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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Seminar Schedule Fall 2014

Monday, Room 218 Hubbard Hall at 4pm-5pm

Seminars are open to the public.   Attendance is required for all students enrolled in Biol 497, Biol 797 and all current graduate students.

If you need additional information, please contact Dr. David McDonald, 316-978-3111 or david.mcdonald@wichita.edu

DATE SPEAKER AFFILIATION TITLE
Aug 18 Orientation all enrolled students must attend NA
Aug 25

Maha Assi

Department of Internal Medicine
KUMC-Wichita

"The Flu:  Will I get it?'
Sep 1 Labor Day no class  
Sep 8 William Picking Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Kansas
"Enteric Disease:  Our role in improving global public health"
Sep 15 Bill Henley Department of Botany
Oklahoma State University
"Continuous culture strategies to produce lipid-enriched algal biomass"
Sep 22 Daniel C. Marcus Anatomy & Physiology Department
Kansas State University
"Vascular accidents in the inner ear, sudden hearing loss, and epithelial mechanisms of response"
Sep 29 Ron Trewyn Kansas State University "The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility"
Oct 6 Peer-Moore Jansen Department of Anthropology
Wichita State University
"The Role of a Field Station for Forensic Anthropology Research"
Oct 13 Fall Break No Class  
Oct 20 Phillip Harries Department of Biology
Pittsburg State University,
“Virus Movement in Plants: Commandeering the Host Cytoskeleton” 
Oct 27 Faris Farassati Department of Medicine
The University of Kansas Medical School
"Targeting human cancers with oncolytic viruses"
Nov 3 Brenda A. Koerner Emporia State University “Sericea lespedeza, the good, the bad, and the ugly: implications for its control”
Nov 10 Govindsamy Vediyappan Division of Biology
Kansas State University
"Hindering Antimicrobial Resistance in pathogenic microbes”
Nov 17 Samah Altohol
Joshua Dunlap
Department of Biological Sciences
Wichita State University
• Wnt signaling pathways and Its Relation to Breast Cancer
• Developing Scarab Beetle Identification Tools for Hawaii and Guam
 
Nov 24

Timothy Eberl
Ramy Elsaid
Jacob Hadle

Department of Biological Sciences
Wichita State University
• First Report of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) Associated with Amphibians of Kansas
• Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Glycoform Interactions with its Cognate Receptor
• Contamination Great Plains Grassland Polyploidy: Patterns of Geographical Distribution and Genetic Diversity
 
Dec 1 Priyanka Priyadarshani
Negar Seyedhassantehrani
Nayan Shrestha
Department of Biological Sciences
Wichita State University
• An Injectable Hydrogel for Nucleus Pulposus Regeneration
• Hydrogel Mediated Neural Cell Migration for Spinal Cord Regeneration
• Effect of Light and Nutrient Limitation on Lipid Productivity in Chlorella Kessleri for Algal Biodiesel Production