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 2015

Aug 26, 2015

FROM ACADEMIA TO INDUSTRY.MICROBIOLOGY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY IN BIOSENSORS DEVELOPMENT
Speaker: Dr. Pilar Martinez-Viedma
Host: Dr. Ruth Serra-Moreno

Sep 02, 2015

Alzheimer's Disease and epilepsy as disorders of impaired cholinergic control of inhibition
Speaker: John J. Lawrence -- TTUHSC
Host: Dr. Nathan L. Collie

Sep 09, 2015

Promotion Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Deborah Carr
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Sep 11, 2015

Phage-mediated gene transfer *** 4:00pm Friday at ESB120
Speaker: Dr. Maite Muniesa -- University of Barcelona
Host: Dr. Ruth Serra-Moreno

Sep 16, 2015

Functional Discovery Driven by High Throughput Bioinformatics
Speaker: Dr. Brian San Francisco -- Carl. R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, UIUC
Host: Dr. Hong Zhang

Sep 23, 2015

Eating and Not Dying: How Mammalian Herbivores Cope with Dietary Toxins
Speaker: Dr. Denise Dearing -- University of Utah
Host: Caleb Phillips

Sep 30, 2015

Brewing Biodiversity: complex food webs and ecosystem services in the coffee agroecosystem
Speaker: Dr Stacy Philpott -- UC Santa Cruz
Host: Dr. Tigga Kingston

Oct 07, 2015

Evolutionary Implications of Genome Fractionation in the Salicaceae
Speaker: Dr. Stephen DiFazio -- West Virginia University
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Oct 14, 2015

Developmental syndromes underlying the evolution of reproductive isolation in mammals
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Good
Host: Neal Platt

Oct 21, 2015

Evolutionary Genomics of Cotton
Speaker: Dr. Joshua Udall -- Brigham Young University
Host: Dr. Zhixin Xie & Dr. Matt Olson

Nov 18, 2015

TBA Sex chromosome evolution and speciation: lessons from cats
Speaker: William Murphy -- Texas A&M University
Host: Dr. David Ray

Nov 25, 2015

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

Dec 02, 2015

Sterol biosynthesis in Leishmania parasites
Speaker: Dr. Kai Zhang -- Biological Sciences TTU
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

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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