Biological Sciences
 
Spring 2013 Colloquium Series

Seminars are held in Lapham Hall Room N101 at 4:00 PM unless noted otherwise.
Please join us for coffee and cookies outside the lecture hall at 3:30.

Jan.  25
Ryan Hurtado
Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University
"Regulating Hedgehog: A Genetic Screen and a Targeted Anti-cancer Therapeutic"
Feb.  1
Barrett Klein
Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
"Sleeping in a Society: Bees, Brains, and the Question of Sleep in the Context of a Society
Feb.  8
Michael Berg
Abbott Laboratories
"U1 snRNP Regulates mRNA length and Isoform Expression"
Feb. 15
Yongtao Zhu
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Novel Gliding Motilitiy, Protein Secretion, and Cellulose Utilization Machineries of Members of the Phylum Bacteroidetes"
Feb. 22
Mohammad Mannan
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Homeostatic Adaptation to Cellular Stress by Kinase/RNase Ire1"
Mar.  1
Stuart Jones Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
"Subsidy or subtraction? Models, surveys, and whole-lake experiments to test the effects of terrestrial organic matter on aquatic food webs"
Mar.  8
Andrew Hipp
The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL
"Untangling the Messy Evolutionary History of Oaks: Evidence from Genomic and Population Genetic Data"
Mar. 15
Sasha Wright
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"The Importance of Competiton and Facilitation in Plant Communities"
Mar. 22
No Colloquium - Spring Break
Mar. 29
Shane Wesener
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Completing the FK228 Biosynthetic Pathway and Beyond"
Apr.  5
Yao Wang
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Regulation of Arabidopsis Anther Cell Differentiation by the EMS1 Protein Complex"
Apr. 12
Ken Brockman
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Regulation of Anaerobic Gene Expression and Enzyme Activity in Shewanella oneidensis"
Apr. 19
Evan Krystofiak
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Fibrinogen-conjugated gold-coated magnetite nanoparticles for targeted antiplatelet therapy"
May  3
Peter Reich
Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota
Title to be announced

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