Fall 2014 Schedule

Date
Speaker
Title
Aug. 28

No Seminar; BIOL 4111 Syllabus
Graduate Student Orientation

Hosts: Dr. Harper and Dr. Thies

Sep. 4
Dr. John Halfman
Dr. John Halfman
Finger Lakes Institute
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Host: Dr. Wozniak

Nutrient sources, variability and their water quality impacts: A case study from the Finger Lakes of Central New York

Sep. 11
coming soon
Dr. Jim Harper
SHSU
Host: Dept. of Biological Sciences

Of Wild Mice and Mole Rats:
Nontraditional Animal Models for Aging Research

Sep. 18
Dr. Damon Waitt
Dr. Damon Waitt
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Host: ISIS

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. It’s not just about Bluebonnets, Bunnies and Butterflies

Sep. 25
Dr. Todd Primm
Dr. Todd Primm
SHSU
Host: Dept. of Biological Sciences

Collateral Damage: How Antibiotics Affect the Normal Microbiome

Oct. 2
Dr. Troy Anderson
Dr. Troy Anderson
Virginia Tech University
Host: Nicole Traub

Honey Bee Health Risks of Acaricide Exposures: A Rationale for Alternative Chemistries for Varroa Mite Management

Oct. 9
Dr. Rochelle Buffenstein
Dr. Rochelle Buffenstein
UTHSC San Antonio
Host: Dr. Harper

Biomedical insights from the longest lived rodent, the naked mole-rat

Oct. 16
Dr. Millicent Goldschmidt
Dr. Millicent Goldschmidt
UTHSC Houston
Host: Dr. Choudhary

Oral Microbiology: From Toothache to Heartbreak

Oct. 23
Dr. John Wingfield

Dr. John Wingfield
UC Davis / National Science Foundation
Host: Dr. Lutterschmidt

E.O. Wiley Lecture

*NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND LOCATION

Putting the brakes on reproduction: implications for biomedicine, conservation and global climate change?

7 p.m. at Mafrige Auditorium

Oct. 30
Dr. Amanda Hale
Dr. Amanda Hale
TCU
Host: Dr. Gaillard

Bat mortality at wind turbines - why is it happening and can we lessen the impacts?

Nov. 6
Dr. Ozcan Gulacar
Dr. Ozcan Gulacar
SHSU
Host: Dept. of Biological Sciences
COSINE (Coding System for Investigating Sub-problems and Network): A New Method to Analyze Students’ Problem Solving Performances
Nov. 13
Dr. Douglas Ubelaker
Dr. Douglas Ubelaker
Smithsonian Institution
Host: Drs. Lewis & Thies/STAFS
Forensic Cases in Contemporary Perspective
Nov. 20
Dr. John Wallingford
Dr. John Wallingford
UT Austin
Host: Dr. Seeling

TBA

Nov. 27
No Seminar

Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 4
Dr. David Carter
Dr. David Carter
Chaminade University
Hosts: Drs. Bucheli and Lynne

Forensic Taphonomy and Postmortem Microbiology on the Island of Oahu

Seminar location/time: 
Lee Drain Building 214 - 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.*

For additional information contact:
Dr. Jim Harper
Phone: 936-294-1543
E-mail: jmharper@shsu.edu


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