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Biology Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

All seminars will take place on Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:15PM in Enterprise Hall Room 277.

Abstracts (if made available by the speaker) can be viewed by clicking on the topic title of each seminar.

Date: September 6
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Geraldine Grant, Department of Biology, George Mason University
Topic: In vitro model systems to investigate pulmonary Fibrosis

Date: September 13
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Geoff Birchard, Department of Biology, George Mason University
Topic: Mass vs Energy – It makes a difference

Date: September 20
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Kylene Kehn-Hall School of Systems Biology, George Mason University
Topic: Repurposing FDA-approved drugs to treat Rift Valley fever virus infection

Date: September 27
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Alonso Aguirre, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
Topic: The health and conservation of sea turtles

Date: October 4
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Jessica Deichmann, Center for Conservation and Sustainability Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Ecoacoustics as a tool for tropical biodiversity research and conservation: A case study from Peru

Date: October 11
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Elizabeth Freeman, School of Integrative Studies, George Mason University
Topic: Unlocking the mysteries of the Red Panda

Date: October 18
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Tom Akre, SCBI Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Topic: Dispersal and survival of wood turtles

Date: October 25
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Luis Rodrigues, Department of Biology, George Mason University
Topic: Mitochondria and aging: Not just the powerhouse of the cell

Date: November 1
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Brian Evans, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Topic: Survival and fitness of bird in urban landscapes

Date: November 8
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Sara Luttrell, Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Topic: Geographic variation and early stage evolution in the Marsh Wren

Date: November 15
Time: 12:00 – 1:15
Speaker: Carly Muletz Wolz, Smithsonian Center for Conservation Genomics
Topic: The contribution of microbiomes to animal health