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Biology research seminars

All seminars are free and open to the public.

Location: Science Building room 010
Time: 1:30 to 2:20 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Date

Speaker

Topic

Fri. Feb. 7
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Sylvia Fuhrman, Calvin College senior, Scottville, MI Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: Reassessment of Wildlife Reproduction and Health Impairments in the Saginaw Bay and River Raising Areas of Concern
Fri. Feb. 14
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Dr. David Warners, Ph.D., Biology Department, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Reconciliation Ecology: A New and Helpful Paradigm for Advancing Sustainability and Creation Care
Fri. Feb. 21
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Dr. Theo Beels, M.D., Internal Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI.

The Joys and Challenges of Medical Missions in Nepal, Illustrated with Case Presentations. Is There Still a Role for Medical Missions?
Fri. Feb. 28
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Mr. Steve Largent, M.S., Boardman River Program Coordinator, Grand Traverse Conservation District, Traverse City, MI Morphological and Biological Dimensions of Planning Dam Removal for the Restoration of the Boardman River
Fri. March 7
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Science, Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, MI The Quest for Novel Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease
Fri. March 14
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Dr. Dennis Venema, Ph.D., Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada

Modern Genomics and Human Evolution
Fri. March 21
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Webisodes from Olympic National Park, WA Restoration of the Elwha River
Fri. March 28

Spring Break - no seminar

 
Fri. April 4
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Ms. Julie Oakes, M.S., and Ms. Holly Vaughn, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Southfield, MI

Ospreys in Southern Michigan: A Story of Recovery
Fri. April 11
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Dr. Ellen S. Goldey, Ph.D., Department of Biology, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC Transforming First Year Biology: A Department’s Response to the National Calls for Reform
Fri. April 18
Good Friday—no seminar  
Fri. April 25
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Dr. Jack R. Harkema (’75), D.V.M., Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI The Interface of Health Effects Caused by Air Pollution and the Metabolic Syndrome
Fri. May 2
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Dr. Jonathan Ditlev, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Immunity in a Test Tube: Reconstitution of T Cell Signaling on Artificial Membranes
Fri. May 9
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
Dr. Giselle Sholler, M.D., M.Sc., Pediatric Oncology Translational Research Laboratory and Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI Molecular-Guided Therapy: Targeting Cancer Biology
Fri. May 15
SB 010
1:30 to 2:20 p.m.
2009 National Geographic DVD, 50 minutes In the Womb: Identical Twins

 

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