IB/BRIC Seminars Spring 2019



 ROOM B 201, FRIDAYS 2:45 PM-3:35 PM

Titles for the Spring 2019 will be be updated as information is available.


Date                      Speaker                                                     Dept./Area

Jan. 25, 2019     Alja Aksamija (UMASS)                            Architecture

"Integrating Innovations in Architecture”

Feb. 1, 2019       Senyo (Case)                                          Biomedical Eng.

"Consideration of the extracellular matrix as a tool for regeneration"

Feb. 8, 2019       Min Ho Kim (KSU)                                    Biomedical Eng.

"Harnessing Macrophage Polarization towards the Resolution of Biofilm Infection"

Feb. 15, 2019     Derek Skillings (Penn)                                Philosophy

Can a Microbiome be healthy?

Feb. 22, 2019     Christopher Kuhar, Ph.D.

"Science and the Role of the Modern Zoo"

Mar. 1, 2019       Natalia Vergara (Colorado)                        Medicine/Vision


Mar. 8, 2019       Chen Li (Johns Hopkins)                            Mech. Eng.


Mar. 15 2019      Sharon Amacher (OSU)                             Molecular Gen.


Mar. 22, 2019     Heather Allen (OSU)                                  Chem./Biochem


Date TBD            M. Cassie Stoddard (Princeton)                   Ecol./Evol.

Apr. 3, 2019      Jan Kippers (University of Stuttgart)

"Biological Design and Integrative Structures" 

ASEC B201-4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Apr. 5, 2019        Nick Brandley (Wooster)                            Ecol./Behavior


Apr. 12, 2019      Hyeon Joo Cheon (Cleve.Clinic)                 Biomedical Eng.


Apr. 19, 2019      Yang Hu (Virginia Commonwealth)             Biomedical Eng.


Apr. 26, 2019      Randee Hunter (OSU)                                Radiology


May 3, 2019        Annette Rowe (Cincinnati)                         Environ. Micro.   

Speakers for Fall 2018

All speaking events are scheduled for ASEC room B201

from 2:45 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.

9/7/18    "Re Establishment of wild bee communities on reclaimed mine lands."

Jessie Lanterman, Ohio St. Univ.

9/21/18    "Illuminating ghosts of biospheres past: what stable isotopes can (and can't) tell us about microbial evolution on early earth"

Boswell Wing, Univ. of Colorado

9/28/18     "Night blindness in mice: mice, mechanisms & clinical implications"

Neal Peachey, Cleve. Clinic; CWRU

10/5/18     "Experimental evolution of multi-cellularity"

Mike Travisano, Univ. Minn.

10/12/18    "Perspectives on biological individuality from a microbial point of view."

Maria Rebolleda-Gomez, Iniv. Pitts.

10/19/18     "Ising MALDI-TOF-MS and IBDac to discriminate bacterial function & reduce redundancy in microbial libraries used for antibiotic discovery."

Brian Murphy, Univ, Ill. Chicago

10/26/18    "Applying forensic anthropology to identify missing migrants"

Cate Bird, International Committee of the Red Cross

11/2/18     "A nifty time for computation in human genomics."

Ben Voight, Univ. of Penn.

11/9/18     "Molecular determinants of bone phenotype in long-lived big brown bats (Eptesicus Fuscus) and bowhead whales (Balaena Mysticetus)."

Lisa Cooper, NEOMED

11/30/18   “Skeletal Response to Dynamic Impacts: Applied skeletal biology” 

Amanda Agnew, The Oh. St. Univ.

12/7/18       TBA   Aaron Goldman, Oberlin Coll./Conservatory