Fall 2007 Schedule

Date
Speaker/Title
Host
Aug. 23
Orientation for students taking BIO 411 - No Seminar
Aug. 30
Dr. Jennifer Rudgers
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Rice University
Small fungi with big impacts: Community-level consequences of mutualisms between fungal endophytes and grasses.
Hargrave
Sep. 6
Various SHSU Faculty
Dept. of Biological Sciences; Sam Houston State University
Do you want to do biology research? A show-case of the active research programs in our department seeking student assistants.
Sep. 13
Dr. Ricky Cothran
Dept. of Zoology; University of Oklahoma
The evolution of mating biases in a freshwater amphipod species complex.
Deaton
Sep. 20
Dr. Alex Flecker
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Cornell University
Migratory fishes as functional linkages across tropical Andean landscapes.
Hargrave
Sep. 27
Dr. Danielle Garsin
Grad. School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston; University of Texas
The role of insulin signaling in C. elegans innate immunity.
Primm
Oct. 4
Dr. Steve Churchill
Dept. of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy; Duke University
The mean streets of Ice Age Europe - Carnivore ecology and the demise of the Neandertals.
Lewis
Oct. 11
Dr. Mark Mort
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; University of Kansas
Diversification of Crassulaceae: Unraveling the botanical equivalent to Darwin's finches.
Randle
Oct. 18
Kerri Snyder
Environmental Sciences Section Manager; HDR Engineering, Inc.
Environmental Consulting: An Alternative Career Path for Biologists.
Hargrave
Oct. 25
Dr. Caitlin Gabor
Dept. of Biology; Texas State University-San Marcos
Evolutionary maintenance of a unisexual-bisexual species complex of mollies.
Deaton
Nov. 1
Dr. James Easton
University of Oklahoma Biological Station; University of Oklahoma
Golden Algae invades Oklahoman waters: Monitoring and toxicology of Golden Algae (Prymnesium parvum) in Lake Texoma.
Hargrave
Nov. 8
Dr. Stephen Ash Bullard
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory; University of Southern Mississippi
Fishes according to parasites- what do blood flukes tell us about the evolution of vertebrates?
T. Cook
Nov. 15
Dr. Jerry Cook
National Science Foundation and Dept. of Biological Sciences; Sam Houston State University
Mysteries and New Insight on the Insect Order Strepsiptera.
Lutterschmidt
Nov. 22
Thanksgiving Break - No Seminar
Nov. 29
Dr. Chris Bell
Dept. of Geological Sciences; University of Texas
Applications of phylogenetics to Quaternary vertebrate paleontology: Linking paleontological and neotological approaches to vertebrate diversity and faunal dynamics.
SHSU
Students

Seminar location/time:
Lee Drain Building 213 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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For additional information contact:
Chad Hargrave 
Phone: 936-294-1543
E-mail: cwhargrave@shsu.edu


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