IMG_46082017/2018 Biology Seminars

Biology seminars are normally held in Olin 115 on Thursdays, from 12:50 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.  A current listing of seminars scheduled for the school year, 2017/2018, can be found below:



Thursday, September 21, 2017: Faculty on Parade: Welcoming first-year Biology students


Thursday, September 28, 2017: Senior Writing Requirements and Faculty Research: How to fulfill your senior writing requirement (Biology juniors are strongly urged to attend this seminar).


*Tuesday, October 3, 2017: Dr. Shannon LaDeau, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. “Arboviral transmission and the changing landscape of risk.”

(*Please note the above seminar will be held on a Tuesday, October 3rd, 12:50pm – 1:45pm, located in Lippman 016.)


Thursday, October 5, 2017: Dr. Maria Dzialo, Union 2010 graduate. “There’s a fly in my beer! – Commandeering yeast fermentation for agricultural pest control.”


Thursday, October 19, 2017: Mark Lowery, Climate Policy Analyst, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, “State and Local Climate Action: More critical than ever.”


Thursday, November 2, 2017: Dr. Timothy Howard, New York Natural Heritage Program and SUNY-ESF. “Climate Change: Projected range shifts in New York’s biodiversity.” 


Thursday, November 9, 2017: WEEK 10 – No seminar. 


*Note: Biology seminar dates, speakers and titles are subject to change. Please check back for weekly updates.

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