School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series

Thursdays at 3:30 pm via Zoom or in-person in Hamilton Hall 112

In person seminars will be on a case by case basis and will be noted under the speaker's name.

Zoom Link: https://unl.zoom.us/j/96849139717

Password: sbsseminar

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 2021

August 26 

No Seminar

September 2 -- Dr. Prashant Sharma, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location: Zoom Only

Title: Analyses of genome architecture and comparative development break impasses in the evolutionary biology of "Arachnida"

Hosted by: Dr. Eileen Hebets

September 9 -- Dr. Kate Lyons, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Location: In person and Zoom

Title: After the mammoths: quantifying the consequences of body size downgrading for mammalian ecosystems
Promotion & Tenure Seminar

September 16 -- Dr. Andrew Little, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Location: In person and Zoom

Title: Addressing Natural Resource Conservation Needs in Multi-functional Agricultural Landscapes

Hosted by: Etsuko Moriyama

September 23 -- TBD

Location: Zoom Only

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Jay Storz 

September 30 -- Dr. Piero Bianco, University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Location: In person and Zoom

Title: Mechanistic studies of stalled DNA replication fork rescue in E. coli

Hosted by: Dr. Alan Christensen

October 7 -- Dr. Travis Bourret, Creighton University

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Eileen Hebets

October 14 -- Dr. Woo-Yang Kim, Kent State University  

Location: Zoom Only

Title: Neurobiological Mechanisms Underlying Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Hosted by: Dr. Luwen Zhang

October 21 -- Dr. P. Dee Boersma, University of Washington

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Faiza Hafeez 

October 28 -- Dr. Nicole Mideo, University of Toronto

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Clay Cressler

November 4 -- Dr. Michi Tobler, Kansas State University

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Michael Herman

November 11 -- Dr. Audrey Gasch, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Kristi Montooth

November 18 -- Dr. Wendy Hood, Auburn University

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Kristi Montooth

November 25

No Seminar

December 2 -- Dr. Erik Jorgensen, University of Utah

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Michael Herman

December 9 -- Dr. Nitin Phadnis, University of Utah

Location: TBD

Title: TBD

Hosted by: Dr. Colin Meikljohn

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