April 2019

  • Apr 19: Seminar by Jamie Pullen, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • Apr 12: Biosymposium Keynote Presentation by Nicholas Pullen

March 2019

  • Mar 29: Seminar by Greg Valdez, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
  • Mar 22: Seminar: First-Year Graduate Student Proposal Presentations III
  • Mar 15: Seminar: First-Year Graduate Student Proposal Presentations II
  • Mar 1: Seminar: First-Year Graduate Student Proposal Presentations I

February 2019

  • Feb 22: Seminar: Of Fins and Fingers: Ancient gene regulatory mechanisms that pattern vertebrate appendages
  • Feb 15: Seminar: The role of creative narration and illustration in future teachers' understanding and communication of abstract biological concepts
  • Feb 8: Seminar: Investigating Protein Structure, Function and Design with Robotics-inspired methods and Machine Learning

January 2019

  • Jan 25: Seminar: Evolution of sexual dimorphism and species variation in damselflies
  • Jan 18: Seminar: Machine learning and the practice of prediction in disease ecology
  • Jan 11: Seminar: Drop it Like it's Hot: Regulation of thermal and mechanical nociception in Drosophila melanogaster larvae

November 2018

  • Nov 30: Seminar: Human Pathogens on Plants: A Case Study of Salmonella in the Tomato Pre-harvest Environment
  • Nov 16: Seminar: Community disassembly and reassembly in extreme environments
  • Nov 9: Seminar: Transforming the study of ocean food webs: Atoms to Ecosystems
  • Nov 2: Seminar: Stress hormones as multi-scale modulators of disease risk in a changing world

October 2018

  • Oct 26: Seminar: Development and validation of a novel fluorescent biosensor to measure forces acting on the nuclei of living cells
  • Oct 19: Seminar: Building the Human Brain: Cytoskeletal Regulation of Neurodevelopment
  • Oct 12: Seminar: Synaptic aging: driver or byproduct of neural and muscle dysfunction
  • Oct 5: Seminar: Melanopsin: from molecule to behavior

September 2018

  • Sep 28: Seminar: Non-invasive brain stimulation to assess and improve sensorimotor function in individuals with spinal cord injury
  • Sep 21: Seminar: Hormonally mediated gene expression and the evolution of sexual dimorphism
  • Sep 14: Seminar CANCELLED: Drop it Like it's Hot: Regulation of thermal and mechanical nociception in Drosophila melanogaster larvae
  • Sep 7: Seminar: Understanding the drivers of cooperation in a dynamic social network

April 2018

  • Apr 20: Seminar: The resilient forest - From cows to monkeys in Panama
  • Apr 13: Biosymposium Keynote Presentation

March 2018

  • Mar 30: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations IV
  • Mar 23: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations III
  • Mar 9: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations II
  • Mar 2: Seminar: Graduate Student Thesis Proposal Presentations I

February 2018

  • Feb 23: Seminar by Alison Buchan from the University of Tennessee
  • Feb 16: Seminar: Millipede biodiversity and the evolution of bioluminescence
  • Feb 9: Seminar: Living in a changing world: How the environment shapes reproductive strategies
  • Feb 2: Seminar: Measurement of Mechanical Forces Across Cell-Cell Junctions and the Nuclear LINC Complex

January 2018

  • Jan 31: Madison Scholar Lecture: Dr. Roshna Wunderlich
  • Jan 29: Colloqium: Jim Collins, Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Natural History and the Environment at Arizona State University
  • Jan 26: Seminar: Integrating animal reproduction: applications from evolution to conservation
  • Jan 19: Seminar: Adaptation and mismatch in a coevolutionary arms race between toxic prey and their resistant predators
  • Jan 12: The relevance of natural history museums to science and society in the 21st century

November 2017

  • Nov 17: Seminar by Tim Bloss from JMU (Title TBA)
  • Nov 10: Seminar: "Green plasticulture: Evaluating environmentally sustainable alternatives to agricultural plastics"
  • Nov 3: Seminar: "Some like it hot: Diversity and evolution of the Nanoarchaeota"

October 2017

  • Oct 27: Seminar: "Value is in the eye of the beholder: visual attention and value signals in the primate orbitofrontal cortex"
  • Oct 20: Seminar: Applications of protein biochemistry in HPV vaccine manufacturing
  • Oct 13: Seminar -- Swimming in a sea of microbes and viruses: insights into hosts-phage interactions using a model system

September 2017

  • Sep 29: Seminar: "Science communication, chemical communication and the study of ant societies"
  • Sep 22: Seminar: Faculty & Student Reports on 2017 Biology Study Abroad Programs
  • Sep 15: Seminar: A computational investigation of asymmetric emergent structures in actomyosin dynamics during chemotaxis
  • Sep 8: Seminar: Exploiting plant pathogen genomes

April 2017

  • Apr 21: Biosymposium Seminar: 'From the beginning: a brief history of an emerging forest disease'
  • Apr 20: JMU Biosymposium
  • Apr 14: Protecting the living dead: susceptibility of dormant zooplankton in the Anthropocene
  • Apr 7: Genome-Wide RNA Profiling to Discover Mechanisms Regulating Nucleotide Metabolism in Arabidopsis

March 2017

  • Mar 31: End of Lecture? Active learning increases student achievement across STEM disciplines
  • Mar 17: Seminar - First Year Graduate Student Proposals
  • Mar 17: Bioseminar: Bacillus phages variety pack: from matchsticks to giants

January 2017

  • Jan 20: Seminar: A novel mechanism mediating cardiac conduction and the progression of heart failure

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