Biology Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in Temple Hall 003 on Fridays at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.  For further information, contact Brian Greene at 417-836-6379 or

January 26, 2018

Speaker: Chris Barnhart, Missouri State University

Topic:  Some natural history highlights of New Zealand

February 23, 2018

Speaker:  Mary Short, National Park Service

Topic:  Effects of Fire and Thinning on Kansas Oak Woodlands

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Speaker:  Yong Wang, University of Arkansas

Topic:  Super-resolution microscopy observes previously unknown arrangement of bacterial plasmids

*This is a joint seminar sponsored by the PAMS, Chemistry, Biology, and BMS departments and will be held in Temple Hall 002 at 4:00 p.m.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Speaker:  Donny McKnight, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)

Topic:  Return of the Frogs: Population Genetics of Australian Frogs Following Recovery from a Disease Outbreak

*This seminar will be held in Temple Hall 001 at 4:00 p.m.

April 13, 2018

Speaker:  Anna Doty, Arkansas State University

Topic:  The Physiological and Ecological Response of Insectivorous Bats to Fire in Australia

April 20, 2018

Speaker:  Jacco Boon, Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease

Topic:  IFI35 promotes inflammatory responses following influenza virus infection

April 27, 2018

Speaker:  Charles Rovey, Missouri State University department of Geography, Geology, and Planning

Topic:  Sediment and fossils in Riverbluff Cave, Greene County, Missouri