Seminars

Seminars

Spring 2020

Thursdays 12:30-1:30 pm.

Edinburg Campus EEDUC 1.102 or via zoom at : https://utrgv.zoom.us/j/4260882409

Date

Location

Speaker

Seminar Title

Host

Jan 16

 

University of Exeter, UK

Tentative topic “Visual Learning in Bumble Bees”

Dr. Mustard

Jan 23

 
EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Murali Yallapu,

Associate Professor, UTRGV, School of Medicine, Immunology Group

“Nanotechnology in Cancer Treatment”

Dr. Sahoo

Jan 30

 
EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Robin Chowdhury,

Assistant Professor, UTRGV, College of Sciences, School of Earth, Environment, and Marine Sciences

“Using Epidemiology and Pathogen Biology to Solve Integrated Pest Management Challenges”

Dr. Sahoo

Feb 6

 
EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Bilal Hafeez. Associate Professor, UTRGV, School of Medicine, Immunology Group. Co-Sponsored with USDA - Dr. Keniry

 

Dr. Keniry

Feb 13

EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Yonghong Zhang,

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

“Molecular Mechanisms of PSD-95 Postsynaptic Targeting and Regulation”

Dr. Sahoo

Feb 20

 
EEDUC 1.102

Dr Kranthi Mandadi

TAMU

 

Dr. Kariyat

Feb 27

EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Erin Schuenzel,

 Associate Professor, Department of Biology, erin.schuenzel@utrgv.edu

“Human-pathogenic bacteria found in mass rearing facilities.”

Dr. Perez

March 5

EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Bryce Blackman. USDA - APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service). Co-Sponsored with USDA - Dr. Keniry

 “Biological Control of

Asian citrus psyllid in Texas”

Dr. Keniry

   

Spring Break

   

March 19

EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Brad Christoffersen,

Assistant Professor,

Department of Biology

“Can plant traits predict responses to climate and disturbance? Case studies in the tropics and the LRGV”

Dr. Kariyat

March 26

EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Kerry Mauck

UC Riverside

Sponsored by Center for Vector Biology

 

Dr. Kariyat

April 2

EEDUC 1.102

Dr. Daniela Valdez-Jasso

 University of California - San Diego.

http://be.ucsd.edu/content/welcome-dr-daniela-valdez-jasso

“From the right heart to the pulmonary arteries: a multiscale approach to understanding pulmonary arterial hypertension.”

Dr. Perez

April 16

 EEDUC 1.102

Ms. Alejandra Godoy. USDA - APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service). Co-Sponsored with USDA - Dr. Keniry

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Dr. Keniry

April 23 - last session

 EEDUC 1.102

Rebecca C. Christofferson, PhD

Sponsored by Center for Vector Biology

Assistant Professor

Pathobiological Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

Rcarri1@lsu.edu

 

Dr. Vitek