Department of Biological Sciences

Spring Seminars 2004

 

Jan. 15

Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee

We CAN win the war on introduced species: pessimism and progress

Dr. Simberloff’s visit is hosted by the Ecology and Systematics graduate students

 

Jan. 22

Dr. David Campbell, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama

Unhappy as a clam? Identifying imperiled freshwater diversity

 

Jan. 29

Dr Robert Blake, College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana

Monoclonal antibodies that exhibit novel allosteric binding behavior: A tale of two (or more) binding sites

Dr Blake’s visit is co-hosted by the Department of Chemistry

 

Feb. 5

Dr. Thane Wibbels, Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Biology and conservation of sea turtles

 

Feb. 12

Dr. Anathbandhu (Andy) Chaudhuri, Department of Biological Science, University of Alabama

The silkworm, a model system for insect physiology

 

Feb. 19

No seminar

 

Feb. 26

Dr. Sue Hwa Lin, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Novel approach to understanding prostate cancer bone metastasis

Dr. Lin’s will be hosted by the Molecular and Cell graduate students and her talk is sponsored by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

 

March 4

Dr. William Schroeder, Dept. Biological Sciences, University of Alabama and Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Deep-sea corals in the Gulf of Mexico

 

March 11

College of Arts and Science Spring Faculty Meeting.

 

March 18

Dr. John Woolford, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon

Genetic and functional proteomic analysis of the dynamics of ribosome assembly in yeast

Dr. Woolford’s talk is sponsored by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

 

March 25

Dr. Tyrone Hayes, University of California at Berkeley

Common groundsel, hermaphroditic frogs, and premature babies: today’s solutions, tomorrow’s problem

Dr. Hayes is this year’s William Darden lecturer and his talk is sponsored by the department and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

 

April 8

Dr. Nicola Anthony, Department of Biological Science, University of New Orleans

Molecular ecology and conservation biology of western lowland gorillas

 

April 15

Dr. Michelle Arora, Argonne National Laboratory

Separative bioreactor: simultaneous biocatalytic production and separation of pure organic acid

Dr. Arora’s talk will be co-hosted by Dept of Chemical Engineering and will be held in 101 Bevill at 11am.

 

April 15

Dr. James Hodgson, St Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin

The liberal arts college, its place in the academy

 

April 22

Dr. Gary Sloan, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama

Production of extracellular bacteriolytic enzymes: how to eliminate the competition without shooting yourself in the foot (or cell wall)

 

April 29

Dr. Tim Nagy, Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Obesity, dietary restriction, and cancer

Dr. Nagy’s talk is sponsored by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant