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Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series

Colloquia are Fridays from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104.

Fall 2019

Sept. 27 Kerri Griffin, Director and Title IX Coordinator

Oct. 18 Gary Kauffman, Botanist/Plant Ecologist U.S. Forest Service

Oct. 25 Dr. Zhihua Hua, Professor Ohio University

Nov. 1 Dr. James Dyer, Professor Ohio University

Nov. 8 Dr. Diego Alvarado Serrano, Assistant Professor Ohio University

Nov. 15 Dr. Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy, Research Forester U.S. Forest Service

Spring 2020

Jan. 17 John Stabler, OU PD Active Shooter Training

Jan. 24 Jeremy Beaulieu, Assistant Professor University of Arkansas

Jan. 31 Michael Weintraub, Professor University of Toledo

Feb. 7 Carrie Gilbert, Forest Supervisor, Wayne National Forest

March 20 Dr. Brooke Byerley Best, Director of Research Programs, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Recent Colloquium News

Plant Biology Colloquium | From Darkness Comes CAM Photosynthesis, March 1

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Sarah Davis on March 1 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Davis is Associate Professor in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Policy. Title: From Darkness Comes CAM Photosynthesis Abstract: Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) affords plants a […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | A Tale of Two Spirals, March 29

Ram Dixit, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Ram Dixit on March 29 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Dixit is Associate Professor of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis. Title: A Tale of Two Spirals Abstract: Control of cell shape is a fundamental property […]

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Plant Biology Colloquium | Lasting Contributions of Pasture Trees, Feb. 22

Marion Holmes in the field, studying plant growthThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Marion Holmes on Feb. 22 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Ohio University alum Holmes earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the College of Arts & Sciences in 2018. Title: Lasting Contributions of Pasture Trees to Structural […]

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Posted on 02/02/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Leveraging Phylo-Comparative Genomics to Unravel Molecular and Morphological Transitions, Feb. 1

Brandon Sinn, outdoors portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Brandon Sinn discussing “Leveraging Phylo-Comparative Genomics to Unravel Molecular and Morphological Transitions” on Feb. 1 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Sinn is a postdoctoral fellow at West Virginia University. Abstract: Genome-scale sequencing and a burgeoning amount […]

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Plant Biology Colloquium | The New World ‘justicioid’ Lineage, Feb. 8

Carrie Kiel, outdoors portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Carrie Kiel on Feb. 8 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Kiel is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Title: The New World ‘justicioid’ lineage (Acanthaceae, Lamiales): A microcosm for understanding covariation of floral […]

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Plant Biology Colloquium | Plants on the Edge: Lessons From Parasitic Heaths (Ericaceae), Feb. 15

John Freudenstein, portraitThe Environmental and Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. John Freudenstein on Feb. 15 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Freudenstein is Professor and Chair of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at Ohio State University. Title: Plants on the Edge: Lessons From Parasitic Heaths (Ericaceae) Abstract: Organisms […]

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Plant Biology Colloquium | Using Morphological, Molecular and Genomic Approaches to Understand Plant Diversification, Jan. 18

Dr. Pamela Puppo, portrait holding plantThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Pamela Puppo on Jan. 18 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Puppo is a Postdoctoral Fellow at North Dakota State University. Title: Using morphological, molecular and genomic approaches to understand plant diversifications. Abstract: Plants are essential for […]

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Plant Biology Colloquium | Endless Forms: Understanding the Patterns and Processes of Plant Morphological Evolution, Jan. 25

John Schenk, portrait outdoorsThe Environmental and Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. John Schenk discussing “Endless Forms: Understanding the Patterns and Processes of Plant Morphological Evolution” on Jan. 25 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Schenk is Assistant Professor of Plant Biology at Georgia Southern University. Abstract: When considering […]

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Plant Biology Colloquium | Forests Adrift, Nov. 9

Charles Canham, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Charles Canham discussing “Forests Adrift” on Nov. 9 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Canham is Forest Ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. This event is hosted by Dr. Rebecca Snell. Title: Forests Adrift Abstract: Forests […]

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Posted on 11/01/2018

Plant Biology Colloquium | Hot Enough to fry the dog’s feet? Trees as components of the human-built landscape, Nov. 16

Glenn Matlack, portraitThe Environmental and Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Glenn Matlack on Nov. 16 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Matlack is Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University. Title: Hot Enough to fry the dog’s feet? Trees as components of the human-built […]

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Posted on 11/01/2018