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UNM Biology Seminars

UNM Biology Spring 2015 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: December 11, 2014

ALSO Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 15 available  
Jan. 22 Dr. Eric Baack
(Host: Dr. Ken Whitney)
Jan. 29 available  
Feb. 5 Dr. Rob Anderson
(Hosts: Dr. Joe Cook
& Robbie Burger
Feb. 12 available  
Feb. 19 available  
Feb. 26 available  
Mar. 5 Dr. Maria Del Mar
Huertas Pau
(Host: Dr. Irene Salinas)
Mar. 12 —Spring Break—
Mar. 19 available  
Mar. 26 Annual Research Day Lecture, 55 Castetter Hall
April 2 Dr. Jorunn Jorgensen
(Host: Dr. Irene Salinas)
April 9 available  
April 16 available  
April 30 Dr. Melania Cristescu
(Host: Dr. Vaishali Katju)


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. 14 available  
Jan. 21 Dr. Scott Collins Effect of Drought and Rainfall Seasonality on Desert Grassland Ecosystems.
Jan. 28 Dr. Warner Orozco Sustainable Agriculture in the Caribbean—The Cuban Approach.
Feb. 4 Heather Buelow TBA.
Feb. 11 available  
Feb. 18 available  
Feb. 25 available  
Mar. 4 available  
Mar. 11 —Spring Break—
Mar. 18 Virginia Thompson Submerged Aquatic Macrophytes: Ecosystem Engineers in New Mexico Mountain Streams.
Mar. 25 Michelle Nuanez Soil CO2 Efflux over a Semi-arid Elevational Gradient in New Mexico.
April 1 Ashley DeAguero Gene Blistered (bs) Selectively Controls Muscle Type Differentiation.
April 8 Jenny Noble The Effects of Resource Partitioning on Fitness in a Small Mammal Community.
April 15 Martina Suazo Plant Community Recovery after Wildfire in Montane Grasslands of the Valles Caldera National Preserve, NM.
April 22 Jonathan Schultz Using Physella acuta to Determine the Predictive Value of Biomphalaria glabrata as a Model for Gastropod Immunity.
April 29 Lizzie Clarke Flight Muscle Progenitor Populations in Drosophila melanogaster.

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