Bio 487 Biology Colloquium Series

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Bio 487 Biology Colloquium - The biology colloquium meets approximately once a month during the academic year for lectures and discussions led by visiting scholars, faculty, and student researchers.  Biology majors and minors are eligible to obtain 1 academic credit after attending 10 colloquia.  Students should fill out and promptly return to SHL 231 the colloquium reports if they want their attendance recorded for credit.

First-year students (Fall 2014) must attend 12 colloquia in their time at Luther in order to complete a Biology major.  These students, also,  should fill out and promptly return to SHL 231 the colloquium reports if they want their attendance recorded.

Fall 2014 Biology Colloquium:  9:40 AM in Valders 206 unless designated with an *.

*Thurs, September 11 – 7:00 p.m. - Dr. Ted WilsonPhenolic compounds in everything from cranberries to curry leaves affect everything from heart to diabetes.  Department of Biology, Winona State University, Winona, MN.

*Saturday, October 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 43rd Annual Sherman Hoslett Memorial Lecture, Dr. Michael D. Sorenson.   Senior Project Update: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Birds That Cheat.  Professor of Biology, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Thursday, November 6 – Dr. David Bradley.  The goose antibody platform: lessons learned in the biology and efficacy of goose IgY, University of North Dakota, School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND.

Thursday, November 20 – Dr. Brett Ostby.  TBA.   Daguna Consulting.

Thursday, December 4 – Senior Project 2 Minute Presentations

 

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