Seminar Schedule | Pg 2 | 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

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


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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March 23, 2022

Dr. Abdul L. Khan (virtual)

Frankincense’s tree genomics and molecular defense responses to wound-induced tapping

Hosted By Dr. Ayalew Osena

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March 16, 2022

Dr. David Tarpy

Honey bee queens and the consequences of colony collective decision making

Hosted By Dr. Malcolm Schug

March 2, 2022

Dr. Luis E. Escobar

Disease Biogeography in Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems

Hosted By Dr. Gideon Wasserberg

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February 23, 2022

Seminar Speaker TBD