Biology Seminars Spring 2019

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Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

01.18.2019

Microbial diversity and function across the Laurentian Great Lakes

Dr. Maureen Coleman, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

Hosted by: Dr. Mark Osadjan

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

01.25.2019

Functional phylogenoics of the Caryophyllales: reticulate evolution gene and genome duplication, biochemistry, and beyond

Dr. Ya Yang, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Hosted by: Dr. Amanda Grusz

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

02.01.2019

Wonders of the Deep: Microbial ecology and evolution in deep-sea hydrothermal vents

Dr. Rika Anderson, Assistant Professor, Carleton College

Hosted by: Dr. Cody Sheik

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

02.08.2019

DARWIN DAYS

Studying the adaptive process in the wild: purple coneflower and partridgepea

Dr. Ruth Shaw, Professor, University of Minnesota

Hosted by: Dr. Julie Etterson

Additional Readings: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

02.15.2019  Climate adaptation in action; helping forested ecosystems prepare for change

Kristen Schmitt, US Forest Service

Hosted by: Dr. Jessica Savage

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

02.22.2019

TBA

Alexis Grinde, NRRI

Hosted by: Dr. Gerald Niemi

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

03.01.2019

TBA

Dr. Brooke Vetter, University of Washington

Hosted by: Dr. Al Mensinger

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

03.08.2019

TBA

 Hosted by:

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

03.15.2019

NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK

03.22.2019

TBA

Dr. Kate Feller, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Hosted by: Dr. Al Mensinger

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

03.29.2019 INSPIRATIONAL TEACHER OF THE LIFE SCIENCE AWARD
04.05.2019

TBA

Dr. Daniel Cariveau, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

Hosted by: Dr. Jessica Savage

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

04.12.2019

Genes to Ecosystems: The problem of complex traits

Dr. Carsten Kuelheim, Associate Professor, Michigan Tech

Hosted by: Dr. Briana Gross and Dr. Julie Etterson

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

04.19.2019

TBA

Bradley Dawson, Master's Candidate, University of Minnesota - Duluth

Hosted by: Dr. Thomas Hrabik

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

04.26.2019

TBA

Loranzie Rogers, Master's Candidate, University of Minnesota - Duluth

Hosted by: Dr. Al Mensinger

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 05.03.2019

TBA

Hosted by:

Additional Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

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