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Biological Sciences

Seminars

The Department of Biological Sciences hosts a series of weekly seminars each spring and fall semester in association with its colloquium courses for undergraduates (BIOL 492 and 492M) and graduate students (BIOL 592). Seminar speakers are usually invited from other universities and research institutions but occasionally the program will include faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences or other units at SIUE. Talks cover a wide range of topics in biology.

Seminars are usually held in the Science East building in lecture room 1105 (SL 1105) and take place on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 PM.  

All are welcome.

Seminars for Fall 2017

Date Speaker Institution Title or Topic
Sep 11 Dev Niyogi Missouri S&T Leaf Decomposition in Streams: Biotic Players and Responses to Stress
Sept 18 Joe Steensma Washington University in St. Louis Studies in Public Health
Sept 25 Gerardo Camilo St. Louis University Bee diversity in urban environments: Ecological and Socio-economic drivers
Oct 2 Gideon Erkenswick

University of Missouri, St Louis

Primate Parasite Ecology in the Peruvian Amazon
Oct 16 Kurt Neubig Southern Illinois University Carbondale The importance of hybridization in the evolution of plants
Oct 23 Marko Spasojevic University of California Riverside Community Assembly – advances and applications to global change
Oct 30 Michelle Pherson  St. Louis University A Role for the PRC1 Silencing Complex in Active Gene Transcription
Nov 6 Alexis Hill Washington University in St. Louis Impact of Drosophila DEG/ENaC channels on neurotransmission and behavior
Nov 13 Vance McCracken Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Effects of berberine on microbial bile acid metabolism
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