Seminar Series

Biology Department Seminar Speaker Schedule


Spring Semester 2021

Unless otherwise noted, hosted remotely Tuesdays at 3:30pm


February 23, 2021 - Jointly sponsored by Earth and Oceanographic Science and Biology
Merritt Turetsky, University of Colorado (Host: Barry Logan and Anneka Williams)
Thawing permafrost, peat fires and loss of ecological legacies in northern ecosystems

March 3, 2021 - 7:50am EST
*To accommodate international time zone of speaker, please note special time of seminar at 7:50am EST on Wednesday, March 3*
Pawat Seritrakul, Silpakorn University (Host: Barry Logan)
Bridging animal genomes to phenotypes: An epigenetic journey from Maine to Thailand

March 16, 2021
Olivia Rhoades, Florida International University (Host: Katie DuBois)
Northeastern Pacific kelp forests to Western Atlantic seagrass beds: predation and herbivory across anthropogenic and environmental gradients 

March 30, 2021
Laramie D. Lemon, Emory University (Host: Anne McBride)
A "tail" of histones: using budding yeast to investigate mutations found in cancer

April 13, 2021
Katharina Quinlan, University of Rhode Island (Host: Manuel Díaz-Ríos)
Is excitability altered in ALS?

April 20, 2021
Brielle Ferguson, Stanford University (Host: Hadley Horch)
Exploring Attention Impairments Across Disease States

May 4, 2021
Alex Moore, American Museum of Natural History (Host: Mary Rogalski)
Holistic Conservation: Incorporating Science and Culture into Conservation

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