Fall 2015

December 8, 2015 at 2:00pm
Adam Smith
Missouri Botanical Garden
"Roadsides, rambling, and ORVs: Are we missing the low-hanging fruits of conservation?"
Research 120

December 1, 2015 at 2:00pm
Kasey Fowler-Finn
St. Louis University
Research 120

November 17, 2015 at 2:00pm
Tiffany Knight
Washington University / Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
"Causes and Consequences of Pollen Limitation"
Research 120

Friday, November 13, 2015 at 1:00 - 5:00pm
Larry Wackett
University of Minnesota
"An Ancient Enzyme Re-emerges: Cyanuric Acid Hydrolase and Water Disinfection"

Jeri Barak
University of Wisconsin
"Nontraditional partnerships: Salmonella enterica interactions with phytophagous insects"

Lawrence David
Duke University
"Perturbing the human microbiome"
Stadler 104

November 10, 2015 at 2:00pm
Shelley Lusetti
New Mexico State University
"RecN stimulates RecA-mediated recombinational repair of DNA double-strand breaks"
Research 120

Friday, November 6, 2015 at 12:00pm
James Whitfield
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
"From biodiversity inventory to large scale descriptive taxonomy: challenges with hyperdiverse parasitoid wasps"
Research 120

November 3, 2015 at 2:00pm
Eric Knox
Indiana University
"Phylogenetics, biogeography, and organellar genome evolution in lobelias"
Research 120

October 28, 2015 at 2:00pm
Ed Spevak
St. Louis Zoo
"The science of conservation breeding: the challenges and opportunities of saving endangered species"
Research 120

October 20, 2015 at 2:00pm
Sergei Djuranovic
Washington University
"Translational control by ribosome stalling and frameshifting"
Research 120

Spring 2015

May 1, 2015 at 2:00pm
Giles Duffield
Notre Dame
Research 120

April 21, 2015 at 2:00pm
Eric Haag
University of Maryland, College Park
Research 120

April 14, 2015 at 2:00pm
Faith Liebl
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Research 120

April 7, 2015 at 2:00pm
Ian Pearse
Illinois Natural History Survey
"Predicting novel interactions between plants and herbivores based on chemical, ecological, and phylogenetic similarity"
Research 120

March 31, 2015 at 2:00pm
Arthur G. Hunt
University of Kentucky
Research 120

March 3, 2015 at 2:00pm
Mel Oliver
USDA, University of Missouri
"A phylogenetic look at adaptive mechanisms of vegetative desiccation tolerance in plants"
Research 120

February 24, 2015 at 2:00pm
Ken Paige
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"The ecological and evolutionary consequences of within-plant genetic variation"
Research 120

February 17, 2015 at 2:00pm
John Gustafson
Oklahoma State University
"Milk and Vancomycin Intermediate-Staphyloccocus"
Research 120

February 10, 2015 at 2:00pm
Rachel Bowden
Illinois State University
"Maternal and environmental effects on development in red-eared slider turtles"
Research 120

February 5, 2015 at 2:00pm
Emilia Martins
Indian University
"Taking the Long View: Evolution of complex behavior in a complex world"
Research 120

January 27, 2015 at 2:00pm
Jennifer Meyer
University of Missouri - St. Louis
Lab Safety
Research 120