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Fall 2009

* denotes special day or time

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

October 1

Paulette Bierzychudek

Dept of Biol

Lewis and Clark College

Science and management for species recovery: the Oregon silverspot butterfly at Cascade Head Preserve

http://legacy.lclark.edu/~bierzych/

Estes

estess at pdx.edu

725-8782

October 15

Joe Grzymski

Desert Res Inst

University of Nevada, Reno


Microbiology in the informatics era:

deriving principles of genome architecture

http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/extreme2004/mission/crew/grzymski.html

Buckley

bbuckley at pdx.edu

725-4239

October 22

Isaac Wagner

Dept of Microbiology

University of Georgia

Diversity Patterns of Thermoanaerobacter

Isolates from Hot Springs of Kamchatka,

Russian Far East

http://www.uga.edu/mib/people/wiegel.htm

Reysenbach

resyenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864

October 29

Glen Kisby

Ctr for Research on

Occupational & Env Toxins

OHSU

Genotoxicants: Tools for Exploring Mechanisms

of Neurological Disorders

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/croet/faculty

/profiles.cfm?facultyID= 190

Courcelle

justc at pdx.edu

725-3866

November 5

Jac Nickoloff

Dept of Envir & Radiation

Health Sciences

Colorade State Univ.

Metnase: a Human DNA Repair, Chromosome Decatenation, and Replication Stress Response Protein

http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/erhs/faculty/nickoloff/j_nickoloff.htm

Singer

jsinger at pdx.edu

725-8742

November 6

*4:30pm

*SB1 107

Ron Neilson

US Forest Service and OSU

Annual Alumni Event Lecture!

Potentially Catastrophic Impacts of Climate Change at Global to Local Scales: Risks, Uncertainties, and Possible Options

http://www.cof.orst.edu/cof/fs/people/faculty/neilson.php

Murphy

murphym at pdx.edu

725-8734

November 12

John Marzluff

Institute of Neuroscience

University of Washington

Crows and Wrens: How urbanization Reorganizes Bird Communites 

http://www.cfr.washington.edu/SFRPublic/People/FacultyProfile.aspx?PID=10

Murphy

murphym at pdx.edu

725-8734

November 19

*SB2 Rm247

Myron Shekelle

Tarsier Org

Burlington WA

Sulawesi Tarsiers: Revealing the Most Complex Biogeographical Region with the Most Unusual Primate  

http://www.tarsier.org

Ruedas

ruedas at pdx.edu

725-9526

*November

20

Feingping Wang

Shanghai JiaoTong  University

 

Environmental adaptation mechanisms of a deep-sea bacterium Shewanella piezoteolerans WP3

http://life.sjtu.edu.cn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1222:2009-09-23-10-42-04&catid=110:2009-09-23-02-27-58&Itemid=472

Reysenbach

resyenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864

November 26
No Seminar Thanksgiving Break  
December 3

John Postlethwait

Institute of Neuroscience

University of Oregon

Antarctic Fish and Osteoporosis

http://www.neuro.uoregon.edu/postle/PostleLab.html

Stedman

kstedman at pdx.edu

725-3253

*December 10

Michael O'Donnell

Howard Hughs Med Institute

Rockefeller Univ, NY

The Dynamic Process of Copying Double-strand DNA

http://www.hhmi.org/research/investigators/odonnell.html

Courcelle

justc at pdx.edu

725-3866

Winter 2010

 

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

January 7

Tom Miller

Dept of Eco Evo Biol

Rice Univ

Demographic structure in the dynamics of plant-insect interactions

http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~tm9/

Eppley

eppley at pdx.edu

725-8986

January 12*

Steven Kembel

Dept of Eco Evo

University of Oregon

Leaves, roots, and trees: using phylogenies to understand plant ecology

http://www.phylodiversity.net/skembel/

Eppley

eppley at pdx.edu

725-8986

January 14

Andrea Sweigart

Dept of Eco Evo

University of Rochester

Genetics of Speciation in Mimulus

http://www.rochester.edu/College/BIO/labs/ORRLAB/andrea.html

Eppley

eppley at pdx.edu

725-8986

January 19*

Joel Sachs

 Dept of Biology

Univ California- Riverside

The evolutionary breakdown of a plant microbial mutualism

http://www.biology.ucr.edu/people/faculty/Sachs.html

Eppley

eppley at pdx.edu

725-8986

January 21

Jim Fredrickson

Pacific NW Nat Labs

Richland, WA

Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry of Subsurface Environments

http://www.sysbio.org/resources/staff/fredrickson.stm

Courcelle

justc at pdx.edu

725-3866

January 25*
2pm

Van Savage

Dept of Biomathematics

UCLA Medical Center

The scaling of plant form and function

http://www.santafe.edu/profiles/?pid=144

Eppley

epply at pdx.edu

725-8986

January 28

Rose Reynolds

Dept of Ecol and Evol

University of Oregon

 

