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

“3D Retinal organoids: from human development to regenerative therapy”

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

Terradynamics of animal & robot locomotion in complex 3-D terrain”

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

Auburn Science Center *  ROOM 120

"Modeling muscle development and disease in zebrafish"

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

"Lipids, Electric Fields, and Ion Pairing: Organization of Membranous Aqueous Surfaces"

Mar. 29, 2019: SPRING BREAK 

April 3, 2019 (SPECIAL SEMINAR, WEDNESDAY)     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

"Visual Acuity across Animals"

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

"2’,5’-oligoA synthetase 1 helps cells survive DNA damage by inhibiting

poly(ADP-ribose) accumulation"

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

“Dendrimer-based novel multidimensional multifunctional biomaterials for drug and gene delivery”

Apr. 26, 2019      Randee Hunter (OSU)                                Radiology

“Leveraging the Hierarchy of Bone Quality"

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

"Eating Rocks! Investigating microbes that mobilize electrons from minerals, electrodes and other microbes"

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