Seminar Schedule | Department of Biology

Seminar Schedule

Held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM in Room 201, Sullivan Science Building.
Parking is available in the McIver Street Parking Deck.
Everyone is invited! The Department will provide coffee, tea, and snacks at 3:30 PM (Sullivan Science second floor lobby, right outside of Sullivan 201).
For disability accommodations, please contact the UNCG Biology Department Office by Phone (336) 334-5391 OR email at

Upcoming Seminars

November 20, 2019

Graham Diering

The stuff that dreams are made of: remodeling synapses during sleep

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December 4, 2019

Dr. Meghan Avolio

Plant community assembly in urban areas

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Past Seminars

November 6, 2019

Dr. Charles Neal Stewart

Plant synthetic biology will revolutionize agricultural capabilities and sustainability

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October 30, 2019

Dr. Nika Galic

Dealing with data gaps: Combining trait-based approaches and metabolic theory for assessing risks to threatened and endangered species

October 23, 2019

Dr. Zakee Sabree

Modeling Host-Microbial Interactions

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October 16, 2019

3 Minute Speech Workshop

3 Minute Speech Workshop

October 9, 2019

Dr. Derek Skillings

Can host-microbiome systems be healthy? Shaping ecosystems vs curing disease

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October 2, 2019

Aylward, Frank

Dr. Frank Aylward

Evolutionary genomics of uncultivated microbial groups in the global ocean

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September 25, 2019

Micah Luftig

A New Temporal Model for EBV-Mediated B-Cell Immortalization

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September 18, 2019

Brett Woods

Increasing Retention for URM Students in STEM

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September 11, 2019

Dr. Marta Lipinski

Lysosomal damage and inhibition of autophagy in traumatic brain injury.

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May 1, 2019

Dr. Adrian Smith

Science in an Ant Colony and on YouTube: Chemical Communication in Social Insects and Science Communication Online

Hosted By Olav Rueppell

April 24, 2019

Dr. Karl Hasenstein

Plant proprioception – how plants cope with their environment

Hosted By John Kiss

April 17, 2019

Dr. Dan Schrider

Machine Learning for Population Genetic Inference

Hosted By Louis-Marie Bobay

April 10, 2019

Dr. Manuel Kleiner

Assessing metabolism and interspecies interactions in microbial symbioses and microbial communities via metaproteomics

Hosted By Kasie Raymann

April 3, 2019

Dr. Getu Beyene


Hosted By Ayalew Osena

March 27, 2019

Dr. Joel Meyer

Pollutant, environmental, and genetic factors that affect mitochondria

Hosted By Ramji Bhandari

March 20, 2019

Dr. Emily Bailey

Farmers and Feces: a One Health Approach to Emerging Swine Zoonoses

Hosted By Gideon Wasserberg

March 13, 2019

Dr. Steven Copp

Novel insights into the muscle mechanoreflex in health and cardiovascular disease

Hosted By Joseph Santin

February 27, 2019

Peggy Vaughan, Dr. Stephani Page, Dr. Jamila Simpson

Hidden No More: STEM Women of Color

Hosted By Malcolm Schug and Lynn Sametz

February 13, 2019

Dr. Clare Rittschof

From the outside in: social behavior and health in the honey bee

Hosted By Graduate Students Association

November 28, 2018

Douglas Lawton

Understanding the ecological underpinnings of Australian plague locusts (Chortoicetes terminifera) population dynamics and swarms

Hosted By Dr. Stan Faeth