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News & Events

Our department hosts weekly seminars covering a wide range of topics in the biological sciences, featuring guest speakers as well as DU faculty- and student-led presentations. In addition, our department is home to exciting developments in both research and education. 

Check back often for the latest news and event announcements from the Department of Biological Sciences.

Weekly Seminars

Weekly seminars feature visiting scholars, faculty and students presenting on applied research and case studies. 

Join us Mondays in Olin Hall 105 at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted below.
(schedule subject to change)

  • Fall 2019 Schedule

    Dates added throughout the quarter  – check back for the most up-to-date schedule.

    September 16
    Carrion and Other Alternate Resources: New Forms of Indirect Defense against Herbivores
    Dr. Ian Pearse, Fort Collins Science Center

    September 30
    Cell Signaling in Airway Epithelial Development and Disease
    Dr. Eszter K. Vladar, University of Colorado, Anschutz

    October 7
    Dynamics of plant-pollinator interactions in time and space
    Dr. Julian Resasco, University of Colorado, Boulder

    October 14
    Competitive Interactions of Two Parasitic Wasps that Require the Same Host
    Dr. Dhaval Vyas, University of Denver

    October 21
    Genomic Journeys into a Lost World: ‘Ancient Fishes’ Illuminate the Genetic Basis of Vertebrate Evolution, Development and Diseases
    Dr. Ingo Braasch, Michigan State University

    October 28
    Using Budding Yeast to Understand Dynein-Mediated Transport
    Dr. Steven Markus, Colorado State University

    November 4
    Mating on the Margins: Social Behavior and Genetic Exchange in Natural Populations
    Dr. David Zonana, University of Denver

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