Biology and Environmental Studies Seminar Schedule, Spring 2018
*Unless otherwise noted, all seminars take place at UNC Asheville, in Rhoades Robinson Hall (RRO) Room 125, and at 12:00 pm.
Dr. Dimitri Blondel, NC State University
“Social Behavior, Stress-reactivity, and the Role of Corticosterone in Prairie Voles Across Lab and Field"
Dr. Kevin Smith, Davidson College
TBD: "Conservation Biology"
Dr. Jen Hamel, Elon University
TBD: "Behavioral Ecology and Evolution in Insects"
Dr. Tim Colston, George Washington University
"Employing Next Generation Sequencing to Understand Biodiversity: From Microbes to Macroevolutionary Patterns"
Dr. James Vonesh, Virginia Commonwealth University
"Cascading Effects of Early Predators through Prey Ontogeny"
Dr. Kara Powder, Clemson University
"Identifying the Genomic Basis of Craniofacial Development and Evolution using Cichlid Fishes"
Dr. Matthew Niemiller, University of Alabama Hunstville
TBD: "Subterranean Biodiversity"
April 24 (campus wide)
UNCA Undergraduate Research Symposium
Dr. Suzanna Brauer, Appalachian State University
TBD: "Methane in Appalachian Bogs"