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Seminar Series 2008-2009

Fall Quarter
Date
Speaker
Title Host
Oct 02
Susan Amundsen
Fred Hutchison Cancer Res Ctr
AddAB in Helicobacter pylori for efficient colonization of the stomach in mice
http://www.fhcrc.org/science/labs/gsmith/
Courcelle
justc at pdx.edu
5-3866
Oct 09 Tawnya Peterson
Sci Tech Ctr
OHS
U
Production and Nutrient Uptake in a River's Plume and Coastal Margin
http://www.stccmop.org/node/916
Bartlett
micb at pdx.edu
5-3858
Oct 17*
4pm
Cheryl Maslen
Molec & Med Genet Dept
OHS
U
Annual Alumni Party Lecture*
"Down" the genetic path to heart defects

http://www.ohsu.cc/pmcb/facultyresearch/maslen.shtml
Murphy
murphym at pdx.edu
5-8734
Oct 23
Chris Smith
Dept Biology
Willamette U
Phylogeography of the Yucca - Yucca Moth Mutualism: Connecting Microevolutionary Processes to Macroevolutionary Patterns
  http://www.willamette.edu/~csmith/ChrisSmith.htm
Masta
smata at pdx.edu
5-8505
Oct 30
Patrick Phillips
Ecol & Evol
U Oregon

Sexual Conflict in C. elegans
  http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~pphil/
Estes
estess at pdx.edu
5-8782
Nov 06 Detlev Boison
Neurobiology
Legacy Research

Adenosine and epilepsy: how to translate basic research into novel stem cell therapies
http://www.legacyhealth.org/body.cfm?id=1263
Bartlett
micb at pdx.edu
5-3858
Nov 13 Damian Elias
Dept Biology
U British Columbia

Multimodal communication and complex signal evolution in jumping spiders
  http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~elias/
Masta
smata at pdx.edu
5-8505
Nov 20 Joshua Johnson
Dept Reprod Neuro
Yale
U
mTOR kinase controls granulosa cell proliferation and fertility
  http://www.med.yale.edu/obgyn/research/researchlabs.html
Buckley
bbuckley at pdx.edu
5-4239
Nov 27 No Seminar
Thanksgiving Break

Dec 4
Charles Lopez
Heme & Med Oncology
OHSU

New insights into the p53 tumor suppressor pathway
  http://www.ohsu.edu/ohsuedu/healthcare/hemonc/faculty/lopez.cfm
Courcelle
justc at pdx.edu
5-3866
Dec 5*
noon
Darryl Murray
Director Undergrad Scolarship Program
NIH
Overview of Intramural Training Opportunities at the National Institutes of Health
  www.training.nih.gov
Stedman
kstedman at pdx.edu
5-3253

*Special Time and Date

Winter Quarter
Date
Speaker
Title Host
Jan 08
Andrew Weinberg
Franz Cancer Res Inst
Providence

Manipulating the immune system through the TNF-receptor family member, OX40
  http://www.providence.org/together/cancer_weinberg.htm
Courcelle
justc at pdx.edu
5-3866
Jan 15 Elana Berg
Dept Biol
Portland State U

Reforestation and the break-down of social structure in the white-throated magpie-jay, a cooperative breeder with female helpers
http://www.oeb.harvard.edu/faculty/edwards/people/postdocs/Elena.htm
Murphy
murphym at pdx.edu
5-8734
Jan 22
No Seminar
Jan 29 Brian Knaus
Dept Bot&Plant Path
Oregon State U
A fistful of Astragalus: characterization of  the most taxon rich species in the North American Flora
  http://oregonstate.edu/~knausb
Cruzan
cruzan at pdx.edu
5-8391
Feb 05 Jim Smith
Dept Biol
Boise State U
Molecular dating places the origin of two species-rich genera in the Cretaceous with later diversification in the Tertiary
  http://www.boisestate.edu/biology/SMITH.HTM
Fishbein
mfish at pdx.edu
5-3872
Feb 12 Susan Crockford
Pacific IDentifications
Victoria BC
Rhythms of Life: Thyroid Hormone and the Origin of Species
  http://www.pacificid.com/pages-added/about-pacific-id.php
 Cheeke-Icoz
cheeket at pdx.edu
5-8391
Feb 19 Laurn Pintor
Dept of Biol Sci
U Ill Chicago

