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The Biology Seminar Series

The Biology Seminar Series occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semester. Lectures begin at 3:00PM in 59/1701.

Fall 2022

Date, Speaker, Institution/Agency 

  • August 26: Orientation
  • September 2: Anderson Mayfield – International Coral Reef Society and Coral Reef Diagnostics  - Coral reef epidemiology in the Anthropcene.
  • September 9: Marilou Sison-Mangus – Associate Res. Prof. UC Santa Cruz – Research Faculty UNF – The influences of the microbiome on the ecological success of their zooplankton and phytoplankton
  • September 16: Frank Smith – Assistant Professor U. North Florida – The tardigrade Hypsibius exemplaris as a model for body plan evolution 
  • September 23: Charles Schutte – Assistant Professor, Rowan University – Soil nitrogen cycling response to salt marsh restoration by thin layer placement
  • September 30: WiSTEM (Women in STEM) Panel
  • October 7: Emily Lemmon – Associate Professor, Florida State University – Frog calls and speciation
  • October 14: Alya Limayem – Associate Professor, University of North Florida
  • October 21: Kate Mansfield – Associate Professor, University of Central Florida –Tracking the sea turtle “lost years”
  • October 28: Kien Tran – Cellino Biotech  – Stem cells to preserve and restore male fertility.
  • November 4: Louise Ball – PhD Candidate, Univ. Florida - Co-infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis impacts bacterial grown and disease progression
  • November 18: Gabriela Canas– Instructional Designer, Lynker Technologies IIc - The long and winding road to becoming a scientist
  • December 2:  Sarah Schmedes – Bioinformatician, Bureau of Public Health – Using next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics in public health
  • December 9: Russell Brodie – Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission