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Spring 2024 Seminar Series

Seminars will be held in Shoemaker 303.  Please contact the department at 662-915-7203 or email if you require special assistance.

Date:  Friday, February 2, 2024   2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Department of Biology Research and Welcome Mixer


Date:  Friday, February 16, 2024   2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Speaker:  Dr. Moises Bernal, Auburn University

Seminar title:  “Marine fishes in a changing planet: responses to global warming and habitat simplification ”

Host: Dr. Tamar Goulet

Date:  Friday, February 23, 2024

Speaker: Dr. Jianfeng Xu, Arkansas State University

Seminar title: “Engineering Strategically Designed Biomolecules in Plants and Plant Cells for Biomedical and Industrial Applications ”

Host: Dr. Yongjian Qiu

Date:  Friday, March 22, 2024

Speaker:  Dr. Alan Decho, University of South Carolina

Seminar title:  “Micro- and Nano-Plastics, Bacteria and Us ”

Host: Dr. Becks Prescott

Date:  Friday, April 5, 2024

Neuroscience Showcase

Speaker:  Dr. Aron Barbey

Seminar title: “Engineering Intelligence”

Host: Dr. Lainy Day

Date:  Friday, April 12, 2024

Speaker:  Dr. Enamul Huq, University of Texas, Austin

Seminar title:  “Phytochrome-mediated light signaling in plants ”

Host: Dr. Yongjian Qiu

Date:  Friday, April 19, 2024

Speaker: Dr. Seth Riley, National Parks Service

Seminar title: “To live and die in LA: successes and challenges for wildlife in an urban national park, from frogs to mountain lions ”

Host: Dr. Jason Hoeksema

Date:  Friday, April 26, 2024

Speaker:  Dr. Paul Bourdeau, University of Mississippi, BMS

Seminar title:  “A Dual Screen for Metallophore Producing Bacteria from Metal Polluted Environments ”

Host: Dr. Erik Hom

Date: Friday, May 3, 2024

Speaker: Dr. Yongjian Qiu, University of Mississippi

Seminar title: “Regulation of gene expression during plant thermomorphogenesis”



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