Spring 2011 Seminar Series 

Ithaca College
(BIOL 41100/41200)

4:00 pm
CNS 112
unless otherwise noted
Everyone is welcome to attend!
Refreshments beforehand* (3:45-4:00pm) in first floor lobby
*Please bring your own reusable mug for beverages. Reuse, reduce, recycle!

The Biology department offers a seminar series each semester representing a broad range of topics in  biology.  These seminars are open to the entire community.  Refreshments are offered prior to the seminar and students are invited to meet with the speaker in a small group following the talk to answer questions related to the topic presented, or to answer questions regarding different careers in Biology.

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January 27 Introductory meeting for students taking Biology Seminar BIOL 411/412

February 3
(Kit Muma)

Jeffrey Werner, Cornell University

Bacterial Community Structure Predicts Function in Full-Scale Bioenergy Systems”

February 17
(Kit Muma)
John Bradac, Career Services Office
"Opportunities and Planning in Biology Careers"

February 24
(Susan Swensen)
Mandy Esch, Cornell University
"Assessing Nanoparticle Toxicity with Micro Cell Culture Analogs"

March 3
(Erica Van Etten)      
Steve Kress, Bird Conservation for the National Audubon Society
Project Puffin

March 10
Student Research Options for Fall AND Summer 2011 (informal)  
All students interested in enrolling in 302 must attend

March 24
(Maki Inada)
Andrew Grimson, Cornell University
"Regulatory RNAs in Animals"

April 7
Karen Ersland, Biology ‘05 POSTPONED UNTIL FALL

April 14
(Andy Smith)
Sonke Johnsen, Duke University
"Hide and Seek in the Open Sea"

April 21
(Susan Swensen)       
Erik Zettler, Sea Education Assosiation (TWO different presentations)
  • 4 pm: Biology seminar; focused on his research:
   Oceanographic insights from student research projects at SEA: The power of long-term data sets

April 28
Biology/Biochemistry Honors Symposia 

May 3-5 (Wed.-Thurs.)
Jr. Research Symposium

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