Seminar Schedule | Department of Biology

Seminar Schedule

Held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM in Room 200, 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

August 26, 2020

Safety/COVID-19 seminar

Safety/COVID-19 Seminar

September 2, 2020

Research in Biology–Meet and Greet

Research in Biology--Meet and Greet

September 9, 2020

Dr. Stephen Greiman


Hosted By Dr. Bryan McLean

September 16, 2020

Dr. Sarah Wyatt


Hosted By Dean John Kiss

October 14, 2020

Dr. Deron Burkepile


Hosted By Dr. Sally Koerner

October 21, 2020

Dr. Kerri Kool


Hosted By Dr. Kasie Raymann

October 28, 2020

Dr. Yoichiro Kanno


Hosted By Dr. Akira Terui

November 11, 2020

Dr. Niranjan Baisakh


Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

Past Seminars

April 29, 2020

Dr. Niranjan Baisakh

Translating Non-Crop Transcriptome Resources to Improve Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops

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April 22, 2020

Dr. Charles Mitchell

Symbiont species interactions across scales

April 15, 2020

Dr. Brian Stucky

Using symbolic reasoning and deep learning to build ecological knowledge bases

April 8, 2020

Dr. Steven Emslie

Using stable isotopes to investigate Adélie penguin foraging ecology and diet during the late Holocene in the Ross Sea, Antarctica

April 1, 2020

Dr. Florian Douam

Humanizing mice to investigate viral pathogenesis and immunity

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March 25, 2020

Dr. Yoichiro Kanno

Population dynamics of stream salmonids and their implications on conservation

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March 11, 2020

Dr. Xuegeng Wang

Epigenetic Inheritance and Environmental Health Effects

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February 26, 2020

Dr. Bin Han

Royal jelly and the high royal jelly producing bees in China

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February 19, 2020

Dr. Louis Daniel

The Tragedy of the Commons: North Carolina Marine Fisheries

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February 12, 2020

Dr. Kaira Wagoner

Honey Bee Health: Fiction, Fact, and Pheromones

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January 29, 2020

Dr. Eric Josephs

Molecular Biophysics of DNA Damage, Gene Editing, and DNA Repair

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January 15, 2020

Dr. Sarah McDonald

Mechanism of Rotavirus Genome Replication: Some Assembly Required

December 4, 2019

Dr. Meghan Avolio

Plant community assembly in urban areas

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November 20, 2019

Graham Diering

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

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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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