School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series

School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series

Thursdays at 3:30 pm in Hamilton Hall 112 on the University's City Campus.

The School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series is a weekly series presented by invited speakers and UNL faculty to showcase current research advances in biological sciences. All School of Biological Sciences Seminars are free and open to the public.

FALL 2019

September 5 -- Jennifer Auchtung, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Food Science and Technology

"Characterizing colonization resistance: How are GI microbiomes disrupted and how can they be restored?"
Hosted by Dr. Karrie Weber

September 12 -- Yuxing Li, University of Maryland, School of Medicine

"Antibody Discovery and Engineering for Combating Viral Infection"
Hosted by Dr. Qingsheng Li

September 19 -- Christopher Witt, University of New Mexico, Biology Department

"Evolutionary Dynamics of Avian Elevational Ranges"
Hosted by Dr. Jay Storz

September 26 -- Kristian Forbes, University Arkansas, Department of Biological Sciences

"Voles, food and infectious diseases"
Hosted by Dr. Clay Cressler

October 3 -- Colin Meiklejohn, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Biological Sciences

“TBA”
Promotion & Tenure Seminar

October 10 -- Bob Hilborn, American Association of Physics Teachers

**Seminar will be held at 4:00pm in 136 Jorgensen Hall**

"Bringing Physics Back to Life"
Hosted by Dr. Brian Couch

October 17 -- Daniel R. Brooks, University of Toronto, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology 

"The Major Metaphors of Evolution"
Hosted by Dr. Scott Gardner

October 24 -- Vanessa Ezenwa, University of Georgia, Odum School of Ecology & Deptartment of Infectious Diseases 

"Immune trade-offs shape disease outcomes at individual and population scales"
Hosted by Dr. Clay Cressler

October 31 -- Anna Hiatt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Biological Sciences 

"Policies and Practices in Undergraduate Biology Education"
Promotion & Tenure Seminar

November 7 -- Sabrina Russo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Biological Sciences

“TBA”
Promotion & Tenure Seminar

November 14 -- Chi Zhang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Biological Sciences

“TBA”
Promotion & Tenure Seminar

November 21 -- Ruud Schilder, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Entomology

"Factors mediating naturally occurring variation in insect flight (muscle) performance"
Hosted by Dr. Kristi Montooth

November 28 -- No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break 
December 5 -- Erica Larson, University of Denver, Department of Biological Sciences

"The evolution of polymorphic hybrid sterility in house mice."
Hosted by Dr. Colin Meiklejohn

December 12 -- Chad Johnson, Arizona State University-West, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

"Black widows on an urban heat island: hormonal, developmental and behavioral shifts stemming from extreme heat."
Hosted by Dr. Eileen Hebets

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