Western Kentucky University

Biology Seminars

 Spring 2014 Seminar Series

 (Please click here for information on where and when the biology seminars will be.  Most seminars are from 2:00-3:00pm in Snell 2113.)

Speaker Institution   Title


Dr. Jill Maples

WKU, Kinesiology


Metabolic inflexibility in response to lipid oversupply with obesity:  Epigenetic modifications play a role


Dr. Mark Davis

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign


A Species on the Brink:  The New Mexico Ridge Nosed Rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi obscurus) Adrift in the Madrean Archipelago


Graduate Symposium for students planning to graduate in Spring/Summer 2014





Dr. Rick Lee

Miami University, Ohio

  Stress Tolerance in the Antarctic Midge


Dr. Rick Relyea

University of Pittsburgh


Putting ecology back into ecotoxicology:  Insights from freshwater ecosystems


Dr. Andrea Page-McCaw Vanderbilt University  

MMPs regulate stem cell divisions


Dr. Michael Smith

WKU, Biology


Fishing for a cure for deafness:  Zebrafish and sensory hair cell regeneration

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