- Events Calendar
- Seminar/Colloquium Schedule
- COS Tweets
Fall 2014 Calendar of events
|Wednesday, September 17
||UT Arlington Library Focus on Faculty
Sixth Floor Parlor
Guest speaker will be Samarendra Mohanty, assistant professor of physics and head of the UTA Biophysics and Physiology Lab. His lecture is titled “Light-controlled construction, control, and understanding of neuronal circuits”.
|Friday, October 3
||College of Science Picnic
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Come by for hamburgers, hot dogs and other goodies and support the College of Science!
|Wednesday, October 29
|| Last day to drop classes; submit requests to advisors prior to 4 p.m.
|Monday, November 3-Friday, November 7
||Science Week 2014
The College of Science spotlights the achievements of its alumni, students and faculty with a week of special events.
|Monday November 3
||Registration begins for Spring 2015 semester
|Thursday-Friday, Nov 27-28
|| Thanksgiving holidays
|Wednesday, December 3
||Last day of classes for Fall 2014 semester
|December 6, 8-12
|Friday, December 12
||College of Science Fall 2014 Commencement
3 p.m. College Park Center
The College of Science will celebrate its newest group of graduates with the Fall 2014 graduation ceremony.
Complete information coming soon.
College of Science Seminar/Colloquia Schedule Fall 2014
All seminars are at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in Life Science Building Room 124. Full details here.
March 6 – Marnie Rout, UNT Health Science Center, “The Role of the Plant Microbiome in Invasion Ecology: A Case Study”
March 20 – David Reznick, UC Riverside, “Experimental Studies of the Interaction Between Ecology and Evolution in a Natural Ecosystem”
March 27 – Jim McGuire, UC Berkeley, Title TBA
April 3 – Gary Stacey, University of Missouri, “Chitin signaling in plants: A comparison of the role of chitooligosaccharides in plant symbiotic and pathogen associations”
April 10 – Lisette Waits, University of Idaho, ”Landscape genetics and contributions to wildlife ecology and management (case studies from amphibians/wolverines/cougars)”
April 17 – Steve Pennings, University of Houston, “Reciprocal feedbacks between crabs and creek growth in coastal salt marshes”
April 24 – Virginia Weis, Oregon State University, “The regulation of coral-dinoflagellate symbioses: the role of innate immunity”
Chemistry and Biochemistry
All seminars are at 3 p.m. on Fridays in W. A. Baker Chemistry Research Building, Room 114. Refreshments will be served before each seminar at 2:45 p.m. in CRB Room 112.
September 5 – Professor Timothy S. Snowden, University of Alabama, Title: “New Reactions and Synthesis Strategies Involving Ephemeral gem-Dichloroepoxide Intermediates”
September 12 – Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Title: "Transition Metals and the Host-Pathogen Interaction"
September 19 – Professor Eamonn F. Healy, St. Edward’s University, Title: "A Role for Desolvation in Protein Aggregation and Oligomeric Assembly"
September 26 – Professor Jung-Mo Ahn, UT Dallas, Title: "Structure-Based Design of Small Molecule Inhibitors for Protein-Protein Interactions in Biomedical Research"
October 3 – UTA Chemistry & Biochemistry Society Poster Contest
October 10 – Professor Onofrio Annunziata, Texas Christian University, Title: "Migration of Macromolecules Induced by Salt-Concentration Gradients in Water"
October 17 – Professor Christopher Hobbs, Angelo State University, Title: "Polypropylene Based Oligomers as Synthetic Scaffolds Toward Supported Catalysts”
October 24 – Professor Lingjun Li, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Title: "Expanding the Chemical Toolbox to Probe Neuronal Signaling"
October 31 – Professor YiQiang (Eric) Cheng, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Title: “Genomics-Guided Discovery of Potent Anticancer Natural Products from Exotic Bacterial Species”
November 7 – Professor Yinsheng Wang, University of California, Riverside, Title: “Quantitative Proteomics for research in Cancer Biology and Environmental Toxicology”
November 14 – Professor Yaron Paz, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Title: "Preferential Photocatalytic Degradation of Contaminants"
November 21 – Professor Boniface Fokwa, Aachen University, Germany, Title: "Understanding and Designing New Magnetic Materials”
November 28 – No seminar; Thanksgiving holiday
Earth & Environmental Science
All sessions are at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in Geoscience Building Room 100.
September 18 – Jim Davidson, Netherland, Sewell and Associates, Inc. (NSAI) in Dallas, Title: “The False Promise of High-End Technology in Thin Bed Formation Analysis”
September 25 – Bob Finkleman, UT Dallas, Title: “Medical Geology”
October 2 – Amelia Shevenell, University of South Florida/University College, London, Title: TBA
October 9 – Dilhan Ilk, DeGolyer and MacNaughton, Title: TBA
October 16 – Shaffiq A. Jaffer, TOTAL Corporate scientific representative in the U.S., Title: TBA
October 23 – TBA
October 30 – Peter Eichhubl, Bureau of Economic Geology, Title: TBA
November 6 – TBA
November 13 – Julia Gale, Bureau of Economic Geology, Title: TBA
November 20 – Tim Shanahan, UT Austin, Title: TBA
Colloquia are at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays in Science Hall Room 101 unless otherwise noted. Light refreshments are served 30 minutes prior to each talk in the Physics library.
September 3 – Wei Chen, Kaushik De, Ping Liu, Ramon Lopez, Zdzislaw Musielak, and Mingwu Jin, UT Arlington, Title: “Physics Faculty Research Expo #2”
September 10 – Qiming Zhang, Jaehoon Yu, Andrew White, Alex Weiss, Samarendra Mohanty, Ali Koymen, and Chris Jackson, UT Arlington, Title: “Physics Faculty Research Expo #2”
September 16 – (4 p.m. Tuesday, SH 103) Haleh Hadavand, UT Arlington, Title: “Properties of the Higgs like Particle at 125 GeV and Beyond Standard Model Higgs Using the ATLAS Experiment”
September 17 – Manfred Cuntz, UT Arlington, Title: “UV Habitability around Main-Sequence Stars”
September 24 – TBA
Thursday, October 2 – Rodney Lowman, American Psychological Association, Title: TBA
Friday, October 24 – David Self, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Title: TBA
Friday, November 2 – Christa McIntyre Rodriguez, UT Dallas, Title: TBA