2017 Schedule


August 28, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Dr. Patrick Erwin, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Marine Biology, Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Title: "Form and Function in the Shadow World of Microbial Symbionts"
Host: Dr. Asim Bej

September 25, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Rebecca Minzoni, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Title: "A Tale of Two Ice Shelves: Using Fossil Phytoplankton to Understand Antarctic Ice Stability"
Host: Dr. Jim McClintock

October 16, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Antje Heese, Associate Professor, Division of Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia
Title: “Navigating the cellular seas: Roles of vesicular trafficking in innate immunity”
Host: Dr. Shahid Mukhtar

October 23, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Dr. Karolina Mukhtar, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, UAB
Title: "Regulatory Mechanisms of Pathogen-Mediated Cellular Stress Signaling in Arabidopsis"
Host: Dr. Melissa Harris

October 30, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Kelly Dorgan, Senior Marine Scientist, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Title: "Burrowing in marine sediments"
Host: Dr. Jeff Morris

November 6, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Hengbin Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, UAB
Title: "Reading of Histone H2A Ubiquitination by the Remodeling and Spacing Factor 1"
Host: Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol

November 13, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: John L. Hartman IV, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, UAB
Title: TBD
Host: Seminar Committee

November 27, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: Karen Gamble, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology, UAB
Title: TBD
Host: Dr. Steve Watts

December 4, 2017

Time & Location: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Campbell Hall 274
Speaker: April Blakeslee, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, East Carolina University
Title: "Parasites and Invasions in Coastal Systems: From A to Zombie"
Host: Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield