Graduate Seminar Archive for 2014

 
2014 Archive
Date & TimeEvent & Location
Dec. 05
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Rebecca Worsham
Masters Exit Seminar
PKA-Rap1a Dependent Regulation of AGE-RAGE Signaling in Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned 102
Nov. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Rosanna Carreras de Leon
Masters Exit Seminar
Spatial Genetic Structure of Hatchlings of Cyclura ricordii (Reptilia: Iguanidae) in Pedernales Province, Dominican Republic is Inconsistent with Natal Philopatry

Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Nov. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Armed Rasberry
Masters Exit Seminar
Can Headstart Programs Truly Be Effective? Genetic Assessment of Cyclura collie, The Headstarted Jamaican Iguana

Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Nov. 14
1:00 pm to
1:30 pm
Dr. Trey Howell
Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and the Metabolic Syndrome

Affiliation: Assistant Professor CVM Basic Science Department Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Nov. 07
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Holly Allgood
The Immune Response to Helicobacter phylori: A Dichotomy of Help and Harm

Affiliation: Assistant Professor Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Oct. 31
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Gary Ervin
Putting the ME in Team

Affiliation: Professor of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned 102
Oct. 17
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Jason Gardner
Lysyl Oxidase, Collagen Cross-Linking, and Cardiac Dysfunction

Affiliation: Assistant Professor Louisiana State University Health Science Center (New Orleans)
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Oct. 10
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Ed Swords
Thriving in the Briar Patch: How Bacteria Persist During Chronic and Recurrent Otitis Media

Affiliation: Associate Professor Microbiology & Immunology Wake Forest University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Oct. 03
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. LaShan Simpson
Targeted Therapies for cardiovascular Disease

Affiliation: Assistant Professor Ag & Bio Engineering Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 26
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Morgan Kelly
Taking the Heat: Plastic and Evolved Responses to Heat Stress in Marine Crustacean

Affiliation: Assistant Professor Louisiana State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 19
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Larry McDaniel
Nonencapsulated Streptococcus Pneumoniae (NESp): Emergence of a Human Pathogen

Affiliation: Professor University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 12
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Sunshine VanBael
The Cryptic Ecology of Plant-Endophyte Symbioses

Affiliation: Assistant Professor Tulane University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Sep. 05
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Ben Sharpe
Annual Waste Training

Affiliation: Hazardous Waste Officer Environmental Hlth & Safety Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Aug. 29
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Yuhua Farnell
Circadian Biological Clocks and Health

Affiliation: Assistant Professor Biochem,MolBio,Entmology & Plant Path Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
Aug. 22
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Gary Ervin
BIO Graduate Student Introduction

Affiliation: Professor of Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: Harned Auditorium (Room 102)
May. 09
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
Christian Carter
Ph.D. Exit Seminar
Experimental Assessment of Butomus umbellatus Growth and Expansion Using a Mesocosm Approach

Affiliation: Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
May. 02
3:15 pm to
4:15 pm
Jayani Wewalwela
Ph.D. Exit Seminar
Associative nitrogen fixing bacteria and their potential to support the growth of biomass feedstock grasses on marginal lands

Affiliation: Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 105 Harned Hall
Apr. 25
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Nathan Morehouse
Colors, Choices and Conflict: Linking Pre- and Post-Copula Sexual Selection in a Butterfly

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Apr. 11
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Wolf Zuckert
Architecture and Biogenesis of a Spirochetal Host-Pathogen Interface

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Apr. 04
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Dave Safronetz
Lassa fever in Mali: characterization of a unique Lassa virus strain from Mastomys natalensis collected outside the historical region of endemicity

Affiliation: Lab Virology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH)
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Mar. 28
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Crystal Boudreaux
Structural and functional analysis of rotavirus genome replication and core assembly

Affiliation: Post-Doctoral Associate, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Mar. 21
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
M.S. Exit Seminars:
Bill Boyle
Transmission dynamics of relapsing fever spirochetes
Alon Blakeney
Characterization of Sediment Microbial Communities and Analysis of Biogeochemical Responses to Eutrophication in Southeastern Estuaries

Affiliation: Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Mar. 07
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Kristy Murray
Epidemiology and Clinical Investigation of West Nile Virus in Texas

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 28
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Chris Austin
New Guinea Megadiversity and Biological Innovation: Patterns and Processes

Affiliation: Associate Professor of Biological Sciences & Head Curator, Amphibians and Reptiles, Museum of Natural Science Louisiana State University
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 21
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Dan Simberloff
Invasion Biology: where did it come from, where is it going, and why are some people trying to kill it?

Affiliation: Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 14
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Barbara Kaplan
NFAT is a Critical T Cell Target of Cannabinoid Compounds

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, CVM Basic Science Department, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Feb. 07
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Anna Linhoss
Sea-Level Rise, Inundation, and Marsh Migration:
Simulating Impacts on Developed Lands and
Environmental Systems

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Ag & Bio Engineering, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Jan. 31
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. John Kiss
Space...the final frontier...for plant biology

Affiliation: Professor and Dean of the Graduate School, University of MS
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Jan. 24
3:00 pm to
3:30 pm
Dr. Chris Brooks
"The Ecology of Consumer Invasions"

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, MSU
Location: 102 Harned Hall
Jan. 17
3:00 pm to
4:00 pm
M.S. Exit Seminars:
Rossie Clark-Cotton
"Kinetochore distribution and loss in cells undergoing mitosis with unreplicated genomes"
Jessica Wilson
"Investigation of the effect of oleaginous bacteria on
the metabolic response in the presence of enteric infections"

Affiliation: Biological Sciences Mississippi State University
Location: 102 Harned Hall