Spring 2019 Biology Department Seminar Series

All talks Friday 2:00-2:50 in Shankweiler 440.

Complete schedule will be posted in NSB.

Preliminary schedule:

Feb 8:  Emily Petchler Herstoff  (Muhlenberg alumnus)

Feb 22: Diane Husic, Moravian College  

March 15: Lindsey Schwartz (Muhlenberg alumnus)

March 22:  TBA

March 29: Elizabeth Roe (Muhlenberg alumnus) 

April 5:   TBA

April 12:   Francie Koitz ('19) Biology Honors seminar



Fall 2018 Biology Department Seminar Series

All talks Friday 2:00-2:50 in Shankweiler 440. Post-seminar meeting with speaker after seminar in NSB 314.

September 21: Sabrina Kamran, Ph.D. candidate at University of Washington and Muhlenberg alum

"Ubiquitin Regulation of RNA Polymerase I in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

September 22: 11:00-12:30 poster session of summer research students

September 28: current undergraduates talking about their off campus experiences
Grace Duah: “Ants: they don’t just ruin picnics”
Raquel Rotem: "Stepping out with sea lions: training and shows in a public aquarium"
Levelle Arnold: “Camp activities to help gain control of ADHD”
Erika Foerst:  “Socialized medical systems abroad versus the system in the USA”

October 12: BIOPALOOZA!  (all department involved)

October 19:  Dr. Kristin Polizzotto; Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
paleontology/ecology of nautiloids

October 26:  Emily Bayer, Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University and Muhlenberg alum
“Establishing sexual dimorphisms in the nervous system: effects of genes and environment”

November 9: Dr. Jordanna Sprayberry; Muhlenberg College
"Smelling their way to success: olfaction and bumblebee foraging"

November 16: Abigail Edwards (’19)
Biology honors thesis talk
“Discrimination between & preference for differing peppermint odor preparations by the bumblebee Bombus impatiens”