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”