College of Science & Engineering

Seminar List

     **BIOLOGY SEMINARS ARE HELD IN BI 234 AT 4:00 PM UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED**

Fall 2019

Date

Title

Name

Affiliation

09/25/19

Open forum to discuss planned changes to Biology major admission process

10/02/19

How do we think about thermal biology in a variable world?

Katie Marshall

Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia

10/09/19

All About Graduate School: A Panel Discussion and Open Forum

Host and moderator: Dan Pollard Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Western Washington University
10/16/19

Shifting habitat mosaics of free-flowing rivers and fish production in an uncertain future

Sean Brennan Post-doctoral Scholar, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Science, University of Washington
10/22/19

Biology Phase I Advising Session

10/23/19

No Seminar

 

 

10/30/19

Biology Phase II Advancement Workshop

11/06/19

The challenges of identifying genes involved in local adaptation: alternative causes of Fst outliers Mike Whitlock Professor, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia

11/13/19

Environmental gradients complicate conservation: a case study in the Salish Sea

Jordan Hollarsmith

Post-doctoral Scholar, Biology Department, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia

11/20/19

Microbial sociality: communication, cooperation and conflict in bacterial populations

Peter Greenberg

Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington

11/27/19

No Seminar (Thanksgiving Break)

12/04/19

Maternal Cardiovascular Adaptation in Normal vs Hypertensive/Preeclamptic Pregnancy George Osol

Professor, College of Medicine, University of Vermont

 

Winter 2020

Date

Title

Name

Affiliation

01/08/20

Using the marine microbiome as a biosensor of environmental change.

Alyse Larkin

Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine

01/13/20

Molecular ecology of marine organisms: genomic approaches for measuring diversity and population boundaries.

Natalia Boyana-Vasquez

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Georgia, Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Institute of Bioinformatics

01/15/20

The molecular physiology of fishes in a warming world.

Kristin O'Brien

Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Institute of Arctic Biology

01/22/20

Critical Transitions for Marine Fishes: Metamorphosis and the Molecular Controls of Cranial Remodeling.

Jim Cooper

Assistant Professor, Washington State University, School of Biological Sciences

01/29/20

TBA

   

02/07/20

TBA (Marine bioengineering)

Kakani Katija 

 

02/12/20 Biology Phase II Advising Workshop

02/19/20

TBA (Queering Research; host: L.K. Langley)

 

Kat Ray King Department of Biology, University of Louisville 

02/26/20

TBA (Genomics) Stephanie Zimmerman Post-doc, Biology Department, University of Washington

03/04/20

TBA (Forensic technology)

Mary Kellar

WSP Forensics Lab

03/11/20

TBA (Teaching and learning)

Emily Scott Research Scientist, Biology Department, University of Washington

 

Spring 2020

Date

Title

Name

Affiliation

04/01/20

TBA

 

 

04/08/20

TBA

 

 

04/15/20

TBA

04/22/20

TBA

 

 

04/29/20

TBA

05/06/20

TBA

 

 

05/13/20

TBA

05/20/20

TBA

05/27/20

TBA

 

 

06/03/20

TBA

 

 

06/10/20

TBA