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 turn in the colloquium reports if they want their attendance recorded for credit.
Spring 2014 Biology Colloquium: 9:40 AM in Valders 206
Thursday, March 6 - Dr. Mike Anderson. Mouse Genetics and the Missing Heritability of Glaucoma. Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Iowa.
Thursday, March 20 – Dr. Andrew Forbes. Studying the role of ecology in speciation of fruit flies and parasitic wasps. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Iowa.
Thursday, April 3 – Dr. Jeff Bishop. Pharmacogenomic studies in psychiatry: advancing our understanding drug mechanisms and implications for patient care. Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Thursday, April 10 - Biology Alumni Panel
- Eve Doyle - Production Scientist, Integrated DNA Technologies
- Riley McDowell - Software developer, Pioneer Hi-Bred
- Mary Whipple - Clinical Research Coordinator, Mayo Clinic
Thursday, April 17 - HHMI Education Lecture: Dr. Christina Petersen. What Do We Know About How Learning Works? Principles to Inform Teaching in Higher Education. Associate Education Specialist, University of Minnesota.
Friday, May 9 - Research Symposium