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The University of Texas at ArlingtonThe University of Texas at Arlington

College of Science

Biology

Colloquium

FALL 2018 COLLOQUIUM SERIES
Thursdays, 4:00 pm, Room 119 Life Science Bldg.

September 20, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Carly Kenkel, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California
Title: Evolution of the coral symbiosis and its ecological consequences
Host: Phi Sigma
Website: www.dornsife.usc.edu/labs/carlslab

October 4, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Robert McLean, Regent's Professor, Department of Biology, Texas State University
Title: Mixed culture bacterial interactions in biofilm and planktonic communities
Host: Dr. Woo-Suk Chang
Website: www.mcleanlab.wp.txstate.edu

October 11, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Regina Baucom, Assistant Profesor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Title: Regulation of cell wall biogenesis in the bacterial plant pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Host: Phi Sigma
Website: sites.lsa.umich.edu/baucom-lab/

October 18, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Thornhill, Program Director, National Science Foundation
Title: Speciation in the sea: a Caribbean case study
Host: Dr. Laura Mydlarz
Website: NSF.org

October 25, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Juhyun Lee, Assistant Professor, Departement of BioEngineering, University of Texas Arlington
Title: Integrating Light-Sheet Imaging and Hemodynamic Shear Forces to Study Cardiac Development
Host: Dr. Matt Walsh
Website: mentis.uta.edu/explore/profile/juhyun-lee

November 8, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Frank Burbrink, Associate Curator, Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History
Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Todd Castoe
Website: sites.google.com/view/frank-burbrink-website/

November 15, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Pamela Brown, Assistant Professor of Biology Sciences, University of Missouri
Title: Regulation of cell wall biogenesis in the bacterial plant pathogen agrobacterium tumefaciens
Host: Dr. Cara Boutte
Website: www.brown.biology.missouri.edu

November 22, 2018
NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 29, 2018
Speaker: Dr. Erin Vogel
Title: Coping with feast and famine ecology: behavioral and physiology adaptations to ecological heterogeneity in wild Bornean orangutans
Host: Melissa Walsh
Website: erinvogelphd.wordpress.com