2018 Schedule


January 22, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Adam Bogdanove – Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University
Title: "Unexpected Effects of TAL Effectors in Xanthomonas-Plant Interactions"
Host: Dr. Karolina Mukhtar

January 29, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Jim Bibb – Vice Chair, Basic Research; Dr. Champ Lyons Endowed Chair in General Surgery; Professor of Surgery; UAB
Title: "How neuronal signal transduction decides what we want and what we don’t want"
Host: Dr. Steve Watts

February 26, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Peggy Biga – Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, UAB
Title: “Improving rainbow trout growth performance through optimization of diet-epigenetic interactions”
Host: Dr. Nicole Riddle

March 5, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Vance Trudeau – Professor, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa
Title: "Endocrine Disruption: more than your hormones are upset"
Host: Dr. Winston Lancaster & Dr. Peggy Biga

March 19, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: David Lombard – Associate Professor, Department of Pathology; Research Associate Professor, Institute of Gerontology; University of Michigan
Title: "Roles for the sirtuin SIRT5 in human cancer"
Host: Dr. Liou Sun

March 26, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Diversity Seminar (speaker TBA)
Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Steve Watts

April 2, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Sara Brownell – Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Title: "Course-based undergraduate research in large enrollment introductory classes" (title tentative)
Host: Sarah Adkins

April 9, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Ylenia Chiari – Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of South Alabama
Title: "Evolutionary and behavioral drivers of morphological diversity"
Host: Maggie Amsler

April 16, 2018

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Yabing Chen – Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology, UAB
Title: "Molecular regulation of vascular calcification and aging"
Host: Dr. Liou Sun