News & Events

Fall 2017

Held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM in Room 201, Sullivan Science Building.
Parking is available in the McIver Street Parking Deck.
Refreshments will be served at 3:45 PM.
For disability accommodations, please contact Omar Raya in the UNCG Biology Department Office by Phone (336) 334-5391 OR email at

Date Speaker Title Host
08/23/2017 Biology Faculty Meet the Biology Faculty Dr. Paul Steimle
08/30/2017 Biology Faculty  Meet the Biology Faculty Dr. Paul Steimle
09/06/2017 Safety Seminar
09/13/2017  Alex Feltus Finding Novel Genetic Patterns in Mixed Condition Gene Expression Datasets Using Contemporary Algorithms & Cyberinfrastructure  Dr. Josh Vandenbrink
09/20/2017  Jacqueline Gerson Mercury, methylation, and mountains: Do mercury patterns differ across elevational gradients?  Dr. Martin Tsui
09/27/2017 Dr. Keri Donohue Adventures in Cell Biology:  Addressing Limitations of In Vitro Screening  Dr. Ramji Bhandari
10/04/2017 Dr. Bryan McLean TBA  Dr. Malcolm Schug
10/11/2017 Dr. James Porter The Environmental Legacy of War: Human and Environmental Health Concerns on Vieques, Puerto Rico Dr. Ramji Bhandari
10/18/2017 Dr. Thomas Jordan Effects of confined poultry operations on antimicrobial-resistance in Escherichia coli and nutrient pollution in Chesapeake Bay watersheds  Dr. Parke Rublee
10/25/2017 Dr. Caren Weinhouse Identifying mechanisms for toxicant-induced epigenetic change: towards “bench to community” translation of environmental epigenetics  Dr. Ramji Bhandari
11/01/2017 Dr. Ed Rowton Colonization of sand flies (Phlebotomus argentipes) for Xenodiagnosis of Kala Azar patients in Muzaffarpur, India Dr. Gideon Wasserberg
11/08/2017  Lorenza Beati Ziegler Hard tick evolution and phytogeography  Dr. Gideon Wasserberg
11/15/2017  Dr. Esmaeil Amiri How to become infected by viruses and how to pass the infection to the next generation by honey bee queen?  Dr. Olav Rueppell
11/22/2017 NO SEMINAR Thanksgiving Holiday
11/29/2017  Josh Vandenbrink Transcriptome analysis of plant tropistic responses observed during spaceflight  Dr. Malcolm Schug