Graduate Seminar Archive for 2014

 
Fall Semester 2014
Date & TimeEvent & Location
Dec. 05
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Rebecca Worsham Masters Exit Seminar PKA-Rap1a Dependent Regulation of AGE-RAGE Signaling in Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned 102
Nov. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Rosanna Carreras de Leon Masters Exit Seminar Spatial Genetic Structure of Hatchlings of Cyclura ricordii (Reptilia: Iguanidae) in Pedernales Province, Dominican Republic is Inconsistent with Natal Philopatry
Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Nov. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Armed Rasberry Masters Exit Seminar Can Headstart Programs Truly Be Effective? Genetic Assessment of Cyclura collie, The Headstarted Jamaican Iguana
Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Nov. 14
1:00 pm to
1:30 pm
Dr. Trey Howell Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and the Metabolic Syndrome
Affiliation: Assistant Professor CVM Basic Science Department Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Nov. 07
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Holly Allgood The Immune Response to Helicobacter phylori: A Dichotomy of Help and Harm
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Oct. 31
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Gary Ervin Putting the ME in Team
Affiliation: Professor of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned 102
Oct. 17
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Jason Gardner Lysyl Oxidase, Collagen Cross-Linking, and Cardiac Dysfunction
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Louisiana State University Health Science Center (New Orleans)
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Oct. 10
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Ed Swords Thriving in the Briar Patch: How Bacteria Persist During Chronic and Recurrent Otitis Media
Affiliation: Associate Professor Microbiology & Immunology Wake Forest University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Oct. 03
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. LaShan Simpson Targeted Therapies for cardiovascular Disease
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Ag & Bio Engineering Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 26
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Morgan Kelly Taking the Heat: Plastic and Evolved Responses to Heat Stress in Marine Crustacean
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Louisiana State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 19
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Larry McDaniel Nonencapsulated Streptococcus Pneumoniae (NESp): Emergence of a Human Pathogen
Affiliation: Professor University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 12
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Sunshine VanBael The Cryptic Ecology of Plant-Endophyte Symbioses
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Tulane University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 05
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Ben Sharpe Annual Waste Training
Affiliation: Hazardous Waste Officer Environmental Hlth & Safety Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Aug. 29
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Yuhua Farnell Circadian Biological Clocks and Health
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Biochem,MolBio,Entmology & Plant Path Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Aug. 22
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Gary Ervin BIO Graduate Student Introduction
Affiliation: Professor of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
May. 09
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Christian Carter Ph.D. Exit Seminar Experimental Assessment of Butomus umbellatus Growth and Expansion Using a Mesocosm Approach
Affiliation: Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
May. 02
3:15 pm to
4:15 pm
Jayani Wewalwela Ph.D. Exit Seminar Associative nitrogen fixing bacteria and their potential to support the growth of biomass feedstock grasses on marginal lands
Affiliation: Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 105 Harned Hall
Apr. 25
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Nathan Morehouse Colors, Choices and Conflict: Linking Pre- and Post-Copula Sexual Selection in a Butterfly
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Apr. 11
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Wolf Zuckert Architecture and Biogenesis of a Spirochetal Host-Pathogen Interface
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Apr. 04
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Dave Safronetz Lassa fever in Mali: characterization of a unique Lassa virus strain from Mastomys natalensis collected outside the historical region of endemicity
Affiliation: Lab Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH)
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Mar. 28
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Crystal Boudreaux Structural and functional analysis of rotavirus genome replication and core assembly
Affiliation: Post-Doctoral Associate, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Mar. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
M.S. Exit Seminars: Bill Boyle Transmission dynamics of relapsing fever spirochetes Alon Blakeney Characterization of Sediment Microbial Communities and Analysis of Biogeochemical Responses to Eutrophication in Southeastern Estuaries
Affiliation: Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Mar. 07
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Kristy Murray Epidemiology and Clinical Investigation of West Nile Virus in Texas
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 28
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Chris Austin New Guinea Megadiversity and Biological Innovation: Patterns and Processes
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Biological Sciences & Head Curator, Amphibians and Reptiles, Museum of Natural Science Louisiana State University
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 21
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Dan Simberloff Invasion Biology: where did it come from, where is it going, and why are some people trying to kill it?
Affiliation: Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 14
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Barbara Kaplan NFAT is a Critical T Cell Target of Cannabinoid Compounds
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, CVM Basic Science Department, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 07
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Anna Linhoss Sea-Level Rise, Inundation, and Marsh Migration: Simulating Impacts on Developed Lands and Environmental Systems
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Ag & Bio Engineering, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Jan. 31
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. John Kiss Space...the final frontier...for plant biology
Affiliation: Professor and Dean of the Graduate School, University of MS
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Jan. 24
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Chris Brooks "The Ecology of Consumer Invasions"
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Jan. 17
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
M.S. Exit Seminars: Rossie Clark-Cotton "Kinetochore distribution and loss in cells undergoing mitosis with unreplicated genomes" Jessica Wilson "Investigation of the effect of oleaginous bacteria on the metabolic response in the presence of enteric infections"
Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: 102 Harned Hall