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)


Jan 25, 2017

Reserved - Vector Biologist Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: Dr. Peter Keyel

Feb 01, 2017

Reserved - Vector Biologist Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: Dr. Peter Keyel

Feb 08, 2017

Reserved - Vector Biologist Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: Dr. Peter Keyel

Feb 15, 2017

Reserved - Plant Physiologist Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: -- Dr. Dylan Schwilk

Feb 22, 2017

Reserved - Plant Physiologist Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: -- Dr. Dylan Schwilk

Mar 01, 2017

Reserved - Plant Physiologist Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: -- Dr. Dylan Schwilk

Mar 08, 2017

Reserved - Faculty Candidate
Speaker: --
Host: --

Mar 15, 2017

Spring Break -- No Seminar
Speaker: --
Host: --

Mar 22, 2017

Speaker: --
Host: --

Mar 29, 2017

Title: Reading fungal genomes to discover and engineer
antifungal natural products

Speaker: Dr. Gerald F Bills -- University of Texas HSC at Houston
Host: Tech ASM

Apr 05, 2017

Title: Terrestrial Feedbacks to Global Change: Synthesizing Results from Warming Experiments.
Speaker:Dr. Natasja Van-Gestel
Host: Tech ASM

Apr 12, 2017

Title: Slip me some sugar: how bats absorb glucose across the intestine
Speaker: Dr. Edwin Price -- University of North Texas
Host: Dr. Liam McGuire & Dr. Caleb Phillips

Apr 19, 2017

Title: Is floral scent at the nexus of interactions among plants, pollinators and herbivores?
Speaker: Dr. Krissa Skogen -- Chicago Botanical Gardens
Host: Dr. Matt Olson

Apr 26, 2017

Title: Mycobacterium ulcerans low infectious dose and mechanical transmission support insect bites and
puncturing injuries in the spread of Buruli ulcer

Speaker: Dr. John Wallace -- Millersville University
Host: Amanda Starr -- PhD Candidate

May 03, 2017

Title: "Infectobesity"—obesity and infectious disease!
Speaker: Dr. Nikhil Dhurandhar, Department of Nutritional Sciences, TTU
Host: Dr. Michael San Francisco


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Schedule for Fall 2017

Previous Seminar: Fall 2016Spring 2016Fall 2015Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012 


Department of Biological Sciences