The spring 2012 departmental seminar schedule

January 12
Antonis Rokas – Vanderbilt
http://as.vanderbilt.edu/rokaslab/
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Yoder)

January 19
Duncan Irschick – UMass Amherst
“The Evolution of Animal Performance: An Integrative View”
http://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/irschick/
4:00pm, 202 Biology

January 26
Nicholas Bergman – DHS/Ga Tech
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/CommitteeView.aspx?key=49112
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Sobecky)

January 26
“No Dinosaurs in Heaven” documentary screening with National Center for Science Education director Dr. Eugenie Scott & filmmaker Greta Schiller.
7:30 pm, 127 Biology.
The ALLELE Seminar Series

February 2
Open

February 9
Brian Counterman – Mississippi State
“A Tale of Two Butterflies: The Genetics and Mimetic History of Heliconius”
http://countermanlab.biology.msstate.edu/
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Reed)

February 16
Andrew Yurochko – LSUHSC-S
“Engagement of a Unique Combination of Integrins and EGFR Signaling Allows HCMV to Hijack Monocytes, Promoting Persistence and Disease”
http://www.lsuhscmicrobiology.com/yurochko.htm
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Duffy)

February 23
Andy Sih – UC Davis
http://www.des.ucdavis.edu/research/sihlab/
4:00pm, 202 Biology

March 1
Luciano Matzkin – UAH
Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics of Adaptation in Cactophilic Drosophila
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Reed)

March 8
Brian Langerhans – NC State
http://gambusia.zo.ncsu.edu/
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Grad student invited speaker)

March 22
Jonas Almeida – UAB
Pervasive bioinformatics
http://138.26.61.118/depts/MEB/SOMResearchFaculty/currentfacultydata.asp?ID=jalmeida
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Jenny)

March 29
Mike Hickerson – Queens College, CUNY
“Raising the Ghosts of Ecological Communities Past”
The Hickerson research lab
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Lozier)

April 12
Joanna Kelley – Stanford University
http://natalie.uchicago.edu/~jlkelley/Site/Home.html
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Earley)

April 19
Megan Duffy – Georgia Tech
“Food web influences on host‐parasite interactions”
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Benstead)

April 26
Kelly Dyer – University of Georgia
“Dissecting Reproductive Isolation in Nature: The Evolution of Mate Choice in Drosophila
http://www.genetics.uga.edu/people_bio_dyer.html
4:00pm, 202 Biology
(Reed)