The Department of Biology Seminars are held at 4:00pm in DeGrace Hall room 312 (Unless otherwise noted).

To submit speaker nominations for the seminar series, please fill out this form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScR_OG8HpUZQZSN2oZ6FWnqpbOfiQvwwBma-2wicHvZh2v8hg/viewform

Spring 2019

Name Date Institution Seminar Title Website Host

 

Dr. Elliot Gardner

 

1/24/19

 

Northwestern University

 

 “A multidisciplinary approach to plant systematics, with a focus on the mulberry, oak, and palm families”

 

https://www.plantbiology.northwestern.edu/people/alumni/title/elliot-gardner.html

 

Dr. Mark Willis

 

 

Hilary Rollins

PhD student

 

 

1/31/2019

 

Case Western Reserve University

 

“Ecological Effects of Climate Change on Amphibians”

 

http://biology.case.edu/2016/07/13/hilary-rollins-awarded-frederick-h-stoye-award-in-ecology-and-ethology/

 

Dr. Ryan Martin

 

 

Dr. Martin Turcotte

 

 

 

2/7/19

 

University of Pittsburg

 

 

“Experimentally testing evolutionary-coexistence using duckweed” **Post seminar Happy Hour****

 

https://www.biology.pitt.edu/person/martin-turcotte

 

 

Dr. Robin Snyder

 

 

Dr. Samuel Senyo

 

 

2/14/19

 

Case Western Reserve University – BME

 

“Evidence for a role of extracellular in heart regeneration”

 

 

https://physiology.case.edu/person/sam-senyo/

 

 

Dr. Emmitt Jolly

 

Dr. Mark Urban

 

2/21/2019

 

University of Connecticut

 

“Decoding the cryptic effect of evolution on ecology”

 

http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/urban/contact.html

 

 

 

EE Student nominated speaker.

 

Riley Tedrow

PhD student

 

2/28/2019

 

Case Western Reserve University

“Novel Insights Into Mosquito Feeding Behavior and Malaria Transmission in Madagascar”

 

https://rileytedrow.wordpress.com/

 

Dr. Emmitt Jolly

 

Dr. Stuart Newfeld

 

3/7/2019

 

Arizona State University

 

“Brain, longevity, sex and insulin – there’s a connection”**Post seminar Happy Hour*** https://sols.asu.edu/stuart-newfeld Dr. Emmitt Jolly
Name Date Institution Seminar Title Website Host

 

No seminar

 

3/14/2019

 

Spring Break

 

Dr. Sonya Auer

 

3/21/2019

 

 

Williams

 

Energetic mechanisms for coping with environmental change”

https://www.sonyakauer.com/ Dr. Ryan Martin

 

 

Dr. Hillel Chiel

 

 

3/28/2019

 

CWRU – Department of Biology

 

“Principles of Motor Control”

 

http://biology.case.edu/faculty/hillel-chiel/

 

Dr. Jessica Fox

 

4/4/2019

 

 

Dr. Matthew Harris

 

4/11/2019

 

Harvard University

 

“Looking across broad genomic divides through the window of developmental constraint”    

 

 

https://genetics.hms.harvard.edu/person/faculty/matthew-harris

 

Dr. Radhika Atit

 

Dr. John Layne

 

4/18/2019

 

University of Cincinnati

 

TBA

 

***Post seminar Happy Hour***

 

https://www.artsci.uc.edu/faculty-staff/listing/by_dept/biology.html?eid=laynejn

 

Dr. Jessica Fox

 

Dr. Sheila Patek

 

4/25/19

 

Duke University

 

“From fast to ultrafast: the biological world of extreme movement”

 

 

 

https://pateklab.biology.duke.edu/users/sheila-patek

 

Co-sponsored

Dr. Jessica Fox

Dr. Jayne Yack 10/18/2018 Carleton University (Canada) “What does a Butterfly Hear? A Foray into the Extraordinary Acoustic Worlds of Insects” https://www.yacklab.org Dr. Jessica Fox
No Seminar Fall Break 10/25/2018

 

Dr. Parthasarathy Kalyanasundaram

11/1/2018 CRWU Department of Biology “Role of bilateral odor sampling in the odor source localization behavior of Manduca sexta“. http://case.edu/artsci/biol/willis/index.html Dr. Jessica Fox
Dr. Brian McDermott 11/8/2018 CWRU-Department of Otolaryngology http://mcdermottlab.org/ Dr. Emmitt Jolly
Dr. Rob Olberg
olbergr@union.edu
11/15/2018 Union College – New York “How the dragonfly intercepts its flying prey: From neurons to behavior”   http://minerva.union.edu/olbergr/index.htm Dr. Jessica Fox
No seminar-Thanksgiving Break 11/22/2018
Dr. Mitra Hartman
hartmann@northwestern.ed
11/29/18 Northwestern University “Building a rat from the outside in:  active sensing with whiskers” http://hartmann.mech.northwestern.edu Dr. Jessica Fox

Dr. Dr. Kevin Mueller

k.mueller89@csuohio.edu

12/6/2018 Cleveland State University “How are ecosystem services in urban landscapes constrained by covariance of traits among tree species?” http://kevinemueller.wordpress.com/ Dr. Ryan Martin