Biology Department Seminars


Spring 2014

April 22, 2014 at 2:30pm
David Wang
Washington University
Research 121

April 15, 2014 at 2:30pm
Biology Department Awards Ceremony
Research 121

April 11, 2014 at 10:00am
Irene Pepperberg
Harvard University, Department of Pyschology
Numerical studies on grey parrots
Benton Hall 443

April 1, 2014 at 2:30pm
Thomas Menees
UMKC School of Biological Sciences
Research 121

March 20, 2014 at 2:30pm
Lon Chubiz
Harvard University
"Mapping mechanism to phenotype across biological scales: examples in multidrug resistance, metabolic innovation, and microbial communities"
Research 121

March 18, 2014 at 2:30pm
Becky Bart
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
"The Xanthomonas Cassava Bacterial Blight Pathogen Employs TAL Effectors to Induce a Pectate Lyase and Sugar Transporter During Host Colonization"
Research 121

March 13, 2014 at 2:30pm
Matt Herron
University of Montana
"Origins of multicelluar developement in the volvocine algae"
Research 121

March 4, 2014 at 2:30pm
Cindy Dupureur
University of Missouri-St. Louis
"Ligands as drugs: measuring biomolecular interaction"
Research 121

February 27, 2014 at 2:30pm
Jeff Bose
University of Nebraska Medical School
"New insights into Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation and virulence factor production"
Research 121

February 25, 2014 at 2:30pm
Mindy Steiniger
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Research 121

February 18, 2014 at 2:30pm
Susan Dutcher
Washington University
"Using genomics and genetics to dissect the assembly of macromolecular machines"
Research 121

February 11, 2014 at 2:30pm
Karyn Esser
University of Kentucky School of Medicine
"Circadian rhythms, molecular clock and skeletal muscle; why muscle needs to keep time"
Research 121

February 6, 2014 at 2:30pm
Ramona Neunuebel
National Institute of Health
"Pathogen mediated regulation of small GTPases"
Research 121

February 4, 2014 at 2:30pm
Jessica Forrest
University of Ottawa
"Bees in a changing environment"
Research 121

Fall 2013

December 3, 2013 at 2:30pm
Eric Wagner
University of Texas-Houston Medical School
Benton 104

November 22, 2013 at 10:00am
Jinshun Zhong
Dissertation Defense, UMSL
"The evolution of floral symmetry across the plant order Lamiales"
Clark Hall 206

November 19, 2013 at 2:30pm
Abraham J. Koo
University of Missouri-Columbia
Benton 104

November 5, 2013 at 2:30pm
Todd C. Mockler
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Benton 104

October 30, 2013 at 12:30pm
Diego Salazar
Dissertation Defense, UMSL
"Exploring the local and regional effects of plant diversity on plant-herbivore interactions"
Benton 104

October 29, 2013 at 2:30pm
Trevor Price
University of Chicago
"Latitudinal and altitudinal diversity across the Himalayas"
Benton 104

October 11, 2013 at 10:00am
Matthew Christopher Ikaika Medeiros
Dissertation Defense, UMSL
"Elucidating the factors that modulate the distribution of avian Haemosporida parasites across a community of hosts"
Research 121

October 1, 2013 at 2:30pm
Felix Grewe
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"The evolution of mitochondrial genomes in land plants"
Benton 104

September 24, 2013 at 2:30pm
John Walker
University of Missouri-Columbia
"Signaling networks controlling abscission"
Benton 104