UNC Asheville Biology & Environmental Studies
Departmental Seminar Series Fall 2021


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


September 9          Dr. Camila Filgueiras, UNC Asheville

     In person           “Talking with plants, insects, and nematodes”


September 16        Dr. Steve Lapointe, USDA

     In person           “Generating knowledge: the importance of experiment design”


September 23       Cassie Barrett, Carolina Memorial Sanctuary

     In person          “Conservation and Green Burial: Burials that Help the Environment and Enrich



September 30       Alexis Victoria Stutzman, UNC Chapel Hill

     In person          Founder: Black in Genetics Movement


October 14           Dr. John Bruno, UNC Chapel Hill

     In person        “Coral Reefs and Climate Change”


October 21           Dr. Jameson Hinkle, University of Virginia

     TBD                 “Gene By Environment Interactions Pilot Study as a Baseline for Future Personalized

                               Medicine in Weight Management”


October 28           Dr. Andrew Thaller, Blackbeard Biologic

     Virtual            “Robots, Sea Monsters, and the High Seas: building a rogue research program outside of the



November 11       Dr. Adrienne Correa, Rice University

     Virtual            “The biology of reef-building animals”


November 18       Dr. Margarita Lòpez-Uribe, Penn State University

     TBD                  TBD


November 23       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.09/20/21. Subject to revision, please check for updates.