Departmental Seminar


All seminars, unless otherwise noted, start at 3:30 PM in Montgomery Hall, room 443

Date Speaker / Host Topic/Title
Oct. 17 Dr. Adam Dolezal
University of Illinois
Host:  Adam Nuccio & Dr. Wesley Swingley
Honey Bee Health from the molecular to the Landscape Scale
Oct. 24 Dr. John Vanek 
Northern Illinois University

Title TBA
Oct. 31 Catie Ausland and Laurie Spencer
Northern Illinois University 
Kentucky Fried Necrosis:  Comparative Genomic Analyses of Necrotic Enteritis-Causing Bacteria of Broiler Chickens, and TBA
Nov. 7 Dr. Adam Wilson
Rush University
Host:  Christina Cline & Dr. Heather Bergan-Roller
Using Meta-Analyses to Understand the Efficacy of Teaching Pedagogies 
Nov. 14 Dr. Kristin Duffield
Illinois State University
Host:  Ellie Taylor & Dr. Bethia King 
When Resistance is Futile:  Exploring the Terminal Investment Hypothesis in a Gift-Giving Cricket
Feb. 6 Dr. Jennifer Koop
Northern Illinois University
Title TBA
Feb. 13 Dr. Stephen Kron
University of Chicago
Host:  Brandon Sklavanitis & Dr. Linda Yasui
Zombie Apocalypse:  Cellular Senescence in Cancer Therapy
Feb. 20 Dr. Erin Sauer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host:  Elizabeth Taylor & Dr. Jennifer Koop
Behavioral and Environmental Drivers of Amphibian Disease
Feb. 27

Dr. Brooke Crowley
University of Cincinnati
Host:  Laurie Spencer & Dr. Pallavi Singh
Title TBA
Mar. 5 Dr. Arun K. Bhunia
Purdue University
Host:  Laurie Spencer & Dr. Pallavi Singh
Next-Generation Bioengineered Probiotic Approach in Preventing Listeria Monocytogenes Infection
Mar. 19
Dr. Ashley Alred
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Host:  John Vanek & Dr. Heather Bergan-Roller
Exploring Student Understanding of Biological Variation (K-16)
Mar. 26

Dr. Auriel Fournier
Illinois Natural History Survey
University of Illinois
Host:  Antonio del Valle & Dr. Holly Jones

Title TBA

 Apr. 2

Elizabeth Taylor
Northern Illinois University
Title TBA
Apr. 16
Departmental Honors Convocation