News and events


NAU Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, Mondays at 2:15, Biological Sciences (Building 21) room 256. Refreshments BEFORE seminar in Biological Sciences 2nd floor lobby.

Spring 2016
DateSpeakerSeminar TitleAffiliation
25-JanJohn BriggsPatterns, causes, and consequences of grassland-shrubland/woodland transition: 30+ years of change in a tallgrass prairieKansas State University, Konza Prairie Long Term Ecological Research
1-FebChristina Schaedel Carbon emissions and decomposability of permafrostNAU: ECOSS
8-FebJason WilderNon-coding RNA and cancer (and Kiwis)NAU
15-FebTony BabbDyspnea on exertion in obesity: effects of weight loss and exercise trainingUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
22-FebJim HaThe social behavior of highly cognitive animals: examples from crows, monkeys, and orca whalesUniversity of Washington
29-FebTBATBANAU: Sabbatical seminar
7-MarSusan MazerMating system, life history, and physiological performance in annual wildflowers: the evolution of risky mating behavior in a changing climateUniversity of California Santa Barbara
14-MarSpring BreakNo Seminar 
21-MarAlena GrabowskiCan leg prostheses augment walking and running performance?University of Colorado Boulder
28-MarJolene BowersUnderstanding the evolution of a pathogen for framing molecular epidemiology and diagnosisNAU: PhD seminar
4-AprAndrew KrohnRhizosphere microbiome dynamics associated with pinyon pineNAU: PhD seminar
18-AprBen KochTBA 
2-MayKatrina ClawLiver expression quantitative trait loci: a foundation for pharmacogenomic research with Alaska Native peopleUniversity of Washington
9-MayChad CowlesTBA