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]

Fall 2019 Biology Colloquium Schedule

Thursday, September 19, 9:40 am in V206   “Functional  genomics screens to identify novel mechanisms of  drug resistance in melanoma”, Adam Dupuy, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Pathology, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Biology Graduate Program, University of Iowa.

Saturday, October 5, 11:15 am in V206     Vitamin D: Super-Size Me!”, Karen Hansen '89, M.D. & M.S., Associate Professor of Rheumatology and Endocrinology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Hoslett Memorial Homecoming Lecture.

Thursday, October 10, 9:45 am in V206    "Using Clickable Substrate Mimics to Illuminate Phospholipase D Activity within Mammalian Cells”. Tim Bumpas ’15, graduate student, Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology, Cornell University.

Thursday, October 17, 9:40 am in V206    Trophic cascades in agricultural landscapes: indirect effects of landscape composition on plant biomass”, Tania Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entomology, Kansas State University.

Thursday, October 31, 9:40 am in V206    “Plovers, prairie dogs, and plague: the Mountain Plover in Montana”, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Ph.D. Professor of Natural Resource Ecology & Management, Iowa State University.

Thursday, November 21, 9:40 am in V206   Investigating mechanisms of neuron-glia interactions, myelination, and myelin evolution using zebrafish embryo”, Jake Hines, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, Winona State University.