Seminar Schedule Spring 2018

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. James Beck, 316-978-6063 or james.beck@wichita.edu.


22 January James Beck Wichita State University Orientation-for enrolled students only
29 January Shannon Fehlberg Desert Botanical Garden Conservation genetics, species boundaries, and genome duplication in threatened and endangered cacti of the desert southwest
5 February Alan Maccarone Friends University Characterizing great egret (Ardea alba) behavior and estimating energy expenditure using accelerometry data

12 February

Nathan Filbert


Wichita State University

Standing on the shoulders of science: the art of discovery
19 February David Penning Missouri Southern University Behavior and functional morphology of snakes
26 February Katherine Marske University of Oklahoma Phylogeography: From glacial refugia to a global assessment of genetic diversity
5 March Robert Hagen University of Kansas White-tailed deer in the forest-prairie ecotone: Studies from the KU field station
12 March Michael McKain University of Alabama Biodiversity and big genomes: Evolutionary genomics of grasslands
19 March Spring Break No Class Spring Break--No Class
26 March Nicole Miller-Struttman Webster University Tracking bee diversity to predict pollination services under global change
2 April

Matt Johnson

Texas Tech University

One set of markers to rule them all: Advances in targeted sequencing for phylogenetics from populations to phyla

9 April Kathy Denning University of Kansas

If we build it, will they come?: Assessing pollinators' responses to tallgrass prairie reconstruction and landscape context

16 April Prachee Avashti University of Kansas Redundant actin function in Chlamydomonas flagellar assembly
23 April Graduate Student Research
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30 April Graduate Student Research
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