Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Mondays from 12-1 p.m. in Gottwald Auditorium.

Below is a recap of the seminars from the fall 2022 semester. We will continue our seminar series in January 2023 and will update the schedule soon.

Fall 2022

Monday, September 12, 2022

Student summer fellowship presentation, University of Richmond

  • London Nemmers, Anhydrobiosis: The Biology of Resilience in Desert Nematodes

Monday, September 19, 2022

Dr. Andrew Thompson, Western Michigan University

  • The Genomics of eco-evo-devo in fishes

Monday, September 26, 2022

Dr. Derek Prosser, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • A fungal model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 8 reveals links between sphingolipid homeostasis and ER stress tolerance in disease

Monday, October 3, 2022

Dr. Adrian Halme, University of Virginia

  • Studying tissue regeneration and navigating a biomedical research career: It’s all about finding the right balance

Monday, October 17, 2022

Dr. Daniel Winkler, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center

  • Climate change impacts in our National Parks
  • Gottwald Auditorium & Zoom

Monday, October 24, 2022

Dr. Margarita Lopez-Uribe, Penn State University

  • The ecology and evolution of wild bees in agricultural areas: The case study of squash bees
  • Gottwald Auditorium & Zoom

Monday, October 31, 2022

Dr. Nadia Ayoub, Washington and Lee University

  • Integrated evolution of molecular and material properties of spider aqueous glues

Monday, November 7, 2022

Dr. Maria Teves, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Multitasking skills of the Spag17 gene


Monday, November 14, 2022

Dr. Kristina Ramstad, University of South Carolina Aiken


Monday, November 21, 2022

Nik Tsotakos, Penn State University Harrisburg

  • Long non-coding RNAs in diabetic nephropathy: The curious case of MEG3

Monday, November 28, 2022

Dr. Dan Gioeli, University of Virginia

  • Androgen receptor signaling in prostate cancer

Contact seminar series organizer Stacey Criswell with questions.