Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

All seminars will take place on Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:15PM in Enterprise Hall Room 277.

Abstracts (if made available by the speaker) can be viewed by clicking on the topic title of each seminar.

Class Date: Speaker
September 6

12:00 – 1:15

Geraldine Grant Department of Biology GMU

Topic: In vitro model systems to investigate pulmonary Fibrosis

September 13

12:00 – 1:15

Geoff Birchard Department of Biology GMU

Topic: Mass vs Energy – It makes a difference

September 20

12:00 – 1:15

Kylene Kehn-Hall School of Systems Biology GMU

Topic: Repurposing FDA-approved drugs to treat Rift Valley fever virus infection

September 27

12:00 – 1:15

Alonso Aguirre Department of Environmental Science and Policy GMU

Topic: The health and conservation of sea turtles

October  4

12:00 – 1:15

Jessica Deichmann Center for Conservation and Sustainability Smithsonian Institution

Topic: Ecoacoustics as a tool for tropical biodiversity research and conservation: A case study from Peru

October  11

12:00 – 1:15

Elizabeth Freeman School of Integrative Studies GMU

Topic: Unlocking the mysteries of the Red Panda

October  18

12:00 – 1:15

Tom Akre SCBI Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Topic: Dispersal and survival of wood turtles

October  25

12:00 – 1:15

Luis Rodrigues Department of Biology GMU

Topic: Mitochondria and aging: Not just the powerhouse of the cell

November 1

12:00 – 1:15

Brian Evans Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

Topic: Survival and fitness of bird in urban landscapes

November 8

12:00 – 1:15

Sara Luttrell Smithsonian Natural History Museum

Topic: Geographic variation and early stage evolution in the Marsh Wren

November 15

12:00 – 1:15

Carly Muletz Wolz Smithsonian Center for Conservation Genomics

Topic: The contribution of microbiomes to animal health