Biology Dept. Seminars & Events

Join us for the Spring quarter Insect Collection Open House on Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 1-4pm in BI 151 & 139. Find more information on the event page!

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Spring 2024 Seminars

Wednesdays at 4:00 PM in BI 234

Light refreshments provided.

*Please note: May 22 Seminar will take place in SL 230

April 10

Drivers of community structure and function: from the ocean surface to the deep sea

Tanika Ladd, PhD / Postdoctoral Researcher, Shannon Point Marine Center, Western Washington University

April 17

The paradox(es) of nitrogen in ecosystems: balancing N benefits and problems, from small watersheds to global regions

Dave Hooper, PhD / Western Washington University

Seminar talk will be live in BI 234 and streaming on Zoom:

Watch on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 926 8711 0364

Passcode: 403315

April 24

Zapped By The Research Bug

Join Biology Faculty to learn about research interests, current projects, and career paths.

Presented by Biology Advising Committee

May 1

Exploration of Cantharidin-Orienting Arthropods in the Pacific Northwest: Integration of Research, Teaching, & Learning

Michele Price, PhD / University of Washington, Bothell

May 8

Restoring climate-resilient kelp forests in British Columbia

Lauren Dykman, PhD / University of Victoria

May 15

Zebrafish in marine conservation medicine: a biomedical approach to assessing pollution impacts on fisheries resources

John Incardona, MD, PhD / NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center

May 22

Exploration of science practices in introductory biology, chemistry, and physics labs

Lina Dahlberg, PhD; Norda Stephenson, PhD; Trà Huỳnh, PhD / Western Washington University

*Please note: this seminar will take place in SL 230. 

May 29

More than a hormone: Novel roles for leptin in wound healing and regeneration

Erica Crespi, PhD / Washington State University