Biology Seminar

A quasi-weekly research seminar series with national and international participation hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences and the Biology Graduate Student Association

Fall Semester 2021

Fridays, at noon, on zoom
Zoom meet IDs and passwords: TBA




Aug 27

Eleinis Ávila-Lovera

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Comparative functional ecology of green stems and leaves: key takeaways from arid ecosystems


Sep 10

Neelima Sinha

University of California - Davis

Interactions between the parasitic plant Cuscuta campestris and its tomato host

Sep 17

Lorenz Hauser

University of Washington

Beach bums on the move: dispersal and connectivity in sandy beach meio-, macro- and megafauna

Sep 24

Wafa Tawackoli

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Stem cell therapies for musculoskeletal disorders

Oct 1

Jim Cohen

Weber State University

TBA - Plant systematics

Oct 8

Daniel Crocker

Sonoma State University

TBA - Physiological and behavioral ecology of pinnipeds

Oct 15

Daniel Barta

Oklahoma State University

TBA - Dinosaurs

Oct 22

Laura Sullivan-Beckers

Murray State University

TBA - Spider or treehopper communication & mating behavior

Oct 29

Kevin Amses

Oregon State University

Single cell sequencing facilitates genome-enabled biology in uncultured fungi and resolves deep branches on the fungal tree of life

Nov 5

Rebecca Vega-Thurber

Oregon State University

TBA - Microbial ecology

Dec 3

Thomas Turner

University of California – Santa Barbara

TBA - Ecology and evolution of sponges

Dec 10

Jesse Miller

Stanford University

TBA - Lichen ecology