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

Held Fridays from 3-4 PM in Sullivan 201

 Affiliates may contact Gwen Schug for information (


Upcoming Seminars

No upcoming seminars at this time.

Past Seminars

April 19, 2024

Lexi Hoopman

Male honey bee microbiomes and antibiotic treatments influence reproductive health in honey bees

Hosted By Dr. Kasie Raymann

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April 12, 2024

Jim Coleman

Dr. Jim Coleman

Heat shock proteins, plant-insect interactions, and global change from the perspective of a stressed biologist

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

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April 5, 2024

Dr. Muhammad Uzair

Regulation of Plant Morphogenesis by Cell-Cell Signaling

Hosted By Muhammad Numan

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March 22, 2024

Dr. Robert Driver

Evolution and functional characterization of olfactory receptors in birds

Hosted By Dr. Tim Lee

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March 15, 2024

Dr. Terri Long

From the stars to your table - plants as complex conduits for iron nutrition

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

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February 9, 2024

Dr. April Blakeslee

Invasion of the body snatchers: the role of parasite introduction on host distribution and salinity response

Hosted By Dr. Tim Lee

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February 2, 2024

Dr. Robert Dunn

Changing estuarine ecosystems and impacts on community ecology

Hosted By Dr. Tim Lee

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January 26, 2024

Dr. Laura Weyrich

From Prehistory to Precision: Using the Neanderthal Oral Microbiome to Develop Oral Microbiome Transplantation

Hosted By Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug

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January 19, 2024

UNCG Police

Run, Hide, Fight

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

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November 17, 2023

Dr. Karin Burghardt

Plant-insect interactions in human-dominated ecosystems

Hosted By Dr. Sally Koerner

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November 10, 2023

Anastasia Romanov

Studying the molecular mechanisms of Tef (Eragrostis tef) antioxidant properties in human THP-1 monocytes

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

November 3, 2023

Ellis Torrance

Estimating homologous recombination rates across bacterial lineages and genomes

Hosted By Dr. Louis-Marie Bobay

October 27, 2023

Dr. Xiang-Yang Han

On the Age of Leprosy

Hosted By Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug, Ashby Dialogue Series

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October 20, 2023

Dr. Esther Ngumbi

Towards the understanding of microbe conferred and chemical-mediated plant-insect interactions

Hosted By RISE, Dr. Jerry Walsh

September 29, 2023

Dr. Oliver Baars

Constitutive and stress-induced secretions of plant roots and their bacterial symbionts

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

September 22, 2023

Dr. Nicholas Kortessis

How ecological theory uncovers opportunities for spread of human pathogens

Hosted By Dr. Kevin Wilcox

September 15, 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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September 8, 2023

Dr. Ayalew Osena

The underutilized orphan crop Tef (Eragrostis Tef) for nutrition, health, and food security

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

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August 25, 2023

Dr. Malcolm Schug

Vision and Change: Leadership, Research, and Student Success

Hosted By Dr. John Lepri

July 25, 2023

Dr. Ray Collier

The Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center - In the public sector, moving plant transformation forward

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

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