Biology Colloquium

Biology colloquium meets approximately 10 times during the academic year for lectures and discussions led by visiting scholars, faculty, and student researchers.

Colloquium Requirements for Biology Majors

Declared biology majors are required to attend a minimum of 12 approved biology colloquia to complete the requirements of the biology major. 

Colloquium report forms are available at the front of the room for each colloquium. The report form must be placed in the box marked "Colloquium" located at the front of the room before you leave the lecture.

Colloquium Attendance

Unsure how many colloquium you have attended?  See Michelle Einck in SHL 231 or email [email protected]

Spring 2020 Biology Colloquium Schedule

Thursday, February 20, 9:40 a.m. in V206 - “Autophagic Dysfunction in Dystrophic Skeletal Muscle”, Josh Selsby, Ph.D. Genetics and Genomics program, Director of    Graduate Education at Iowa State University.

Thursday, March 12, 9:40 a.m. in V206 - "Beetles, Bees and Butterflies: a comparison of remnant and planted prairies in Northeast Iowa", Kirk Larsen, Ph.D., Professor of Biology at Luther College.

Thursday, April 16, 9:40 a.m. in V206 - "Examining Obesity and Potential Outcomes in National and Regional Samples: NHANES III", Latasha Smith, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Center for Intercultural Engagement & Student Success/Program Lead of Catalyze at Luther College. POSTPONED UNTIL FALL

Thursday, April 30, 9:40 a.m. in V206 - "Ecological Restoration of Wild Bee Communities", Daniel Cariveau, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entomology, Minnesota Bee Lab at the University of Minnesota. POSTPONED UNTIL FALL

Friday, May 8, time and location TBA - Selected Biology Colloquium - eligible talks and posters TBD. CANCELLED