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AY 24 Seminar Series
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Department of Biology, Saint Louis University
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Fridays, 1:10pm - 2pm, Local guests in person only, Out of town guests by Zoom
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Fall Semester
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DateSpeakerAffiliationSeminar TitleLocationHost
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8/25Community BuildingSLU Ice Breaker / Trivia FunMWH 203Ben England
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9/1Elena Bray Speth, PhDSLU Faculty "Transforming Introductory Biology with evidence and systems thinking"
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Biology Dept
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9/8Sara Miller, PhDUMSL"Novel Traits and the origins of diversity in social wasps".
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Kasey Fowler-Finn
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9/15Rina Rosin-Arbesfeld, PhDTel-Aviv University, Israel"Can we use nonsense mutation suppression to cure cancer?"ZoomSofia Origanti
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9/22Takeshi Yoshimatsu, PhDWashington University School of Medicine"Seeing colors in nature: tetra-chromatic vision in zebrafish"
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Judith Ogilvie
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9/29Thomas Anderson, PhDSIUE“Time isn’t on our side: impacts of phenology and hydroperiod on amphibian populations”
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Alice Tipton
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10/6Stella Uiterwaal, PhDLiving Earth Collaborative"Forest Park Living Lab: Wildlife conservation, research, and outreach in the heart of St. Louis."
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Stephen Blake
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10/13Freya Rowland, PhDColumbia Environmental Research Station"Thiamine deficiency in fishes: a symptom of dysfunctional aquatic ecosystems?"
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Binbin Wang
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Mid Term Exams Week 10/20Andrea Eveland, PhD
Danforth Plant Science Center
"Optimizing plant form and function through genetics, genomics and high-resolution phenomics"
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Allison Miller
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No Classes - Fall Break 10/27No Seminar
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11/3Please Attend Neuro Day
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11/10Kara Andres, PhDWashington University in St. Louis"Uncovering freshwater biodiversity with DNA metabarcoding "
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Jason Knouft
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11/17BIOLOGY RESEARCH RETREAT
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Thanksgiving Break 11/24No Seminar
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12/1Hani Zaher, PhDWashington Univ in STL, "Ribosome collisions, quality control and the integrated stress response"
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Sofia Origanti
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Fall Classes End 12/8Aimee Dunlap, PhDUMSLTBA
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Kasey Fowler-Finn
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Finals Week 12/15No Seminar
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Spring Semester
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DateSpeakerAffiliationSeminar TitleLocationHost
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1/19Hongmei Li-Byarlay, PhDCentral State University, https://sites.google.com/view/libyarlaybeeGenes and Genomics Underlying the Social Behavior of Honey BeesZoomFenglian Xu
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1/26Trivia Hour MWH 203Ben England
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2/2BioBlitz!
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Alice Tipton
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No Classes - Wellness Day 2/9No Seminar
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2/16Dennis Jones, PhDBoston Univerisity (https://sites.bu.edu/joneslab/principal-investigator/)Modulation of T cell activity by the extracellular matrix in breast tumorsZoomAshley Milam
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2/23Erik Herzog, PhDWashU, https://sites.wustl.edu/herzoglab/Winter is leaving: Adaptive seasonal changes in the circadian brain
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Fenglian Xu
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3/1Elizabeth Peterson, PhDEastern Illinois UniversityTBAZoom
Kasey Fowler-Finn
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Mid Term Exams Week 3/8Grad Student Town Hall Meeting
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Robert Wood
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Spring Break 3/15No Seminar
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3/22Michael Madigan, PhDSIU-CSulfur-cycling bacteria in Lake Fryxell, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Tegeler Hall, Carlo Auditorium
Haijun Liu
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Easter Break 3/29No Seminar
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4/5Jonathan Brestoff, PhDWashington UniversityCell-to-Cell Transfer of Mitochondria in Metabolic DiseasesTegeler Hall, Carlo AuditoriumFenglian Xu
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4/12Bruce Carlson, PhDWashington UniversityShifting Sensorimotor Integration during Seasonal and Evolutionary Change in BehaviorTegeler Hall, Carlo AuditoriumJulie Thole / Kasey Fowler-Finn
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4/19Matthew Torres, PhDGeorgia Institute of TechnologyPhosphoregulation of G protein beta/gamma subunits: From order to disorder and back againZoomYuqi Wang
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4/26Stella Woeltjen, PhDDanforth Center, WashUAgricultural Soil Restoration with Perennial Crops: The Role of Perennial Plant Age in Moderating Belowground Resource CyclesTegeler Hall, Carlo AuditoriumAllison Miller
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5/3Guramrit Singh, PhDsingh.734@osu.edu, Ohio State UniversityHow mRNP composition dictates ​mRNA organization and fate​ZoomSofia Origanti
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Final Exams 5/10No Seminar
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5/17Awards PresentationMacelwane 300 & 3rd Floor Lounge
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