Student examining a specimen in a microscope

Seminars

Department of Biology and Geology

The Department of Biology and Geology offers an ongoing seminar series throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Our speakers join Department of Biology and Geology undergraduate research students in offering an in-depth series of seminars that provide the latest information on a wide array of topics. 

All seminars take place in SCI 327 from 1:00-2:30 pm.

USC AIKEN DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY
Fall 2022
SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Date Presenter Title

Aug. 19

No Seminar

Aug. 26

Brad Reinhart

William Jackson

General Safety Training

Biosafety Training

Sep. 2

Open

Sep. 9

Amanda Storm, PhD, Western Carolina University

Exploring protein features and functions: in plants, in the lab and online

Sep. 16

Richard Flamio, PhD, USC Aiken

Genomic resource development for endangered pallid sturgeon conservation

Sep. 23

Chet Joyner, PhD, USDA

Non-human primate models provide insight into liver stage dormancy and chronic Plasmodium infection – biology

Sep. 30

Mary Roland, PhD candidate, USC SOM

B-cell intrinsic MHC II promotes hos-microbiome symbiosis

Oct. 7

Open

Oct. 14

Fall Break

No Seminar

Oct. 21

Chris Leaphart, PhD, North Georgia College

Influence of developmental methylmercury exposure on early avian health and survival

Oct. 28

Jason Kubinak, PhD, USC SOM

B-cells regulate bile acid homeostasis in the gut

Nov. 4

Capstone presentations

Nov. 11

Capstone presentations

Nov. 25

Thanksgiving Break

No Seminar

Dec. 2

Capstone presentations