Texas Tech University

Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series

Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m., Biology Bldg. room 101
Refreshments at 3:30 p.m., Biology Bldg. room 102
 (unless otherwise noted)

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Fall 2013

Sep 18, 2013

Crickets and flies: species divergence and host specialization
Speaker: Dr. David Gray -- California State University
Host: Dr. Ximena Bernal

Sep 25, 2013

Of frogs and fungi: the battle in the skin
Speaker: Dr. Louise Rollins-Smith
Host: Dr. Michael Sanfrancisco

Oct 02, 2013

Biodiversity genomics in reptiles and amphibians
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Fujita
Host: Dr. Jorge Salazar-Bravo

Oct 09, 2013

CANCELED
Speaker: CANCELED--Dr. Eileen Hebets -- School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska
Host: Dr. Ximena Bernal

Oct 16, 2013

The physiological genomics of Panicum: exploring switchgrass responses to drought stress and climate change
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Juenger-- University of Texas
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Oct 23, 2013

Responses of desert soil microbes to climate change
Speaker: Dr. Natasja Van Gestel
Host: Dr. Dylan Schwilk

Oct 30, 2013

Enhancing knowledge about and positive attitudes toward evolutionary theory: Curricular effectiveness as measured by the Evolutionary Attitudes and Literacy Survey (EALS).
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Hawley -- Texas Tech University
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Nov 06, 2013

Connecting Art and Science to Determine Climate Change Effects on Sea Turtle Nesting and Oceanic Distributions
Speaker: Dr. Warren Porter -- University of Wisconsin - Madison
Host: Dr. Lou Densmore

Nov 13, 2013

It Doesn't Take a PHD to Grow a Parasite - How Toxoplasma Grows at Physiological Oxygen Levels
Speaker: Dr. Ira Blader -- University at Buffalo School of Medicine
Host: Dr. Kai Zhang

Nov 20, 2013

Evolution in a Social World
Speaker: Dr. Vince Formica -- Swarthmore College
Host: Courtney Thomason

Nov 27, 2013

Thanksgiving Holiday -- No Seminar
Speaker: --
Host: --

Dec 04, 2013

Understanding human genomic variation via high throughput sequencing
Speaker: Dr. Jinchuan Xing
Host: Dr. David Ray

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Department of Biological Sciences

  • Address

    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 43131 Lubbock, TX 79409
  • Phone

    806.742.2715
  • Email

    biology@ttu.edu