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Seminar Series Schedule

Our department hosts a free and open seminar series during the Fall and Spring semesters. All seminars take place 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Jordan Hall Room G-33 (basement level) unless otherwise noted. For location details, view the Map and Parking Services information.

Our seminars are sponsored by the Paynter Commemorative Fund and the Biological Sciences Excellence Fund.


2/8/19 - 3:30pm
Watt Center Auditorium

University of Louisville How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) Margaret Ptacek

Gregory Warr

Medical University of South Carolina

Information Theory and the Structure of Discrete Systems

Andy Mount
2/22/19 University of Georgia Anolis Lizards for Studies of Gene Function in Development and Evolution Kara Powder
3/1/19 University of Massachusetts- Amherst Animal Avatars and Sticky Geckos: Bio-Inspiration and Life in 3D 

Kara Powder
Rick Blob

3/15/19 Villanova University Mike Sears

G33 Jordan

Texas Biomedical Research Institute Mike Sears
3/29/19 University of Maryland Sharon Bewick
4/5/19 North Carolina State University Kara Powder
4/12/19 (noon - room TBA)

Dominique Soldati

Zhicheng Dou
4/19/19 Case Western Reserve University Mike Sears
4/26/19 University of Chicago Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association