Honors Seminar Program
Center of Excellence for Field Biology & Department of Biology, Austin Peay State
Honors Seminar Program
Seminars are presented at 11:15 AM on Mondays, via Zoom
January 25, 2021 - Meet with class; syllabus and course expectations. No seminar.
February 1, 2021 - Dr. James Stroud, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biology, Washington University. "Ecology and evolution of species diversity." https://sites.wustl.edu/losos/people/james-stroud/
February 8, 2021 - faculty candidate seminar
February 15, 2021 - Presidents Day. No classes.
February 22, 2021 - faculty candidate seminar
March 1, 2021 - TBA
March 8, 2021 - Dr. Dan Powell, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biology, Stanford University. "Title TBA."
March 15, 2021 - Dr. Ken Feeley, Smathers Chair of Tropical Tree Biology, Department of Biology, University of Miami. "Title TBA." https://www.junglebiology.org/
March 22, 2021 - Dr. Kelley A. Fritz, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Southeast Missouri State University. "Energy and nutrient subsidies across the boundaries of aquatic habitats."
March 29, 2021 - Dr. Andy Weiss, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "Depiction of an epic battle: Imaging the host-pathogen interface during Staphylococcus aureus infection." https://www.vumc.org/skaar-lab/person/andy-weiss-phd
April 5, 2021 - Dr. Henry Pollock, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne. "A blueprint for surviving invasive predators: a case study of the Micronesian starling on the oceanic island of Guam." http://henrypollock.weebly.com/
April 12, 2021 - Dr. Richard Daneman, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego. "Molecular mechanisms that regulate the blood brain barrier during health and disease." https://www.danemanlab.com/
April 19, 2021 - Kristopher Wild, PhD Candidate, Institute of Applied Ecology, University of Canberra, Australia. "Understanding the ecological causes and consequences of sex reversal in the central bearded dragon." https://www.kwildresearch.com/
April 26, 2021 - Dr. Andrea Darracq, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. "Effects of an invasive ant on vertebrates in the southeastern United States." Darracq Lab