Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Spring 2013

Jan. 23

"Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy:  Principles, Diagnostics And Applications"

Dr. Jonathan A. Merten
Assistant Professor of Chemistry - ASU
Hosted by:  Dr. Argelia Lorence

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

Jan. 28

"Relations of Diatom Communities, Macrophyets, and Landscape Characteristics
  to Wetland Water Quality, Cashe, River, Arkansas"

Mr. David Burge
EVS Master Student

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

Jan. 30

"Library Presentation Of Databases, Journals, Etc."

Ms. April Sheppard
ASU Library Operations
Hosted by:  Dr. Malithi Srivatsan

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

Feb. 20

"Quorum Sensing Inhibitory Activities Of Natural Antimicrobials
Against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus"

Mr. Muhsin Aydin
MBS PhD Student

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

Feb. 27

"A New Framework For De Novo Assembly of Transcriptomes Using RNA-Seq Data"

Dr. Guojun Li
ASU - Senior Research Scientist
Hosted by:  Dr. Xiuzhen Huang

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

March 13

"Export Control Laws And Intellectual Property"

Ms. Kim Marshall, Director of Research Compliance
Mr. Brian Rogers, ABI Commercial Innovation Center Director
Hosted by:  Dr. John Pratte

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

March 25

"Identification Of Shiga Toxin Producing E. Coli In Beef Cattle Of Northeast Arkansas Using Cultural Methods"

Miss Harneet Kaur
EVS Ph.D. Student
Thesis Defense

3:30 p.m., AGRI 301

March 27

"Computational Approaches For Linking Comparative Genomics To
Biochemistry And Evolution"

Dr. David Liberles
Wyoming INBRE Bioninformatics Core Director
Hosted by:  Dr. Xiuzhen Huang

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

April 3

"Mathematica 9 In Education And Research"

Mr. Troy Schaudt
Hosted by:  Dr. Hideya Koizumi

2:30 p.m., LSE 218

April 3

"Cyber Attacks"

COL Robert W. Turk
U.S. Army War College
Hosted by:  Dr. John Pratte

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

April 10

"Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Sensors For Tarace Ions: 
Environmental Analysis And Beyond"

Dr. Anahita Izadyar
ASU - Chemistry and Physics
Hosted by:  Dr. Argelia Lorence

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

April 12

"Developing Strong And Durable Resistance To The African Sweet potato Weevil"

Mr. Jose C. Tovar
MBS Ph.D. Student

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

April 17

"RNA Secondary Structures In The Coronavirus 5' Cis-Acting Region and
Their Role In Viral Replication"

Dr. Julian Leibrowitz
Professor of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Hosted by:  Dr. Rebecca Parr

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

April 19

"Coats And Benefits of Coloniality In Cliff Swallows: 
Insights From A 30-Year Study"

Dr. Charles Brown
University of Tulsa, OK
Hosted by:  Dr. Virginie Rolland

4:00 p.m., LSE 219

April 24

"Constraints on Species' Range Change Under Climate Change: 
Studies In Genomic Biology And Ways That Humans Might Help"

Dr. Jessica J. Hellmann
University of Notre Dame
Hosted by:  Dr. Travis Marsico

4:00 p.m., LSE 219