Graduate Seminar Archive for 2016

 
Fall Semester 2016
Date & TimeEvent & Location
Nov. 18
3:00 pm to
4:30 pm
Ph.D. Exit Seminars Jian Jiang, "Role for Rtg2p carboxylate-terminus in retrograde signaling" Jia Zhao, "Role of Rap1a in AGE/RAGE-mediated signaling in type II diabetes mellitus"
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Nov. 11
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Jennifer Pechal The Utility of Microorganisms in Forensic Investigations
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Nov. 04
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Florencia Meyer Characterization of the Bovine herpesvirus type I
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, & Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Oct. 28
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Oswald (Os) Schmitz Landscape of Fear and the Ecosystem
Affiliation: Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Oct. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Pamela Small Mysteries of Mycobacterium ulcerans and Buruli ulcer
Affiliation: Professor Emeritus of Microbiology, University of Tennessee at Knoxville,
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Oct. 07
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Justin Thornton The Pneumococcus: Factors Affecting Colonization, Virulence, and Innate Immunity
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 30
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Graham Reynolds Ecological and Evolutionary Diversification in Caribbean Reptiles
Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of North Carolina
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 23
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Andrew Roger Genomic Mechanisms by which Protists Adapt to Low Oxygen Environments and Parasitic Lifestyles
Affiliation: Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 16
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Chad Steele Immunoprotection vs Immunopathogenesis After Pulmonary Exposure to Environmental Mold
Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 02
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Laurie Stevison Recombination and the Origin of Species
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Auburn University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Aug. 26
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Environmental Health and Safety Seminar
Affiliation: Matt Thomas, Chemical Hygiene/Lab Safety Officer Ben Sharpe, Hazardous Waste Officer Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Apr. 22
3:00 pm to
4:15 pm
Tyler Schartel Ph.D. Exit Seminar Understanding the exotic distributions of invasive species Evelyn Windham M.S. Exit Seminar Functions of wetland plant assemblages in water quality improvement
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Apr. 15
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Giuliana Colosimo Ph.D. Exit Seminar From population to conservation: 3 study cases in rock iguanas
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Apr. 08
3:00 pm to
4:15 pm
Margarita Baquero Faster-Z evolution in the speciation of Heliconius M.S. Exit Seminar Shankar Pant Components of a Plant Secretion Apparatus Function in Defense to a Root Pathogen Ph.D. Exit Seminar Shankar Pant TBD Ph.D. Exit seminar
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Mar. 11
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Andrew Camilli Vibrio Cholera Life Cycle and Ways to Prevent Infection
Affiliation: Professor of Molecular Biology & Microbiology Tufts University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Mar. 04
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Richard Glor The Evolution of Species Richness in Anolis Lizards
Affiliation: Associate Professor Associate Curator Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology The University of Kansas
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Feb. 26
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Nicole Ashpole Regulating Kinase Activity in the Aging Brain
Affiliation: Post-Doctoral Fellow University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Feb. 19
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Rita Tamayo Regulation of Flagellum and Cytotoxin Biosynthesis in Clostridium difficile
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Feb. 12
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Marcus Lashley The Pyric Herbivory paradigm Does Not Explain Fire-Browser Interactions: Implication for Trophic Cascades
Affiliation: Assistant Professor Wildlife, Fisheries, and Acquaculture Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Feb. 05
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Jeffery Tomberlin Public Information Regulates Arthropod Community Interactions and Nutrient Recycling of Vertebrate Carrion
Affiliation: Associate Professor and Program Director, Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program Texas A&M
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Jan. 29
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Liz Fozo Effects of Exogenous Fatty Acids on Enterococcus faecalis: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Microbiology University of Tennessee
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Jan. 22
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Mohamed Elasri Insights into Recalcitrant Staph Infections
Affiliation: Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs T.W. Bennett Professor Microbiology Director, Mississippi INBRE University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)
Jan. 15
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Nancy Freitag From soil to cytosol: the pathogenic transition of the environmental bacterium Listeria monocytogenes
Affiliation: Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Illinois School of Medicine at Chicago
Location: Harned Auditorium (102)