The fall 2011 departmental seminar schedule

Thursdays at 4:00pm, Shelby 1093

August 25 Stephen Secor – UA Biological Sciences
“A Sabbatical’s Odyssey in Snake Ecology, Evolution, and Transcriptomics”
September 1 Amy Lang – UA Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics
September 8 Mark Lawson – UC San Diego (MCB Grad students)
“Lost in Translation: Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in the Anterior Pituitary”
September 15 Brian O’Meara, University of Tennessee (Harris)
“Making Comparative Methods as Easy as ABC”
September 22 John Parant – UAB (Jenny)
“Zebrafish as a Model System to Study Human Disease Associated with Genomic Instability”
September 29 Sandra Leal, University of Southern Mississippi (O’Donnell)
Through the eyes of a fly: Envisioning midline regulatory networks in the Drosophila CNS
October 6 John Valentine, DISL
“Impacts of Intense Fishing Pressure on Community Level Trophic Cascades: An Assessment throughout the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary”
October 13 Bob Cox, University of Virginia (Secor/Earley)
Two genders, one genome: Sexual dimorphism and the resolution of intralocus conflict.
October 20 Frank Hernandez, DISL
November 3 Patrick Frantom, UA Dept Chemistry
November 10 David Chevalier, Mississippi State University (Ramonell)
November 17 Steve Thomas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Benstead)
“The Structural and Functional Consequences of Manipulating Top-down and Bottom-up Forces in a Neotropical Stream.”
December 1 David Robinson, USDA (Graf)
“Keeping America Safe from Malacoterrorism: delaying the introduction and establishment of invasive snail and slug pests”