Biology Colloquium Schedule

Please join us for the Biology Colloquium on the dates listed below! The talks begin at 2:15 p.m. in Mary Gladwin Hall Room 204.

Fall 2017 Semester

Date Speaker Affiliation Host Title
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 Jennifer Ison College of Wooster Dr. Randall Mitchell The early flower attracts the bee: Consequences and mechanisms of phenological isolation in plants
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 Viorel Popescu Ohio University Allison Hoffman (student) Brown bear conservation and management in the Romanian Carpathians coping with date uncertainty
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 John Finer (2:15 p.m. MGH Room 204) Ohio State Dr. Hazel Barton CRISPR in agriculture
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 Kim Finer Kent State Univ. Dr. Hazel Barton Effective Science Education (Noon presentation)
Friday Sept. 29, 2017 Alex Stakleff Akron Univ. Dr. Todd Blackledge Lab safety: Q & A
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017  Sarah Diamond CASE Dr. Todd Blackledge A tale of three cities: Parallel and non-parallel evolution of thermal performance in acorn ants
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 Peter Reiser OSU Dr. Henry Astley Meandering evolutionary path to understand myosin expression

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 Andy Hartwick Ohio State Dr. Jordan Renna Neuromodulation of ganglion cell photoreceptors
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 Moumita Das RIT Dr. Hunter King Better, stronger, faster: Collective biophysics of cells and tissues emerging from differential physical properties of components and their interplay
Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 Matt Pasek Univ. S. Florida Dr. Nita Sahai On the prebiotic chemistry of phosphorous near the origin of life
Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 Maureen Stabio Univ. Colorado Denver Dr. Jordan Renna Do mice have color vision? Evidence from the novel M5 neuron.
Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 Robert Dudley Univ. Cal. Berkeley Lamalani Siverts (student) From gliding ants to Andean hummingbirds: the evolution of aerial locomotor performance
Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 HOLIDAY
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 Fritz Vollrath Oxford Univ. Dr. Todd Blackledge Silk biotechnology