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.

SPRING 2019

January 10 -- Orientation

 

January 17 -- CANCELLED -- Casey Bergman - University of Georgia 

“Evolutionary Insights into the Horizontal Transfer and Copy Number Control of Transposable Elements in Saccharomyces Yeasts”

Hosted by: Colin Meiklejohn

 

January 24 -- Gordon Fox - University of South Florida

"TBA"

Hosted by: Erin Carr

 

January 31 -- No Seminar

  

February 7 -- No Seminar - Graduate Student Recruitment

 

February 14 -- Anna Selmecki - Creighton University

“The Impact of Polyploidy and Aneuploidy on Fungal Adaptation and Drug Resistance”

Hosted by: Kristi Montooth

 

February 21 -- Ruud Schilder - Penn State

"TBA"

Hosted by: Kristi Montooth

 

February 28 -- No Seminar

 

March 7 -- Anthony Dell - National Great Rivers Research and Education Center

"TBA"

Hosted by: John DeLong

 

March 14 -- CANCELLED -- Mike Webster - Cornell University

“Sexual signals and speciation in Australian Fairy-wrens”

Hosted by: Dai Shizuka

 

March 21 -- No Seminar

 

March 28 -- J. Cameron Thrash - Univ. of Southern California

"Results of Microbe Hunting in Coastal Waters"

Hosted by: Karrie Weber

 

April 4 -- Ann Tate - Vanderbilt University

“The Ecological and Evolutionary Drivers of Natural Variation in Host-microbe Interactions”

Hosted by: Riley Cooper

 

April 11 -- Undergraduate Alumni Series: Erik Lundquist - University of Kansas

"TBA"

Hosted by: Michael Herman

 

April 18 -- Holly Moeller - Univ. of California - Santa Barbara

“Trade, Borrow, or Steal: How Acquired Metabolism Fuels Ecological Opportunity and Evolutionary Innovation”

Hosted by: John DeLong

 

April 25 -- Amelia Villasenor -- University of Arkansas

"TBA"

Hosted by: Kate Lyons

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