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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

Spring 2010

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

Jan. 29

James Costa, Western Carolina University, Biology Department
"The Darwinian Revelation: A primer to Darwin's 'One Long Argument'" (location: Overby Center Auditorium)

Sponsored by the Ole Miss chapter of the Tri-Beta Undergraduate Honors Society and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College

Feb. 5

Rathy Srinivas, University of Mississippi, Department of Biology
"Effect of UV radiation on lipid accumulation in the microalga Nannochloropsis oculata"

Feb. 12

Justin Murdock, USDA Sedimentation Laboratory
"Macro- and micro-scale factors regulating the recovery of prairie stream structure and function following disturbance"

Feb. 19

Colin Jackson, University of Mississippi, Department of Biology
"Diverse studies in microbial diversity"

Feb. 26

Rani Menon, University of Mississippi, Department of Biology
"Soil microbial enzyme activities and bacterial community structure in vegetated and unvegetated agricultural drainages"

Mar. 5

Brian Counterman, Mississippi State University, Department of Biological Sciences
"Evolutionary genetics of adaptation in Heliconius butterflies"

Mar. 12

Open

Mar. 19

SPRING BREAK -- NO SEMINAR

Mar. 26

Ameeta Agarwal, University of Mississippi, Dept. of Pharmacology & National Center for Natural Products Research 
"Genomic and Genetic Approaches to Identifying the Mechanism of Action of Novel Antifungal Compounds"

Apr. 2 

GOOD FRIDAY -- NO SEMINAR

Apr. 9 

Cliff Ochs, University of Mississippi, Department of Biology
"Darkness at the break of noon: Phytoplankton production in the turbid Lower Mississippi River"

Contact  Jason Hoeksema (915-1275; hoeksema@olemiss.edu) in the Department of Biology to schedule an appointment with a speaker