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Seminar Schedule

Held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM.

Fall 2020 seminars will be held virtually via Zoom, with secure links provided the week of seminar. Recorded seminars will also be available to view asynchronously via a secure Canvas page. If you are affiliated with UNCG and wish to attend a Biology seminar, please contact Bryan McLean for information (

Upcoming Seminars

No upcoming seminars at this time.

Past Seminars

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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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