Current Seminars

Here you can see all of the Department of Biology’s seminars for this semester. You may view archived seminars for past years by selecting “Seminar Archives” at the bottom.

Seminar Schedule for Fall 2014

**PhD Seminar** Factors affecting the abundance and dispersion of fleas in prairie dog colonies: implications for transmission and persistence of Yersinia pestis

Default Thumbnail Photo
David Eads Presents:

Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 at 4:00 PM in Yates 206

Plague is a rodent-associated zoonosis caused by the primarily flea-borne bacterium Yersinia pestis.  Over half the rodent species of conservation concern in the United States occur within the range of plague.  Protection of many of those species may rely on effective management of this invasive disease.  Rates of plague transmission are thought to positively correlate […]

The 15th Annual Thornton-Massa Lecture Series

Fowler-image
Cary Fowler Presents:

Sunday October 26th, 2014 at 3:30 PM in Anatomy/Zoology Building W118

Visualizing a Global System for Conserving Crop Diversity

Fowler-image
Cary Fowler Presents:

Monday October 27th, 2014 at 4:00 PM in Grey Rock Room, Lory Student Center

CSU’s 15th Annual Thornton-Mass Lecturer will present a seminar to our research community

Genomes and gene expression in marine microbial communities

dupontc_02
Dr. Chris Dupont Presents:

Tuesday October 28th, 2014 at 4:00 PM in Anatomy/Zoology Building W118

Since 2003, the J. Craig Venter Institute has conducted a study of marine microbial communities using shotgun sequencing.  Samples have been collect from every ocean, several major inland seas, lakes, and the Amazon River. I will present two studies emerging from this dataset.  The first examines the results of a collaborative survey with the Scripps […]

Plasticity and divergence: lessons from a hyper generalist

1956875_10203274992575629_1272321323_o
Dr. Davd Skelly Presents:

Tuesday November 11th, 2014 at 4:00 PM in Anatomy/Zoology Building W118

The wood frog is one of the most widely distributed species in North America.  Within its range, it is able to exploit a wider range of conditions than other species.  Part of their success stems from unusual tolerance to closed canopy conditions within their breeding environments.  In spite of cool temperatures and low productivity, larvae […]

Click here for the Seminar Archives