UNC Asheville Biology & Environmental Studies
Departmental Seminar Series Fall 2022


Zoom Link for Virtual Seminars. Google Link for previously recorded Virtual Seminars.


September 1          Dr. Jeff Wilcox, Dr. Alison Ormsby, UNCA

     In person            Environmental Research Showcase


September 8        Dr. Tom Gettys, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

     In person          “Essential Amino Acid Sensing as a Prototype for the Evolution of
                               Nutrition Science”


September 15      Dr. Rachel Bleich, Appalachian State University

     In person           “Barcoding to Study Microbial Interactions in Complex


September 22      Dr. Robert Zinna, Mars Hill University

     In person           “Weapons to Disease, why insect ecophysiology is important”


September 29      Andrea Carver and Paulina Jones, UNCA/Blue Ridge Audubon

     Hybrid               “Lights Out Asheville: addressing light pollution to benefit birds and the environment”


October 13          Dr. Heather Hanna, P.G., Hanna Forensics, LLC

     Virtual              “TBA: Forensic geology in North Carolina”


October 20          Dr. Denis Willett, NC Institute for Climate Studies

     In person           “Machine Learning in Earth System Science”


November 22       UNCA Undergraduate Research Symposium


*All seminars take place at UNC Asheville, in Rhoades Robinson Hall (RRO) Room 125, 12:00–1:00pm unless
otherwise noted v.08/29/22. Subject to revision, please check for updates.