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Lester Newman Seminar Series

Spring term seminars will be held on Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 PM in Science Building #1, Room 107 (Science Building #1, 1719 SW 10th Avenue). These lectures are free and open to the public, some refreshments will be provided.

Spring Term 2017

Date

Seminar

April

06

Biodiversity in Deep Sea and Deep Time

Presented by Dr. Julia Sigwart

Hosted by Dr. Annie Lindgren

April 

13

A CRISPR Immune Response to Viruses That Infect Bacteria

Presented by Dr. Blake Wiedenheft

Hosted by Dr. Michael Bartlett

April 

20

Complex Gradients of Covariation Across Multiple Dimensions of Biodiversity
Presented by Dr. Richard Stevens

Hosted by Dr. Luis Ruedes

April

27

APOBEC's: Weaponizing Our Antiviral Genes to Fight Cancer

Presented by Dr. Reuben Harris

Hosted by Dr. Justin Courcelle

May

04

TBA

Presented by Dr. David Veesler

Hosted by Dr. Ken Stedman

May

11

TBA

Presented by TBD

Hosted by TBD

May

18

A Test of the Biodiversity Museum Hypothesis: Historical Biogeography of Dispersal-Limited Arachnids from Australia's Wet Tropics

Presented by Dr. Sarah Boyer

Hosted by Dr. Susan Masta

May

25

TBA

Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Barrick

Hosted by Dr. Justin Courcelle

June

01

TBA

Presented by Dr. Kimberley Tanner

Hosted by Dr. Erin Shortlidge

June

08

Counter to Its Name, RecQ Actually Helps Maintain U and Your Genome

Presented by Dr. Alessandro Vindigni

Hosted by Dr. Justin Courcelle

A complete list of the 2015-Present seminars is available.