Graduate Seminar Archive for 2012

 
2012 Archive
Date & TimeEvent & Location
Nov. 30
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Jennifer Howeth
Species Diversity in Metacommunities: Predictions, Patterns, and Process

Affiliation: University of Alabama
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Nov. 16
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Wendy Xiao
M.S. Exit Seminar
Genetic Insight into the Function Pcp1p, a Mitochondrial Rhomboid Protease

Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Nov. 09
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Lavanya Challagundla
Ph.D. Exit Seminar
A Morphological and Genetic Study of Taxonomy and Evolutionary Divergence in Xanthisma gracile and Xanthisma spinulosum

Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Nov. 02
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Sebastien Renaut
Genomics of Adaptive Divergence and Speciation in Wild Sunflowers

Affiliation: University of British Colombia
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Oct. 26
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Rob Kulathinal
Speciation Genomics: From Flies to Butterflies

Affiliation: Temple University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Oct. 19
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Zac Cheviron
Physiological and Evolutionary Responses to Environmental Stress: Insights from High-Altitude Birds & Mammals

Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Oct. 12
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Clinton Jones
Alpha-Herpesvirinae Subfamily Members Encode Several Factors that Regulate Latency in Sensory Neurons

Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 28
Dr. Lacey Knowles
Diversification in Caribbean Crickets and Tests of the Cause of Species Divergence

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Jason Byrd
"Bugs and Bodies: CSI Entomology"

Affiliation: University of Florida
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 14
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Garret Suen
Correlating the Ruminal Microbial Ecosystem to Host Milk Production

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Sep. 07
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Kristy Halverson
"Play to Learn Phylogenetics in the Classroom"

Affiliation: University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Harned Hall 102
Aug. 24
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Gary Ervin, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Graduate Student Orientation
Location: Harned 102
Apr. 25
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Bart Chumbley, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Masters Exit Seminar: "Aberrant Placental Immune Parameters in the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)-Infected Cat Suggests Virus-Induced Changes in Leukocyte Function."
Location: Harned Room 105
Apr. 20
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Christopher Doffitt, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Ph.D. Exit Seminar: "Phylogeny and diversification of the genus Amsonia (Apocynaceae)."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Apr. 13
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Binaya Adhikari, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Masters Exit Seminar: "Evaluation of intraspecific taxonomy and evolutionary patterns within White Bog orchids, platanthera dilatata (Orchidaceae) based on morphometrics and molecular markers."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Mar. 30
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Will Gray and Angela Payne, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Masters Exit Seminars: "Abiotic stress regulatioon of the At3G02400 gene in Arabidopsis thaliana." and "The response of Listeria monocytogenes to bile salt stress."
Location: Harned 105
Mar. 23
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Lakshmi Narayanan, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Ph.D. Exit Seminar: "Genetic analysis of DAWDLE in Arabidopsis thaliana."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Mar. 09
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Todd Callaway, USDA ARS
Affiliation: "Bacterial physiology, microbial ecology, and pre-harvest food safety."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Mar. 02
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Rima Lucardi, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Ph.D. Exit Seminar: "Multi-scale population genetic analysis of an invasive grass: cogongrass (imperata cylindrica) (L.) P. Beauv) in the Southeastern U.S."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 24
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Joseph Pittman, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Ph.D. Exit Seminar: "Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes Stress adaptive responses to harsh environmental conditions."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 17
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Jason Fridley, Syracuse University
Affiliation: "Reassembly of Eastern U.S. forests and the Darwinian invasion paradigm."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 10
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Sarah Liljegren, University of Mississippi
Affiliation: "Tracking protein traffic and signaling pathways during plant development."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Feb. 03
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Mark Smeltzer, University of Arkansas School of Medicine
Affiliation: "Nanotechnology: A little solution to the big problem of biofilm associated staphylococcal infections?"
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Jan. 27
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Scott Edwards, Harvard University
Affiliation: "Evolutionary genomics of host-pathogen interactions: a tale of birds and bacteria."
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Jan. 20
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Pat Cox, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: Biosafety Cabinet Training
Location: Harned Auditorium (Rm 102)
Jan. 13
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Dr. Gary Ervin, Mississippi State University
Affiliation: "Why does that plant grow there?"
Location: Harned Hall Auditorium (Room 102)