Evolutionary game theory as a conceptual framework for invasion biology Eppley
eppley at pdx.edu
5-8986
Feb 24
Pamela Yeh
Syst Biol Dept
Harvard Med Sch
Evolution of Bacteria in Multi-Drug Environments
Murphy
murphym at pdx.edu
5-8734
Feb 25
11AM
Kenneth Feeley
Dept Biology
Wake Forest U
Tropical forests in a changing world
Estes
estess at pdx.edu
5-8782

Feb 26 Richard  Castenholz
Dept Biology
U Oregon
Effect of desiccation on the synthesis of the UV-screening compound, scytonemin, in cyanobacteria
  http://biology.uoregon.edu/people/Castenholz/castenholz.php
Stedman
kstedman at pdx.edu
5-3253
Feb 27
3PM
Heather Throop
 
Biology Dept
New Mexico State U
Linking Organisms to Ecosystems: Implications of Vegetation Change on Carbon Cycling in the Desert Southwest
Ruedas
ruedas at pdx.edu
Mar 03
Jason Kolbe
 
Museum Vert Zool
UC Berkeley
Invasion history and its consequences for evolution during biological invasions
Ruedas
ruedas at pdx.edu
Mar 05
Asher Cutter
Evol Genomics
U Toronto

On the potential for extinction by Muller's ratchet in Caenorhabditis elegans
  http://labs.eeb.utoronto.ca/cutter/index.htm
Estes
estess at pdx.edu
5-8782
Mar 12
Susan Wallace
Cell & Molec Biol
U Vermont

10,000 lesions per cell: Dissecting the biological consequences of oxidative DNA damage
  http://www.uvm.edu/cmb/faculty_details.php?people_id=111
Courcelle
justc at pdx.edu
5-3866



Spring Quarter
Date
Speaker
Title Host
Apr 02
Ken Olsen
Dept Biol
Indiana U Sch Med
Heart Healthy Hydrogen Sulfide: The whole stinkin story
  http://medicine.iu.edu/body.cfm?id=524
Hillman/Garlid
garlid at pdx.edu
5-8969
Apr 09 Maureen Hoatlin
Biochem Molec Biol
OHSU

Reverse Engineering Cancer Susceptibility
  http://openwetware.org/wiki/Hoatlin_Lab
Courcelle
justc at pdx.edu
5-3866
Apr 16 Michael Webster
Dept Biol Sci
Washington State U

Promiscuity drives sexual selection in a socially monogamous bird
http://sbs.wsu.edu/faculty/?faculty/36
Murphy
murphym at pdx.edu
5-8734
Apr 23 Sharon Glaeser
Dept Biol
Portland State U

Domesticated elephants of Thailand: A large unemployment problem
http://www.biology.pdx.edu/people/zelick/research.php
Zelick
zelickr at pdx.edu
5-3086
Apr 30
Sebastian Grünberg
Biologie und Vkl Medizin
U Regensburg, Germany

Position and function of transcription factors and RNA polymerase subunits during the archaeal transcription cycle
http://www.biologie.uni-regensburg.de/Mikrobio/Thomm/Mitarbeiter/index_en.html
Bartlett
micb at pdx.edu
5-3858
May 07
No Seminar
May 14 Lloyd Stark
Sch of Life Sci
UNLV
Gender dimorphism and trade-offs in the cosmopolitan silver moss
  http://sols.unlv.edu/faculty/stark.html
Eppley
eppley at pdx.edu
5-8986
May 21 Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Dept of Biol
Portland St U
Exploration in the deep-sea: want to see what nobody has ever documented this deep ...till last week?
http://www.alrlab.pdx.edu/
Flores
floresg at pdx
5-3864
May 28 Gareth Cromie
Inst Cell & Mol Biol
U Edinburgh UK

Making Use of Self Inflicted Wounds in DNA Repair
http://labs.fhcrc.org/gsmith/members.html
Courcelle
justc at pdx.edu
5-3866
Jun 04
Leigh Latta
Dept Biol
Utah St Univ

Evolution of Salinity Tolerance in Daphnia
  http://www.biology.usu.edu/labsites/pfrender/
Estes
estess at pdx.edu
5-8782