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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

SEMINAR SERIES

Spring 2009

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

Jan. 30

Mac Alford, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Biological Sciences
"Origin and evolution of willows and cottonwoods (Salicaceae)"

Feb. 6

Judith Cole, University of Memphis, Department of Biology
"Signal transduction and the encoding of specific cellular responses"

Feb. 13

Christopher Brooks, Mississippi State University, Department of Biology
"Heterogeneous transmission and the emergence of infectious disease"

Feb. 20

David Soballe, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Laboratory
"Nutrient Dynamics and Restoration of Large Temperate Rivers (The Missouri and Mississippi)"

Feb. 27

To be announced

Mar. 6

To be announced

Mar. 13

Lainy Day, University of Mississippi, Department of Biology 
"Ultimate and proximate aspects of cerebellar plasticity in birds"

Mar. 20

SPRING BREAK -- NO SEMINAR

Mar. 27

Mark Williams, Mississippi State University, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences 
"Microorganisms and ecosystem development: Do soil microbial communities show patterns of succession?"

Apr. 3 

Susan Pedigo, University of Mississippi, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
"Cadherin mediated cell-cell adhesion"

Apr. 10

GOOD FRIDAY -- NO SEMINAR

Apr. 17

Susan Adams, USDA Forest Service, Center for Bottomland Hardwood Research
"Ecology & conservation of crayfishes in Mississippi"

Apr. 24 Aruna Weerasooriya, University of Mississippi, Center for Natural Products Research
Research at the University of Mississippi Medicinal Plant Garden
Contact  Jason Hoeksema (915-1275; hoeksema@olemiss.edu) in the Department of Biology to schedule an appointment with a speaker.