Spring 2010 Schedule

Date
Speaker
Title
Jan. 21
gaillard
Dr. Anne Gaillard
Department of Biological Sciences
Sam Houston State University
Motile Cilia: Organelles of remarkable (and reducible) complexity
Jan. 28
nickrent
Dr. Daniel Nickrent
Southern Illinois University
The importance of life history information in parasitic plant conservation
Feb. 4
mclean
Dr. Robert Mclean
Texas State University
Exploring bacterial growth on surfaces
Feb. 11
queller
Dr. Dave Queller
Harry C. and Olga K. Wiess
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Rice University
Cooperation and conflict in social amoebas
Feb. 18
block
Dr. Barbara A. Block
Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences Stanford University
The 5th Biennial Edward O. Wiley Lecture
(7:30pm in Olson Auditorium)
Feb. 25
jensen
Dr. Kirsten Jensen
University of Kansas
The intriguing world of elasmobranch tapeworms
Mar. 4
armitage
Dr. Anna Armitage
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Using ecology to improve habitat restoration and management
Mar. 11
cummings
Dr. Molly Cummings
University of Texas - Austin
Predicting diversity in animal communication: insights from mechanistic studies in frogs and fishes
Mar. 25
huston
Dr. Michael Huston
Texas State University
TBA
Apr. 1
rastogi
Dr. Vipin Rastogi
U.S. Army Laboratory - Baltimore
Detection and decontamination of chemical/biological threat materials in relation to personnel and infrastructure
Apr. 15
marais
Dr. Johan Marais 
University of the Witwatersrand
A conservation assessment of scelotes inornatus (reptilia, sauria, scincidae)
Apr. 22
schaefer
Dr. Jake Schaefer
University of Southern Mississippi
Variability in the spatial structure of replicate hybrid zones: ecological relationships and divergent evolutionary trajectories
Apr. 29
freudenstein
Dr. John Freudenstein
Ohio State University
Specificity or opportunism? Patterns of fungal association in the leafless orchid corallorhiza
May 6
lindgren
Dr. Annie Lindgren
University of California - Santa Barbara
The cephalopod cornea: Tracing the evolution of a convergent character using phylogenetics and next generation sequencing

Seminar location/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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