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Departmental Seminar

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All seminars, unless otherwise noted, start at 3:30 PM in Montgomery Hall, room 443


Date Speaker / Host Topic/Title
Jan. 17
*MO 442
3:30 pm

Dr. Pallavi Singh
Michigan State University
Microbiology Candidate

Seminar:  The Impact of Intestinal Microbiome on host health
Jan. 24
*MO 442
3:30 pm
Dr. Kathryn Ramsey
Boston Children's Hospital
Microbiology Candidate
Seminar:  Control of virulence and anti-virulence factors in Francisella tularensis
Jan. 25
Feb. 1
Travis Gallo
Urban Wildlife Institiute
Lincoln Park Zoo
Host:  Holly Jones
Seminar: Where the wild things are...in the city:  Understanding the ecology of Chicago's urban wildlife
Feb. 8
Paul CaraDonna
Chicago Botanic Garden
Host:  Nicholas Barber
Seminar: Plant-pollinator interactions:  From existing variation to the consequences of climate change
Feb. 15
Feb. 22
Rika Anderson
Carleton College
Host:  Wesley Swingley
Seminar:  Wonders of the Deep:  Investigating microbial evolution and ecology in deep-sea hydrothermal vents using metagenomics
Mar. 1

Kurt Neubig
Southern Illinois University
Hosts: Phyllis Pischl & Mel DuVall
Seminar:  TBA
Mar. 8 Shannon Pelini
Bowling Green State University
Hosts:  Nick Steijn & Nick Barber
Seminar:  TBA
Mar. 22
Janet Batzli
UW-Madison
Host:  Heather Bergan-Roller
Seminar:  Inquiry into learning:  Questions and approachs to biology education research
Mar. 29 

Graduate Colloquium
John R. Spears
Colorado School of Mines
Hosts:  Ingemar Ohlsson &
Wesley Swingley 


Lecture:  Life, Ice and S @ 81N 81W

Mar. 30
*MO 442
10:00 am

Graduate Colloquium
John R. Spears
Colorado School of Mines
Hosts:  Ingemar Ohlsson & 
Wesley Swingley
Seminar:  Life, Rock and @ S 81N 81W
Apr. 5 Graduate Colloquium
Tom Hammonds
Illinois State University
Hosts:  Jessica Lohmar & Ana Calvo
Lecture:  Meiotic Silencing and Genome Defense Processes 
Apr. 6
*MO 442
10:00 am
Graduate Colloquium
Tom Hammonds
Illinois State University
Hosts:  Jessica Lohmar & Ana Calvo
Seminar:  Spore Killer in Fusarium Verticillioides
Apr. 12
Apr. 19
*MO AUD
3:30 pm
Departmental Honors Convocation