Biology Department Upcoming Events

Challenges of a Career as a Wildlife and Zoo Veterinarian

Friday, January 10, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Terry Norton, DVM, DACZM, Director of the Georgia Sea Turtle Center,will present a seminar on the challenges of being a wildlife and zoo veterinarian.

Investigating the Roles of Nutrition, Lactation, and Bone Metabolism in Reproductive Performance

Friday, January 17, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Dr. Wendy Hood, from Auburn University, will present a seminar on the roles of nutrition, lactation, and bone metabolism in reproductive performance.

Ecological Divergence, Host Race Formation, and Speciation: Host Plant Adaptation as a Driver of Insect Diversification

Friday, January 24, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Dr. Thomas Powell, from the Department of Entomology at the University of Florida, will present a seminar on ecological divergence, host race formation and speciation with host plant adaptation being a driver of insect diversification.

Dr. Linda Penfold, Director of SEZARC

Friday, January 31, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Dr. Linda Penfold, Director of SEZARC, will present a seminar during this week's Friday Seminar.

Dr. Carol Lakkis, Head of Biological Sciences, Vistakon

Friday, February 7, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Dr. Carol Lakkis, Head of Biological Sciences at Vistakon, will present today's seminar.

Friday Seminar with Dr. Zhaoyu Li

Friday, February 14, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

A lecture entitled "Comparative Genomics Study of Liver Cancer and Breast Cancer" will be presented by Dr. Zhaoyu Li, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at the Mayo Clinic.

Ben Atkinson, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Florida

Friday, February 21, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Ben Atkinson will present a seminar entitled "Muddy Boots and Dusty Bones:  Piecing Together the Story of Ghost Traps and Diamondback Terrapins".

Spring 2014 Seminar: Emerging Issues in Marine Metal Toxicity

Friday, February 28, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Dr. Gretchen Bielmeyer, from the Biology Department at Valdosta State University, will present a seminar on the emerging issues of marine metal toxicity.

Spring 2014 Seminar: Whale Sharks: Connecting the Dots

Friday, March 7, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Alistair D.M. Dove, Director of Research and Conservation at the Georgia Aquarium Research Center, will present a seminar entitled "Whale Sharks:  Connecting the Dots".

Spring 2014 Seminar: Rachel Sulkers, Insight into the Field of Environmental Consulting

Friday, March 14, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Rachel Sulkers, from Environmental Services Inc., will present a seminar entitled "Beyond your Degree:  Insight into the Field of Environmental Consulting".

Benthic Ecology Meeting 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - Saturday, March 22, 2014
TBA

Location: University of North Florida, Department of Biology

Details coming soon!  Please check the BENTHIC 2014 website for upcoming accouncements about this conference.

Spring 2014 Seminar: Genetics of Sporadic Parkinson's Disease

Friday, April 4, 2014
3:00 PM

Location: 59/1701

Dr. Catherine Labbe, from the Mayo Clinic, will present a seminar on the genetics of sporadic Parkinson's Disease.