Seminar Schedule Fall 2018

Monday, 4pm to 5pm, Room 218 Hubbard Hall

Seminars are open to the public. Attendance is required for all students enrolled in Biol 497, Biol 797 and all current graduate students.

If you need additional information, please contact Dr. Bin Shuai, 316-978-3111 or

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of Seminar
20 August Dr. Bin Shuai

Wichita State University

27 August Dr. Andres Reyes Gaige

Compass Minerals

Use of molecular tools for diagnostics of plant pathogens of biosecurity concern
3 September No class Labor Day


10 September

Nathan Filbert 

Heather Foster

Wichita State Library 

Wichita State Graduate Student

Library Resources 


17 September

Roshni Vena

Ashley Debrot

Bach Nguyen

Wichita State Graduate Student   TBA
24 September TBD    
1 October Dr. Sindhu Preetham Burugupally

Wichita State University

Design and fundamental physics of microscale systems for energy and biomedicine
8 October Dr. Kun Yan Zhu Kansas State University Molecular Approaches to Developing New Strategies for Insect Pest Management
15 October No class Fall Break  
22 October Dr. Ilya Vakser University of Kansas Structural modeling of interactome 
29 October Dr. Neil Snow Pittsburg State University  Rapid rates of biodiversity discovery in the Myrtle family (Myrtaceae) and implications for conservation
5 November Dr. Gregory Finnigan  Kansas State University Shifting into second gear: development and programming of CRISPR-based gene drives in budding yeast. 
12 November

Dr. Ana Jurcak-Detter

Friends University Decision making in a scary environment: Understanding the sensory ecology of predator-prey interactions".  
19 November Dr. David Holding  


Molecular genetics of endosperm development; crop breeding
26 November

Sunaina Shrestha

Evan Waite

Alisha Prince

Wichita State Graduate Student   TBA
3 December Dr. Patrick Mathews Friends University The trade-offs of a productive habitat for Comanche harvester ants in the Arkansas River floodplain