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UNM Biology Fall 2014 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: August 21, 2014

ALSO Biol. 502 Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars



Title of Talk

Aug. 21 Evan Carson
(Host: Tom Turner)
The Art of the Possible: Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Chihuahuan Desert, México.
Aug. 28 Susanne von Caemmerer
(Host: Dave Hanson)
Impacts of temperature on Photosynthesis and CO2 Diffusion Processes.
Sept. 4 Seth Newsome  
Sept. 11    
Sept. 18    
Sept. 25 Cristina Takacs-Vesbach  
Oct. 2 Christopher Johnston Controlling Mitotic Spindle Orientation: Hippo “Roles" in the Mud.
Oct. 9 —Fall Break—  
Oct. 16    
Oct. 23 Jeff Conner
(Host: Ken Whitney)
Oct. 30 Margaret Werner-Washburne  
Nov. 6 Allison Pease
(Host: Tom Turner)
Nov. 13 Manda Jost
(Host: Tom Turner)
Nov. 20 Tim Wright
(Host: C. Witt)
Babel's Birds: Vocal Learning in Wild and Captive Parrots.
Nov. 27 —Thanksgiving—  

Dec. 4

John Rawls
(Host: Irene Salinas)


Brown Bag Seminars (Biol. 502)
Noon, Wednesdays, 100 Castetter Hall

Brown Bag Seminars are coordinated by Christopher Witt, but scheduled by Tatiana Flanagan



Title of Talk

Aug. 27 John Grady Metabolic Power and Ecological Dominance at Sea.
Sept. 3 Bryan McLean A History of High-latitude Adaptation in Holarctic Ground Squirrels (Urocitellus).
Sept. 10    
Sept. 17    
Sept. 24    
Oct. 1    
Oct. 8    
Oct. 15    
Oct. 22    
Oct. 29 Tonya Brunetti Identification of Singles Bar as a Novel Regulator in Adult Myoblast Fusion.
Nov. 5 Amanda Jones Mammals of the Gila Ecosystem.
Nov. 12    
Nov. 19    
Nov. 26 Brian Alfaro Colonization History of the Invasive Sahara Mustard (Brassica tournefortii Gouan) in Southwestern United States—One Patch to Rule Them All?.
Dec. 3    

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