Biology Seminar Series

The Department of Biology generally hosts a Seminar Series of invited speakers in the fall and spring terms. This seminar series is supported by a grant from the SCSU Faculty Development Fund awarded to Drs. Miranda Dunbar, Nicholas Edgington, and Rebecca Silady.



Spring 2014 Biology Department Seminar Series

 

Wednesday,
Feb. 5th 12:30pm
JE 127

 

Rescheduled due to weather-related University Closure

 

Dr. Craig Schneider


Marine Flora

 

Wednesday,
Feb. 19th 12:30pm
MO103

 

"New tools for exploring the human gut microbiome"

 

Dr. Andrew Goodman,
Microbial Diversity Institute,
Yale University
School of Medicine


Dr. Goodman

Wednesday, March 5th 12:30pm
MO103

"Managing Invasive Plant Species: from Forests to Coastal Habitats"

Dr. Jennifer Mattei
Sacred Heart University

Dr. Jennifer Mattei

Wednesday,
March 12th 12:30pm
MO103

 "Reading the tea leaves: new tools for reconstructing paleoclimate from fossil plants" Dr. Dana Royer
Wesleyan University
 Dr. Royer



Wednesday,
April 2nd
12:30pm
MO103

 

"Evolution of Cellulose Synthesis: Lessons from a moss genome"

 

Dr. Alison Roberts
University of Rhode Island

 

Dr. Alison Roberts

 

Wednesday,
April 23rd
12:30pm
MO103

 

"Structural Architecture and Functional Dynamics in Biology: The What, How, and Why of Bat Wings"

 

Dr. Sharon Swartz
Brown University


 Dr. Swartz