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Biology - Seminar Series

The Biology Department proudly announces our annual seminar series.  These seminars are associated with our Research Methods course and will occur bi-weekly throughout the fall and spring semesters.  The purpose of the series is to invite scientists from around the country to share their newest discoveries and ideas with our students. We cordially invite the entire Armstrong community to attend and we encourage students to engage with our honored guests in post-seminar discussions.

Biology Seminar Series for Spring 2018

All Seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 5:15pm in room SC1407

Date: January 31, 2018
Presenter: Dr. Elizabeth Harvey
Affiliation: University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Title: The mechanism and timing of marine microbial mortality and the implications for biogeochemical

Date: February 14, 2018
Presenter: Dr. Jena Chojnowski
Affiliation: University of South Carolina Beaufort
Title: The Eyes Have It: Bioengineering corneal stem cells for vision restoration

Date: February 28, 2018
Presenter: Ms. Jessye Kirkham
Affiliation: Savannah State University
Title: Habitat preference of the daggerblade grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio and whether field preference is correlated with the trematode parasite MIcrophallus turgidus

Date: March 21, 2018
Presenter: Dr. John Van Stan
Affiliation: Georgia Southern Universisty, Statesboro Campus
Title:  What do trees do when it rains? Current research on canopy-rainfall interactions.

Date: April 4, 2018
Presenter: Dr. Sarah Zingales, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Affiliation: Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus
Title: TBA

Date: April 18, 2018
Presenter: TBA