Fall 2011 Schedule

Date
Speaker
Title
Aug. 25
Kaplan
Dr. Samuel Kaplan
The University of Texas Medical School-Houston
Host: Dr. Choudhary
A Bottom-Up Approach to Gene Function in Rhodobacter Sphaeroides
Sep. 1
Holland
Dr. J. Nathaniel Holland
Rice University, Houston
Host: Dr. Rowe
Population and Community Ecology of Mutualism: Integrating Theory and Empiricism in Case Studies of Plant-Animal Interactions in the Sonoran Desert
Sep. 8
Fu
Dr. Yunxin Fu
The University of Texas Medical School-Houston
Host: Dr. Choudhary
Coalescent and germline mutational pattern  in Drosophila melanogaster
Sep. 15
Seiffert
Dr. Erik Seiffert
Stony Brook University
Host: Dr. Lewis
What does the fossil record tell us about the early evolution of anthropoid primates?
Sep. 22
Jeyasingh
Dr. Puni Jeyasingh
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Host: Dr. Hargrave
Linking Ecology and Evolution using Chemical Elements
Sep. 29
Nolan
Dr. Lisa Nolan
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University
Host: Dr. Lynne
Exploring Apec Virulence, Evolution, and Zoonotic Potential using Pathogenic Approaches
Oct. 6
Rhoads
Dr. Douglas Rhoads
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Host: Ms. Lori
The Genetics of Pulmonary Hypertension Syndrome; Using the Chicken as a Model of a Human Disease
Oct. 13
Trexler
Dr. Joel Trexler
Florida International University, Miami
Host: Dr. Hargrave, Dr. Wozniak
Landscape-scale control of aquatic community dynamics in the Everglades: Small fish in a large ecosystem
Oct. 20
Reed
Dr. Michael Reed
Tufts University, Boston
Host: BSGSO
Persistence & Extinction of Small Populations: Birds, Fish, and Elvis
Oct. 27
Randle
Dr. Chris Randle
Sam Houston State University
Taking to the Trees: The Natural History of an Aerial Parasite
Nov. 3
Bolek
Dr. Matthew Bolek
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Host: Dr. Cook
How Frogs get their Worms! Understanding parasitic life-cycle strategies from an amphibian community perspective
Nov. 10
Banner
Dr. Jay Banner
University of Texas at Austin
Host: TRIES
Climate and Paleoclimate Change, Water Change, and Policy in Texas
Nov. 17
Sale
Dr. Win Sale
Emory University, Atlanta
Host: Dr. Gaillard
The Indispensable Cilium: Regulation of Assembly and Function
Dec. 1
Petrosino
Dr. Joseph Petrosino
Baylor College of Medicine-Houston
Host: Dr. Lynne
Metagenomics and Human Microbiome
Dec. 8
Burgin
Dr. Amy Burgin
University of Nebraska
Host: Dr. Wozniak
Connecting the Causes and Consequences of Global Change for Wetland Ecosystems

Seminar date/time:
Lee Drain Building 214 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For additional information contact:
Dr. Madhu Choudhary
Phone: 936-294-4850
E-mail: mchoudhary@shsu.edu


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