Evolutionary genetics of aging in C. elegans

http://www.uoregon.edu/~pphil/people.html

Estes

estess at pdx.edu

725-8782
February 4

Melanie Mitchell

Dept of Computer Sci

Portland State Univ

 

Coevolutionary Learning in Computers

http://www.cs.pdx.edu/~mm

Reysenbach

reysenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864

 

February 11

Christian Poehlein
Franz Cancer Res Inst 
Providence Med Center

Tumor Vaccine strategies to boost the anti-tumor immune response

http://www.providence.org/Oregon/Programs_and_Services/Cancer/fox_bernard.htm

Reysenbach

reysenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864 

February 18

Patrick O'Grady

Dept Environmental Science

Univ Californica, Berkeley

Comparative Phylogenetics of Hawaiian Diptera

http://nature.berkeley.edu/ogradylab/

Masta

smasta at pdx.edu

725-8505

February 25

Steve Black

Dept Biology

Reed College, OR

A new model of Spider gastrulation

http://academic.reed/edu/biology/professors/sblack/index.html

Masta

smasta at pdx.edu

725-8505

March 4

Michael Gough

Franz Cancer Res Inst 
Providence Med Center

OX40 agonist therapy enhances CD8 infiltration and decreases immune suppression in the tumor

http://www.providence.org/oregon/programs_and_services/cancer/gough_michael.htm

Reysenbach

reysenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864
March 11

 

Richard Gomulkiewicz

Sch of Biol Sci 
Washington State Univ

 

 

Demographic and Genetic Constraints on Evolution

http://www.wsu.edu/~gomulki/

Estes

estess at pdx.edu

725-8782

 

Spring 2010

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

April 1

Bill Skach

Dept of Biochem & Mol Bio

OSHU

Quality control on the Endoplasmic Reticulum: ER-associated degradation

 
http://www.ohsu.edu/skachlab/

Singer

jsinger at pdx.edu

725-8742
April 8 Michael Chapman

Dept of Structural Bio

OSHU

Adeno-Associated Virus: The Structure of a Gene Therapy Vector


http://xtal.ohsu.edu/

Stedman

stedmank at pdx.edu

725-3253
April 15

Frank Burbrink

Dept of Biology

CUNY, Staten Island

Niche divergence in the common Kingsnake

http://163.238.8.180/~fburbrink/

Ruedas

ruedas at pdx.edu

725-9526

April 22 Todd Lowe

Dept of Biomol Engineering

Univ California, Santa Cruz

Emerging Complexity from Deep Genome and RNA Sequencing in Archaea: What we were missing

 http://lowelab.ucsc.edu/

Reysenbach

reysenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864
April 29

Michael Cox

Dept of Biochemistry

Univ Wisconsin, Madison

Directed Evolution of Ionizing Radiation Resistance in Escherichia coli

http://www.biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/cox/

 

Courcelle

justc at pdx.edu

725-3866

May 6 Chris West

Dept of Biochem & MolBio

Univ Oklahoma

From glycomics to oxygen signaling in the model organism Dictyostelium

http://www.oumedicine.com/body.cfm?id=3883

Singer

jsinger at pdx.edu

725-8742
May 13 James Bull

Sch of Biol Sci

Univ Texas, Austin

 

A bacteriophage guide to sex

http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/ib/faculty/BULL.HTM

 

Stedman

stedmank at pdx.edu

725-3253
May 20 Dietmar Kueltz

Dept Animal Sci

Univ of Cal, Davis

Salinity adaptation of aquatic animals

http://kueltzlab.ucdavis.edu/

Podrabsky

podrabsj at pdx.edu

725-5772
May 27 William Redmond
Franz Cancer Res Inst 
Providence Med Center

Tumor-induced CD8 T cell anergy

http://www.providence.org/oregon/programs_and_services/cancer/redmond_william.htm

Reysenbach

reysenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864
June 3 Jessica Green

Ctr for Ecol and Evol

Univ of Oregon

Biodiversity and Biogeography Across Life's Domains

Reysenbach

reysenbacha at pdx.edu

725-3864

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