This is a monthly series that focuses on current biological science topics for the purpose of engaging students and faculty with distinguished scientists, doctors, and other biomedical professionals from the community.
3/12/15 Dr. Steven Vokes, UT Austin
"Transcriptional Mechanisms Underlying Headgehogmediated Regulation"
12/4/14 Dr. Pierce
"Nematodes and Outreach Program"
11/13/14 Dr. Donna Janes and Maddie Porter, Concordia University
9/18/14 Nigel S. Atkinson, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience, University of Texas at Austin
"Identifying alcoholism-related genes using Drosophila behavioral genetics"
4/15/14 Seema Agarwala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology Department, University of Texas at Austin
"Shape Changes During Neural Tube Closure"
3/18/14 Lisa M. Goering, Ph.D., St. Edward's University, Austin
"Variety is the Spice of Life! Investigating the Genetic Basis of Pheotypic Change"
2/18/14 J. Hayley Gillespie, Ph.D.
Environmental Scientist, Salamander Conservation Program, City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department
"Embracing a Career at Crossroad of Art + Science"
1/21/14 Brian Colwell, Ph.D.
Professor, Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A&M Health Science Center
"Tobacco and Adolescents: A Public Health Concern"
11/19/13 Kristy Neff, Nurse Practitioner, Children's Cardiology Associates
"Common Issues in Pediatric Cardiology"
9/17/13 Kendra Abbott, M.A. in Ecology
Adjunct Professor, St. Edward's University
Instructor, Wild Basin Creative Research Center
"The Endangered American Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in Texas"
4/16/13 Richard H. Finnell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Texas, Austin
Director, Genomic Research, Dell Children's Medical Center
"Embryonic Consequences of Abnormal Folate Transport"
3/19/13 Virginia Harrod, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Neuro-Oncology and Survivorship Services at Dell Children's Hospital's Specially for Children group
"Neurobiology and Pediatric Oncology"
2/19/13 Christopher Sullivan, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
"Molecular Genetics & Microbiology"
11/20/12 Robert McLean, Ph.D., Texas State University
"Bacterial Biofilms and Their Importance on Earth and in Space"
10/16/12 Jelena H. Pantel, Ph.D., Katholieke Universiteit - Leuven, Belgium
"The Biological Consequences of Environmental Variability in Freshwater Ponds"
9/12 Schonna Manning, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
"Algae: Biofuels and Beyond"