The Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University invites you to explore the world of biology in through our seminar series each semester.
All seminars take place Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in 1710 Wood Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Dr. Gary Roloff, Michigan State University
Topic: "Forest Management and Wildlife in Michigan: Birds, Hares and Marten"
Dr. Michael Wagner, Michigan State University
Topic: "Under Pressure: Decoding the migratory strategy of the invasive Great Lakes sea lamprey"
Dr. Jacqueline Eng, Western Michigan University
Dr. Mariah Meek, Michigan State University
Topic: "Genomics to the rescue—improving conservation of imperiled fish populations"
Dr. Katherine Greenwald, Eastern Michigan University
Topic: "Michigan's amazing "gene thieves": Evolution and ecology of unisexual (all female) Ambystoma salamanders"
Dr. Gary Lamberti, Notre Dame
Topic: "The Global Freshwater Crisis: Lessons for the Great Lakes"
Dr. Thomas Rothstein, Western Michigan University Medical School
Topic: "Human B1 cells in health and disease"
Dr. Cori Fata-Hartley, Michigan State University
Topic: "Creating Conversations: Engaging Faculty in Transformation of the Gateway Curriculum "
Dr. Kazem Kashefi, Michigan State University
Dr. Sean Weise, Michigan State University
Dr. Ian Kaplan, Purdue University
Topic: "Ecological and agricultural consequences of crop domestication for plant defense to insect herbivory"
Dr. Jonathan Wendel, Iowa State University
Topic: "The Wondrous Cycles of Polyploidy in Plants"