Biology Colloquium Series

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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. 

As of Fall 2014, all biology majors must attend 12 colloquia during their time at Luther in order to complete the requirements of the Biology major.  These students should fill out and promptly return to SHL 231 the colloquium reports if they want their attendance recorded.

Fall 2017 Biology Colloquium Schedule

Thursday, September 28 at 9:40 a.m. in Valders 206 - "Windows into the Neural Development and Control of Balance and Walking in Children", Dr. Marjorie Woollacott, Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon.

Saturday, October 7 at 11:15 a.m. in Valders 206 - "Science and Law and the Endangered Species Act", Jonathan Drake ’82, NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service Research Biologist for the Northwest Fisheries Science Center.

Thursday, October 19 at 9:40 a.m. in Valders 206 - "Bioinformatics: Combining Data Analysis with Biology", Dr. Andrew Severin, Genome Informatics Facility Manager and faculty member at Iowa State University.

Thursday, November 9 at 9:40 a.m. in Valders 206 - "Partners in the Driftless Area: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Projects and Connections across the Region", Gregg Pattison, Private Lands Biologist, USFWS – Decorah, IA


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