September 8- Shahid Naeem, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, NY - ”Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”
September 22 - Ann Stevens, Virginia Tech – “Social networking in the bacterial world”
September 29 –Giovanni Bosco, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, The University of Arizona - “3-dimensional genome organization and regulation of gene expression in Drosophila and humans”
October 6 – Judy Stone, Department of Biology, Colby College - Natural selection across a steep ecological gradient”
October 13 – Charles Kimmel, University of Oregon - “Shaping the Head Skeleton"
October 21 - PRESIDENT'S SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS SYMPOSIA
October 27 Joel Graber, Jackson Lab, Bar Harbor, ME “Managing the message: Alternative polyadenylation under cellular stress conditions"
November 3 Becca Rowe, University of New Hampshire "Ecological responses to a century of change: climate, land use and the small mammals of the Great Basin”
November 10 Judith Berman, University of Minnesota -“Centromere flexibility in Candida albicans”
November 17 – David Doroquez, Brandeis University - "Regulation of primary cilia by vesicular trafficking and sensory signaling in the soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans."
December 1 –David Hart, University of Maine -"Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative: The Messi Road from Biology to Sustainability Science"