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/91228976036

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 2022

August 25th-- Dr. Erik Jorgensen, University of Utah

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Synaptic Transmission in Time and Space"

Hosted By: Dr. Michael Herman

September 1st

No Seminar

September 8th-- Dr. Peter Angeletti, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: “A Role for the Cervical Microbiome in Formation of HPV-Related Pre-Cancerous Lesions”

Hosted By: P&T Seminar Series

September 15th-- Dr. Kristi Montooth, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Location: Zoom Only

Title: "The Evolution of Metabolism in the Face of Heterogeneity"

Hosted by: P&T Seminar Series

September 22nd-- Dr. Eric Weaver, University of Nebraska- Lincoln

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Viruses as Medine"

Hosted by: P&T Seminar Series

September 29th-- Dr. David Polly, Indiana University

Location: Postponed to Spring 2023

Title: "The Assembly of New World Cat Communities: Ecometrics and Neogene Faunal Turnover"

Hosted by: Dr. Kate Lyons

October 6th-- Dr. Cynthia Downs, SUNY-ESF

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Body Size Shapes Immune Strategies Across Terrestrial Endotherms"

Hosted by: Drs. Clay Cressler & John DeLong

October 13th-- No Seminar

October 20th-- Dr. Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez, North Dakota State University

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Hormesis Improves Organismal Performance at the Cost of a Classic Life History Trade-Off"

Hosted by: Dr. Omera Matoo

October 27th-- Dr. Erica Westerman, University of Arkansas

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Why do we like Things Different? Using Butterflies to Understand Diversity in Preferences"

Hosted by: Dr. Eileen Hebets

November  3rd -- No Seminar

November 10th-- Dr. Nina Wale, Michigan State University

Location: Postponed

Title: TBA

Hosted by: Dr. Clay Cressler

November 17th-- Dr. Allison Barner, Colby College

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Predicting Cascading Extinctions with Species Interaction Networks"

Hosted by: Dr. John DeLong

November 24th-- No Seminar

Thanksgiving Break

December 1st-- Dr. Oleh Khalimonchuk, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Touching Base: Mechanisms Linking Mitochondrial Membranes and Processes"

Host: Dr. Michael Herman

December 8th-- Dr. P. Dee Boersma, University of Washington

Location: In Person and Zoom

Title: "Why Long-Term Studies are Needed and Important; 40 Years of Studying Magellanic Penguins"

Hosted by: SBS Graduate Students

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