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UNM Biology Seminars

UNM Biology Spring 2018 Seminar Schedules

Department of Biology seminars are held on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. (until 4:45 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 21, 2018

ALSO Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars

Date Speaker Title
January 18 Reserved  
January 25 Reserved  
February 1 Reserved  
February 8 Reserved  
February 15 open  
February 22 Dr. John Maron
(host:  Dr. Jennifer Rudgers)
Coexistence and Community Assembly.
March 1 Dr. Larisa DeSantis
(host:  Dr. Felisa Smith)
Clarifying Mammalian Responses to Climate Change and Megafaunal Extinctions during the Pleistocene.
March 8 open  
March 15 —Spring Break—
March 22 Research Day Lecture:
Dr. Helen Wearing
Of Mosquitoes and Men: Modeling the Ecology of Dengue and Zika Viruses.
March 29 Dr. Tracy Heath
(host: Dr. Joe Cook)
Bayesian Phylogenetic Methods for Synthesizing Paleontological and Neontological Data.
April 5

Dr. Cynthia Beall
(hosts:  Dr. Chris Witt  &
UNM Dept. of Anthropology)

April 12 Dr. Madelaine Barlett
(host: Dr. Michelle Facette)
April 19

Dr. Greg Erickson
(hosts: Felisa Smith &
Katlin Schroeder)

Vertebrate Paleontology.
April 26 Dr. Ian Wang
(hosts; Dr. Steven Poe
& Levi Gray)
May 3 Dr. Andrew Richardson
(host:  Dr. Marcy Litvak)


Brown Bag Seminars
Noon, Wednesdays, 100 Castetter Hall

Brown Bag Seminars are coordinated by Christopher Witt, but scheduled by Jessie Williamson

Date Speaker Title
January 17 open  
January 24 open  
January 31 open  
February 7 open  
February 14 Evan Dewey Diverse Mitotic Roles of the Actin-Microtubule Crosslinking Protein Shortstop.
February 21 Ryan Heimroth Effects of Terrestrialization on the Vertebrate Immune System.
February 28 Nora Michell Harnessing Phylogenomics and Population Genomics to Understand an Evolutionary Radiation.
March 7 open  
March 14 —Spring Break—
March 21 Kellen Paine Exploring Floral Color Varability in Human and Bee Vision.
March 28 Eva Dettweiler-Robinson &
Emma Elliot-Smith
Tips for Becoming Comfortable with Public Speaking in Science.
April 4 open  
April 11 Amanda Sacks Does Microbial Enzyme Activity Change with Soil Depth in a Piñon–Juniper Woodland?
April 18 Emily Czajkowski Defining the Role of CG1674 in Adult Muscle Development.
April 25 open  
May 2 open  

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