Seminar Schedule Fall 2016

Monday, 4pm to 5pm, Room 218 Hubbard Hall

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. Li Yao, 316-978-3111 or li.yao@wichita.edu.

22-August Li Yao Wichita State University Class Orientation-Enrolled Students Only
29-August John Stanford University of Kansas Medical Center Effects of resistance training in the SOD1-G93A rat model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
5-September Labor Day NO CLASS  



Linheng Li

Xi He

Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Maintaining normal and targeting leukemia stem cells

Macrophage forms microenvironment for cancer stem cells

19-September Andras Czirok University of Kansas Medical Center Forces of multicellular organization
26-September Chris Helzer Nature Conservancy in Nebraska Building grassland resilience through prairie restoration and management
3-October Doug English Wichita State University Surfactant-based systems for drug delivery and catalysis
10-October Jeremy Chien University of Kansas Medical Center Functional genomics to identify driver genes in pathogenesis of ovarian cancer
17-October Fall Break NO CLASS  
24-October Blake Peterson University of Kansas Discovery of new therapeutic strategies using synthetic molecular probes
31-October Candan Tamerler University of Kansas Smart interfaces:  biology enabled materials design
7-November Philip Gao University of Kansas From individual effort to centralized operation
14-November Greg Longmore Washington University School of Medicine Tumor-stromal interactions regulating cancer metastasis
21-November Fawn Beckman Graduate Students-Wichita State University Exploration of the Inhibitory Effects of Manuka Honey on the Growth of Staphylococcus aureus in an in vivo Animal Model
Emmy Engasser Habitat Preferences of Necrophagous Beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae) on Small Mammal Carrion in the Flint Hills
Xuan Gong MicroRNA-21 in Osteosarcoma, in Vitro and Vivo studies
Jonathan Wilks Microbial Growth at Low Water Activity
28-November Molly Reichenborn Graduate Students-Wichita State University Recovery of a Prairie Plant Community Following Sericea Lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) Removal: Testing for a Soil Legacy Effect
Olivia Schouten Exploring Plant-Plant Interactions with Point-Pattern Spatial Analysis in an Experimental Grassland Community
Maria Martino Are cytotypes non-randomly distributed in the giant goldenrod Solidago gigantea
Lipilekha Mukherjee Differential Expression at the Proteomic Level of Stem-Cell Markers in High-grade Serous vs Other Subtypes of Ovarian Cancer Cell
5-December Pranita Kaphle Graduate Students-Wichita State University
Engineered glioblastoma microtumors for the study of brain tumor invasion
Jenny Smith Population dynamics of an invasive weed, Sericea (Lespedeza cuneata), in tallgrass prairies
Lauren Konrade Range genetics of eastern black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh. Subsp. serotina) and its relationship to the rare Alabama cherry (Prunus alabamensis Mohr.)
Pratap Bonala Screening of potential bacterial isolates from different halophilic sites for degradation of hydraulic fracking waste