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Science Seminar Series

Spring and Fall 2018

Aug. 29

"Family Sustainable Farming and the Birth of Maderas Rainforest Conservancy"

Rene Molina
Maderas Rainforest Conservancy

Hosted by:  Dr. Risch and Dr. Marscio

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Sept. 5

"Investigations into the ecology, physiology, and origins of the neurotoxin tetrodotoxin (TTX)"

Dr. Amber Stokes
University of California Bakersfield

Hosted by:  Dr. Neuman-Lee

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Sept. 12

"Exploring the causes and consequences of parasite interactions"

Dr. Vanessa Ezenwa
University of Georgia

Hosted by:  Dr. Sikkel

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Sept. 19

"Understanding the Post-fledging Associations of Mature Forest Birds with Early Successional Habitat"

Dr. Patrick Ruhl
Harding University

Hosted by:  Dr. Boves

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Sept. 26

"Mechanisms of dietary adaptations: A broad-scale exploration of toxin resistance in snakes"

Dr. Shabnam Mohammadi
University of Kansas

Hosted by:  Dr. Neuman-Lee

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Oct. 3

"Ecology of the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) and recovery efforts of this endangered species in Arkansas"

Bill Holimon
Department of Arkansas Heritage

Hosted by:  Dr. Marsico and Diana Soteropoulos

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Oct. 10

TBD

Dr. Dwayne Estes
Austin Peay State University; SEGI

Hosted by:  Dr. Marsico

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Oct. 17

"Using viral vectors in plant biotechnology and product development"

Dr. Hal Padgett
Novici Biotechnology

Hosted by:  Hood

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Oct. 24

"Indexes of coral community health in the face of functional redundancy"

Dr. John Artim
Arkansas State University

Hosted by:  Department of Biological Sciences

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Oct. 31

"Exploring symbioses between mites and birds"

Dr. Than Boves
Arkansas State University

Hosted by:  Department of Biological Sciences

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Nov. 7

"Wetland management and developing public use programs in China"

Dr. Keith Weaver
US Fish and Wildlife Service

Hosted by:  Dr. Boves

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Nov. 14

"Stress and the city: Testing the physiological resilience of urban wildlife"

Dr. Bobby Fokidis
Rollins College

Hosted by:  Dr. Boves and Dr. Risch

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107

Nov. 28

"Evaluating the nitrogen mitigation capacity of bioditch reactors in agroecosystems"

Dr. Rachel Nifong
USDA Agricultural Research Service

Hosted by:  Dr. Farris

3:30 - 5:30 p.m., ABI 107