Seminar Schedule | Department of Biology

Seminar Schedule

Our Seminars cover a broad range of topics from various fields of Biology and are open to the public! For accessibility accommodations, contact bio@uncg.edu

Held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM in Sullivan 201

 Affiliates may contact Bryan McLean for information (b_mclean@uncg.edu).

 

Upcoming Seminars

February 10, 2023

Dr. Lynn Siefferman

Winging it: Aggressive female tree swallows lead the charge in a range expansion and cope better with anthropogenic change

Hosted By Melanie Stadler

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February 15, 2023

Dr. Ho Young Lee

Consequences of Pulmonary Exposure to GenX

Hosted By Dr. Zhenquan Jia

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February 22, 2023

Dr. Lauren Porensky

Ecosystem resilience to prairie dog disturbance reveals opportunities and tradeoffs for rangeland management

Hosted By Morgan Frost and Dr. Sally Koerner

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March 1, 2023

Dr. Eric Griffin

It's a small world after all: the impacts of plant-associated microbes on forest and grassland biomes

Hosted By Dr. Kim Komatsu

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March 15, 2023

Dr. Suzanne Barbour

Emerging Issues in Graduate Education

Hosted By Dr. Jim Coleman

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March 29, 2023

Dr. Steve Emslie

Adélie Penguins and Climate Change in Antarctica: Past, Present, and Future

Hosted By Dr. Bryan McLean

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April 5, 2023

Dr. Mallory Choudoir

Harnessing soil microbiome dynamics for sustainable agriculture solutions

Hosted By Dr. Louis-Marie Bobay

April 12, 2023

Dr. Liz Cooper

Genomic variation in iron transporters in sweet sorghum

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

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April 19, 2023

Dr. Sarah McAnulty

Communicating Science with Empathy

Hosted By Olivia Chapman and Dr. Bryan McLean

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April 26, 2023

Dr. Kevin Vogel

Kissing bugs and their gut microbiota: more than just nutrient factories

Hosted By Dr. Kasie Raymann

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Past Seminars

February 1, 2023

Dr. Jason Fridley

Breaking the rules: the biology of plant superinvaders

Hosted By Dr. Kim Komatsu

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January 25, 2023

Murphie Chappell

Realign with Title IX

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

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November 16, 2022

Dr. Jennifer Raff

Dr. Jennifer Raff

Chronicling the genetic history of the First Peoples in the Americas

Hosted By Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, the Department of Biology, the Department of Anthropology, RISE, ADVANCE, and the Native American Student Association

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November 9, 2022

Dr. Matthew Salanga

Dr. Matthew Salanga

Depleted uranium exposure disrupts mitochondrial ultrastructure and function in zebrafish

Hosted By Dr. Ramji Bhandari

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November 2, 2022

Cerrone Foster

Dr. Cerrone Foster

One Size Does Not Fit All: Leveraging Multiple Metacognitive Strategies to Improve Student Learning and Mindset

Hosted By Dr. David Remington

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October 26, 2022

Dr. Hiromi Uno

Dr. Hiromi Uno

Dynamic stream ecosystem driven by animal migrations and hydro-geomorphological change

Hosted By Dr. Akira Terui

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October 19, 2022

Dr. Rafael Guerrero

Dr. Rafael Guerrero

Double feature: Hybrid incompatibilities in gene networks // Early sex-chromosome evolution in plants

Hosted By Dr. Louis-Marie Bobay

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October 12, 2022

Louisa Smieska

Dr. Louisa Smieska

An overview of synchrotron methods and selected applications in plant and animal studies

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

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October 5, 2022

Dr. Howie Neufeld (Appstate)

Dr. Howie Neufeld

Challenging Established Paradigms: How the Exceptions Often Prove the “Rule” in Plant Ecophysiological Research

Hosted By Dr. Jim Coleman

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September 28, 2022

Dr. Nathan Crook

Dr. Nathan Crook

Combinatorial and Evolutionary Engineering of Probiotic Microbes

Hosted By Dr. Kasie Raymann

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September 21, 2022

Richard Edelmann

Dr. Richard Edelmann

Art, Science, Photography: Catching Lightning

Hosted By Dr. John Kiss

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September 14, 2022

Igor Erovenko

Dr. Igor Erovenko

A glimpse into behavioral epidemiology: How dynamic human behavior affects the COVID-19 pandemic

Hosted By Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug

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September 7, 2022

illustration of head with various items coming out

Dr. Jennifer Whitney, Dr. Randy Patterson, Ches Kennedy, and Stephanie Guzman

UNCG Student Mental Health Presentation and Roundtable Discussion

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

August 31, 2022

Gideon Wasserberg

Dr. Gideon Wasserberg

Ecological perspective provides insights for understanding and controlling vector-borne and zoonotic infectious diseases

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

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August 24, 2022

Sally Koerner

Dr. Sally Koerner

Grasslands in the Anthropocene

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

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April 27, 2022

students measuring grasses in greenhosue

UNCG Biology BUGS

Lessons Learned: CUREs, COVID, and Insights on Effective Biology Teaching

Hosted By Dr. David Remington

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April 20, 2022

Dr. Jean Tsao

Why Lyme disease is common in the northern US but rare in the south (for now): the roles of host use, host-seeking behavior, and tick density

Hosted By Graduate Student Association

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April 13, 2022

Dr. Laurel Yohe

From finding figs to stopping SARS-CoV-2: what we can learn from bat noses

Hosted By Dr. Bryan McLean

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April 6, 2022

Dr. Robbie Burger

Toward a metabolic theory of life history

Hosted By Dr. Rada Petric - Virtual

March 30, 2022

Dr. William K. Smith

Plant adaptation to extreme environments: structure versus physiology

Hosted By Dr. Jim Coleman

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