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 2019 Biology Colloquium Schedule

Thursday, February 14, 9:40 am in Valders 206 - Lions, Giraffes, and Baboons, oh my! ... Tales of Research and Study Abroad in Tanzania", Molly McNicoll, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biology and Natural Areas Land Manager, Luther College.

Thursday, February 21, 9:40 am in Valders 206 - “Lyme disease among hunting dogs: field research in public health”, Kurayi Mahachi ’15 biology grad , Ph.D. graduate student in Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa.

Thursday, February 28, 9:40 am in Valders 206 -Learning to take note: plant diversity in the Driftless Area”, Savannah Wilson ’19 and Beth Lynch, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology, Luther College.

Thursday, March 7, 9:40 am in Valders 206 -Environmental DNA as an Early Detection Tool for Invasive Silver and Bighead Carp”, Emy Monroe, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Midwest Fisheries Center, Onalaska, WI.

Thursday, April 25, 9:40 am in Valders 206 -A Calling to Serve”, Barbara Fuller ’72, M.D., Monroe Medical Associates, Chicago, IL.

Thursday, May 2, 9:40 am in Valders 206 - "Collaboration and Climate Change", Ellen Badger, '16 grad, Project Manager & Research Assistant for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), USDA, Fort Collins, CO.

Friday, May 10, Student Research Symposium - Selected biology colloquium-eligible student talks and posters TBD, times and locations TBA

NOTE: Several additional colloquia in March or early April yet to be determined will be announced at later dates.