Department Journal Clubs
Biolunch Spring 2013
Wednesday at 12:30, Benton Hall 445
January 23 Galen Priest, “Wood-boring beetles as ecosystem engineers in the Brazilian cerrado”
January 30 - Stephen Blake, "Tracking turtles from
the volcanoes of Galapagos to Tyson and downtown St. Louis"
February 6 - Nancy Kohn, "Social interactions affect learning, memory, and behavior"
February 13 - Elizabeth Kellog, To be announced
February 20 - Michael McKain, "Phylogenomic
placement of ancient polyploidy events within Poales and Agavoideae
February 27 - Bob Ricklefs, "Species formation in avian malaria parasites"
March 6 - Gary Langham, "Role of Academic Science in the Conservation and Policy World: Examples and Discussion"
March 13 - Eliot Miller “Phylogenetic community structure and assembly
processes along environmental gradients”
March 20 - Vincenzo Ellis / Melanie Kunkel, "Species level variation in white blood cell responses to haemosporidian infection in birds"
March 27 - SPRING BREAK, No Biolunch
April 3 - Bob Marquis, "The head and tail of the caterpillar"
April 10 - Aimee Dunlap, "Looking for life history trade-offs for evolved behavioral strategies:plasticity, learning, and flies"
April 17 - Graduate student elevator talks
April 24 - Maria Pil, "Genetic variation and past demographic history of fishes in one of Brazil's longest rivers"
May 1 - Art Leverenz, "A review of the natural history and ecology of Nicrophorus americanus with a discussion of current conservation
May 8 - Walter Boeger, UFPR Brazil, "Evolution drives evolution"
Topics in Molecular and Cellular Biology Journal Club, Spring 2013
in Benton 101
January 25 at 12:15pm - Andrew Johnson, "STAT3 - An intracellular mediator of angiotensis II-induced hypertension"