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Telephone: (505) 277-3411

UNM Biology, Castetter Hall 1480
MSC03-2020, 219 Yale Blvd NE
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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UNM Biology Seminars

UNM Biology Spring 2016 Seminar Schedules

Department of Biology seminars are held on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. in Castetter Hall 100,
except where noted.

*** Coffee, tea and cookies are served in the Public Greenhouse at 3:10 p.m. ***

If you would like to host a Thursday seminar speaker,
please contact Cristina Takacs-Vesbach

Updated: February 10, 2016

ALSO Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 21 Dr. Charles Melançon
(host: Rich Cripps)
New Ways to Discover, Investigate, and Detect Bacterial Natural Products and their Biosynthetic Pathways.
Jan. 28 reserved  
Feb. 4 reserved  
Feb. 11 reserved  
Feb. 18 reserved  
Feb. 25 Jake Goheen
(host: Seth Newsome)
Megaherbivory and Plant Defensive Landscapes in a Savanna Ecosystem.
Mar. 3 Paul Gauthier
(host: Dave Hanson)
Mar. 10

John Boyer
(host: Dave Hanson)

Mar. 17 open  
Mar. 24 Brant Faircloth
(hosts: Mike Andersen &
Chris Witt
Mar. 29
Joanna Kelly
(hosts: Joe Cook &
Jessica Weber)
Mar. 31 Annual Research Day  
April 7 Raina Maier
(host: Daina Northup)
April 14 Sanford Bernstein
(host: Rich Cripps)
April 21

Warren Porter
(hosts: Joe Cook &
Jolene Rearick)

April 28 Adam Siepielski
(host: Ken Whitney)
May 5 Keith Gido
(host: Tom Turner)


Brown Bag Seminars
Noon, Wednesdays, 100 Castetter Hall

Brown Bag Seminars are coordinated by Christopher Witt, but scheduled by Erika Gendron

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 20    
Jan. 27    
Feb. 3 Evan Dewey A Crucial Position: The Role of Actin-Microtubule Crosslinker Shortstop in Cell Division.
Feb. 10    
Feb. 17    
Feb. 24 Paul Watson The Informational Boundaries Hypothesis for the Evolution of Religious Diversity.
Mar. 2 Melanie Kazenel Assessing the Potential for Climate-induced Disruption of Plant–Microbe Symbioses in the Rocky Mountains.
Mar. 9 Emma Elliot-Smith Assesing the Influence of Kelp in Ancient Ecosystems Using Compound Specific Stable Isotope Analysis.
Mar. 16 —Spring Break—
Mar. 23 Eric Olivas Drought and the Piñon Microbiome.
Mar. 30 Research Day TBA.
April 6 Jason Kimble Nitrogen Cycling in the Subsurface: Microbial Roles.
April 13 Jessica Weber High Altitude Adaptation in Guinea Pigs.
April 20 Rae DeVan Fire, Fungi, and the Boreal Forest.
April 27 Rosalee Reese Retrospective Food Web Analysis of the Gila River: Do Native and Non-native Interactons Intensify During Drought?
May 4 Jeremiah Anderson TBA.

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