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 Wilson. Phenolic 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 ('84 grad). Senior Project Update: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Birds That Cheat. Professor of Biology and Chair of the Biology Department, 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