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All seminars are held in Life Science 185 at 3:15 unless otherwise noted.

 

09.6.13

 
Studying the Round Goby Population of the St. Louis River Estuary (SLRE)

Jared Leino - Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate

Hosted by Allen Mensinger

Related reading: Summary, Article 1

 

 

09.13.13

 
Structural Insights into G-Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling - Room 200 Chemistry

Dr. Brian Kobilka - Stanford University

Hosted by Chancellor Lendley Black

 

 

09.20.13

 

2013 Hawk Ridge Weekend:
The Long and Short of Raptor Migration: Recent Studies of Turkey Vultures and Straited Caracaras

Dr. Keith Bildstein - Sarkis Acopian Director of Conservation Science, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, PA

Hosted by Gerald Niemi

Related reading: Article 1, Article 2

 

 

09.27.13

 
When Melatonin Gets on Your Nerves: Protection Against Neural Loss

Dr. Russel Reiter - University of Texas at San Antonio School of Medicine

Hosted by Matt Andrews

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

10.04.13

 
What I have Learned about Black Bears from Hummingbirds, Chickadees, Blue Whales and Sewell Wright

Dr. Roger Powell - Professor Emeritus, North Caroline State University

Hosted by: Ron Moen

Related reading: Biographical note, Article 1

 

 

10.11.13

 
Space-use Behavior and Multi-scale Habitat Selection by American Marten in Minnesota

Michael Joyce - Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate

Hosted by Ron Moen

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

10.18.13

 
Ecological Stoichiometry:  Ten Years of Progress on the Topic of Homeostasis

Dr. Robert Sterner - University of Minnesota

Hosted by Donn Branstrator

Related reading:  Abstract, Article 1

 

 

10.25.13

 
Xenopus as a Model Organism for Testing Nanoparticle Toxicity

Dr. Paul Huber - University of Notre Dame

Hosted by Matt Andrews

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1

 

 

11.01.13

 
The N Common Statistical Mistakes in Biology

Dr. Douglas Johnson - US Geological Survey

Hosted by Gerald Niemi

Related reading: CV, Article 1

 

 

11.08.13

 
Global Change, Hydrology and Species Distributions

Dr. Jason Knouft - Saint Louis University

Hosted by Jared Strasburg

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

11.15.13

 

What Roots and Shoots Have in Common: Toward an Understanding of the Mechanisms that Establish Plant Architecture

Dr. Marta Laskowski - Oberlin College

Hosted by John Pastor

Related reading: Abstract  Article 1, Article 2

 

 

11.22.13

 
Understanding Complex Arthropod Food Webs in Changing Agroecosystems

Dr. Julie Peterson - Post-doctoral Associate, University of Minnesota

Hosted by Tim Craig

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

 

11.25.13

 
Mighty Mussels: How Invasive Bivalves Re-engineered Nutrient and Energy Cycling in a Large Lake

Ted Ozersky - Postdoctoral Fellow, Wellesley College (LLO/Biology Faculty Candidate)

Hosted by LLO/Biology Search Committee

Related reading: Abstract

 

 

11.30.13

 
Thanksgiving Break - No Seminar

 

 

12.02.13

 
Phytoplankton Ecology: Integrative Research from Single Cells to Systems

Alina Corcoran - Research Scientist, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (LLO/Biology Faculty Candidate)

Hosted by LLO/Biology Search Committee

Related reading: Abstract

 

 

12.06.13

 
Visual Sensitivities of Lake Superior Fishes

Kelly Harrington - Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate

Hosted by Allen Mensinger

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1

 

 

12.13.13

 
What to Eat: Browsing Preferences, Diet Composition, and Bite Size of Moose in Northeastern Minnesota

Rachel Ward - Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate

Hosted by Ron Moen

Related reading: Abstract, Article 1, Article 2

 

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