & Renee Kopulos
Dissecting Genetics of the Chicken's Immune Response Against Oncogene Tumors
Oct. 9
Graduate Colloquium
Alan Knapp
Colorado State University
Hosts: Heather Herakovich & Holly Jones
Lecture:  Global Change and Grasslands
Fri, Oct 10
9:00-9:50
MO 443
Graduate Colloquium
Alan Knapp
Colorado State University
Hosts: Heather Herakovich & Holly Jones
Seminar: What Have We Learned from Climate Change Experiments in Grasslands?
Oct. 16
Maureen Coleman
University of Chicago
Host:  Wes Swingley
"Linking Viruses, Microbes, and Biogeochemistry in Aquatic Ecosystems."

Oct. 23
Matthew Geisler
Southern Illinois University
Host: Yanbin Yin
Systematic Detection and Functional Analysis of Plant Cis-regulatory Elements in Arabidopsis and Rice
Oct. 30
TBA TBA
Nov. 6
John Orrock
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host: Nick Barber
TBA
Nov. 13
Mike d'Emic
Stony Brook University
Host: Karen Samonds
Cosponsored by the NIU Department of Biological Sciences &
NIU Department of Geology
Giants Under the Microscope: Understanding the Lives of Dinosaurs