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Honors Seminar Program

Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Collecting in Yellowstone River on way to North American Benthos Meeting

Center of Excellence for Field Biology & Department of Biology, Austin Peay State University
Spring 2014
Honors Seminar Program

Seminars are presented at 11:15 AM on Mondays, Room E106A, Sundquist Science Center

January 20, 2014 - University closed.

January 27, 2014 - meet with students registered for BIOL 4915 or 5915; no seminar.

February 3, 2014 - Fran Sandmeier - Lindenwood University - Bellville Campus.
"Immunology and respiratory disease in the Mojave desert tortoise"

February 10, 2014 - Benjamin P. Keck - University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
"Speciation in North America's aquatic biodiversity hotspot: river incision and mountain rejuvenation."

February 17, 2014 - Biology faculty candidate seminar.

February 24, 2014 - Biology faculty candidate seminar.

March 3, 2014 - Biology faculty candidate seminar.

March 10, 2014 - Spring Break - no classes.

March 17, 2014 - John Roe, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
"Where turtles and fisheries meet: untangling leatherbacks from bycatch in the Pacific Ocean" 

March 24, 2014 - Will McClatchey, Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT). "Some conservation issues in a world where humans modify almost everything: Identification of micro-biodiversiity hotspots by modeling human interactions with plants in NE Thailand."

March 31, 2014 - Lev Yampolsky, PhD, East Tennessee State University (  Research:
"Genetic differentiation and differential gene expression in Epischura baikalensis, an endemic copepod from Lake Baikal" 

April 7, 2014 - Tyrone B. Hayes, UC - Berkeley ( "From silent spring to silent night: A tale of toads and men"

April 14, 2014 - Graduate Students: Kristen Pilcher. "Filling the gap: Factors influencing the distribution of madtoms in a poorly described coastal plain stream." Jonathan Martin. "A seasonality study observing Salmonella infection in backyard birds."

April 21, 2014 - Stefan Woltmann, Assistant Professor of Biology, APSU.  “Living on the edge: Conservation genetics of the Seaside Sparrow along the Gulf Coast”

April 28, 2014 - David Etnier, University of Tennessee - Knoxville. "Boulder Darter (Nothonotus wapiti), an endangered Tennessee fish that nearly 'slipped through the cracks.' "