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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

Fall 2009

Unless otherwise noted below, seminars are held on Fridays at 2 p.m. in Room 303 Shoemaker Hall

Sep. 11

Rob Dunn, North Carolina State University, Department of Biology
"What is left to discover? The biological unknown"

**Note: This seminar will take place at 1:30 p.m. in Rm. 2066 Thad Cochran Research Center

Sep. 18

Daniel Thornhill, Bowdoin College, Department of Biology
"Population genetic structure and clonality in symbiotic dinoflagellates"

Sep. 25

James Anderson, University of Mississippi Field Station
"Ants and bio-magnetism: A contention revisited"

Oct. 2

Jinx Campbell, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Coastal Sciences, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
"Mighty mycelia: How the humble fungus can save the saltmarsh"

**Note: This seminar will take place at 11 a.m. in 1044 Thad Cochran Center

Oct. 9

Kevin Kuehn, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Biological Sciences
"Fungal contributions to carbon flow and nutrient cycling in freshwater emergent wetland marshes"

Oct. 16

Scott Baerson, USDA-ARS Natural Products Utilization Research Unit
"Shedding light on a natural product biosynthetic pathway in Sorghum root hair cells with functional genomics"

Oct. 23

Terry Hill, Rhodes College, Department of Biology 
"New determinants of polarized cell growth in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans"

Oct. 30

Walter Wilczynski, Georgia State University, Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology
"Social modulation of hormones and brains in Anuran amphibians"

Nov. 6

John O'Reilly, Southeastern Louisiana University, Department of Biological Sciences
"Structure-function studies of slow inactivation in voltage-gated Na+ channels"

Nov. 13 

Julia Cherry, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, New College & Biological Sciences
"Climate change and coastal wetlands: The importance of biological responses"

All department members (especially graduate students!) are encouraged to meet individually, or in small groups, with visiting seminar speakers. Please contact  Jason Hoeksema (915-1275; hoeksema@olemiss.edu) or the announced host for a particular speaker, to schedule an appointment.

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