Fall 2015 Seminar Series

The Department of Biology at Georgia Southern University invites you to attend our Seminar Series. Seminars will be held at 11:15 a.m. in Biological Sciences Room 1109, unless indicated otherwise.

For more information, contact Jamie Roberts.

Date Speaker
Title Sponsor
24 Dr. Michael Sandel
University of West Alabama
The Causes and Consequences of mtDNA Convergence: A Case Study on the Phylogeny of Fishes Christian Cox
31 Dr. Tiehang Wu
Georgia Southern University
Molecular Microbial Ecology: Unveiling the Enormity of Microbial Diversity and Function across Various Ecosystems
11 (Friday) Amanda Reynolds
Georgia Southern University
MS exit seminar
14 Dr. Risa Cohen
Georgia Southern University
It’s a Small World after All: Disturbance Influences Aquatic Systems at Multiple Scales
21 Houston Chandler
Virginia Tech
Living on the edge: how aquatic communities in pine flatwoods wetlands respond to change Checo Colon-Gaud
28 Dr. Jim Costa (LeConte Lecture)
Western Carolina University and Highlands Biological Station
Beyond Selfish Herds: A Caterpillar’s-Eye-View of Sociality Danny Gleason
28 Dr. Jim Costa (LeConte Lecture)
Western Carolina University and Highlands Biological Station
Indefatigable Naturalists: Wallace and Darwin on the Evolutionary Trail Danny Gleason
5 Dr. John Cowell
Georgia Regents University
The WASF3 Tumor metastasis supressor gene Vinoth Sittaramane
9 (Friday) Dr. Sergey Mironov
Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
Feather Mites: ecology, systematics and evolution Dmitry Apaneskevich
12 Dr. Joe Staton
University of South Carolina-Beaufort
Worms in and around the reef Alan Harvey
16 (Friday) Dr. P.J. Torres
Denison University
Consumer regulation of ecosystem processes in tropical streams Checo Colon-Gaud
19 Dr. Mary Freeman
U.S. Geological Survey
TBA Checo Colon-Gaud
23 (Friday) Mary Strickland and Katy Wakefield
Georgia Southern University
MS exit seminars
26 Dr. Stephen Kajiura
Florida Atlantic University
Shark conservation: even apex predators need a little help sometimes Christine Bedore
28 (Wednesday) Ryan Day and Dean Moore
Georgia Southern University
MS exit seminars
30 (Friday) Elizabeth Prier & Louise Zehr
Georgia Southern University
MS exit seminars
2 Dr. Dave Hudson
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Behavioral analysis of response to change in temperature of the Colombian freshwater crab, Neostrengeria macropa John Carroll
6 (Friday) Amanda Burns exit
Georgia Southern University
MS exit seminars
9 Dr. Malcolm Schug
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
TBA Ray Chandler
16 Dr. Michele Guidone
Armstrong State University
TBA Jamie Roberts
30 BIOL 4890 Research Symposium


Last updated: 10/2/2015

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