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Pre-Summer 2015 courses announced  

University of Memphis Department of Biological Sciences Hosts 2015

Tennessee Academy of Science

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3/19/15  Dr. Michael Wiser, Beacon Center for the Study of Evolution, Michigan State University, “Long-term dynamics of adaptation in asexual populations” host Dr. Wong.


3/26/15   Reserved


4/02/15  Dr. Richard Bloomer, Chair, Department of Health And sport Sciences, University of Memphis, “The influence of nutrient intake on variables related  to cardio-metabolic health” host, Dr. Liu. 

4/09/15  Dr. Nathan Jones, Brackenridge Field Laboratory, Department of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, “The tawny crazy ant biology” host, Dr. McKenna. 

4/16/15  Dr. Jeffrey Morris, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Alabama in Birmingham; “The Invisible Hand of the Black Queen” host, Dr. Freeman.


4/23/15  Dr. Rindy Anderson, Assistant Professor , Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University; “Signal function, reliability, and the evolution of animal communication systems”; host Dept. of Biological Sciences Graduate Students. 



GWIS Meet-the-Professor Series

Spring 2015

Fridays 11:30 am

Ellington Hall 


March 6

Dr. Esra Roan, Asst. Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering


March 20

Erin Loeding, Lab Manager

Memphis Zoo

April 3

Dr. Abby Parrill

Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences


Department of Chemistry


April 17

Dr. Fairouzeh Sabri, Assoc. Professor

Department of Physics


Graduate Student Presentations (BIOL 7200 / 8200)
Spring 2015 Tuesdays, 4:10pm   LS 207 03


 24 March

Malle Carrasco-Harris (Ferkin), 15 mins

Stephanie Haddad (McKenna), 15mins

 31 March

 15 mins Danielle Howell (Skalli), 15 mins

 Sandra Leon Carrion (Sutter), 30 mins

 07 April

 Adam Ramsey (Mandel), 15 mins

Sarah Swing (Kennedy), 15 mins

 14 April

 Jessica Davin (Kennedy), 15 mins

Micah Hoder (Ferkin), 15 mins

21 April

 Jerad Henson (Schoech), 15 mins

Brittany Pope (Kennedy), 15 mins

28 April

Nikki Brantley (Lessman), 15 minutes

Bailey Patillo (Parris), 15 minutes







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Beetle Genome Research


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