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Biology Seminar Series

Spring 2020

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 PM in ABI 107 (unless otherwise noted)



A-State Biology Seminar Series Schedule for Spring 2020
Date Seminar Title Speaker Institution Host
1/15/20 Regulation of the Epithelial Sodium Channel by Casein Kinase ll/ The March for Science: Initiating, leading, and surviving Dr. Jonathan Berman NYIT-Jonesboro N/A
THU 1/23/20 @ 11:00 AM DIN Interview: Patterns, processes, and mechanisms of adaptive evolution Dr. Mark Magres Harvard University Dept
1/29/20 @ 11:00 AM DIN Interview: TBD Dr. Danielle Tufts Columbia University Dept
FRI 1/31/20 @ 11:00 AM DIN Interview: Water as a physiological currency: Hydration state impacts immune function, metabolic substrates, and reproductive investment Dr. George Brusch French National Centre for Scientific Research Dept
2/5/20 @ 11:00 AM DIN Interview: Life among the feathers: Using bird lice and their associates to help untangle host-symbiont evolution Dr. Andrew Sweet Purdue University Dept
FRI 2/7/20 @ 11:00 AM DIN Interview: Defenses against infection within and across generations Dr. Jennifer Grindstaff Oklahoma State University Dept
TUE 2/11/20 @ 11:00 AM DIN Interview: Soil-borne disease agents are powerful drivers of plant community diversity Dr. Scott Mangan Washington University Dept
2/12/20 Amphibian Ecology and Reproduction: From Basic Science to Applied Conservation Dr. Shelia Poo Memphis Zoo Neuman-Lee
2/19/20 Increasing yield and viability of alternative rubber crops Dr. Katrina Cornish THE Ohio State University Hood
2/26/20 The Mississippi, magnolias, and mussels: Diverse studies on microbiomes Dr. Colin Jackson Univ. of Mississippi Gilmore
3/4/20 TBD Dr. Michael Robeson UAMS Bhattacharyya
3/11/20 Land-use impacts and ecosystem services costs of oil and gas development in the U.S. Dr. Maureen McClung Hendrix College Boves
3/18/20 TBD Dr. Michael Stevens Utah Valley University Risch
4/1/20 Metabolic dysregulation in cancer progression and metastasis Dr. Subhamoy Dasgupta Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Sankalpa Chakraborty
4/8/20 TBD Dr. Geoff Smith Dixie State University Neuman-Lee
4/15/20 Paleobiology of the 'terror crocodile' Dr. Adam Cossette NYIT-Jonesboro N/A
4/22/20 OPEN
4/29/20 Geographic variation in reproduction in a widely distributed Nearctic-Neotropical migrant bird, the Eastern Kingbird Dr. Michael Murphy Poland State University Boves