Biology Seminar Schedule

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

September 15, 2017

Speaker: Danielle Lee, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Topic:  African giant pouched rats as a new behavioral model: Examination of natural history, reproductive biology, and individual behavioral differences. 

October 6, 2017

Speaker:  Louise Lavictoire

Topic:  You are what you eat: Investigations into feeding mechanisms in juvenile freshwater mussels

October 27, 2017

Speaker:  Alex Linan, Missouri Botanical Garden

Topic:  Mapping Species Boundaries: Phylogenomics and patterns of gene flow in an endangered tree species

November 3, 2017

Speaker:  David Penning, Missouri Southern State University

Topic:  Strike, Bite, Squeeze: The Biomechanics of Snake Predation

November 17, 2017

Speaker:  Andrew George, Pittsburgh State University

Topic:  Ratsnake spatial ecology and bird nest predation