Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in Henson 243 unless otherwise indicated. Please join us for pre-seminar coffee and cookies at 3:30 p.m. in Henson 213. For more info, please contact Dr. Ann Barse.

Date Speaker Title/Topic Host

Sept. 13

Sairah Malkin,
University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory

Distribution and geochemical consequences of an electrically conductive bacterium in the seafloor

Elizabeth Emmert

Sept. 20

Sunshine Brosi,
Frostburg State University

Title: TBA
Topic: Ethnobotany

Chris Briand

Sept. 27

Giada Arney,
NASA Goddard Space Flight Facility

The Search for Life on Other Worlds

Eugene Williams

Oct. 4



Oct. 11

Patti Erickson,
Salisbury University
Sabbatical Talk

Transcriptional Fusions of Putative G-protein Coupled-Receptors from Hookworm (Ancylostoma ceylanicum) Expressed in Caenorhabditis elegans


Oct. 18

Philip Anderson, SU Dept. of Biological Sciences

Title: TBA
Topic: Bioinformatics


Oct. 25


Nov. 1

Tina Dura,
Virginia Tech

Title: TBA
Topic: Diatoms

Christina Bradley

Nov. 8

Evangeline Rose, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

The Structure and Function of Female Song: Applications of a New Statistical Method to Test Equivalence.

Kimberly Hunter and Ryan Taylor

Nov. 15

Marissa Moran,
Master's Thesis Defense

Title: TBA
Topic: Elucidation of a Parasite Life Cycle using Morphological and Molecular Techniques

Ann Barse

Nov. 29

Lauren Oldfield, J. Craig Venter Institute

TBA; Topic: “Viral synthetic biology, including biosecurity concerns”

Patti Erickson

Dec. 6

Kelsey Flowers,
Master's thesis defense

Title: TBA
Topic: A comparative investigation of the somatosensory system in waterfowl

Jeremy Corfield