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 2014

Sep 03, 2014

The stories that we tell ourselves about our phylogeographic data
Speaker: Dr. Bryan Carstens -- Ohio State University
Host: Dr. Jorge Salazar-Bravo

Sep 10, 2014

Host Defense Pathways- TLRs, Inflammasomes and Innate Immunity
Speaker: Dr. Chandrashekhar Pasare -- Southwestern Medical Center UT
Host: Dr. Peter Keyel

Sep 17, 2014

Consequences of living in an informed world: Information-mediated Allee effects and responses to environmental change
Speaker: Dr. Ken Schmidt -- Texas Tech University
Host: Dr. Lou Densmore

Sep 24, 2014

Jeans, Genes, and Genomes: exploring the mysteries of polyploidy in cotton
Speaker: Dr. Johnathan Wendel -- Iowa State University
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Oct 01, 2014

Plant Polyphenolics, small RNAs, and Darwin’s ‘Abominable Mystery’
Speaker: Dr. Chris Rock
Host: Dr. Lou Densmore

Oct 08, 2014

Centromeres, the last hurdles in plant genome research?
Speaker: Dr. Jiming Jiang -- University of Wisconsin–Madison
Host: Dr. Zhixin Xie

Oct 15, 2014

One Health: A case for integrating science medicine and global health
Speaker: Dr. Gary Simpson
Host: Dr. Robert Baker

Oct 22, 2014

Comparative Genomics of piRNAs and Related Proteins
Speaker: Dr. Federico Hoffmann -- Mississippi State University
Host: Dr. David Ray

Oct 29, 2014

Reciprocal food sharing in vampire bats revisited
Speaker: Gerald G Carter -- University of Maryland
Host: Dr. Robert Baker

Nov 05, 2014

Pregnancy makes your heart bigger: Is that good or bad?
Speaker: Dr. Eunhee Chung -- HESS Texas Tech University
Host: Dr. Breanna Harris

Nov 12, 2014

Inferences of Molecular Adaptation from Bat Salivary Gland Transcriptomes
Speaker: Caleb Phillips
Host: Dr. Lou Densmore

Nov 19, 2014

Epigenetics of colorectal cancer
Speaker: Dr. Ajay Goel -- Baylor Healthcare System
Host: Dr. Chris Rock

Nov 27, 2014

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

Dec 03, 2014

People vs parasites - evolution of drug resistance in malaria and Schistosomes
Speaker: Dr. Tim Anderson - Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio
Host: Dr. Kai Zhang

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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