Graduate Seminar Archive for 2015

 
Fall Semester 2015
Date & TimeEvent & Location
Dec. 04
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Vincent Racaniello Antagonism of Innate Immunity by Picornaviruses
Affiliation: Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Nov. 20
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Erik Hom Of Chance and Necessity: Adventures in Synthetic Ecology
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Biology, The University of Mississippi
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Nov. 13
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Kayla Fast Malaria parasitemia and prevalence in the Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) Mary Elizabeth Huddleston Impact pcp1 mutations Have on ATP synthase super-complex assembly and mitochondrial morphology
Affiliation: Biological Sciences Masters Exit Seminars, Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Nov. 06
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Jillian Harris Analyzing the Influence Oxygen Deprivation has on the Capability of Listeria Monocytogenes to Induce Listeriosis in Gerbils Chris Savell Title TBD Chris Savell Titles TBD
Affiliation: Masters Exit Seminars Biological Sciences
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Oct. 30
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Anita Khadka The Functional Role of sFRP3/4 in the Wnt Network that governs Positioning of the Anterior Neuroectoderm Around the Anterior Pole in the Sea Urchin Embryo
Affiliation: Biological Sciences Masters Exit Seminar Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Oct. 23
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Martin Kolisko Going, Going, Gone: Metamonada as a Model System for Understanding the Reductive Evolution of anaerobic mitochondria
Affiliation: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Oct. 16
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Federico Hoffmann Evolutionary Interplay between TEs and piRNA in Mammals
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, & Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Oct. 09
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista The Green Algal Tree of Life
Affiliation: Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Oct. 02
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Joan Strassmann Social Behaviotr and Mutualism in the Social Ameoba Dictyostelium discoideum
Affiliation: Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, Washington University in St Louis
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Sep. 25
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Brian Counterman The Origin of Species Told From the Wings of a Butterfly
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Sep. 18
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Robert Fleischer Disease, Genomics and Conservation of Endangered Species
Affiliation: Center Head, Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Institution
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Sep. 11
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Mr. Ben Sharpe Hazardous Waste Training
Affiliation: Hazardous Waste Officer, Environmental Health & Safety, Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Aug. 28
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Diana Outlaw What Are Malaria Parasites and Why Are There So Many of Them?
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Apr. 24
3:00 pm to
4:30 pm
Hanna Dorman Genetic Structure of Rhizobia Associated with Chamaecrista fasciculata Keshav Sharma TBD Morgan Wright The Effect of Oxygen on Bile Resistance in Listeria monocytogenes M.S. Exit Seminars
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Apr. 17
3:00 pm to
4:30 pm
David Larson Investigating Phylogenetic Relationships of Mosquito-borne Avian-malaria in Mississippi Brant McNeese TBD Gabe Posadas Characterization of the Ability of Yeast Probiotics and Paraprobiotics to Directly Interact with Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteria M.S. Exit Seminars
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Apr. 10
3:00 pm to
4:30 pm
Aressa Coley Transposable Element Content in the Megachile Rotunda Genome Joseph Bryant The Impact of Pyruvate Oxidase (SPxB) on the Release of Pneumolysin in Streptococcus Pneumonia Chase Robinson TBD M.S. Exit Seminars
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Mar. 20
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. David Matus Cell Cycle Regulation of Cell Invasive Behavior: Insights from C. elegans Uterine-Vulval Development
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Stony Brook University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Mar. 06
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Steven Shaak Selection Dynamics in Heliconius Hybrid Zone and the Origin of Adaptive Variation Ph.D. Exit Seminar
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 27
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. David McClay Embryonic Development: A Systems Analysis of Morphogenesis
Affiliation: Professor Duke University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 20
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Katie Heath Characterization of the Relationships of ROS and Bcl-2 Family Members During Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus Challenge Jessica Martin Evidence for Age-Dependent Selection in Iguana delicatissima: Does Inbreeding Depression Shape Population Dynamics M.S. Exit Seminars
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 13
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Sara Shields-Menard Ph.D. Exit Seminar Waste to Biodiesel: Characterization of Rhodococcus rhodochrous as a Novel Lipid Accumulator
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 06
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Reid Hargrove Defining Disease Burden and Endemic Foci of Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever Spirochetes M.S. Exit Seminar
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Jan. 23
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Jun Liao Cardiac Bioengineering: 3D Visualization of Myocardial Infarction, Scar ECM Biomechanics, and Patch Repairing
Affiliation: Associate Professor Agricultural and Biological Engineering Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Hall Auditorium (Rm 102)