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.
Check back often for the most up-to-date listings of our departmental events.
Seminars & Workshops
We offer regular talks presented by guest-lecturers, faculty and graduate students as well as professional development-centered workshops and networking events intended to expose biology students to a wide variety of careers and research in a diverse range of disciplines.
Weekly seminars feature guest speakers, 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)
- May 13 - Thesis Defense
Eva Horna Lowell
The effect of conspecific cues and small-scale neighborhood effects on bee foraging behavior
When: 9:00 a.m Where: ECS 201
- May 13 - Graduate Student Presentations
HID-1: a peripheral Golgi membrane protein involved in the regulated secretory pathway
Shaping complex actin morphologies through coordination of Formin and Arp2/3 regulators
- May 15 - Dissertation Defense (Please note: this is a Wednesday seminar)
Proximate and ultimate consequences of stress-induced maternal, paternal, and joint parental effects in a changing world
When: 2:00 p.m Where: BAUD 102
- May 16 - MS Thesis Defense (Please note: this is a Thursday seminar)
Qualitative and quantitative fitness consequences of advanced maternal age
When: 10:00 a.m
- May 17 - MS Thesis Defense (Please note: this is a Friday seminar)
Transgenerational effects of maternal age on offspring fitness in crickets
When: 9:00 a.m Where: BAUD 103
- May 20 - Graduate Student Presentations
Cascading impacts of invasive species removal by a biocontrol herbivore
Early evolution of contractile tissues in animals
- May 22 - Faculty Candidate Seminar (Please note: this is a Wednesday Seminar)
Physiological Systems Lecture
When: 12:00 p.m Where: BAUD 101
- May 23 - MS Thesis Defense (Please note: this is a Thursday seminar)
Characterization if VPS41 and its role in the Regulated Secretory Pathway
When: 12:00 p.m
- May 27
- June 3 - Graduate Student Presentations
Disease-causing point mutations in FMRP's RNA binding domains affect RNP-granule stability in vivo
A Rab35 GEF, Sbf directs cell shape change during mesoderm invagination
- May 13 - Thesis Defense
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Office of Career and Professional Development organizes workshops and networking events for graduate and undergraduate students year-round